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Wheel Blades, (svensk text)

Wheel Blades on wheelchair. Photo from www.wheelblades.ch
Wheel Blades on wheelchair. Photo from www.wheelblades.ch

Putting on Wheel Blades. Photo from www.red.dot.21.com
Putting on Wheel Blades. Photo from www.red.dot.21.com

User out on a walk in the snow, with wheel blades. Photo from www.wheelblades.ch
User out on a walk in the snow, with wheel blades. Photo from www.wheelblades.ch

Putting on Wheel Blades. Photo from www.ottobock.se
Putting on Wheel Blades. Photo from www.ottobock.se

Wheelblades (close-up). Photo from addmovement.se
Wheelblades (close-up). Photo from addmovement.se

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Wheel Blades

- makes it possible to easily use a manual wheelchair on snow and ice

Description
Wheel Blades are small mini skis that can easily be attached to the wheelchair drive wheels. Fits all types of manual wheelchairs, but can also be used for prams/baby carriages or walkers. Easy handling and installation without tools. Works best in combination with winter tires, such as mountain bike tires, see www.spinalistips.se/tips-vinterdack-till-rullstol-1110.html

Also see this video on YouTube, www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oz61TxABKrk (last checked July 2017)

Authors comments
When combined with winter tires, such as mountain bike tires, Wheel Blades becomes a great alternative that provides freedom on snow and ice.

Purchased from
In Sweden for example Otto Bock, www.ottobock.se (last checked July 2017)

Paid for by
The user

Tip is dated from 2015

Categories for this tip
mobility » moving around by wheelchair, recreation, leisure » winter sports, Tips and tricks from people with Low paraplegia (Th11- S1, ASIA A, B).

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