Fatigue in wheelchair users

Making some sense of a complex problem Fatigue is extremely common. One in five visits to the GP feature fatigue (1). In its worst forms, fatigue can have a devastating impact on a person’s life, limiting work, day-to-day activities and enjoying time with friends and family. Despite this, it can be hard to define exactly… Read more

Do people who use a wheelchair get more back pain?

And if so, what can we do about it? Back pain is an extremely common problem across the world. It is estimated that at any point in time around 1 in 10 people are suffering from back pain (1). If you are a wheelchair user your risk of back pain is about 5 times higher… Read more

What’s the best wheel for me?

Most people using a wheelchair get on great with a good spoked wheel. A spoked wheel is familiar and lightweight. But what if you  have aches and pains, especially in your back?  need to negotiate cobbles or poor paving?  want to get out into the great outdoors more easily?  use a power attachment?  feel fatigued… Read more

Loopwheels Urban are now our best-selling wheels. Why?

We developed our Loopwheels Urban based on what our customers asked us for. You wanted lighter wheels, with more lateral stability, and the same level of comfort. You wanted to use them with power attachments and hand bikes, at faster speeds. Seven years’ experience manufacturing, selling and talking to customers about our original Loopwheels, which… Read more