Wrist pain: sorted!

How can wheelchair users manage wrist pain? George William recommend solutions, from medication to lifestyle changes. Many wheelchair users rely on their arms to carry out daily activities, which include moving around and weight-bearing activities and weight-bearing activities. However, these can take their toll and result in severe wrist pain. There...

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Bowel basics

WILLIAM GEORGE examines the products and methods that wheelchair users should consider when planning their bowel programme. There are various methods to approaching bowel management for wheelchair users with spinal cord injury (SCI). A wheelchair user may need to consult a health-care practitioner or gastroenterologist to find the best bowel-management...

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Rand Mutual – dedicated to assisting people with disabilities

Rand Mutual (RMA) recently commemorated the International Day of Persons with Disabilities and contributed to improving the lives of children by supporting a crèche. On December 3, RMA partnered with the City of Johannesburg and the Department of Social Development in commemorating the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. RMA...

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Zipping away mobility challenges

A mobility scooter is the ideal tool for individuals who require limited mobility assistance. But which one to choose? Caroline Rule gives a few tips. A motorised scooter can bring a new level of independence to a person with mobility impairments. It becomes possible to pop down the road to...

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Ford makes the dream of beach access a reality

  Ford Motor Company Fund is partnering with environmental organisation Wildlife & Environment Society of South Africa (WESSA) and the National Council of and for Persons with Disabilities (NCDP) to make the dream of beach access a reality for people with disabilities. As the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company,...

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A safe passage

People with mobility impairments are often nervous when travelling with expensive mobility aids in case those aids get damaged. These tips should give you some peace of mind. Many people with mobility impairments are nervous to travel with expensive mobility aids as they worry about damage to these vital pieces...

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