Who invented wheelchairs?

Answer The concept of chairs with wheels goes back to ancient China where engravings dating to 525 A.D. show the earliest representations of the wheelchair. Precursors to the modern self-propelled wheelch... Read More »

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What are wheelchairs made of?

Not all wheelchairs are the same. Different manufacturers create slightly different wheelchair components. If you know the parts of your wheelchair, you can save yourself some money and replace a p... Read More »

When did wheelchairs form?

Chinese inscriptions from the 6th century are the earliest records of the wheelchair, although the first illustrations stem from the late 1500s. At this time, a wheelchair was invented for King Phi... Read More »

Lemon Law for Wheelchairs?

Many states have established lemon laws for wheelchairs and other assistive technology devices. Lemon laws are especially significant and useful for people with disabilities since their ability to ... Read More »

How are wheelchairs cleaned?

Maintaining your wheelchair helps to prevent maintenance problems, as well as health woes such as infections. Wheelchair maintenance involves checking wheels for air pressure, monitoring wear and t... Read More »