Wheelchairs are here to stay. Every day there is a patient who receives the news that he has to rely on a wheelchair for mobility either temporarily or permanently. The transition may not be easy, but with time a wheelchair user has to accept, adjust and embrace the world of wheelchairs.
Aging Population and Susceptibility to disabilities
It goes without saying that every day you and i grow older and older, the older you grow the more vulnerable you become to various diseases that affect mobility. This provides opportunities for the need for a wheelchair.
Surge in spinal cord injuries
The increase in spinal cord injuries has led to a growth in disability cases. As a result there has been an escalation in the demand for wheelchairs to cater for the injured people.
Rise in global obesity levels
Research shows that the levels of obesity have escalated in the past years. In severe cases, mobility of the victims has been affected and hence the solution has not been anything else but a wheelchair. Continue reading