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Changing the height of your footplate is kind of a hassle. On most wheelchairs chairs, you have to torque on some small Allen bolts and then get to whacking on it with a hammer if it hasn’t been moved in a while. Then you have to hope you can get both sides even and the bolts tight enough that nothing slips when you start wheeling over rough ground.

But what if your wardrobe contains different kinds of shoes, with different heights of soles and/or heels, and you want to maintain a comfortable seating position? Recently, we got this question from our reader, Cyndy McLean: