Discount Power Wheelchair Q & A
What are the advantages of a power chair?
Power chairs are invaluable for individuals with any disability that would disallow full use of their arms, who may have balance issues or who would require using a wheelchair for long periods of time. Using a power-assisted electric motor, of course, opens up new possibilities for users to perform important activities of daily life more independently. Anyone can use a power chair to smoothly get around. Power chairs are also space-efficient with a small turning radius.
Power wheelchairs also help to maximize comfort for individuals with a variety of size requirements, needs, and preferences. Seats tend to be wide, cushioned, adjustable and can come in different sizes, depending on the model. Likewise, footplates can be adjusted up or down. Elevating leg rests with an inclined position can also those dealing with edema.
The finer adjustments to the position of the chair can easily be made throughout the operation. For anyone needing to stay in the power chair for a long period of time or perform different kinds of activities, this feature is important. The ability to easily tilt, recline and otherwise adjust the chair helps to maintain good posture and comfort throughout the day.
What are some popular models?
• The EV Rider HP6 Allure is also a popular choice. It features a comfortable captain's seat in two different sizes and has a weight capacity of up to 350 lbs. The Allure is known and trusted for it's enhanced stability and smoothness thanks to its 6 wheels and low center of gravity. It's one of our top power wheelchairs and is very affordable.
• The Shoprider Jimmie power chair is a leading compact model. Weighing only 106.1 pounds, it has a minimal turning radius. For lighter weight individuals or anyone who wants to transport their power chair in a vehicle, the Jimmie is fantastic.