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Excel G-Explorer Self Propel All Terrain Wheelchair

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The all new Excel G-Explorer Wheelchair is an all terrain wheelchair that combines MTB (Mountain Bike) wheels with a proven lightweight durable frame to give you the control that you need. The Excel G-Explorer is suitable for all surfaces, with a 24″ rear wheel its perfect for rough terrain, with the ability to remove the rear wheels it will fit easily into most boots just simply press the button in on the rear wheel and it will come off in your hand no tools required!

With height adjustable armrests it allow for a variety of positions to offer the maximum amount of comfort.

  • Total height: 95 cm
  • Total width: Seat width + 22 cm
  • Total length: 108 cm
  • Total Weight: 12,5 kg
  • User Weight: Max. 113 kg
  • Available colours: Frame colours: black and grey
  • Seat width: 40, 45 and 50 cm
  • Seat depth: 42 cm
  • Seat height: 52 cm
  • Back height: 43 cm

Call us today on  0330 383 9988 to get free delivery on this wheelchair.

Learning About Arthritis And How To Alleviate It

Learning About Arthritis And How To Alleviate It

Unfortunately, more and more people are being diagnosed with Arthritis. So, you are not alone. Find support from others. Here are some handy tips others have found helpful in dealing with Arthritis, please read on:

Be sure to get enough exercise and that you are doing the right kinds of exercise. People with arthritis should choose exercises that support and strengthen the joints, such as swimming, instead of exercises that damage them, such as running. Failing to exercise can also increase joint stiffness and pain.

Buy products that are specially designed for arthritis sufferers. There is no need to struggle with tasks like opening a jar, buttoning your shirt or turning a doorknob when there are products on the market designed to help you do all of those things. In fact, there are products designed to help arthritis sufferers with just about any task you can think of. Try searching online for arthritis-friendly products or check with any of the leading arthritis organizations for a list of helpful products.

Stretch everyday. One of the most common problems for people with arthritis is that they lose flexibility. Doing stretches each day to keep all your muscles and joints flexible can prevent this. Begin at the bottom of the body, and then slowly move upwards until you reach the head.

Planning ahead is important. You cannot know which days your arthritis is going to bother you again. If you have everything you need at home, you will be able to relieve the pain quickly. Split tasks into segments in order to provide time for resting, and always make sure you are able to stop what you are doing whenever necessary.

Apply a little heat next time you have fatigue inducing pain. While lots of people believe cold works well for most pain, this is not true with arthritis sufferers. Pain that results in fatigue is best treated with heat, as it can supply you with energy as well.

Let the sun in. Vitamin D has been shown to help relieve some symptoms of arthritis, and sunshine is well-known for increasing positive thoughts and bettering moods. Opening your blinds for around fifteen minutes every day can be enough to give you some great benefits, while still being in the comfort of your home.

Go for a walk after supper. If you walk after dinner you will feel better and you will have more energy. Even a quick walk with a pal will offer numerous health benefits and opportunities to spend quality time together.

Castor oil rubbed into your joints can be an effective way to reduce the pain and swelling of arthritis. By massaging the oil into your joints, you are adding an additional level of relief. The flowing of blood is increased by the massage, while swelling is reduced due to castor oil.

Find a rubber mat to place at your stove to help prevent back and leg pain while you are standing and cooking. These buoyancy of these mats help keep pressure off of your legs which will do wonders for keeping your body feeling healthy. Buy one as well for in front of your sink to use when you are washing dishes.

Do as much reading and researching as you can to learn about all the new innovations in arthritis therapy, both in the mainstream world of medicine and in a vast variety of alternative therapies. By knowing what’s available to you, you will be able to create the most effective and creative therapy plan to address your arthritis pain needs.

Now, do you have some handy tips in mind to help with Arthritis? Remember, you are not alone. Unfortunately, more and more people are being diagnosed with it. There is also more information available! Get support from others. Share information. Apply the tips above that fit your circumstances. Perhaps relieve is in sight!

Solid Advice For Living Well With Diabetes

Solid Advice For Living Well With Diabetes

Many people today realize that they can manage their diabetes more than they had perviously thought. If you are one of these people then you’re in the right place. Managing diabetes is all about educating yourself, and tips like the ones in this article should help you learn how to manage your diabetes more effectively.

If you don’t like the taste of beans but are trying to eat properly now that you’ve been diagnosed with Diabetes, why not try eating Hummus? It is made from creamed Garbanzo Beans and it’s smooth, thick, and delicious! You can eat it on a sandwich instead of mayonnaise, or spread on crackers.

Diabetics have to watch their carbohydrate intake, and bread is a major player in a typical American’s diet. Try to find a bread with at least 5 grams of fiber AND protein per slice so that eating it is validated by the nutrients it’s carrying. Also avoid preservatives as they’re not healthy either.

If you’re looking for a salty snack but your diabetes is holding you back, look no further than a jar of olives! They’re a fruit, tasty, healthy, and fun to eat. You can cut them up and put them in salads, or even on a sandwich! I love to make a homemade submarine sandwich and sprinkle some on top. YUM!

If you’re having trouble getting the motivation to exercise after being diagnosed with Type II Diabetes, get in the game! Competitive sports are not only fun, but you have other people who rely on you to show up so that there are enough players for a game. Having them breathing down your neck will convince you to be on time!

If you feel the need for a side dish with dinner, skip the potato chips and reach for a bag of corn chips. Whole grain tortilla chips provide a ton of fiber while being really tasty. Dip them in salsa to get some vegetables, fruit, and a dose of vinegar, which will keep your blood sugar levels from spiking.

Drinking water is important for everyone, but is especially so for diabetics. There is a reason that most diabetics drink like a fish before they are diagnosed and begin treatment! Keep your water intake high to help you keep your weight down and your hydration up, especially if you exercise.

If you suffer from diabetes or are at risk of developing the disease, it is a good idea to eat a diet that is high in fiber. Fiber, which is found in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and beans prevents diabetes by buffering the sugar or carbohydrates in your diet, keeping your blood sugar even instead of having it fluctuate.

To save money, the American Diabetes Association approves the re-use of testing lancets. These are the needles used by your glucometer to test your blood sugar. Re-using them does result in them becoming dull, so be sure to change them out when you notice the pain level of your testing rising. Never share lancets.

Just like you’re able to buy generic diabetic prescriptions and stay healthy, generic food items can be just as good as their brand name counterparts. Saving money is important to everyone, especially when you’re on a relatively strict diet. If you’re going to buy the generic brand, compare the ingredient list and nutrition data to the brand name to make sure you’re getting the same quality.

With the above useful information on how to manage your diabetes, you should start feeling confident with ways you can manage it. Remember that there’s more information out there too. If you continue to learn about how to control your diabetes, and apply it diligently, you should be successful in managing your diabetes.

Excel Globetraveller Lightweight Wheelchair

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The Excel Globetraveller Lightweight Wheelchair is a lightweight wheelchair that it available in 2 sized rear wheels, complete with a half folding back, this wheelchair has a lightweight frame for ease of lifting. Complete with full arm rest which offers a greater deal of comfort.

Also with a larger front castor than most this wheelchair can go better over rough terrain, this wheelchair is also perfect for short trips or hospital visits with its sleek look and design it doesnt look like a bog standard wheelchair.

 

Tiempo Travel Mobility Scooter

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The Tiempo Travel Mobility Scooter is a brand new scooter to the market place, this scooter is lightweight and easy to break down into 4 manageable pieces, it has a delta tiller bar which will enable you to easily hold onto the handle with comfort it will also make the control easier to use.

With a good ground clearance of 2.5 ins and large tyres, this mobility scooter will cover a range of about 13 miles depending on the terrain.

With a 2 years warranty, your covered for an extra year compared to most other scooters on the market.

 

Excel Glite Pro Self Propelled Wheelchair

 

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Excel Glite Pro Self Propelled Wheelchair

Our best selling wheelchair the Excel Glite Pro Self Propelled Wheelchair, a wheelchair recently upgraded from the old Excel Glite Plus version with new and exciting features.

The main improvement is the introduction of the sloped height adjustable armrests, this gives the user more say on the height or there armrest, with a simple push button system to adjust to any level, this will also now enable you to go safety under a table whilst still in your wheelchair, without your armrests becoming a hindrance.

Whilst keeping its sleek design the Excel Glite Pro Self Propelled wheelchair with its padded seat and padded back which comes as standard when you order it, it now offers solid front and rear tyres so no more punctures.

All in all the Excel Glite Pro Self Propelled Wheelchairs has everything that a user will need for a comfortable trip out, with its unique styling it sets it out above the rest and moves away for the bog standard look of a wheelchair.

Call us today on 0330 383 9988 to get free delivery on this wheelchair.

 

Excel G3 Eco Wheelchair

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

G-Lite Pro Lightweight Self Propelled Wheelchair

 

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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
Total weight:12kg
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.

 

Call us today on 0330 383 9988 to get free delivery on this item.

Excel G3 Paediatric Self Propelled Wheelchair

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