homepageTips and tricks from people with spinal cord injuries (SCI).
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Looking after ones health: Preventing swelling

4 tips and ideas 
User with lap cushionLap and hand cushions
Cushions in colors that match clothing on which to place arms and hands when sitting in the wheelchair - a possibility for persons with extensive disabilities
User lies on back with legs on psoas cushionPositioning cushions in bed
Positioning cushions to lie comfortably, improve circulation and prevent decubitus ulcers - suitable for persons with extensive disabilities
picture missingRosemary oil for swollen feet
Susanne uses rosemary oil and avoids wearing support hose for swollen legs.
User wearing support stockingSupport stockings with zipper
A zipper on support stockings makes it easier to put them on – suitable for people with disabilities