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Fotplatta på rullstol, (svensk text)

User with feet on foot rest
User with feet on foot rest

Foot rest (close-up)
Foot rest (close-up)

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Foot rest on wheelchair

The foot rest helps position feet properly and prevents pressure ulcers when the user does not wear shoes

Description
A foot rest on the Panthera wheelchair, an accessory from Panthera.

Authors comments
The user is extremely satisfied with the foot rest. If she does not use it and has her feet on the foot bar, her feet wind up between the tubes of the foot bar. The foot rest also prevents ulcers on her feet. The pressure is evenly distributed across the foot. This is especially important when she does not wear shoes.

Manufacturer
Panthera, www.panthera.se (last checked May 2017)

Paid for by
County council

Editors comments
See also www.spinalistips.se/tips-fotplatta-1075.html and www.spinalistips.se/tips-engbloms-mysfotplatta-998.html

Tip is dated from 2008

Categories for this tip
looking after ones health » preventing/healing ulcers, mobility » moving around by wheelchair, Tips and tricks from people with Low tetraplegia with partly function in arms/hands (C7- Th1, ASIA A, B).

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