Posts tagged "wheelchair"

Pimp My Ride: Mom Makes Amazing Halloween Costumes For Son In Wheelchair

Caleb McLelland has had spina bifida his entire life, and has always had to use a wheelchair. Every Halloween, Cassie McLelland, Caleb’s mom, has made sure her son can go trick-or-treating with his friends and family by crafting Caleb awesome Halloween costumes that incorporate his wheelchair into the ensemble. Now 9-years-old, Caleb’s costumes have become…

By: Katie Oldenburg / October 15, 2014

Of Course Lady Gaga Has A Louis Vuitton Wheelchair

It’s no secret that Lady Gaga’s been having some health problems of late. In February, she cancelled her Born This Way tour, after sustaining a labral tear in her hip. For the past several weeks she’s been recovering from hip surgery and has been seen in all manner of fancy, upscale wheelchairs. Her latest luxe…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 1, 2013

This Is How Lady Gaga Recovers From A Hip Replacement

When Lady Gaga has a hip replacement, you’d better believe she’s going to roll out of the recovery room in a couture wheelchair. And naturally, Terry Richardson will be waiting there to photograph her in it.

Instead of hobbling around on crutches like most of us would after her recent hip replacement, the…

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 13, 2013

Wheel Cute: 10 Adorable Animals On Wheels

This week, we heard about Chris P. Bacon, the piglet on wheels, and a goldfish who floats with the help of a harness. You thought you had things hard, you ain’t got nothin’ on these physically challenged animals. These dogs, cats, pigs and alpacas (yes, that’s right, alpacas) were born just a little bit different,…

By: Julie Gerstein / February 8, 2013

Finding Freedom: Artist Explores The Ocean In Underwater Wheelchair

Sue Austin is a performance and installation artist based in the UK. She has been wheelchair-bound since 1996, and dedicated her artistic work to “finding ways to understand and represent my embodied experience as a wheelchair user.” Most recently this goal has led her to team with scientists and diving experts to create a self-propelled…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 30, 2012

Wheelchairs You Control With Your Mind

We don’t give it a second thought walking down the street and turning wherever we want but for some people it’s not so simple. Toyota has just come out with a way for wheelchair bound folks to steer their way easily just by using their mind. Just by willing themselves to turn a corner, the…

By: Deborah Findling / June 30, 2009