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following a surgical procedure to stabilize the wild eastern box turtle's severely fractured shell, the veterinary team realized the importance of keeping the bottom of the shell off the ground so it could heal properly. The post doctors create a custom LEGO wheelchair for an injured turtle at the zoo appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Wheelchair users face a number of challenges, including the fact that remaining seated for long periods of time can give them pressure-induced skin ulcers. A new adaptive seat cushion, however, may keep that from happening... Continue Reading Wheelchair cushion could ward off ulcers by adapting to pressure Category: Health & Wellbeing Tags: University of Texas Wheelch
the superstar revolutionizes the performance of wheelchairs with a frame that is 30% lighter and 20% stronger compared to classic carbon models. The post küschall employs formula 1 to perfect ‘world’s lightest wheelchair’ made from graphene appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Normally, wheelchair users move themselves along by pushing the rims of the two large wheels forward. But installing a set of Rowheels allows them to pull back on the rims, and still move forward. This is said to require less force than pushing and makes use of larger muscles. Now the company behind Rowheels has started selling a fully-kitted out wheelchair – the Revolution... Continue Rea
a swiss design graduate has developed a new wheelchair system that allows users to manoeuvre by using only their upper body movement. The post the backrest of this wheelchair doubles up as the steering wheel appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
sesame access creates invisible wheelchair lifts, concealed within bespoke staircases which transform at the touch of a button. The post retracting staircases transform into wheelchair lifts democratising access across london appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Google Maps is getting better all the time, and today its utility expands even further with a new feature built specifically to help wheelchair users better navigate public transit routes. ..Continue Reading Google Maps introduces wheelchair accessible routesCategory: Urban TransportTags: Google Google Maps Mobility Mobility Aid WheelchairRelated Articles:
rock the wheel is a new clothing brand for style-conscious men who are wheelchair users. The post custom made wheelchair clothing for guys that roll and rock appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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