Biomedical technology

Customized cushions for wheelchairs could prevent pressure ulcers

Wheelchair users can periodically suffer from skin ulcers or sores caused by friction, pressure, and shear stresses where their skin is constantly in contact with the synthetic materials of their wheelchair. Pressure sores ...

Health

Dynamic headrest helps wheelchair users

A dynamic headrest will soon reduce pain and other discomforts for wheelchair users. Anoek Geers constructed the prototype of this new head support within the framework of the University of Twente's PDEng programme. She is ...

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