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Staffan

Stafan livs in an apartment. He is working full time. Since birth he has low paraplegia. No assistance.


15 tips and ideas 
User balances on rear wheelsBalancing on rear wheels
- essential for good wheelchair technique
User drives down a curbGo down a curb in a wheelchair
Technique for people with strong arms
User goes down a flight of stairs with handrail with help from an assistant. Photo: Madeleine Stenius, Rehabstation StockholmGo down a flight of stairs with a wheelchair with assistance
Description of technique with help from one person
User goes down a flight of stairs with handrail. Photo: Madeleine Stenius, Rehabstation StockholmGo down a flight of stairs with handrail in a wheelchair
Technique for people who have strong arms
User goes down a short flight of stairs without a handrail. Photo Madeleine Stenius, Rehabstation StockholmGo down a flight of stairs without handrail in a wheelchair
Technique for people with strong arms
User goes down a steep ramp. Photo: Madeleine Stenius, Rehabstation StockholmGo down a steep ramp in a wheelchair
Technique for people with strong arms
User goes down a ramp. Photo: Madeleine Stenius, Rehabstation StockholmGo down an indoor ramp in a wheelchair
Technique for people with strong arms
User drives up a curbGo up a curb in a wheelchair
Technique for people with strong arms
User goes up a flight of stairs with handrail. Photo: Madeleine Stenius, Rehabstation StockholmGoing up stairs with handrail in a wheelchair
Technique for people with strong arms
User moves into a bus. Photo: Madeleine Stenius, Rehabstation StockholmRide a bus in a wheelchair
Independent mobility in a bus with low step-in height
User gets out of a bus. Photo: Madeleine Stenius, Rehabstation StockholmRide a bus in a wheelchair
Technique to get out of a bus
User rides down an escalator. Photo: Madeleine Stenius, Rehabstation StockholmRide down an escalator in a wheelchair
Technique for people who have strong arms
User rides down an escalator with help from an assistant. Photo: Madeleine Stenius, Rehabstation StockholmRide down an escalator in a wheelchair with assistance
Description of technique with help from one person
User rides up an escalator. Photo: Madeleine Stenius, Rehabstation StockholmRide up an escalator in a wheelchair
Technique for people who have strong arms
User rides up an escalator with help from an assistant. Photo: Madeleine Stenius, Rehabstation StockholmRide up an escalator in a wheelchair with assistance
Description of technique with help from one person