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MAKING THE SWITCH TO A POWER CHAIR

MAKING THE SWITCH TO A POWER CHAIR Personal mobility is a lifeline to independence. Able-bodied people can easily overlook this correlation, but people who live with mobility impairments know that your body determines how much of the world you can explore and experience on your own terms.  There are drawbacks to long-term manual wheelchair use, which include fatigue, repetitive stress injuries, and lack of power on inclines and uneven terrain.  Since our upper extremities were not designed for self-propulsion, the desire