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41d

Does anyone have any tips for using a wheelchair. I got one yesterday and it’s great…on flat surfaces. I’m not strong at all in my arms so the second the floor is slanted or there’s a ramp I just roll back down. They said I can’t get an nhs electric one though because I don’t use a wheelchair in the house therefore I don’t meet their criteria. Any tips? Cuz I’m just not strong enough to go up ramps and hills myself

    • Bijoux_bean22

      38d

      When going uphill turn backwards and pull. It sounds silly, but works for a lot of situations. Also time, if you just got it yesterday those muscles aren’t going to be used to working this way yet. Dm if you need more wheelie support. ❤️

    • Ava.Taylor

      41d

      It’s definitely a struggle I’m currently dealing with that too. Make sure you lean forward it helps a bit. I’ve been looking into a smart drive assist.

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