LWT 027: T-PULL Door Closer – Problem Solver

Tony Awad T-pull

T-PULL Door Closer

T-Pull Door Closer is bound to make everyday life easier and safer for folks who use wheelchairs, walkers, and canes.

Simply closing a door is just that, simple, and doable, and no big deal. Well, I beg to differ when balance and mobility is a challenge. Being someone who knows firsthand the experience of living with a gradual mobility decline I can attest to the range of difficulties that is a part of that process.

Canes and Doors

When I walked with a cane it was usually ok to reach back after I moved through a door threshold to grip the doorknob and pull it close. However, as my balance lessened that was not always the case. Once a walker entered my life, this simple task got a bit harder.

Wheelchairs and Doors

Scooters and wheelchairs are another matter altogether. I can’t count the number of times I have wrenched my shoulder trying to pull a door closed. Seriously, it is a royal pain, which is why when I spotted the T-pull I knew it would help a lot of people.

Woman with shoulder pain

T-Pull Door Closer

It’s simple, discreet, and get the job done.

Maintaining independence is important and looks very different for people with mobility challenges and I for one – love simple gadgets and very useful devices. The T-pull door closer is a real problem solver.

T-pull door closer

In this podcast episode, we talk with Tony Awad from Ottawa, to learn the story behind the T-pull Door Closer.

Tony Awad

Tony Awad, who, after enduring an accident, opted to transition from a career in IT and entered into robotics engineering. Robotics engineering is a field of engineering which centers on building machines that replicate human actions. The T-Pull Door Closer is manufactured in Ottawa, Canada – even though it would cost less to outsource to China. (What’s wrong with this picture?)

Following his accident, Tony spent time attending physiotherapy and using mobility aids and this is when the task of closing a door became difficult. Like many things, necessity is the mother of invention and Tony put his awareness to work to solve this problem.

door closer

Generous Offer for Listeners

It’s clear Tony really wants to be of service to people, so much so that he has generously offered to provide our listeners a courtesy T-Pull Door Closer. Just use the discount code Suzy2020 that will let Tony know you learned about the T-Pull from Susan’s Living Well Today podcast!

It would be more than fair if you could in return pay for the shipping, and if you have feedback then please do let him know.

To learn more – https://t-pull.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/T.Pull/

Twitter: @TPullDoorCloser

It is also available from Amazon .ca & .com

 

Check out more awesome inventions like the hands-free wheelchair in this previous post here

Music credit –
Living Well Today intro and outro music, More Love and Happiness
is provided courtesy of Canadian singer/songwriter, Clela A Errington.

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Living Well Today intro and outro music, More Love and Happiness,
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