Wheelchairs are indispensable for people whose mobility is restricted. It lessens the need for assistance and gives some them the independence to move around. People who have suffered injuries or are having some kind of disability or illness leading to difficulty in walking require wheelchairs giving them mobility to move from one place to another. Wheelchairs are ideally used at home or in hospitals. Senior citizens, pregnant women and sick people usually depend on them.
A wheelchair has a seat, arm and footrest, and four wheels. Standard folding wheelchairs are convenient while traveling as it can be folded and do not require disassembling. It can also be stored in small spaces. These wheelchairs are usually pushed by an attendant or the user can push on round bars that surround the wheels. Apart from the standard wheelchair, you will find travel wheelchairs, reclining wheelchairs, bathroom rolling or commode chair, and many others for different requirements. The commode chairs are dual purpose wheelchair with portable toilet alternative. They are equipped with the full brake system and feature padded seats, armrest and aluminum footrests. The lightweight and foldable children’s wheelchairs are also available for use by sick, injured or disabled children. Wheelchairs are easy to maintain and do not cost much. Many brands offer wheelchairs at a modest price range. Wheelchairs are available in different sizes. Choose according to the requirement of the user for a comfortable sitting experience on the wheelchair.
The electric wheelchairs use a motor and a battery and are heavy built. Electric wheelchairs use advanced computer technology and include safety features such as automatic brakes and anti-tipping devices. There are a number of choices for electric wheelchairs offered by different brands. Electromagnetic automatic brake wheelchairs are a foldable and portable wheelchair and have a luxurious appearance. It has a safety system that prevents the wheels from sliding off on a gentle slope. This kind of wheelchair has two modes – one of which is motor driven and the other is the manual mode. The wheelchair is made from a durable metal frame and has detachable arm and leg rest and also has a flip up backrest. Quality PU rubber tires are used which makes its wheels wear resistant. This wheelchair is easy to charge and has a good performance of 20 miles when fully charged. Some of the electric wheelchair comes with an intelligent joystick featuring power indicator light, power on/off, horn, and speed up and down buttons. This electric wheelchair can be easily carried on a plane, train or car. Electric wheelchair is suitable for using while outdoors, in shopping malls, school, restaurant or any other place.
Electric wheelchairs help people get around on wheels instead of their feet. They make people become more mobile and independent. It is great and useful equipment for people who demand mobility. Different wheelchairs have different capabilities. Get the best one on the basis of the person’s needs who will be using it.