Miller Mobility Products is a durable medical equipment and medical supply store. We have two locations in Waukesha and Mequon, Wisconsin. We serve the Milwaukee, Waukesha, Madison areas and all of Southeastern Wisconsin.
Visit our web site for more information about Miller Mobility Products: www.millermobility.com.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Which Wheelchair is Right for me?
come in a variety of colors, sizes and movement options. While determining the
size (child or adult) and color of your wheelchair might be easy choices, you
need to ask yourself what is the best movement option? Do you want to be able
to move the wheelchair manually? Or would you prefer to travel long distances
in your wheelchair?
Here we will discuss the difference between
electric, manual and power wheelchairs.
Power Chairs: A power chair, similar to a scooter
in design, is a wheelchair propelled by an electric motor. Power chairs, also
known as motorized wheelchairs, are ideal for traveling long distances and over
Manual Wheelchairs: A manually powered wheelchair
requires you to move them. By turning the wheels, you will be able to move from
place to place. Some manual wheelchairs are foldable and can be stored in a
Electric Wheelchairs: Electric wheelchairs are similar to
power chairs in which they are propelled by an electric motor. However, they
still have the same appearance as a manual wheelchair. Some electric
wheelchairs are foldable and can be stored just like the manual wheelchairs.
If you are
looking for a wheelchair, contact the knowledgeable staff at Miller MobilityProducts. We have many different wheelchair models available. Visit one of our
showrooms today and find the wheelchair or power chair right for you.