There are several types of wheelchairs available, including:
Manual wheelchair - This type of wheelchair is operated by the user or a caregiver using their own strength to push the wheels. It can come in different materials and designs, such as lightweight or heavy-duty, foldable or not, and with or without adjustable features.
Power wheelchair - This type of wheelchair is powered by batteries and can be operated by the user using a joystick or other control device. They can come in different designs such as indoor or outdoor use, and with or without adjustable features. For example, our Arete Health Models of Electric wheelchairs.
Reclining wheelchair - This type of wheelchair allows the user to recline and change positions, which can be beneficial for individuals with certain medical conditions or for pressure relief. For example, our Arete Health Model 203 Electric Reclining Wheelchair which can recline with the touch of a button.
Transport wheelchair - This type of wheelchair is designed to be pushed by a caregiver and typically has smaller wheels and a foldable design for easy transportation.
Sport wheelchair - This type of wheelchair is designed for individuals who participate in sports or other active pursuits. They are typically lightweight and have a more aerodynamic design.
Bariatric wheelchair - This type of wheelchair is designed for larger individuals and has a weight capacity of up to 500 pounds.
Pediatric wheelchair - This type of wheelchair is designed for children and has a smaller size and weight capacity.
Standing wheelchair - This type of wheelchair allows the user to stand up and move around. It's designed for people with disabilities that affect their legs, such as spinal cord injury or cerebral palsy.
It's important to choose the right type of wheelchair that fits your needs and preferences, as well as taking into account the environment where the wheelchair will be used and the user's physical capabilities.
At Arete First, we offer a wide range of health and fitness products for individuals who require them. Our aim is to bring products of excellent quality to our customers, so feel free to contact us for any enquiries.