With a few modifications, an everyday chair can be versatile enough for the city and the trail.
The Mobility Unlimited Challenge is crowdsourcing ideas for better adaptive tech.
What if your wheelchair could tell you when it was going to need maintenance or when you needed a pressure release? Or what if it could drive you from point to point without you having to steer?
Despite the new technology and functions, the “cosmetic” design leaves much room for improvement.
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Reducing the weight of a manual wheelchair isn’t just about numbers. It’s about practical impacts on our everyday lives.
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Q. Recently, I’ve been prescribed a number of different medications, which left me with a three-month supply of the “unsuccessful” ones that now need proper, safe disposal. Additionally, I have accumulated outdated wheelchairs and a variety of unneeded medical supplies. There are probably people somewhere in the world who could benefit from having access to them. Are there other avenues that I might investigate?
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