TITLE

mobility and more

AUTHOR(S)
Eilerman, Dan
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
PN;Apr2005, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the troubles faced by wheelchair users. By absorbing the vibrations, wheelchair seat cushions and backs can help limit the amount of vibration that reaches the user. Many of them suffer from back pain and fatigue brought on by vibration while propelling their wheelchairs. Pressure-redistributing seat cushions and rigid, contoured backrests that enhance positioning and help maintain the spine's natural curvature also can help in vibration dampening, as correct spinal alignment helps the body more naturally absorb shock.
ACCESSION #
16460311

 

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