If you’re a wheelchair user (or know someone who is) this latest infographic from KD Smart Chair is a great resource to improve circulation and posture through specific stretching exercises.
Some of the benefits of stretching for wheelchair users include: increased flexibility, improved circulation, stress relief, improved posture, enhanced coordination and increased energy levels.
The infographic includes a total of 13 different exercise techniques that can be preformed while sitting in a wheelchair. While many of these involve hand and arm movements, others focus on exercising the back and legs.
Before trying any of the exercises below, you should consult your doctor first to help avoid any injuries and to see which exercises are suitable to your specific health conditions.