Negotiating a curb for a person with L4 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 L4 paraplegia to negotiate a low curb in his wheelchair. Notice he lifts his front wheels to clear the lip on the way up, and drops onto his back wheels when coming down. Side view. Contribution from the Shepherd Center, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.