wheelchair cushions

The right cushion makes all the difference in wheelchair comfort

posted on April 1, 2013 - 9:17am
Anyone using a wheelchair, even for a few hours a day, needs to sit on a cushion. The most obvious reason for using a wheelchair cushion is simply to offer general comfort by reducing friction and vibration. A good cushion also can wick away moisture and keep you cool.
posted on July 1, 2008 - 1:43pm
QUEST Vol. 15, No. 4
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...
posted on March 1, 2008 - 10:00am
QUEST Vol. 15, No. 2
Letters to Quest: Warnings about BiPAP ** Cushion inventor was a hero ** Praise for nutrition article ** Tip about foot swelling

 Gift ideas to keep wheelchair users organized — Holiday Gift Guide 2004

posted on November 1, 2004 - 11:58am
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.