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5 Wheelchair Accessories For An Active Lifestyle
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Your high performance wheelchair helps you get around. But certain accessories can help you get around even more smoothly. From wheelchair impact guards to seat pouches, wheelchair accessories are designed to be versatile and functional in a range of situations.

Here are a few wheelchair accessories you can use to improve your mobility and autonomy:

  • FreeWheel wheelchair attachment. The FreeWheel wheelchair attachment is an all-terrain wheel that connects directly to your wheelchair. It also lifts casters, which allows for a three-wheel effect perfect for an active lifestyle. The FreeWheel wheelchair attachment is designed for activities like hiking, racing, traveling, fishing, and even moving in the snow. It fits most folding and rigid wheelchairs with an initial set up time of 15 minutes or less.

  • Gel-padded wheelchair gloves. Wheelchair gloves are a necessity, especially when you're in the great outdoors. Gel-padded wheelchair gloves help to protect your hands from blisters and irritation while giving you greater manual dexterity and freedom of motion. Look for wheelchair gloves that offer breathable air exchange backings to prevent your hands from sweating and causing discomfort.

  • Wheelchair impact guards. Impact guards help to protect your high performance wheelchair from scratches and dings so you can worry less about maneuvering around tight corners. Wheelchair impact guards prolong the life of your wheelchair frame and support the frame when impact does happen.

  • Wheelchair seat pouches. Fanny packs may be all the rage right now, but wheelchair seat pouches give you greater mobility while still letting you keep your personal items on hand. Wheelchair seat pouches are ideal for working, traveling, or just going about town.

  • Wheelchair backpacks. When wheelchair pouches aren't big enough to hold what you need, wheelchair backpacks can carry it. Wheelchair backpacks are not only ideal for adventure traveling but also for everyday travel. They can hold a lot including sweatshirts, lunch bags, your phone, house keys, and anything else you need when you're on the go.

Approximately 3.6 million people in the U.S. use a wheelchair and 11.6 million use canes, walkers, and crutches. Unfortunately, wheelchairs and other mobility assistance devices aren't always equipped with the accessories you need. That's where DME Hub comes in.

DME Hub not only offers high performance wheelchairs for active lifestyles but also a wide range of accessories designed for versatility and function. For more information about our wheelchair accessories or wheelchair alterations, contact DME Hub today.

Product Code: 12083670

Product Summary
Wheelchair accessories are a great way to improve your high performance wheelchair's mobility, versatility, and functionality when you're on the go.

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