Wheelchair joystick knob

Project  / Project number: BK2021/079  /  Status:

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Wheelchair with more comfortable joystick

The challenge

The client’s arthritis makes it painful to grasp the small knob on her wheelchair joystick.

The solution

A larger knob was made from a tennis ball and a short length of broom handle. The large size and soft texture is much more comfortable

The benefit

The client can now operate her wheelchair more easily.

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