Daisuke Kikuchi

Daisuke Kikuchi is a staff writer at The Japan Times. When not trying to keep up with the country’s myriad music scenes, he is tracking current political trends.

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Pedal-powered wheelchair a hit for therapy, rehabilitation

Aug 19, 2016

Pedal-powered wheelchair a hit for therapy, rehabilitation

The ongoing effort to improve the wheelchair isn’t just about electricity and advanced technology. TESS Co.’s Cogy wheelchair, designed for people who have trouble walking but can still move their legs, is pedal-powered, says the firm’s representative director, Kenji Suzuki. “You can start pedaling ...