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Mobility Aids Also called: Ambulation devices
Mobility aids help you walk or move from place to place if you are disabled or have an injury. They include Crutches Canes Walkers Wheelchairs Motorized scooters. More>>>
Source: MedlinePlus
Abledata: Wheeled Mobility
Products and accessories that enable people with mobility disabilities to move freely indoors and outdoors. Major categories are:


National Spinal Cord Injury Association
Choosing a new wheelchair can be a daunting task, as there are so many designs to choose from. This Website provides very detailed information on the following topics and much more

Wheelchair Guide
This is a basic introduction in choosing a wheelchair. The site also has a Mobility Forum, where you can ask questions regarding wheelchairs and mobility products.

USA TechGuide
United Spinal Association
This is a guide to wheelchairs, mobility scooters, wheelchair cushion, standing devices, and other assistive technology choices. Included are user reviews.

Wheelchairs: Your Options & Rights
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
The brochure provides information for veterans on requirements to receive wheelchairs from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.

Exploring Powered Wheelchair Users and Their Caregivers' Perspectives on Potential Intelligent Power Wheelchair Use: a Qualitative Study (Free)
Kairy D, Rushton PW, Archambault P, et al.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2014 Feb 21; 11(2):2244-61.