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If I have a spinal cord injury, what wheelchair transfer techniques are available?
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Dr. Gael Yonnet
Neurology
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In brief: See answer below
It all depends where you need to transfer to.
Check out fasteddy07 on youtube where i demonstrate how to perform a variety of wheelchair transfers, on a shower bench, on a bed, in a car, from the floor etc... Of course, depending on the injury level, some transfers may not be possible independently.

In brief: See answer below
It all depends where you need to transfer to.
Check out fasteddy07 on youtube where i demonstrate how to perform a variety of wheelchair transfers, on a shower bench, on a bed, in a car, from the floor etc... Of course, depending on the injury level, some transfers may not be possible independently.
Dr. Gael Yonnet
Dr. Gael Yonnet
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Dr. William Newton
Pain Management
In brief: Depends
It is based on the level of the injury and residual function.
C7 injuries should be able to transfer independently with a slide board. Higher levels may require a lift.

In brief: Depends
It is based on the level of the injury and residual function.
C7 injuries should be able to transfer independently with a slide board. Higher levels may require a lift.
Dr. William Newton
Dr. William Newton
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