Descending a small curb backwards for a person with T5-6 paraplegia.

Shepherd Center, Atlanta United States
paraplegia - wheelchair mobility

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This video is an example of the technique used by a person with T5-6 paraplegia to negotiate a small curb in his wheelchair. Notice he lifts his front wheels to clear the lip on the way up, and drops his weight over his knees when coming down backwards. Side view. Contribution from the Shepherd Center, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.