Exercising and maintaining a fitness routine has been proven beneficial in ways extending beyond improving one’s physical health. Basic physical fitness can hinder chronic disease development and ease your ability to complete daily physical tasks. But did you know regular exercise enhances self-esteem and encourages your sense well being? To...

Thankfully, living with multiple sclerosis does not have to mean losing the ability to drive. There is a variety of adaptive automobile equipment available. The National Multiple Sclerosis Society can help you consider all your needs and resources for staying mobile. Check with your healthcare provider—perhaps an occupational therapist—and then start looking into which...

For drivers with disabilities, a handicap accessible vehicle can transform day-to-day life with added independence. To keep the freedom of the open road rolling strong, there are a few critical steps to take: finding and purchasing the right vehicle for you, training on your new equipment, and making certain you're...

Having freedom and independence is critical to maintaining a healthy attitude toward life. The ability to drive is usually at the top of the list when it comes to achieving independence for someone with mobility challenges. There are many options for adaptive vehicle equipment on the market and selecting the...

When learning a new skill or hobby, there may be a time of challenge before complete understanding. In the same way, a new wheelchair user, especially one beginning to use a minivan, SUV, or truck that is wheelchair accessible, can experience difficulties that can be frustrating. But, with the help...

Like their drivers, each adaptive vehicle is unique. That is why it is so important that the technicians who modify vehicles are specially trained to install mobility equipment. The easiest way to ensure your vehicle is being worked on by experienced technicians who follow strict safety guidelines is to choose...