The Casbar is a wheelchair push handle extension designed to enable a companion or caregiver to push a wheelchair using one hand. The ends of this C-shaped coated steel bar fit over the existing wheelchair push handles and lock in place using two large adjusting knobs to create a single stroller-style handle. On flat surfaces, this device enables the chair to be pushed and controlled with one hand and on inclines and ramps, using two hands makes pushing less difficult than when using the standar
The Convaid Extended Handles are wheelchair push handle extensions designed for use by a companion or caregiver when pushing a manual wheelchair. The Extended Handles provide a more ergonomically positioned handle intended to reduce the strain on the back and wrists of tall people. They also can enhance a person's ability to maneuver a wheelchair up and down hills and stairs. The handles fit most standard, transit, and planar models of pediatric wheelchair and strollers. The extensions sold in p
Greenmont’s easyPUSHBAR is a wheelchair push handle extension designed for use by a companion or caregiver when pushing a manual wheelchair. This stabilizing push bar spans the push handles of a wheelchair to make pushing easier for very tall people or people with lower back pain. Its ergonomic design allows for one-hand maneuvering and comfortable hand positioning. When using both hands, the push bar transfers power directly to the chair with less effort when navigating steep ramps, inclines,
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable a tall parent to push a child's wheelchair. The existing pish handles were sawed off the chair and new ferrules were fixed inside the exposed tubes with Loc-tite. Two new L-shaped handles were fashioned from metal tubing and one end of each was fitted into the new ferrules. The new handles were painted red to match the rest of the chair and finished with rubber bicycle-style handgrips. TITLE: Bicycle and Beyond. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 26, Number
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: Side by Side is an accessory for the wheelchair which allows a friend, relative or caregiver to push the chair while walking beside rather than behind it. Called Side by Side, the prototype device is designed to enable eye contact to encourage conversation. This design keeps the wheelchair from turning on the spot when pushed. The device can also be folded to fit into the rear pocket of the chair.
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable a tall parent to push a child's wheelchair. The existing push handles were sawed off a wheelchair and new ferrules were fixed inside the exposed tubes with Loc-tite. Two new longer L-shaped handles were made of metal and one end of each was afixed in the new ferrules. The handles were finished by painting them red to match the rest of the chair and attaching bicycle-style rubber handgrips. TITLE: Bicycle and Beyond. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 26, Num
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable a tall caregiver to safely push a wheelchair. Designed to work with a variety of wheelchairs and to be removable for use on multiple chairs, a set of tubular steel extension arms with handgrips at the top was fashioned. The extensions are adjustable and hook to the chair frame at the bottom. The height of the handles can be adjusted using wing nuts on the verical uprights and the width between the handlebars is adjustable using a wing nut on the horizontal b