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Tilt NOW - New Lightweight Tilt Wheelchairs

Posted On: February 14, 2020 by National Seating & Mobility in: Lightweight Wheelchairs, Products, Tilt Wheelchairs, Wheelchairs

New Lightweight Tilt Wheelchairs

If you're a foot propeller or hand propeller, and you use a tilt wheelchair, you've probably noticed that tilt chairs are heavy! Plus, with most styles of tilt chair, when the chair is tilted your feet come off the ground right away, which means you can't propel with your feet anymore. 

We're pleased to tell you that there are two new lightweight tilt wheelchairs available from PDG Mobility: the Bentley...

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The Most Important Wheelchair Adjustment You Can Make

Posted On: January 27, 2016 by National Seating & Mobility in: Lightweight Wheelchairs, Manual Wheelchairs, Wheelchair Adjustment, wheelchair adjustments

Centre of Gravity (COG)

COG is likely the most effective adjustment you can make to maximize wheelchair performance. The centre of gravity of a wheelchair is the point at which the weight of the wheelchair is balanced. A wheelchair will need an adjustable axle plate in order to adjust the COG.

Some factors affected by centre of gravity are: Wheelchair stability. Ability to do a wheelie. Ease of propulsion. Ease of wheel access. Posture. Centre of gravity...
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Tags: wheelchair adjustment, sports wheelchair, wheelchair centre of gravity

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