Wheelchair Leg Rest – Universal
Wheelchair Leg Rest – Universal Swing away
Install Time – About 2 mins
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Wheelchair Leg rest - Universal Wheelchair leg rests
Universal wheelchair leg rest is constructed from chromium steel with easy locking clips to secure the universal wheelchair leg rests into place securely.
The wheelchair leg rest can be adjusted to suit the height required and is also easily adjustable to keep your leg horizontally straight.
By just a flip of a clip the swing away leg rest can be put to the side of the your wheelchair and has a comfortable non perspiring calf rests to take the weight off your knees.
Each part is hard wearing, will last for years and suits lightweight power wheelchairs with 22/24mm tubing.
Fits perfectly well on manual or power wheelchairs and is ideal for rehabilitation such as knee problems and relieving swelling.
The Health Benefits of universal Wheelchair Leg rests
There are a few reasons why you should consider a wheelchair leg rest to elevate your legs as it is beneficial to your vein health, and your entire body.
1. Pressure Relief
Firstly, by elevating your legs you are removing pressure on your veins. Elevating your legs helps to take the pressure off your veins and blood is easier to be pumped arounf the body.
2. Natural Flow
Secondly, leg rests for wheelchair helps with the natural flow of blood and reduces the heart pump rate requred for your legs. It becomes much easier if your legs are elevated.
Rather than making your heart and veins stressing the extra effort to flow against gravity and up back to your heart.
Give yourself, your heart and veins a break by elevating when you want to relax somewhere such as a park, at home or even when having a coffee out.
3. Reduces Inflammation
Third good reason to consider swing away wheelchair legrest is that by raising the leg section helps to reduce swelling which in turn, reduces discomfort, pain and, in some cases, the need for pain medication.
All this can be achieved by elevating your legs using a wheelchair leg rest and not forgetting, they will help keep your veins be happy and healthy.
Rotate Ankles and Feet when using universal wheelchair leg rests
For the ones that have movement, give your muscles and bones a workout by twisting your foot in a circular motion, stretching your foot pointing forward and pulling your toe back as far as you can manage.
You will find the natural flow and using legrests for wheelchair will help you to a better and healtier feeling.
How can a wheelchair leg rest help you and What are elevated swing-away universal leg rests most commonly prescribed for?
• Management of lower limb oedema and/or pain associated with oedema
• Management of orthostatic hypotension
• Management of autonomic dysreflexia when used with tilt / recline
• Treatment and management of lower extremity pressure injuries
• Enhance sliding transfers when used in combination with recline in supine position
• Management of contractures or orthopaedic deformities
• Pressure redistribution (in combination with recline)
• Negotiate various environmental terrains
The mechanism on the electric wheelchair leg rests should ideally pivot near to the axis of the knee joints. This is to reduce displacement and compromising pressure management.
Our swing away legrests are anti-shear legrest elevation systems; are designed to move the supports with the body to promote better outcomes.
The swing away wheelchair legrest elevation system we offer you include sufficient padding for calf support and the extended position.
Other possible benefits include:
- Improved pressure management
- A change in posture for rest hekps with blood flow
- Reduced pain management
- Aids in better healing for infections
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