News tagged with wheelchair

For ASU student group, good bikes do grow on trees

( -- Imagine being unable to attend work or school, simply because mobility and rugged terrain prohibits you from leaving your front door. A student group, BooGood Bicycles, is seeking to find an end this problem ...

dateMay 08, 2012 in Engineering
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Improved ergonomics for wheelchair users

( -- Empa engineers, together with the firm r going, have succeeded in developing an ergonomic seat for electric wheelchairs which encourages the user to move around frequently. True to the motto life is movement ...

dateJan 16, 2012 in Engineering
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Lying and sitting more comfortably

( -- Anyone confined to a wheelchair or a bed has to deal with numerous complications. Frequently, they suffer from bedsores or decubitus ulcers as physicians call them. Bony prominences, such as the sacrum, coccyx ...

dateDec 02, 2011 in Engineering
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