What is the WC-BRAKEBUDDY?
A WC-BRAKEBUDDY is a wheelchair safety brake accessory that aids in the prevention of a fall or injury caused by wheelchair rollbacks.
How does it benefit me?
The WC-BRAKEBUDDY is beneficial to anyone operating a manual wheelchair. It provides peace of mind and a feeling of security to the person in the chair, family members, attendants or caregivers.
According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, in 1996 there were 323,000 hospitalizations due to hip fractures. Lodi Memorial Hospital in California, alone, reported 50 hip replacements in 2004 each costing approximately $115,000.
"The WC-BRAKEBUDDY, a helping hand that's always around."