Monthly Archives: November 2017

“Madness of the brave…”: an armless and legless invalid plans to cross the English channel

Sometimes people are able to display incredible courage and fortitude. Frenchman Philippe Kruazon is a Prime example of the greatness of the spirit – no wonder he earned the nickname “man of iron”. Invalid, devoid of hands and legs, plans … Continue reading

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Nepalese authorities plan to ban climbing on Everest to the disabled and pensioners

Climbing the highest peak in the world is a major achievement for any climber and for people with disabilities is also a proof of their usefulness. But the ascent of disabled people to Everest can be banned.

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A wheelchair converted into a multifunctional device

For more than 100 years of wheelchairs, despite their continuous improvement, have kept the key features of its design. Engineers from Turkey have made a breakthrough in this area – their first pram helps the owner to get out of … Continue reading

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Language – new “steering wheel” wheelchair

Many people with disabilities compensate for lost mobility by using a wheelchair. But the stroller is useless if, for example, paralyzed and hands. The new device will allow the disabled to control the wheelchair using the tongue.

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The rich man died trying to amputate his paralyzed legs with a hacksaw

Bloody horror thrillers of the Saga “Saw” pale in comparison to the reality: in London partially paralyzed disabled person wanted to amputate his leg immobilized with the metal hacksaw. As one would expect, the unfortunate died a horrible death.

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Meet one-armed smartphone in the prosthesis

50-year-old resident of England alone have thought of before, which was not able to invent hundreds of engineers working in companies producing prosthetic limbs. British disabled greatly ease the life smontirovat in the prosthesis cell phone.

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Wheelchair: not vehicle – transport

The invention of Japanese engineers will greatly facilitate the life of disabled people using common wheelchairs. Cheap regular stroller with manual drive can be easily converted into motorized and go on a trip to the shops or to visit.

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