After losing her brother and becoming a paraplegic in a horrific motor vehicle accident Sarah Casteel has gone on to become a world ranked wheelchair tennis champion. With a mean top-spin backhand the inspiring Sarah Casteel has her eyes set on the London Paralympics 2012.
This week our sexy disabled 3D wheelchair models Michael in briefs and Kay in a pink bikini splash into some pool fun. A big problem with Daz3D is animating water and creating splash effects. We explain the short cuts so you can get straight to the pool fun part.
3D wheelchair models Ioke and Victoria and for the ladies, Michael our handsome 3D male model. Men and women with spinal cord injury and wheelchair devotees are willing to model for me. Problem is they become shy when it comes to publishing their image on the internet.
Movie studios employ dozens of CGI (Computer Generated Image) artists who toil for years to produce a two hour movie like Avatar. It can take months to learn how to use complex NURBS 3D modeling programs. Here are a few of my 3D disability modeling creations.
Guidelines for wheelchair service delivery systems that provide and improve access to manual wheelchairs. Great strategies for wheelchair provision, as well as user instruction and care. The important link between the user and the wheelchair.
Changing supra pubic catheters can be a daunting task. I have guided many through a suprapubic catheter change over 16 years. Take a deep breath and relax. Here is both our 3 step emergency guide and easy to follow 10 step guide on how to safely change a supra pubic catheter.
A bladder washout is a technique used to flush blood clots or debris from the bladder by pushing solution into the bladder and immediately draining. A bladder washout may also be performed when unable to drink enough fluids, or to rid the bladder of certain urinary tract infections.
Guidelines on design production and selection of manual wheelchairs. How to produce and supply quality manual wheelchairs in less-resourced settings. Health and safety, strength and durability, suitability for use, and effective production methods are main design criteria. These determine functional performance, stability, manoeuvrability, pushing and transferring efficiency, transport and reliability. Solid Long term testing and follow-ups involve local wheelchair users knowledgeable about their physical, environmental, social and cultural needs.
Cutting edge technology and custom wheelchair designs greatly enhance the quality of life for disabled. The new millennium will see the production of highly sophisticated wheelchairs and disability equipment that may well make the term disability extinct. Leading the charge Segway type personal mobility wheelchairs and exoskeletons originally designed for military personnel are already available to the cashed up public…