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Whirlwind recognizes that it is not enough to simply give or even sell a wheelchair. Wheelchair users need their chairs to be comfortable, no wider than necessary so they can easily push them and pass through narrow doorways, a cushion especially if they lack sensation in their buttocks, the proper back height and tension for good posture, custom rear wheel position for optimal pushing and safety, and training in how to use their wheelchairs. They also need their chairs to be strong and durable, but easily and inexpensively repairable when they do break “For many people, an appropriate, well-designed and well-fitted wheelchair can be the first step towards inclusion and participation in society.” WPACs will be trained and expected to implement and train others locally in WHO Wheelchair provision standards.
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Eric Logan - WINNER of the ROUGHRIDER BEST PHOTO CONTEST! Eric's photo was taken at Surigao del Norte in Philippines. He won $50 USD OR free push handle extenders for every photo that we used in 2017 and 2018!
At Whirlwind we love hearing from people whose lives have been changed by the RoughRider wheelchairs we are able to provide for them. When our rugged-terrain wheelchair allows someone to gain a greater sense
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