Wheelchair – extra Velcro straps for fine-tuning of wheelchair back

– makes sitting in Panthera wheelchair more comfortable

User places extra Velcro straps on back of wheelchair
User places extra Velcro straps on back of wheelchair

Description
The back upholstery on the Panthera wheelchair is adjustable using Velcro straps – but there are not enough of them, according to the user. This modification consists of self-adhesive Velcro straps placed in between the standard Velcro straps, allowing for more precise adjustment of the back.

Users comments
This tip is part of the series ‘5 tips to make your Panthera more comfortable,’ see associated tips.

Made by
The user

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
The user’s

This tip is from 2009

Velcro straps, scissors, measuring tape – accessories for modification
Velcro straps, scissors, measuring tape – accessories for modification

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Tipsare: Tomas

Tomas lives in an apartment together with his partner. He works part time as a photographer. He was injured in 1983 and has a low tetraplegia. He has home help one hour a day.