Active Hands Kandu member featured on BBC

A recent feature by the BBC showcased entrepreneurs who have faced life changing injuries or illnesses and have set about creating businesses to help them and others in similar situations. It features Rob Smith from Active Hands who are part of the Kandu Group.  Rob developed the #grippingaids which helps active independence for those with poor hand function. These gripping aids are also recommended to be used on our all-terrain wheelchair product the MT Evo, the wheelchair has been designed for users with limited hand function to be able to access the outdoors. Click the link here and head to the BBC website to read the full story.

Mountain Trike customer Amanda Davidson on what having a Mountain Trike wheelchair means to her

Mountain Trike customer, Amanda Davidson is featured in the Feb / March issue of PosAbility magazine talking about what having a Mountain Trike, all terrain wheelchair means to her… While approaching 10 years’ service, Metropolitan Police officer Amanda Davidson sustained multiple back injuries at the hands of a schizophrenic patient during a domestic call and was forced to take early retirement. As Amanda explains, there were some positives. She met her husband the day she left London and the couple now have two teenage daughters. She takes up the story: “Life has not been smooth. I developed Lupus shortly after leaving, had a stroke at 38 and then the Lupus attacked the site of my spinal fixation. For the last six years, I have been using a wheelchair for anything other than light walking in the house. Anything more and the legs paralyze. The more often this happens, the…

Review of the Mountain Trike & MT Push wheelchair – The Outdoor Guide

We recently met Debbie North and her partner Andy who were keen to learn more about our all terrain wheelchairs – so we took them a Mountain Trike and a MT Push to try out. Due to spinal degeneration Debbie needs to use a wheelchair and to continue her passion for hill walking and the great outdoors she gets around in a TerrainHopper, which unlike the Mountain Trike is electric powered. Over the last few years Debs has been dedicated to making the inaccessible accessible and works alongside The Outdoor Guide with well know walker and countryside lover, Julia Bradbury, putting together complete wheelchair-friendly packages for wonderful trips. Read on to find out what Debs thought of our all terrain manual wheelchairs and to also see the short video clip… Read review here