Manual Wheelchairs has no subcategories
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Programs that pay for or provide wheeled mobility devices that are propelled by their occupants or by someone else who pushes the wheelchair. Skilled users can control speed and turning and often learn to balance the chair on its rear wheels, a maneuver that allows the individual to climb and descend curbs and move over small obstacles. Manual wheelchairs are lighter than their powered counterparts, provide for maximum independence of movement and are easier to manage.
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