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Power Seat Functions: Anterior Tilt

By GTK

Over the past few years, power wheelchairs have been available with anterior tilt functionality. Although the use of powered posterior tilt is very common in power wheelchair scripting, anterior tilt...

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Buying Guide to Mobility Scooters

By GTK

For elderly people or those living with disabilities, mobility impairments often come with a form of social isolation. People who suffer from these conditions usually have to depend totally or...

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Buyers Guide to Wheelchairs

By GTK

For people who suffer from mobility impairments, wheelchairs are a welcome relief. They not only help to solve the issue of limited mobility but also enhance the user’s quality of life. Thus, it is...

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Shower Commodes: A Guide

By GTK

For a lot of younger people who don’t have mobility issues, using the bathroom or taking a shower is usually a breeze. However, for the elderly or a person with a disability, the story is different.

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Rollator vs Walking Frames: Which is Better?

By GTK

In today’s world, mobility devices provide a great service for people with trouble moving around. They restore the feeling of independence and security. Rollators and Walking frames are two very...

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What Does a Can of Coke Have to Do with Seating and Positioning?

By GTK

When was the last time you considered the pelvic floor in seating and positioning? What is its relationship with the diaphragm and the abdominal muscles?

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24 Hour Positioning – A Review of the Evidence

By GTK

Over a 24-hour period, we spend parts of the day in various positions or support surfaces. We might spend eight hours in bed, two hours in a car commuting to work, eight hours in an office chair, and...

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The Benefits of Standing Wheelchairs

By GTK

It is not unusual to see news articles reporting on how sitting too much is detrimental to our health, and standing desks are becoming more popular in many office environments. We’re slowly...

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Solid versus Pneumatic Tyres

By GTK

When thinking about how to set up your wheelchair, tyres are not something most people consider in detail. But as wheelchair tyres are the item that connect your wheelchair to the ground and impact...

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Power Wheelchair Controls – Proportional vs Non-Proportional

By GTK

Wheelchair drive controls are categorised as proportional or non-proportional. But a common question asked by therapists is what exactly does this mean?

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