Transfer from wheelchair to floor

Transfer technique for persons with strong arms


User transfers from wheelchair to floor (video)

The user sits forward in the wheelchair to move past the side guard. He places his feet on the floor in front of the foot bar. He moves one hand down along the frame tube and supports himself with a fist on the floor. With the other hand he supports himself on the wheelchair cushion next to his hip. He then carefully lifts himself down to the floor.

User transfers from wheelchair to floor
User transfers from wheelchair to floor

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Tipsare: Eje

Eje lives together with his wife and two small children in a house. He is working part time. In 1999 he was injured and he has a high paraplegia (TH 9). He does not need any assistance.