Padded footrest on wheelchair prevents pressure ulcers when barefoot
A piece of plywood is covered with soft fabric. Two hooks are screwed into the bottom, which are hooked onto the front tube of the wheelchair foot bar.
The footrest allows the user to be barefoot and air his feet without resting them against the cold metal foot bar.
This tip is part of the series ‘5 tips to make your Panthera more comfortable,’ see associated tips.
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Tomas lives in an apartment together with his partner. He works part time as a photographer. He was injured in 1983 and has a low tetraplegia. He has home help one hour a day.
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