Awesome Grips are handrim covers designed for use by people who use wheelchairs. These removable, changeable covers fit the push wheels of manual wheelchairs and have a closed cell foam base with a fabric or leather cover. The covers do not slip on the rims, are designed not to slip in the hands, and provide a larger, softer gripping surface. The covers are available in leather, imitation leather, fabric, velveteen, and plush fabric. COLORS: Leather and velveteen covers are available in red or b
The Wheel-Ease Rim Covers, model 74612, are handrim covers designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury and others who use wheelchairs. Designed to fit over the hand rims of the push wheels of manual wheelchairs, these covers improve the user's grip on the rim to make manual propulsion of the wheelchair easier. Designed to be an alternative to gloves, these covers have a smooth finish that protect against calluses and injury. The covers can
The Wheel-Ease Wheelchair Rim Covers, model 926514, are handrim covers designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury and others who use wheelchairs. These covers are designed to improve traction, promote proper hand placement, and cushion the hands when the user is propelling a manual wheelchair. Features include thermal insulation shields and a smooth finish to protect hands from cold metal rims. The covers are made to fit standard 24-inch w
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable a wheelchair user with a weak grasp to more easily propel a wheelchair. Tie three exercise bands together, end-to-end. Wrap the extended band around the handrim on one wheel of the wheelchair and tie the ends together. Repeat for the other wheel. MATERIALS: Six exercise bands. TITLE: Ten Dollar Tech. JOURNAL: TechTalk. REF: Summer 2007: p. 7. PAGES: 1.