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Wheelchairs: Is Self-Propelled Right for Me?

When it comes to wheelchairs, there are a lot of things to think about. One of the first, most striking thing about a wheelchair is the size of wheels. Wheelchairs fall into three categories: Transport chairs; Transit or Attendant Wheelchairs and Self-Propelled Wheelchairs. Transport Wheelchairs – Propelled by a caregiver, these chairs have castors all […]

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Fireside and Highback Chairs

Fireside and Highback Chairs

Why choose a High Back or Fire Side Chair? Sometimes Riser Recliner /Lift Chairs are not the best option. A High Back or, as they are often known, Fireside chairs , give a well fitting, comfortable chair that is much easier to get up from than a standard chair. Particularly good for those who have […]

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Mobility Scooters

Boot / Travel Scooters

N.B. This article is written for general guidance and should not replace medical advice. Want to get out and about more? A scooter can be life changing. But getting the right one is so important. If you are not sure if it is a boot scooter you need, have a quick read of our guide […]

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Wheelchairs

Wheelchairs: Four Things to Consider Before You Buy

N.B. This article is written for general guidance and should not replace medical advice. Wheelchairs come in a variety of styles, colours, sizes and with different features and add-ons. With so much choice in the market, it can be daunting to start looking for the right one for you. This a basic guide to help […]

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Mobility Scooters

Five questions to ask yourself before you buy an electric mobility scooter

N.B. This article is written for general guidance and should not replace medical advice. 1) What do I plan to use it for? The right scooter can bring you renewed freedom but it needs to fit into your lifestyle. It is tempting to look at the larger scooters but ask these questions: will it be […]

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Walking Aids Wheelchairs

Things to consider before buying a walking aid

N.B. This article is written for general guidance and should not replace medical advice. How to choose the correct walking aid Types of walking aids N.B. This article is written for general guidance and should not replace medical advice.

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Incontinence and Toileting

Incontinence and Toileting Issues

N.B. This article is written for general guidance and should not replace medical advice. Incontinence: Break the taboo Many people find incontinence a difficult subject to talk about. The language can be a bit difficult too but we all pee and we all poo so let’s end the embarrassment and make sure we are getting […]

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Servicing and Repair Work

Scooter Servicing

N.B. This article is written for general guidance and should not replace medical advice. Why should I get my scooter serviced at Mobility Stirling? Just as a car needs a regular service, your mobility scooter needs servicing. Manufacturers like Drive Devilbiss, Pride, One Rehab, Sunrise Medical, Kymco and Invacare all recommend an annual service to […]

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Riser Recliner Chairs

A guide to riser recliner chairs

N.B. This article is written for general guidance and should not replace medical advice. What is a riser recliner or lift chair and how do I know how to choose the one that is right for me? When getting in and out the chair becomes a chore in itself, it is time to consider a […]