Wrist strap to facilitate soft braking of the wheelchair

– appropriate for wheelchair users with impaired hand function

User brakes with wrist strap
User brakes with wrist strap

Description
The tipster uses a wrist strap to brake the wheelchair. He uses his forearm to brake. He uses a gel coated pushrim with god friction (Tetra grip).

Users comments
Leather wheelchair gloves against the tetragrip push rims result in hard braking, while the wrist strap gives a soft braking experience.

Purchased from
Sporting goods stores

Paid for by

This tip is from 2015

Tipsare: Anonym 23

The person has a high spinal cord injury.