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  • spinal cord i
  • Cooper has used a wheelchair since suffering a spinal cord injury in 1980 during his service in the Army. (ibtimes.com)
  • The 3G Arrow Rear Wheel Drive Power Wheelchair with TrueTrack is a powered wheelchair designed for use by individuals with mobility, neurological, or lower extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. (abledata.com)
  • The 6Runner 10, model 888WNLM, is a powered wheelchair designed for use by individuals with lower extremity, mobility or neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury, or arthritis. (abledata.com)
  • The 6Runner 10 Deluxe, model 858WM, is a powered wheelchair designed for use by individuals with lower extremity, mobility or neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury, or arthritis. (abledata.com)
  • The Action Trackchair, model SM, is a powered sport wheelchair designed for use by children and adults of short stature with lower extremity, mobility, or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury. (abledata.com)
  • Adventure is an powered wheelchair designed for indoor or outdoor use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. (abledata.com)
  • Robotic wheelchair improves mobility - Yusuf Akturkoglu was wheelchair-bound after suffering a spinal cord injury. (cnn.com)
  • incorporates
  • NOA also incorporates another series of function, based on new technologies, aimed at increasing safety (automatic calls to emergency services and/or to family members for detection of falls by the user or the wheelchair overturning, detection of obstacles and anti-collision systems), manoeuvrability (semi-automatic help in the manoeuvre for negotiating edges) and facilitating control (remote control and pre-programmed itineraries). (medgadget.com)
  • A self-propelled manual wheelchair incorporates a frame, seat, one or two footplates (footrests) and four wheels: usually two caster wheels at the front and two large wheels at the back. (wikipedia.org)
  • chair
  • After the game, the usher was unable to find the custom wheelchair and replaced it with a chair that Page says was much heavier and difficult to operate. (latimes.com)
  • A wheelchair is a chair with wheels , used when walking is difficult or impossible due to illness , injury , or disability . (wikipedia.org)
  • One wheelchair pusher says she's seen customers blatantly step out of line in front of her and ask for a chair. (newser.com)
  • Another concern when picking a wheelchair is durability because different patients need a stronger more resilient chair to support them. (vitalitymedical.com)
  • seat
  • Two students from the United Arab Emirates have proposed a new type of wheelchair for air travel that saves disabled passengers from having to shift from one seat to another. (dezeen.com)
  • Paralympic athletes headed for London 2012 have inspired transport design studio Priestmangoode to create a conceptual airline seat with a detachable wheelchair. (dezeen.com)
  • athlete
  • Hoops for Hope includes youth and adult divisions, and invites disabled, and able-bodied athlete alike, to participate regardless of any previous wheelchair basketball experience. (dailyherald.com)
  • innovation
  • Innovation within the wheelchair industry is relatively common, but many innovations ultimately fall by the wayside, either from over-specialization, or from failing to come to market at an accessible price-point. (wikipedia.org)
  • passengers
  • A lot of passengers have realized that because no actual proof of an ailment is required to request a wheelchair, anyone in a hurry can do so and zip straight to the front of the line, workers tell the New York Times . (newser.com)
  • Many keep right on rolling until they get on the plane, since passengers in wheelchairs board first. (newser.com)
  • This happens so often that flight attendants refer to 'miracle flights,' in which as many as a dozen passengers board on wheelchairs, then leave on foot. (newser.com)
  • Reliable
  • But thanks to improved technology and enhanced design, today's doggie wheelchairs and carts are sturdier, more comfortable and more reliable than ever before, according to Claud D. Evans, DVM, of Ofkuskee County Veterinary Clinic, Okemah, Okla. (webvet.com)
  • Hospital
  • Gina A. Bolger, CVT (Certified Vet Tech), of Pima North Animal Hospital, Scottsdale, Ariz., said that common disabilities requiring carts and wheelchairs include osteoarthritis and neurologic problems. (webvet.com)
  • rear
  • Equipped with a rear-support cart or wheelchair, the dog is able to use its front legs to walk and possibly even run -- if recommended by the veterinarian. (webvet.com)
  • basketball
  • The first tailor-made 3D printed seats for wheelchair basketball are being used by competitors at the London 2012 Paralympics . (dezeen.com)
  • Joy of the Game in Deerfield hosts Hoops for Hope 2013: a 3-on-3 wheelchair basketball tournament, on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (dailyherald.com)
  • In observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Austin Peay State Universitys Office of Disability Services and the University Recreation Office present the annual Wheelchair Basketball Game. (apsu.edu)
  • There will be a training session before the game to explain how to play basketball while in a wheelchair. (apsu.edu)
  • adults
  • At 8,000 feet in the High Sierra, disabled adults on crutches and in wheelchairs are pushing through boundaries that would stop most able-bodied folks. (latimes.com)
  • disabled people
  • Audeo was initially envisioned as a way for severely disabled people to communicate, but Ambient expanded the control systems to include the ability to control a wheelchair or interact with a computer . (howstuffworks.com)
  • design
  • This makes the design more of a modern-day highchair or portable throne for the wealthy rather than a modern-day wheelchair for the disabled. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, the device had an appearance of a hand bike more than a wheelchair since the design included hand cranks mounted at the front wheel. (wikipedia.org)
  • Work
  • But he is confident that with some work eventually wheelchairs will also be equipped with these control systems, perhaps in the next five years. (ibtimes.com)
  • models
  • car brand BMW has worked with the US Paralympic team to create a racing wheelchair that they claim to be both faster and more comfortable than previous models. (dezeen.com)
  • Line
  • And yes, if there's no security line, I walk through -- why take a wheelchair if I'm not at risk of my disc compressing and my doing a face plant? (newser.com)
  • high
  • This fully modular wheelchair can climb curbs up to 3 inches high, or up to 5 inches with the optional curb climber. (abledata.com)
  • Page
  • Gordon Page said in his Superior Court suit that he was made immobile after ushers at the Chavez Ravine stadium took his $2,500 wheelchair for safekeeping. (latimes.com)
  • children
  • Until it was stolen from her mother's car Monday night, the customized wheelchair gave the mentally and physically disabled Woodland Hills girl the freedom to do at least some of the things children her age take for granted. (latimes.com)
  • Motivation's newest wheelchair specifically for active children. (motivation.org.uk)