Besides being a great resource for reading and writing reviews, Crytico is also a unique website where thousands of mobility products and dealers/providers are in one place; like these cool adaptive products. No longer do you need to go to 10-15 different websites to find products and services for your specific mobility challenges; Now you can hang out on Crytico.com. Another benefit is that Crytico may introduce you to products you didn’t know existed; you can’t google what you don’t know to google:-)
Here are some fun and interesting products that you can find on Crytico that help people with different levels of mobility challenges.
Do you own a manual wheelchair and sometimes get tired after hours of pushing your wheels? Then Wijit is a product for you! It is a lever system that can be adapted to your current wheelchair and gives you all the features of a powered wheelchair but at a fraction of the cost.
2. Automatic Door Opener
The Otodor is an automatic swing door operator. This is a great product for all levels of mobility issues; from an elderly person to someone who uses a wheelchair. This device can be installed on interior doors and with a push of a button, open sesame! It’s a perfect use for use of the door from your garage entering into your home.
A robotic arm? Yes! For those of you who may have significant physical limitations, this robotic arm can assist in daily tasks that may be difficult for you to perform. With help eating to picking up objects; if you can control a wheelchair, you can control the Jaco!
4. Standing and Lifting Aid
Are you a caregiver or know someone who is? The Sara 3000 is a lifting device that aids caregivers lift family members or patients out of bed, out of their wheelchair, etc. The health and safety of caregivers is so important and this product helps with ensuring they don’t injure themselves or the person they are helping. Click here to read reviews on the Sara 3000.
5. Driving Aids
Want to get behind the wheel and experience driving again? With limited modifications to your vehicle’s dash, this is a great option for people who are in the market for hand controls. The Autolock features allows you to lock the device so people who need to use your vehicle (mechanics, valets, etc.) can’t misuse the driving device. As with any driving device or hand controls, always get a professional driver evaluation to ensure safety and recommended products for your capabilities. Read reviews on this SureGrip driving device.
Winter is around the corner, ever thought about using a monoski and hitting the slopes? This Torino model has bells and whistles that’ll help you make the most of your skiing experience. Here is a great article on ski resorts that specialize in adaptive skiing. http://www.disabled-world.com/sports/snow/resorts.php
7. Mobility Ventures
For those of you who are looking for a wheelchair van, the MV-1 may just be your ticket. Many times, the transition from a full-size accessible van to a wheelchair accessible minivan isn’t very exciting. You may want to take a look at the MV-1 as it’s sort of a mix between a minivan and full-size van with lots of interior headroom and the option to position the wheelchair in the front passenger position.
This walker was designed with the active person in mind. Have you been wanting to get in shape, but fear stability with cracks, gravel, snow and grass? This particular assistive device is an outdoor walker built for support and comfort. Get in shape and be safe when hitting the trails and gear up with the Veloped!
For parents with children who have a disability, this is a great option if you need a pediatric wheelchair. Made by Convaid, this wheelchair is customizable and with different reclining positions to grow with your child. Along with tons of functionality comes a little fun with color options like “sassy purple” and “apple green”.
10. Stair Lift
Are the stairs in your home getting tougher and tougher to manage? The Elan stair lift by Bruno may be a great solution for you. With its continuous charge and 300lb lifting capacity, introduce this to the seniors in your life who need a little help with getting to different levels of their home. When the stair lift is not in use, it can be folded so it only protrudes 12” from the wall.
Crytico does not endorse one product over another, our goal is to educate and introduce you to some products you may not know are out there. Email us with any suggestions or comments – firstname.lastname@example.org.