3 Benefits of Mobility Devices Take Back Your Independence

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Mobility issues are far more prevalent than you might have thought. In fact, as many as 6.5 million people use a cane, walker or crutches to assist in their mobility and day to day tasks. This doesn’t even account for 2.2 million more who use wheelchairs, power wheelchairs, and mobility scooters everyday.

Sometimes it is not a cut and dry matter of complete loss of movement. Suffering from partial immobility could be reason enough to justify not getting a mobility vehicle. You or a loved one might justify this choice by thinking of the cost of a chair, the inaccessibility of many public places to chairs, and the cost of upkeep. But the cost of reduced mobility — caregivers, grocery deliveries, transportation costs — cost more than money. They take a serious toll on the sufferers life and emotional well being.

If you or someone you know is suffering from reduced mobility, visiting your local medical supply store to pick out a mobility enhancement vehicle could mean the difference between a long, independent life and one of house bound dependency. If you remain unconvinced, consider these benefits of investing of increasing your moveability:

The need for a constant caregiver can often be eliminated with the introduction of a mobility device into your life. Take yourself to doctors appointments, to get air, to visit friends in the neighborhood. Do things by yourself, for yourself, and without consulting anyone but yourself.

With a mobility device, your life if you own. Take advantage of chair ramps and accommodations at community centers, on buses and in stores, and go wherever you want, wherever you want. The power to change and maintain your life is entirely in your hands.

The natural byproduct of independence and agency is self confidence. When you don’t rely on a relative or a nurse to get you where you’re going, control of your life is indisputable. Don’t let someone else make the decisions in your life.

If it seems unclear whether or not it’s a good idea to invest in a mobility device, consider the positives that come with added independence, agency and confidence. Don’t let your life roll by with getting yourself wheels to ride it with!
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