Archive | Wheelchair

Renting a Scooter or Wheelchair: Key Benefits

A scooter or wheelchair can be an invaluable ally to anyone with mobility issues. For those with chronic conditions, the cost of buying a wheelchair is often fully or partially covered by Medicare or private insurance. But that isn’t the only situation in which a wheelchair is necessary. For those times when purchasing a chair […]

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types of wheelchairs

What Are the Different Types of Wheelchairs?

Wheelchairs are used by a wide range of individuals, including: Older people or others with chronic mobility issues such as osteoarthritis, Parkinson’s disease and more People with permanent physical disabilities who are unable to move on their own Bariatric patients suffering from severe obesity Otherwise healthy people recovering from an illness, injury or surgery As […]

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K0001 / K0002 Standard DX Wheelchair

How to Choose Accessories for Your Wheelchair

As the general population of the Mid-Atlantic region ages, more individuals are relying on mobility devices to get around. This increased need has created a large market for accessories for your wheelchair that expand the functionality and safety of wheelchairs, scooters and other products. Why Accessorize Your Wheelchair? Whether they’re something you rely on every […]

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How to Make an Informed Purchase When Buying a Wheelchair

An aging population has created a strong market for mobility devices such as wheelchairs. As a result, individuals have more options than ever before when buying a wheelchair. Some of the most common types of wheelchairs include: Standard wheelchairs: Simple and straightforward, standard wheelchairs feature large back wheels for indoor/outdoor use, a folding design for […]

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How to Choose a Wheelchair That’s Right for You

In some ways, choosing a wheelchair is not very different from selecting a microwave oven, refrigerator or a central air conditioning unit. You want it to function as advertised, come equipped with the special features you want or need and be in your price range. However, wheelchairs are different from other consumer products because of […]

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Types and Sizes of Wheelchair Ramps

Wheelchair Ramps for the Home The purpose of wheelchair ramps are to allow wheelchairs to go up and down stars, getting in and out of accessible vehicles or help with thresholds. Wheelchair ramps are available in a wide variety of types and sizes, offering different functionality. Here are some types and sizes of wheelchair ramps available. […]

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Power Wheelchair Approved thru Medicare

How to Get a Power Wheelchair Approved Thru Medicare When you get involved in an accident, you may need the help of a power wheelchair to move around. Getting one approved by Medicare can be challenging. However, when you follow these steps you will not have a problem. Make an appointment:  You first need to […]

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Manual Wheelchair Approved Through Medicare

Manual Wheelchair Approved Through Medicare

How to Get a Manual Wheelchair Approved through Medicare When tragedy strikes and renders you motionless, you may want to use a manual wheelchair. Getting a manual wheelchair may seem easy but getting it approved through Medicare may need you to follow these steps. 1. Consult your doctor:  The first thing you need to do is […]

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