The Swivel was developed by Rick Carbaugh after his frustration with products on the market he purchased to aid in transferring his invalid wife who suffered from MS. Rick estimates that he moved her 40 to 50 times per day.
The nature of moving people with disabilities is considered a hazardous activity if it is performed in a health care setting. If it is at home it’s just a personal problem. But it can be even more hazardous since there
The concept of using leverage for moving heavy objects is older than the pyramids. The pyramids could not have been built without it. This same principle has been used by most everyone since it’s discovery except the health care industry.