Pressure sores, also known as pressure ulcers, ischemic ulcers and bedsores, are a common hazard for people who spend hours daily in a wheelchair.
Not everyone is at risk, though, and for many, using a relatively inexpensive foam rubber or gel wheelchair cushion is fine, as long as it’s comfortable.
For others, specially designed cushions can help reduce the risk of pressure sores, or in some...
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Gift ideas to keep wheelchair users organized — Holiday Gift Guide 2004
For eight years, Quest has tried to take the ho ho ho hum out of your holidays with our annual collection of unique gift ideas.
We look high and low, leaving no Web site, catalog or durable medical equipment manufacturer unturned.
Our goal is to present a wide variety of items of interest to people whose needs are uniquely shaped by a neuromuscular disease.