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Used Electric Wheelchairs

By Edited Aug 1, 2016 0 0

Used Electric Wheelchairs bargain cheap deals

Used Electric wheelchairs are to help people who had accidents or injuries which affected their ability to walk. He may not be accustomed to using manual wheelchair coupled with his inexperience, can make using wheelchair much more difficult. Instead of purchasing brand new wheelchairs for the healing period,I recommend used electric wheelchairs.
Used electric wheelchair is a cheap and affordable way to accelerate the healing process.Used electric wheelchairs have the same features as any other electric wheelchairs and this aid in his recovery process.

An important feature used electric wheelchair is its ease in handling. This benefits anyone who uses a electric wheelchair. It is unlike operating an old-fashioned chair, it is simple to use. Turning the wheels by hand can be as unsatisfactory as it can be. The strength and dexterity required is not an issue with a used electric wheelchair. Not only does this make the power wheelchair easier for everyone to use, it is essential for those who are elderly, physically handicapped, or prone to pain and stiffness in the hands, wrists, and arms.

Used electric wheelchair are designed for easy access, use, and convenience. Electric wheelchairs are streamlined and compact. This means that they are easier to maneuver wherever you need to travel, as well as being easier to store when they are not in use. There are also no extra parts to get in the way or pose the danger of an accident.

Electric wheelchairs are not only for the elderly persons. A used electric wheelchair is indeed the best choice for the seniors in your life. You want to make life easier for the elderly person, more comfortable, and safer. A used electric wheelchair has the same effects as new electric wheelchairs. There is no safer way for the seniors in your life to get around, either at home or out in public places. Even for younger folks, using manual wheelchairs for prolonged periods can be taxing on his arms. He may even sustain wrist injuries which further affects the healing process. Used electric wheelchair is recommended for users of all ages and races. You will have the peace of mind in knowing he or she will not be at risk of falling and sustaining dangerous injuries.

Used Electric wheelchairs are powered by motors. It can be used in all weather conditions and cost at least US$1,500 for new ones. Used electric wheelchairs, in comparison, cost less than half the original price! Depending on the kind and extent of use, there are several kinds of wheelchairs available on the market. Please consider the weight and size of the person using it, whether for both indoor and outdoor use, the chair's weight capacity, power source, warranty and cost.

Electric wheelchairs are broadly classified into 3 categories namely rear wheel, front wheel and mid wheel drive.

Rear-wheel drive wheelchairs are the most common type. They are faster then front-wheel models but are not as flexible while turning as the front-wheel drive and mid-wheel drive wheelchairs.

Front-wheel drive wheelchairs are more flexible and maneuverable. They are slower than the rear-wheel drive wheelchairs because of this. Mid-wheel drive wheelchairs are the tightest-turning wheelchairs. They are best used for sports use.

Every part of the used electric wheelchair can be customized:frame,wheels,foot/arm rest. They can be detachable, swing away or elevated. Do consider the ability to recline when choosing used electric wheelchairs. For outdoor use, it is best if the used electric wheelchairs come fitted with kerb climbers and lights.

Used electric wheelchairs have also evolved into the latest form, iBot , which costs a cool US$29,000! It can navigate through difficult terrain i.e. sand, gravel, stairs etc...
You can easily find used electric wheelchairs online. It includes sports models that support various activities with a more robust frame and tight turning wheels.

The following are the checklist when buying a used electric wheelchair:
- read the local newspapers for sale of powered wheelchairs
- check the wheels are well oiled with no clear defects
- a nice and comfortable fit for the user as this affects the lifespan of used electric wheelchairs
- Ask your therapist/doctor on how to pick electric wheelchairs

Batteries for electric wheelchairs
There are two kinds of batteries to power used electric wheelchairs: Gel cell and Wet cell and they are rated in amp hours. Do change the old batteries from electric wheelchairs as it may affect the electric system of the wheelchair. You are also advised to use the correct charger for the batteries. Check that the charger is manufactured by the same electric wheelchair vendor.
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