Manual Wheelchairs

Ergonomic Equipment & Supplies


A manual wheelchair is designed to assist people with limited or no ability to walk or move independently. It is manually operated by the user or a caregiver, using their arms to propel and steer the wheelchair. Commonly used by people with mobility impairments, including spinal cord injuries, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy and various other conditions that affect the ability to walk or move. Key features of a manual will include the frame, normally made of lightweight materials like aluminum or steel to make it easier to maneuver and transport. A seat and backrest should be comfortable and supportive, and the armrests on either side of the seat offer additional support for the arms. Most manual wheelchairs have detachable or swing-away footrests or leg rests to support the legs and feet while seated, and most have large rear wheels, to help grip and propel you forward or backward. Some wheelchairs may have smaller front casters for stability and easier maneuverability. more

Manual wheelchairs may have parking or locking brakes on the rear wheels to keep the wheelchair stationary when needed, and most are designed to be foldable, making transportation and storage. easy. The choice of a wheelchair really depends on your specific mobility needs, lifestyle, and personal preferences. . Physical weight and portability are usually always important, but some people may have heavy duty bariatric requirements, pediatric, reclining needs or even sporting needs.

View as Grid List

3 Items

Set Descending Direction
View as Grid List

3 Items

Set Descending Direction
per page