With a manual wheelchair user arm and hand strength is very important. If you use a manual wheelchair you must protect your hands, even for regular trips like shopping, taking your dog for a walk. With repetitive use of your hands when using a wheelchair they can become blistered, painful and callused. Also when it is cold and wet this can quickly cause pain and discomfort.
We were the first company to recognise that wheelchair users are all unique and that, when it comes to buying gloves, there isn’t a ‘one size fits all’ solution. That’s why we continually strive to develop our products to make sure we move with the times and that our gloves are meeting the needs of those who rely on them.
Not Every Type of Glove Is Suitable for a Wheelchair User
Wheelchair gloves are designed to protect from these problems. Wheelchair gloves are made using strong and long lasting materials, and provide the sort of flexibility you need for the various tasks and movements while out in your wheelchair. . Wheelchair gloves should always provide good grip to grip the rims of wheelchair wheels, there should also be adequate padding and support for the hand and wrist and of course they should be comfortable. A good wheelchair glove should be flexible, allow your hand to breathe.