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The user working on her knees wearing trousers for crawling.
The user working on her knees wearing trousers for crawling.

Trousers with knee guard
Trousers with knee guard

Knee guard with foam rubber pad
Knee guard with foam rubber pad

User shows foam rubber knee guard
User shows foam rubber knee guard

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Specially sewn trousers for outdoor activities

Sturdy outdoor trousers used when raining, skiing and for “crawling”

Description
Trousers sewn in extra sturdy Goretex with knee guards. The knee guards consist of a piece of foam rubber that sits in a pocket in the trousers. The trousers are higher at the back, like the rest of the user’s modified trousers, see associated tip.

Authors comments
The user is a geologist and loves outdoor activities. She spends a lot of time working on her hands and knees.
An outdoor equipment store put her in contact with a seamstress with whom she designed sturdy, waterproof trousers. The seams are taped for waterproofing.

In addition to wearing the trousers for work, she wears them in the rain and when skiing.

Manufacturer
A seamstress

Idea
The user’s

Paid for by
The user

Tip is dated from 2009

Categories for this tip
recreation, leisure » outdoor life, winter sports, self care » dressing, Tips and tricks from people with Tetraplegia with motor function allowing ambulation (C2-Th1, ASIA D, E).

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User with modified trousersAdaptation of trousers
A simple way to adapt trousers so they sit well both when standing and sitting
Tip is dated from 2009.

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