Article Type: Research Article

Published: November, 2018

Journal Name: Examines in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Abstract: Background: The progressive nature of neuromuscular disease (NMD) results in a reduction in mobility: a person’s ability to move about, or locomotion. Wheelchair is an assistive technology device (AT) that is fundamental to provide a greater degree of independence in mobility to those affected by an NMD, and its use is mediated by factors related to context, activity, and degree of participation