This wheelchair with brakes on the handles is very practical and provides extra safety for the user. The size of its wheels allows it to be used both indoors and outdoors.
Chairs are technical aids that promote the transfer of people who have permanently or totally or partially lost the ability to move.
There is a wide variety of wheelchairs. A fundamental classification is the one that distinguishes according to the size of the wheel. Chairs with large rear wheels allow people who have sufficient arm strength to self-propel themselves. If you do not have such autonomy to move, a chair with small rear wheels will suffice.
If the chair is to be used mainly at home, a chair with small rear wheels is recommended, as it is more manageable indoors.
It is also important to assess the weight the chair will have. It will depend on the material with which the chair is made. Aluminum is the lightest material.
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