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Pulling on trousers while sitting in wheelchair
Pulling on trousers while sitting in wheelchair

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Pull up trousers while sitting in wheelchair

Method for wheelchair user with compromised arm/hand function to pull up trousers

Description
Technique:
User moves as close as possible to the front of the wheelchair. He does this by moving his fist behind his bottom and pushing himself forward with it. Next he leans backward over the wheelchair backrest in order to take as much weight off his bottom as possible. Then he inserts his index fingers into each of the loops on the waistband of the trousers and pulls them up.

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Tip is dated from 2006

Categories for this tip
self care » dressing, Tips and tricks from people with High tetraplegia with partly function in arms/hands (C5-6, ASIA A, B).

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