Wheelchairs are a boon to the physically disabled people who cannot walk or move. With the help of these wheelchairs they can move around anywhere and everywhere. Wheelchairs are now often available free of charge at the Information desk of malls, airports, etc. (Although you will probably need to leave some form of identification as security.) Wheelchairs are also accessories to provide the numerous functions depending on the needs of the user. There are wheelchairs for people with extreme paralysis, which can be controlled from anywhere in the body, such as a power chair, whose owner can control the movements with a mouthpiece, but the simplest form is a lightweight manual model.
Wheelchairs are flexible enough to be tailor-made for your requirements by adding reclining and foot rests, seat and legs elevation, tilting, power stand, and spring suspension. You can also use motorized wheelchairs for tight and low-radius turning. Wheelchairs are available in all different shapes and sizes.
The electric powered wheelchairs have become more popular in recent times. Wheelchairs are great inventions that have provided increased mobility and independence for people with temporary or permanent disabilities. Wheelchairs were originally a basic platform on a set of wheels, but these machines have developed many accessories for improvement since they were first used to help people.
Wheelchair users regard their accessories as a form of expression. Wheelchairs have come a long way from the traditional kind of manual to electric and with the attachment of accessories now introducing a new generation of snazzy and jazzy electric wheelchairs for the younger generations. Wheelchairs can also assist those younger individuals who need assistance walking, not just those with paralysis.
Disabled equipment makes moving easier and sometimes help health professionals to better handle older people as well. Some products, like wheelchairs are mobility accessories designed to help with movement while others assist with daily tasks, sometimes things that seem as simple as getting in and out of bed.
Disabled people often want to travel alone, a way in which they can keep their independence, and for this reason lightweight travel wheelchairs are a very much desired piece of equipment. Walking long corridors, like those from check in to an airplane departure gate can cause a huge amount of stress, even to someone who is only partially mobility impaired.
Lightweight wheelchairs provide more flexibility regarding design options for upholstery, arms rest, foot rest, back rest, wheels and casters, and seats. They are made from high quality material like chrome, titanium, aluminum, steel, and carbon fiber. Lightweight travel wheelchairs have changed so much in recent years that they are now cheaper and much more affordable. Ten years ago no one would ever have dreamed that a wheelchair could weigh only 10kgs and still function properly.