Healthy Shoulders for Wheelchair Users

As a wheelchair user you will rely on your arms a lot. Unfortunately, the shoulders are not designed to take the heavy workloads demanded of them by transfers and wheelchair propulsion. It is important to look at ways you can reduce the impact on your shoulders so they have a long and healthy future.

If you are currently experiencing shoulder pain please seek treatment/advice from your physiotherapist. Click top tips for maintaining healthy shoulders for some exercises that will help maintain the health of your shoulder. Download this for Further Healthy Shoulder Information