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We are glad to see you on the Wheelchair Assistance web site! Wheelchairs allow the users to move around relatively easily and to live a disengaged and active life. Everyone can find many various makes of wheelchairs to meet special users' demands, such as manual wheelchairs, electric wheelchairs and power wheelchairs. It is basically a chair placed on wheels, which can be moved either electrically or by hands. Wheelchairs are a real godsend for the Disabled, they were invented to provide mobility to the people for whom walking is difficult or impossible because of illness or from birth. Lots of inventions have been made in the wheelchair area to make the life of people with disabilities more and more comfortable.
Wheelchair is a necessity for a person who have limited mobility or who need help if he or she have been injured for some period. Hospitals use chairs to transport patients who cannot walk from one place to another. The wheelchairs are obviously necessary to thousands of people and companies, so that's why there is such a big variety of them.
There are many different manual wheelchairs that people can choose from. Each type of chair is constructed differently and for diverse purposes. But they all help to transport people from one place to the other. Manual wheelchairs can be subdivided into some main types:Standard Wheelchairs
These are the largest and most massive wheelchairs that are usually used by individuals. They are most inexpensive and truly reliable. But they have one essential drawback - they are very bulky, and some people have a complicated time summoning their upper body strength to use such chairs, so they cannot travel very easily.Lightweight Wheelchairs
Lightweight chairs look truly close to standard versions excluding that they are more lightweight and less bulky, accordingly they are more compact. This type of wheelchairs is produced using aluminum or even titanium parts. It is much easier to move around in such chair. The only drawback of such models is that they cannot manage with heavy weights because they can break.Sport Wheelchairs
Sport wheelchairs are not widespread since they are generally used by disabled persons who are going in for sports like running, basketball, tennis and many others. Every sport wheelchair is made specially for the sport the user is going to take part in and customized to fit his or her body type. As such chairs are custom made, they are the most expensive models of whelchairs that you can purchase.Transport Wheelchairs
This type of wheelchairs is more generally used by clinics and hospitals. These models are lightweight, but they are not made to be used daily. Their small size makes them strong enough to be used to carry patients from one place to another in the general conditions.
Please remember that Disabled only means differently-abled. These people are free to move wherever they like with the maintenance of wheelchairs. If you are looking for manual wheelchair, than you are in the right place.
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