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Using an Anti-Static Strap to Prevent Static Electricity in Wheelchairs

Have you ever experienced a sudden shock when you touch a metal doorknob? This jolt is the electrostatic discharge between objects. There are many reasons for static electricity, such as dry and cold weather, air humidity, clothing materials, or people’s physique and dry skin, all of which can easily generate static electricity.

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Keeping Elderly Loved Ones Safe

Many older adults spend the majority of their time at home, so making this space as comfortable and safe as possible is essential. There are many hazards that can be found throughout the home that should be attended to. Learn what general hazards to look for and how to overcome them.

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Common Secondary Caregiver Injuries

Caring for someone who is in a wheelchair long-term has been associated with musculoskeletal injuries to the caregiver. These injuries could be anything from the back, neck, shoulder, and wrist damage from assisting wheelchair users particularly from pushing, pulling, bending and overexertion

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Comparing Q-Logic 3e and Q-Logic 3EX

In this blog, Quantum Rehab Clinical Sales Manager, Alex Chesney, compares the Q-Logic 3e simplified non-expandable joystick and the Q-Logic 3EX standard expandable joystick (usually referred to in New Zealand as Q-Logic 3).

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How to Travel with a Powerchair

Now that the world is beginning to open up again, we are not just limited to exploring our own back yard. Here are some things to consider when travelling in a powerchair.

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Introducing the Karma Soma Agile Wheelchair

The Karma Agile Wheelchair is all about performance, comfort, and style. A cost effective option for anyone who is unable to walk but maintains upper body control.

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An Update on Delivery Delays

It's certainly not new news that the global supply chain is facing challenges that are impacting deliveries into New Zealand. 

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Wheelchair Related Injuries From Choosing the Wrong Wheelchair

If you choose the wrong wheelchair for your fit or needs, you are at risk of secondary wheelchair related injuries. We put a lot of emphasis on our users choosing a wheelchair that fits all of their requirements, not only their condition or diagnosis.

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How to Protect Yourself as a Wheelchair User

To prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), it is known that washing your hands frequently and self-isolating if you feel even slightly unwell are the most basic and important prevention measures. However, is there an easy way to keep wheelchair users' hands clean? What should caregivers be paying special attention to in order to prevent the spread of infection? Karma Medical have put together a great guide with top tips on how to stay safe during the pandemic.

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