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Freedom And Mobility Isn't Just A State Of Mind

Freedom And Mobility Isn’t Just A State Of Mind

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Freedom And Mobility Isn't Just A State Of Mind
By: Elliott BrownCC BY 2.0

Anybody that has to use a wheelchair or a scooter as primary means of transportation understands how frustrating it can be to be bound by the restricted places that you can’t get to on your own. The great thing is that this doesn’t have to continue to be a limitation. Now there are several different scooter hoists for cars and wheelchair modifications that can be done to an ever growing variety of vehicles.

Simple Solution

Years ago it seemed like the only way you would be able to get your scooter to go anywhere would be to buy or hire a large van that was built especially for this purpose. With the growing technology behind the manufacturing of scooters and powered wheelchairs many of them fold up and can easily be stored in the rear of an SUV or a mini-van. They can even be attached to the outside the vehicle. With the aid of a simple installation of a hoist you can regain the capacity to take your scooter with you anywhere.

Alleviate Unnecessary Stress

Now when you are going out you don’t need to worry about the stress of having to find a wheelchair or a place that offers scooter hire services. By taking your own scooter with you, the sense of comfort and ease that you are used to is not jeopardised.  Also you can save lots of time this way by not having to make the extra trip just to get the mobility that you need.

Before you either had to wait on a service to come and provide you the transportation that you require or you needed to look for adequate services that would meet your needs once you arrived to your destination. If you know that you are going to be in a scooter or a wheelchair for a long period of time then you might as well consider making the different modifications necessary to make your quality of life as comfortable and carefree as possible.

Ease Concerns

One of the most frustrating things to have to deal with when you are going out with your friends and family is feeling like a burden to them because of the stress of helping you with your chair or scooter. While you know in your heart that they really don’t care whether or not they need to help you, there is a certain sense of dignity that is reclaimed when you have the capacity to go about your day in much the same manner as anybody else.

The ease of having your own lift is well worth the little extra expense. Along with the rejuvenating sense of confidence that is regained it is also nice to be able to out to parks and different outdoor venues where you would have never had the option of travelling before. The scooter it seems has become less of a heavy burden as most models are now built for convenience and ease.

Shake Up Stereotypes

Being unable to walk doesn’t have to be as limiting as one may imagine. The range of things that you are now able to accomplish without the use of your legs is monumental. In fact there are very few things anymore that actually can’t be achieved. If you find something that you think might obstruct a disabled persons access, you should do some reach as it is likely that you will be able to find a solution or someone who is working on a solution to overcome that specific challenge.

If you suffer from a handicap, it should not mean that you mobility and freedom should be compromised. The more that you are able to do and access, then the more free and happy you should feel.

Bill Jobs is a writer who believes that innovations like scooter hoists for cars are great because they give disabled individuals the chance to regain their freedom whilst eradicating any burdens in their life which potentially compromise their mobility.

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