About the Author: Kevin Cleary

Kevin Cleary

Kevin Cleary has been a Health Products For You contributor for many years and has a degree in marketing. His health and wellness journey has a very personal meaning and has guided him in his content writing for HPFY.

In 2006, he sustained an injury while jumping on a trampoline with his son, severely injuring his neck and has been living as a quadriplegic since. His injury forced him to learn facets of the medical product field that he would otherwise not have known.

After several years of therapy, he has used many medical devices such as wheelchairs, standing frames, neuromuscular stimulators, as well as other rehab/therapy items that have helped him live life to the fullest. This hands-on insight has helped him with research and content creation.

Kevin enjoys sampling cuisines from different countries, listening to music, watching sports and enjoying a glass of single malt scotch!

Kevin Cleary's Articles

Wheelchair Varieties: One Size Does Not Fit All

Posted on May 07, 2015 by Kevin Cleary

Guess what? As it turns out, everyone is different!! We come in all sizes and shapes and therefore require different sizes and styles of just about everything. This train of thought also applies to wheelchairs. Since there is a wide range of needs and requirements, there are options available to accommodate just about everyone.

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Posted in Manual Wheelchair Power Chair

Kids Zone: Pediatric Wheelchair Options

Posted on May 07, 2015 by Kevin Cleary

Hopefully you will never be faced with the dilemma of needing a wheelchair for your child, but if you ever do it’s good to know that there are plenty of options. Each child is different; therefore there is no cookie-cutter formula for pediatric wheelchairs. As opposed to wheelchairs designed for adults, those designed for children require a slightly different approach.

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Posted in Pediatric Wheelchair

Wheelchair Ramps vs. Lifts: Which Is Right for You?

Posted on Oct 18, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

The concept of modifying your home for accessibility with the wheelchair can seem like a daunting project. Most homes are constructed with stairs or steps that are just not practical or even traversable by a wheelchair. The installation process for both does come with a unique set of issues for both and understanding your needs and property/home can help decide which alternative is right for you.

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Posted in Ramps & Lifts