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Vristband för att underlätta mjuk inbromsning av rullstolen, (svensk text)

User brakes with wrist strap
User brakes with wrist strap

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Wrist strap to facilitate soft braking of the wheelchair

- appropriate for wheelchair users with impaired hand function

Description
The tipster uses a wrist strap to brake the wheelchair. He uses his forearm to brake. He uses a gel coated pushrim with god friction (Tetra grip).

Authors comments
Leather wheelchair gloves against the tetragrip push rims result in hard braking, while the wrist strap gives a soft braking experience.

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Sporting goods stores

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Tip is dated from 2015

Categories for this tip
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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