The NuDrive Evo

The NuDrive Evo

When we look at the current demographics of ultralight manual wheelchair users, make no mistake, a significant percentage of us belong to an aging population. Those of us who came of age self-propelling beginning in the 1970s, with wheelchair sports exploding in the 1980s, have now been pushing our way through life for over 30 years — and it’s catching up with us. While manual wheelchairs became easier to propel based on advances in frame and wheel technologies, the ergonomics never really changed. As a result, shoulder, elbow, and wrist damage isn’t uncommon from decades of wear and tear on users’ bodies from moving through life one push at a time. What’s more, while damage from joint overuse in