Posts Tagged "Wheelchair"

Water Exercises for People in Wheelchairs

Water Exercises for People in Wheelchairs

Cardio is a major key to a healthy lifestyle. Even if you use a wheelchair, there are still plenty of ways to perform cardio exercises to keep you moving and to stay healthy. Water exercises can be very therapeutic and beneficial for people who use wheelchairs. This is because while performing exercises in the water, it will put less pressure on joints. Here are some water exercises that people...

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Tips for Wheelchair Accessible Traveling

Tips for Wheelchair Accessible Traveling

A lot of restaurants, stores, and transportation have become more accessible for people who use wheelchairs today. But, there are still a lot of places in America and other parts of the world that are still not fully wheelchair accessible. But this does not necessarily mean that people who use wheelchairs cannot enjoy an amazing vacation. It is important to plan a vacation that will work for you...

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Statistics Show We Need More Wheelchair-Accessible Cabs

Statistics Show We Need More Wheelchair-Accessible Cabs

Going to New York City? Chances are you’ll use a taxi. Going to Washington, D.C.? What about Chicago? Las Vegas? The chances are very high that you’ll, at some point, hail a taxi cab and need a lift. But as I sit here and think about it, I have never seen an accessible taxi in any of the large cities I have visited. Perhaps it’s because I haven’t needed one personally, but...

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How to Prepare Your Home for The Disabled or Elderly

How to Prepare Your Home for The Disabled or Elderly

You may be new to the life of the physically disabled, either with your own disability or a loved one’s. Sometimes the unexpected happens and you must begin to prepare and alter your life to accommodate the changes that come with a life with disability.┬áHere a some tips on how to implement those changes when adapting your home for the elderly or disabled. 1. Widen Hallways and Doors This...

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Wheelchair Workouts

Wheelchair Workouts

Whether your wheelchair use is temporary or full-time, exercise should be an important part of your routine. Exercise will improve your mood, maintain muscle tone, and improve health in general. Mood-boosting endorphins can relieve anxiety and stress, help you sleep better, and improve your self-image. Make sure you check with your doctor before beginning any exercise routine. Here are a few...

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