The world’s first ‘Therapeutic Wheelchair Technology’

The ROWHEELS Revolution 1.0 uses a unique rowing motion that:

  • Reduces/eliminates pains, aches and injuries to the shoulders
  • Builds upper body core strength, improves posture
  • Reduces the use of pain meds
  • Improves breathing and fitness
  • Helps you retain long-term mobility

Pulling Explained

The main problem with traditional wheelchair pushing is that it relies mainly on two smaller muscles groups.  Over time these muscles frequently become overused and tighten, pulling the shoulder joint forward into an unstable position, this makes the shoulder joint prone to injury and pain.

When using the Revolution 1.0 you pull on the hand-rims to go forward. This pulling action uses more capable muscles in your upper back and shoulders resulting in a reduced risk of shoulder-related injuries, over time the ROWHEELS pulling action will actually help strengthen your upper-body.

Braking Explained

The ROWHEELS Revolution 1.0 has an assisted braking system made possible because the wheel and the hand-rim are not directly connected.  By simply pushing the hand-rim towards your body you engage the brake pads against the braking surface on the rim of the wheel.

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Ergonomics Explained

The ROWHEELS Revolution 1.0 is a foldable lightweight chair that will allow you to quickly perform your daily tasks without the weight of your wheelchair holding you back. ROWHEELS Revolution 1.0 chairs are easily portable, which makes them ideal for those who travel.

ROWHEELS designed  and  developed the Revolution 1.0 manual  wheelchair  that  transforms  the  user experience.  The patented  geared  drive  and  its  unique  pull  (rowing)  motion  are  more  tuned  to  proper  human  body  motion  and  as  such  are  superior  to  all  other  manual  wheelchairs.  ROWHEELS patented  technology  revolutionizes  wheelchair  design  and  brings  relief  to  manual  wheelchair  users  from  the  physical  pain  caused  by  strenuous  pushing.

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Wrist Action Explained

All Revolution 1.0 wheelchairs come with oval hand-rims which have been shown to help reduce hand and wrist pain. For users with reduced or no grip, we also offer Q-grip and RibGrip hand=rims. RibGrip – is ergonomic and responsive, the soft rib discs increase performance and decrease fatigue. Q-Grip  – uses an exclusive anti-slip, latex-free, neoprene coating for improved grip and control. They are ideal for anyone who prefers the feel and functionality of a fully-coated hand-rim. Research shows the Q-Grip to be 59.1% more grippy than a vinyl hand-rim.

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