Powerchairs and Mobility Scooters
Power Chairs help to improve the quality of life for those individuals with severe mobility issues. Power chairs are sometimes called “electric powered wheel chairs” because they closely resemble the traditional push type or self-propelled wheelchair. A Power chair offers greater in home mobility when compared to a mobility scooter.
Power chairs can fit almost anywhere, for this reason powered wheel chairs are primary
designed for indoor usage. They perform best on flat or smooth surfaces. The “power chair” usually has six wheels, is very maneuverable and can turn on a dime. The chair is driven and controlled by a joy stick. The joy stick makes driving the powered chair easy and is the perfect mobility aid for individuals with limited upper body strength.
So if you are trying decide which mobility product is better for you and are deciding between a power chair or a mobility scooter. If you have very limited mobility and poor upper body strength an electric powered wheel chair would be the best choice.
If you have a question about mobility aids, please call us toll-free at 1-800-377-8033