How to choose wheelchairs for you?
With more and more people have trouble in walking, getting disable, or becoming old and they want to use something to help them walk. Most people choose a wheelchair. However, do you have an idea about how to choose a wheelchair for you? Aha, maybe you have never thought about this question. So today, maybe I will tell you that.
The different kinds of wheelchairs
Before you choose a wheelchair, there is some basic news you should know.To begin with, the different kinds of wheelchairs.There are actually 4 types of wheelchairs in the market now. And they are: Motorized scooters, motorized wheelchairs, self-propelling wheelchairs and push-wheelchairs(transport charges).
The distinctive features of different kinds of wheelchairs.
Motorized scooters: They are suitable for the elderly because the scooters don’t need much strength.But they are too big and too heavy for you to storage and lift it.And most importantly, it is pretty expensive.
Motorized wheelchairs:This kind of wheelchairs is perfect for the ones who has very limited mobility or the ones who is independent
Self-propelling wheelchairs: It’s flexible, can be used alone, don’t need help to push.Easy for you to store, you can just put it anywhere you want it to be.Nevertheless, if the wheel is not clean, you do your hands.
Push-wheelchairs: It’s suitable for those who are extremely limited or movement.And you need some help to push. Another thing you should know is that it’s not very maneuverable so you better avoid crowded places.
The best sellers on Amazon.
After short introduction of wheelchairs.We can have a look at the top 3 on Amazon.
Title Drive Medical Economy Transport Chair, 19 Inch, Silver
Self Transport Folding Wheelchair with Detachable Desk Armrests,
Drive Medical Fly Lite Ultra Lightweight Aluminum Transport Chair
|Weight||14.5 lbs||14.8 pounds||23.5 pounds|
|Weight Capacity||300 lbs||300 lbs||250 lbs|
|Product Dimensions||33 x 22 x 36 inches||36 x 27 x 30 inches||26 x 12 x 31 inches|
|Width of seat||19 inch|
|Reviews||It is light weight and easy to fold and fits in trunk of a car or SUV.||It is also very easy for me to lift and fold away in the trunk of the car.||The chair is very well built and sturdy.||It is light & easy to fold & load into a car trunk.|
In my opinion, if you ask me to choose a wheelchair, I’d like to choose the Fly Lite Ultra Lightweight Aluminum Transport Chair manufactured by Drive Medical. First of all, it’s light and can bear the largest weight capacity. Next, the width of the seat is pretty impressive. Last but not the least, what I think the most important is its lifetime warranty. I would recommend it for those who want to have a good experience on the wheelchairs.
Why do we need to get the best?
Everyone wants to buy the best, especially for our life. Maybe you have a very restricted budget. We still want to get the best one for us. Sometimes, the definition of “best” is different from each other.Maybe you think this one is the best, but the others don’t agree with you. Well, this is because we have different preferences and factors being considered when we are buying stuffs.
For an example, some people consider the most expensive is the best, not considering its features and quality. On the other hand, however, most of the customers would like to consider the features of the products when they are looking for the ideal one.And here are some tips for you to choose a suitable wheelchair for you may as follows:
1. Wheelchairs meet the requirements of you
2. You enjoy the using of the wheelchairs’ features
3. Pay attention to more than 4 kinds of wheelchairs, combine with the cost and how much can you afford to choose the best one
How to find the best adjustable wheelchairs?
1. Feature and specifications
To begin with, you should choose what kind of wheelchairs you want, in thinking your own conditions.You choose a catalogue, whether you want an indoor one or outdoor one, what’s size of the wheelchair you want, what kind of material you want it to be and I think the most important one is how long is the warranty
2. Industry ranking
If you find the perfect one you consider in feature and specifications, then what you should do be to find which company made this, you should search in the internet to learn everything about the industry. Whether it is bad or good, if it’s bad then restart from the first one, or if not, then you can go to the next stage.And here is another tip, everything is possible in the Internet, so you should pay attention to the “paid ranking”.Probably it will mislead you.
So the industry ranking is good and what you should do be to read the reviews of the product you want to purchase, if everyone thinks it’s comfortable and suitable, cozy and perfect for them, maybe it’s perfect one for you, too.Also, you need to be wary of the “paid review”.
Finally, you find the right one you think it’s perfect for you, then you should consider how much you can afford.And the price is the extremely important one to consider.And most of the people regard this factor as the topmost one in the list.
After reading this passage, I am pretty sure you know how to choose a suitable wheelchair for yourself or your family. So good luck!