Chaps-style trousers for wheelchair users

Chaps are easy to put on and take off while sitting in a wheelchair.

Chaps lying on floor. Above the legs, the front piece spreads to fit between the thighs and the wheelchair armrest.

Chaps lying on floor.

Chaps are trousers that only cover the wearer’s front and legs. They close with Velcro closures. They are easy to put on while sitting and are sewn to fit the wearer.

Users comments
Conny warmly recommends chaps – he doesn’t freeze as easily. They are easy to put on and take off.

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User in the process of putting on the chaps. Leg parts laying on his knees, not fastened yet

User puts chaps on

User sitting in his wheelchais with chaps on.

User with chaps on

Author: Conny

Conny bor ihop med sina döttrar i en villa. Han arbetar deltid. 1994 skadade han sig och fick en hög ryggmärgsskada (C4). Han har personlig assistans dygnet rund, därav 3,5 timmar dubbel bemanning.

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