One can find wheelchairs in several sizes and shapes with various options that help the wheelchair user to get what he or she wants. Accessories for motorized wheelchairs are made in a way to deliver more comfort and efficiency in using the wheelchair as well as going about regular chores.
The first essential accessories for motorized wheelchairs are seat cushions. Ensure that you select your seat cushion carefully otherwise it can lead to pressure sores and contribute to bad posture that can cause neck and back pains.
While it is true that access to wheelchair is generally being considered for most public buildings these days, there are still many that have not brought about any change to their structures to give space to wheelchair users. Additionally. not all private homes are wheelchair accessible. The good news is that there are accessories for motorized wheelchairs like wheelchair ramps that are made to help the user to maneuver themselves.
Wheelchair accessories also help a user board a vehicle or move up stairs. There is a wheelchair lift that takes the wheelchair from floor to floor. With Hydraulic lifts the ride remains smooth even if there is a power failure. Electrical wheelchair lifts come at a lesser price but are equally comfortable. See to it that you have a back-up system in case of an emergency power failure. You will also find automotive lifts and stair lifts.
A few more practical accessories are support kits to help in slip prevention, head support, sitting and leg elevation together with hand gloves, back cushions, and protective padding for elbows, legs and arms.
Each of these accessories for motorized wheelchairs will give wheelchair users more efficiency, comfort and safety and thus will improve the quality of their lives.
Poli Gel Wheelchair Cushion: The Poli-Gel gel/foam wheelchair cushion provides durability, comfort and support all in one. It is a good option for obtaining comfortable seating in any kind of chair. Poli-gel design is perfect for smooth, soft support for optimizing comfort.
Pride SilverStar Single Fold Ramp: Silver Star single-fold ramps from Pride® is a dependable answer for crossing thresholds, curbs and other roadside features. You can find them in different varieties of length and they can carry a weight of up to 600 lbs. Also, lightweight Silver Star Ramps are very compact, making them the best solution for home and away.