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Wheelchair Options

Listed are providers of wheelchair accessories, options, and useful information . These aftermarket resources can improve the quality of life and personal independence of persons living with a spinal cord injury or paralysis by making the wheelchair safer, easier to manage, and more responsive while improving handling.

Giraffe Bottle Hands Free Drinking Solution

The Giraffe Bottle Hands Free Drinking Solution allows users with various abilities to stay hydrated. The system is designed to be flexible and easy to use.

Round Betty Wheels – Ultra Lightweight Responsive Wheelchair Wheels

Designed for maximum performance, the Dino V2 utilizes our proprietary aluminum tubular spokes. This translates into a wheel with unmatched pushing characteristics.

WheelCovers4U – Handcrafted Crocheted Wheelchair Spoke Covers

WheelCovers4U designs and creates handcrafted crocheted wheelchair spoke covers that are unique and an attractive addition to a wheelchair.

Grippoz – Comfort & Push Enhancing Wheelchair Push Rim Covers

Grippoz Wheelchair Push-Rim Covers are silicone boots that cover the hand rim of a wheelchair wheel providing comfort and improving maneuverability.

WheelchairGear Bags-Backpacks – Designed By Wheelchair Users For Wheelchair Users

WheelchairGear designs backpacks and bags that are unique and focused on ease of use. Products are the highest quality materials for long lasting durability. We understand the wants and needs of wheelchair users. Because we are wheelchair user’s ourselves.

Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injury can result in paralysis of the muscles used for breathing; paralysis and/or loss of feeling in all or some of the trunk, arms, and legs; weakness; numbness; loss of bowel and bladder control; and numerous secondary conditions including respiratory problems, pressure sores, and sometimes fatal spikes in blood pressure. Approximately 12,000 new spinal cord injuries occur in the U.S. each year. A majority of injuries occur from motor vehicle accidents, falls, work-related accidents, sports injuries, and penetrations such as stab or gunshot wounds.

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