Pull up trousers while sitting in wheelchair

Method for wheelchair user with compromised arm/hand function to pull up trousers

Pulling on trousers while sitting in wheelchair
Pulling on trousers while sitting in wheelchair

Description
Technique:
User moves as close as possible to the front of the wheelchair. He does this by moving his fist behind his bottom and pushing himself forward with it. Next he leans backward over the wheelchair backrest in order to take as much weight off his bottom as possible. Then he inserts his index fingers into each of the loops on the waistband of the trousers and pulls them up.

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This tip is from 2006

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Tipsare: Anonym 4

The person lives in an apartment. He is working and studying full time. He was injured in 2003 and has a tetraplegia (C6). He has personal assistance 1-3 hours a day.