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wheelchair

Med a special chair mounted on large wheels, for use by invalids or others for whom walking is impossible or temporarily inadvisable
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The risk that this problem presents to wheelchair users can be serious.
Since 2001, Free Wheelchair Mission has provided over 860,000 wheelchairs at no cost to recipients in 91 different countries all over the world.
For more facts and details about the latest statistics on wheelchair users and the industry market, please view the full infographic here: http://kdsmartchair.
But, under this new scheme, most people will be assessed and be able to take their new wheelchair home with them - all on the same day.
The standard wheelchairs are available at offices at the Eastern Square and the Ajayd.
Manual wheelchairs are much lighter, efficient, ergonomic, and socially acceptable.
05pm-1pm); wheelchair basketball, wheelchair rugby, athletics and sitting volleyball (Channel 4, 1pm-4.
DAY 10 (Saturday, September 8) MEDALS IN: Boccia, cycling road, football five-a-side, athletics, table tennis, swimming, sitting volleyball, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair fencing, wheelchair tennis.
in January will begin renting out wheelchairs made primarily of bamboo, which are designed to help users go through airports' metal detectors without triggering an alarm.
North Tyneside's wheelchair service assesses and provides wheelchairs and associated equipment to more than 5,000 people across the North East with long-term mobility impairment due to illness, disability or advancing years.
In this step a simple remote control of the wheelchair was created.
Larry Foster, Tim Ambler, Brian Robertson, Josh Munoz, Jerry Newman and a half-dozen other guys -- all paraplegics -- just sitting there in their sports wheelchairs bouncing a basketball and showing a lot of class.