There are countless exercises for elderly people in wheelchairs that can be done at home! With COVID-19 limiting many of our activities like going to the physiotherapist, or even to the gym for our routine workouts, it doesn’t mean that we should slack on keeping physically active.
With the consistent evolution of technology, it’s no surprise that medical prosthetics and orthotics are becoming more and more advanced. These advancements are reaching prostheses centres worldwide, all the way to humble centres that offer medical prosthetics in Pretoria! Let’s take a look at some of the medical prosthetics advancements we can look forward to in the not-so-distant future.
Since the earliest documented prosthetic toe, there have been many advancements to prosthetic feet. Prosthesis doctors fit the prosthetic feet, giving patients the ability to walk, run, cycle and swim.
Recently, we covered wheelchair maintenance from short term to long term maintenance. But what about cleaning and disinfecting your wheelchair? There are a few easy ways to make sure that your wheelchair doesn’t bring unwanted germs and infectious diseases into your space.
Believe it or not, the peg leg was not just a concept from old pirate movies. There are many cases in history where peg legs have been used when a pirate or a soldier lost a leg in battle or from disease.