The main benefit of the Freedom Chair’s lever system is that it makes it easier to push than a regular wheelchair. The levers engage larger upper body muscles to amplify your force. The strength required depends on what you are trying to do in the chair.
In 2009, Ty was in a truck that hit a rough patch of dirt and rolled three times, ejecting him 25 feet into the air. Ty sustained a severe spinal cord injury and was diagnosed as a C5 quadriplegic. Even after leaving Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals, his life as a hunter and outdoorsman seemed to be in jeopardy.