Cushions used on wheelchairs with a sling seat base have a hammocking effect that lowers their effectiveness and decreases pressure distribution. A rigidizer is inserted underneath the cushion to increase stability and provide a firm base of support to reduce hammocking.
Retractable tubing for home oxygen therapy users. Meant to decrease falls resulting from trips on tubing normally sprawled across the floor. The tube’s natural tension pulls it into a compact spiral when not need, but can be stretched up to 15 feet.
A platform that can be used to determine the weight of a wheelchair user. Simply measure the weight of the person with the wheelchair. Then transfer them to another surface and weigh the wheelchair alone. The difference between the two is the user’s mass.
A special medical wipe that is used to disinfect surfaces that may harbor infectious diseases. When used correctly this sanitizing wipe can destroy HIV, MRSA, VRE and many other types of bacteria and viruses. Great tool for improving infection control.
A rubik’s cube that has special grooves and edges on the colored tiles to allow someone with decreased or no vision to play by feeling the pattern. Great for people with macular degeneration or other visual impairments.
A stick that is held in one’s mouth and controlled by one’s oral muscles or neck motion. With this tool, people that suffer from body paralysis or weakness, can interact with their environment by pushing buttons or keyboard keys.