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User with soft footrest
User with soft footrest

Soft footrest attached to the userís foot bar
Soft footrest attached to the userís foot bar

Footrest from below
Footrest from below

Soft footrest
Soft footrest

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Footrest

A soft footrest on the wheelchair makes shoes unnecessary indoors

Description
A wooden board with quilted padding is covered by fabric. The fabric is stapled to the footrest. An extra piece of wood on the bottom fits perfectly between the tubes on the wheelchair foot bar, see photo 3.

Authors comments
With the footrest the user can be barefoot or wear soft slippers indoors.

Manufacturer
Userís mother

Idea
The userís

Paid for by
The user

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

Tip is dated from 2009

Categories for this tip
looking after ones health » preventing/healing ulcers, mobility » moving around by wheelchair, Tips and tricks from people with High tetraplegia with partly function in arms/hands (C5-6, ASIA A, B).

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