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Recovery assistant / wheelchair

Recovery assistant
Recovery assistant

The traditional wheelchair merely concerns how to facilitate movement. Long-time using may produce dependence on the wheelchairs, and strength the power of upper body while causing muscle atrophy of lower limbs due to the lack of exercise. With such considerations, we transformed the wheelchair to help the rehabilitation of lower extremity in the way that, users could take advantages of the upper body strength to assist lower extremity.

University

Jiangnan University

Jiangnan University
Wuxi, China

Design

Jiangnan University

Jiangnan University
Wuxi, China

Jiadi Ju Meng Chen Yang Gu