The right equipment makes it easier

posted on July 1, 2012 - 3:00pm
The first hint that I was exhibiting symptoms of a muscular disorder came to me in 1997, when I began having problems rising from a church pew. I realized that I could no longer rise simply by grasping the back of the pew in front of me and pulling myself up. I decided my muscle weakness was simply a result of insufficient activity and advancing age, and that the problem could be overcome by...
posted on January 1, 2006 - 3:20pm
QUEST Vol. 13, No. 1
Your battery system is the fuel tank of your power wheelchair. The fuel it carries is an electrical charge, which needs to be kept full so it can operate. Wheelchair and scooter batteries are called deep-cycle batteries, meaning that they require constant discharging and recharging. (By contrast, the battery that starts the engine of your car recharges itself as you drive.)