History Of Manual Wheelchairs

history of manual wheelchair

While it is evident that wheelchairs have long association with medicine, up until the early 20 century often intersected the divide between a mode of transport for the wealthy and medical apparatus for injured, sick and/or disabled people. This was especially the case for the British Bath Chair, which the Victorian wealthy also used in … Read more

General Information About Power Wheelchairs


Power wheelchairs are also known as electric wheelchairs or motorized wheelchairs.  Today’s high-tech chairs have evolved dramatically since the first electric wheelchairs were manufactured by two inventors; Herbert Everest, a paralyzed miner, and his friend Harold Jennings, a mechanical engineer, in 1918. In the 1970’s, aluminum was used to build and support the frames.  This … Read more

The common issues for every wheelchair user.


The daily problem that you have to face with your wheelchair is very common and it might happen every day with you. As most of the roads, even public transport have not any wheelchair support system. You have to face many hurdles when you need to use them. As a wheelchair user, you have to … Read more