Footrest

A soft footrest on the wheelchair makes shoes unnecessary indoors

User with soft footrest
User with soft footrest

Description
A wooden board with quilted padding is covered by fabric. The fabric is stapled to the footrest. An extra piece of wood on the bottom fits perfectly between the tubes on the wheelchair foot bar, see photo 3.

Users comments
With the footrest the user can be barefoot or wear soft slippers indoors.

Made by
User’s mother

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
The user’s

Editors comments
See also www.spinalistips.se/tips-engbloms-mysfotplatta-998.html

This tip is from 2009

Soft footrest attached to the user’s foot bar
Soft footrest attached to the user’s foot bar
Footrest from below
Footrest from below
Soft footrest
Soft footrest

Tipsare: Malin

Malin lives in an apartment. In 1992 she was injured and she has a high lesion (C4). She has personal assistans 16 hours a day.