Why is the comfort of wheelchair cushions so variable from one brand of cushion or type of cushion to another? Why does a wheelchair cushion initially feel comfortable, but in a short time becomes uncomfortable? Are there any wheelchair cushions that will provide extended comfort? The best answer to those questions is to understand how each wheelchair cushion works when a client’s shape and weight is placed on top. Let’s investigate the various types of wheelchair cushion materials to determine the comfort level of each. This article will compare foam, air, liquid and buckling column cushion technologies. See which is best for you. Continue reading THE COMFORT OF WHEELCHAIR CUSHIONS
The technology of cushioning has progressed very little even though mankind’s need for comfort while sitting or lying has existed since the beginning of time. History shows various methods of man attempting to find comfort through all the generations and with many types of material.