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Wearable tech for wheelchair users

Garza Member Posts: 149 Pioneering
I am interested in getting something like a fitbit or similar device  to track things such as activity, heart rate etc, I was wondering if any other wheelchair users had experience of these and could recommend one that records pushes as opposed to steps.

thanks in advance for your thoughts


  • Antonia_Alumni
    Antonia_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 1,781 Pioneering
    Hi @Garza welcome to the community. You may find these options useful from Able Magazine, some of our members may have some other suggestions and will be able to share this with you soon.
  • Matt_Scope
    Matt_Scope Scope Navigate service Posts: 56 Pioneering
    some of the step counting wearable tech will work when pushing chairs or can be converted to count pushes apparently. Its worth researching them individually.   I use one but I tend to push with my partner who runs and we have simply worked out the ration of steps to pushes, but there are other options., 
  • Garza
    Garza Member Posts: 149 Pioneering
    thanks matt, i will keep that in mind and keep looking, its a shame nothing is readily available


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