How much time have you spent talking to various health care providers about your condition, and how much of the information contradicted what you’d already been told? Have you found that all of this different advice can become confusing and overwhelming? Fortunately, the suggestions in this article are geared towards dealing with, and learning to cope with, arthritis in a way that helps get your life back to normal.
Help your joints remain strong by using good posture. It can help to alleviate your arthritis pain. Make sure you stand up straight, and avoid slouching whenever you are seated. Don’t favor one leg when sitting or standing. As you feel your joints grow stronger and your spine straighter, you may find your arthritis symptoms easier to deal with.
Consider the ancient art of yoga for a rewarding pastime. Studies have proven that the relaxation and exercise that yoga offers has had positive effects on easing joint pain.
It may seem difficult, but it is important to exercise if you have arthritis. Your arthritis will get worse if your joints fatigue, which happens when you do not exercise. Exercise to increase your flexibility will increase range of motion which is excellent for those with arthritis.
If you have arthritis and are designing a home, talk with your builder about some modifications. Have a consultation with him and discuss the possibilities. These types of modifications can help to alleviate the pain of stretching sore joints and make your day-to-day life easier.
People who drive with arthritis are able to park in handicap spots. A lot of people that suffer from arthritis are not in the know about this, and they park far away; this can deter them from going anywhere.
You can get more control over your life by following some sound advice and using sensible coping mechanisms. You do not need to allow arthritis to take control of your life. Apply these tips to see your arthritis improve dramatically.
Excel G3 Eco Wheelchair
The Excel G3 Eco Wheelchair is a steel wheelchair with many possibilities. This wheelchair is easy to use due to the simple foldable frame. This transport wheelchair is complete in its basic form. The G3 Eco Wheelchair is standard equipped with; height adjustable push handles, tipper left and right, footrests with lower leg adjustment, angle adjustment of the footplates, swing away and detachable armrests and 24”PU rear wheels provided with quick release axles.
The Excel G3 Eco Wheelchair is standard equipped with a half foldable backrest in the UK.
The Excel G3 Eco Wheelchair is available in multiple seat widths.
The user weight of the G3 Eco wheelchair has two variations:
– Seat width 40 – 45 cm > 130kg
– Seat width 50 cm > 150kg
Your reason to choose the Excel G3 Eco Wheelchair:
- Easy foldable frame, whereby easy to carry along
- Handy in use
- Very complete in its basic form
- High maximum user weight (with seat width 50 cm)
|Seat width:||40, 45 and 50 cm|
|Seat depth:||43 cm|
|Seat height:||47½ and 50 cm|
|Backrest height:||37½ cm|
|Overall width:||Seat width + 20 cm|
|Overall length:||< 107 cm incl foot rests (81 cm excl. foot rests)|
|Total height:||90 cm|
|Width folded:||29 cm (with a 45 cm seat width)|
|Armrest height:||23½ cm|
|Front castor size:|| |
|Rear wheel:|| |
|Total weight:||19.9 kg|
|Weight (transport):||11.9 kg|
|Max. user weight:||130 kg|
G-Lite Pro Lightweight Self Propelled Wheelchair
Glite Wheelchair. The G-Lite Pro Lightweight Self Propelled Wheelchair is based on the very successful G Lite series. The G-lite Self Propelled Wheelchair still has the lightweight frame but is now available with 24″ self propel rear wheels.
The G-Lite Pro wheelchairs Rear wheels are fitted with Quick release pins, which means they can be removed in second making the Chair extremely easy to transport. It still has the half folding backrest and swing away removable footrests which all contribute to is very small transport size and weight.
Another addition to the G-Lite Pro lightweight Self Propelled Wheelchair is the introduction of height adjustable armrests, which are not only great in helping to make the user as comfortable as possible, but due to the way they fold, it makes the chair perfect for whilst at a desk or table. Glite Wheelchair
The G-Lite Pro Self Propelled Wheelchair comes with the following features :
- Quick release 24″ rear wheels
- Front Wheels 180mm x 32mm Solid.
- G-Lite Pro Wheelchairs have a Lightweight aluminium frame with a ten year frame warranty.
- Solid Puncture Proof Tyres
- Half folding backrest with handy pocket on back of backrest padding. Height Of Wheelchair when folded is 74cm
- Swing away, removable footrests.
- Easy to fold away and transport
|Seat width:||40, 45 and 50 cm|
|Seat depth:||43 cm|
|Seat height:||54 cm|
|Backrest height:||42 cm|
|Overall width:||Seat width + 15 cm|
|Overall length:||108 cm inc footrests|
|Total height:||95 cm|
|Max. user weight:||113 kg, 135 kg for 50 cm width|
Why you should choose the G-Lite Pro with 24” Rear wheels:
- Aluminium lightweight transport wheelchair that actually is lightweight.
- Easy to use and made with an eye for detail, detachable rear wheels and height adjustable armrests.
- Very compact to take with you, equipped with half folding backrest with fit into almost every car.
- More seating comfort because of the 4 degree seating angle.
- Comfortable detachable upholstery, which is machine washable.
Excel G3 Paediatric Self Propelled Wheelchair
The Excel G3 Paediatric Self Propelled wheelchair is a easy to used kids wheelchair, with solid steel side frame. The height adjustable push handles can be easily adjusted to suit an attendant. The Excel G3 Paediatric Self Propelled wheelchair also has swing away detachable footrest fitted as standard. Making it easy to fold up and save on space if transporting the chair.
The features of the Excel G3 Paediatric Self Propelled wheelchair include:
- Easy to use and fold away
- Height adjustable push handles
- Flip back armrests
- Swing away detachable footrest
- Anti tip wheels
- Puncture proof wheels
|Seat width:||30 and 35 cm|
|Seat depth:||30 and 35 cm (depending on seat width)|
|Seat height:||40½ and 43 cm|
|Backrest height:||38, 40 and 42 cm|
|Overall width:||Seat width + 21 cm|
|Overall length:||> 83 cm|
|Total height:||80 cm|
|Width folded:||28 cm|
|Armrest height:||20 cm|
|Front castor size:||6” x 1”|
|Rear wheel:||20″ of 22″ x 1⅜” (depending on seat height)|
|Total weight:||13.9 kg (Depending on model)|
|Weight (transport):||9 kg|
|Max. user weight:||75 kg|
Excel Globetraveller Lightweight Wheelchair
The Excel Globetraveller Lightweight Wheelchair has been designed with ease of use and functionality in mind. The lightweight frame and range of compact features such as half folding backrest, and swing away removable footrest, mean its easy to take with you wherever you go. Then once unfolded, and in use the great features for a lightweight chair start to show, the attendant brakes fitted as standard means no more leaning down to the brakes every time you need to stop, they are easily locked into place and even easier to release This Wheelchair is Available in 8 inch rear wheels or 12 inch rear wheels.
The Excel Globetraveller lightweight Wheelchair features:
- An ultra compact frame which can be easily folded and ready for storage in a matter of seconds.
- Simple and easy to use attendant brake system.
- Swing away and detachable footrest, with an adjustable height setting.
- Half folding backrest fitted as standard.
- Easy to maintain back and seat upholstery
|Seat width:||45 cm|
|Seat depth:||41 cm|
|Seat height:||50 cm|
|Backrest height:||43 cm|
|Overall width:||Seat width + 13 cm|
|Overall length:||> 95 cm|
|Total height:||> 93 cm|
|Total weight:||8.9 kg (Depending on model)|
|Max. user weight:||100 kg|