Chronic Illness

So, You've Never Used a Manual Wheelchair Before?

So, You've Never Used a Manual Wheelchair Before?

Over 30% of GRIT Freedom Chair riders have never used a manual wheelchair before. Individuals with difficulty walking find that the GRIT Freedom Chair enables easier travel over long distances and rough terrain than their walkers, canes, or crutches. If this is your first wheeled mobility device, you might have some questions, and we're here to help. 

18 Months of GRIT

18 Months of GRIT

When I first started riding my GRIT Freedom Chair, it certainly made a lot of things easier in my life. However, I'm the type of person to push the limits of myself and my equipment, and it wasn't long at all before I was setting my sights on loftier summits. 

It's a GRIT Life: Chapter 3 - Camping with GRIT

It's a GRIT Life: Chapter 3 - Camping with GRIT

In her new series, IT'S A GRIT LIFE, Nerissa shares how the GRIT Freedom Chair helps her to continue engaging in her favorite activities and living a life of adventure. In today's episode she talks about using the Freedom Chair on a recent camping trip!

It's a GRIT Life: Chapter 2 - Getting GRITty with Sand

It's a GRIT Life: Chapter 2 - Getting GRITty with Sand

In her new series, IT'S A GRIT LIFE, Nerissa shares how the GRIT Freedom Chair helps her to continue engaging in her favorite activities and living a life of adventure. Today she discusses using the Freedom Chair in all different types of sand.

Rolling With the Punches

Rolling With the Punches

What is that saying? "You can't choose what happens to you, but you can choose how you react to it." I didn't choose to get sick. I didn't choose to experience chronic pain, widespread inflammation, motor control difficulties, and more. I didn't choose any of that, but I choose to use a wheelchair.