Category Archives: Lightweight Wheelchairs

Ways to Help a Wheelchair User

Is your friend or loved one in a wheelchair and you are wondering how you can help them? If you would like to help them in more ways, you should start to understand the basic parts of a wheelchair.  Knowing the basic parts and structure of a chair will be helpful with properly handling the […]

Obtaining a Wheelchair with Little to No Income

Wheelchairs can be expensive. So how does one obtain a wheelchair with little to no income? Below are some ways that you can get a wheelchair with low or no income. Please keep in mind this is a simple overview. Medicare For Medicare to pay for a manual wheelchair, you must have a condition that […]

The Future of Wheelchairs

The design of the wheelchair has been through so many changes over the years and has continued to evolve and improve into the present. The future of the wheelchair is fascinating and filled with the newest technology available that will continue to improve the lives of people. Technology like the machinery that can help mold […]

Do wheelchairs need maintenance?

Like any other equipment, wheelchairs require maintenance for many reasons. Proper maintenance will help increase the lifespan of a wheelchair and prevent it from breaking down. The greatest benefit of a routine maintenance on a wheelchair is the chair’s performance. With proper functioning parts, it will decrease drag on the wheelchair and propelled with ease. […]

What materials are used to make wheelchairs so special?

Many wheelchairs are made with materials like steel, aluminum, rubber, plastic, and upholstery. These materials ensure a high quality and prevent the wheelchair from breaking down earlier in its lifespan. How the materials are used: A wheelchair contains steel parts to help it hold together properly. The majority of the wheelchair is made up of […]

The Best Power Wheelchair for Air Travel

The best power wheelchair or scooter to use for a trip by flight are difficult to pick out because depending on the conditions determines they type of wheelchairs or scooters one should take on their trip. There are many different types of wheelchairs out there for different purposes which help facilitate the person’s daily lives. […]

Deciding What is the Best Type of Wheelchair

Deciding what the best type of wheelchair is will have you finding that there is no one clear answer to this question. The best type of wheelchair is whatever best fits the user’s needs while making them feel comfortable and confident. There are many different types of wheelchair categories. Each has different models suited for […]

Should you buy a cheap wheelchair?

It is important that when purchasing a wheelchair the purpose for its need is satisfied. Many will look at the price when purchasing a wheelchair to save money but in the long run, the cost is greater when choosing price over quality. A quality wheelchair will cost more and in return will offer greater benefits. […]

Why are wheelchairs so expensive?

Wheelchairs are built with the highest technology possible to help facilitate the lives of people with the incapacity to walk. Due to the high level of technology, resources, and building capacity prices are set higher than manual wheelchairs. Many people do not understand the processes of how a wheelchair is built and what the testing […]

Do people prefer manual or electric wheelchair?

A person’s preference between a manual or electric wheelchair typically depends on a person’s physical and financial situation. Both have its pros and cons, depending on the individual’s physical condition and the product features. It is one of the most common questions asked when choosing a wheelchair. At the end of the day, people want […]