Numotion's COVID-19 Response: What you Need to Know

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side-image-(4).PNG1. Opening doors. The footrest sticks out further on power chairs, so opening a door may require you to use the footrest. Adding a toe kick can save a lot of wear and tear on your doors. 


2. Closing doors. Closing doors in a power chair can be difficult due to the footrest getting in the way. Put a band or piece of rope on door handles. This allows you to hook one hand into the band or rope, and pull the door toward you as you drive backwards with your other hand on the joystick.













 
Clark Landis, ATP/SMS

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Clark Landis, ATP/SMS

Clark Landis is a RESNA Certified Assistive Technology Professional, ATP/SMS Specializing in Seating and Mobility for over 33 years. He dove into a river 40 years ago, becoming a quadriplegic and full time wheelchair user. He’s been married to his wife Leilani for 32 years, and they have two kids, Brandon, 27, and Alexa, 22. He is a sports enthusiast - especially when it has to do with his University of Washington Huskies! Clark’s career in the complex rehab technology world can be summed up in the great joy he takes in helping others get mobility equipment to achieve greater independence.