Yoga Positions for Wheelchair Users

Yoga Positions for Wheelchair Users

15/05/2020

Yoga is a spiritual and physical discipline celebrated for its positive influence over health, pain relief, and relaxation. Practicing yoga is beneficial for people of all abilities, body types, and fitness levels. It is credited for reducing aches and pains, and promoting general wellbeing and positive mental health.Yoga is a very adaptable exercise, and can be easily practiced from a seated position or otherwise modified to your needs. Because of this, it is highly suitable for wheelchair users and other people with disabilities. There are numerous adapted yoga positions which can be incorporated into the physical therapy or exercise routines of people with disabilities.

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COVID-19 Tips for wheelchair users

COVID-19 Tips for wheelchair users

21/04/2020

Greetings from Beneficial Designs. My name is Peter Axelson. I am a wheelchair user, designer, and engineer, and I am reaching out today with important information regarding COVID-19 precautions to be taken by wheelchair users.

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Multiple Sclerosis: Solutions for living life to the full

Multiple Sclerosis: Solutions for living life to the full

17/04/2018

Multiple Sclerosis is a disease that occurs when the immune system attacks the myelin sheath, a protective layer that covers nerve fibres, causing damage to nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. Deterioration of the nerve cells limits communication between certain parts of the nervous system and consequently leads to the development of physical and cognitive problems.

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Spasticity: a multidisciplinary disorder

Spasticity: a multidisciplinary disorder

26/12/2017

Spasticity is associated with different neurodegenerative diseases and disabilities that can be either congenital or acquired.It is estimated at present that twelve million people in the world suffer from spasticity, with cerebral palsy and multiple sclerosis being the most common causes.Knowing the causes and effects of spasticity can help to provide a comprehensive treatment to counter its effects and improve the quality of life of those living with it.

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