The iWalk-FREE is an off-loading leg brace that transfers weight from the foot to below the knee during walking and standing. It can be considered a knee stilt as the device post that makes contact with the ground is extended underneath the knee. The iWalk-Free can be used as an alternative to crutches or complimentary [...]
What a neat trike! The VeloPlus by Dutch company Van Raam allows for up to two riders, one that powers the bike and another that is sitting in a wheelchair toward the front of the trike. In order to load the wheelchair and user, the bay platform pivots downward to create a ram. Then the [...]
This past weekend my family and rented a Hippocampe beach wheelchair from Northeast Passage for my Mom to use during our vacation in Provincetown. Here is a review of our experience with the Hippocampe.
Here is a growing list of locations around the world where you can rent or borrow a beach wheelchair. If you have any additions, please add them in the comments below and we’ll make sure to update the list.
A semi-recumbent bike is a good option if: You’re comfortable balancing on a bike but would like the added stability of being a bit closer to the ground Want the added support or having a back rest Want the added support of having a wider seat Want to relieve the pressure on your arms and [...]
Here is a list of places around the United States where you can rent or borrow a handcycle.
Approaches to transferring to and from a handcycle
An off-loading leg brace is a device that transfers the load of the leg when standing or walking to the thigh. In doing so there is little to no typical weight-bearing strain placed on the foot, the ankle, the calve nor the knee.