wheelchair controls

posted on March 1, 2005 - 11:37am
A wheelchair with the power tilt (tilt-in-space) feature allows the whole chair to tilt up to 30 or 60 degrees, depending on the model, while maintaining your hip and knee angles at 90 degrees. In most cases, this is done with the touch of a button, allowing you to move your body independently. Let’s take a look at whether tilting is beneficial to the wheelchair user, particularly one with a...
posted on September 1, 2004 - 2:49pm
If the standard joystick is no longer an option for driving your power wheelchair, don't be discouraged. No matter what type of disability you have, there's a wheelchair control system that can be configured to help you operate your chair. Finding the right wheelchair control system takes the specialized knowledge that only a team of experts can offer, said Mike Mansfield, a certified...