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Many wheelchair users also use other means of mobility.

Some wheelchair users are able to walk with canes, crutches, or walkers, or even without assistive devices for short distances or time periods. Using a wheelchair, however, can help an individual conserve energy when he needs to be mobile for a long time period or move about more quickly when he needs to travel long distances.