Tips and tricks from people with spinal cord injuries (SCI).
Large mirror on casters
A mirror is an important assistive device for correcting seated position – suitable for persons who lack sensation
The user, who lacks sensation, checks the mirror to make sure she sits straight in the wheelchair. She easily develops pain in her body. The pain worsens with inappropriate posture in the chair.
In Sweden for example swedmed, swemed.se, last checked March 2020.
Nina lives in an apartment. She is working part time. She was injured in 1996 and has a high tetraplegia (C4). She is a ventilator user. She has two personal assistants 24 hours a day.
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