Top 5 Mobility Aids and Wheelchairs to Make Life Easier

There will come a point in our lives where we would need mobility aids or wheelchairs either due to an accident or just simply going through the process of aging. One could find many types of mobility aids and wheelchairs in the market and it could get quite overwhelming. Don’t worry! Here are a few general tips that may help you make a more informed decision!

 

Shoulder Crutches

Distributes weight and pressure evenly. Crutches rest under armpits making it suitable for first time mobility aid users. Good for pre or post-operation that requires maximum stability.

  • Height adjustable
  • Sturdy
  • Reliable
  • Less pressure on the hands and wrists
  • Aluminium

 

Elbow Crutches

For experienced mobility aid users or those with good arm strength. Especially after going through physical rehab when strength is gained and only require medium range stability.

  • Height adjustable
  • Sturdy
  • Reliable
  • Aluminium
  • Easier and safer to ascend and descend stairs compared to shoulder crutches
  • Does not cause binding or wrinkling of clothing in the armpit

 

Walking frame 6001, Adjustable & Foldable

4-legged walking frame to provide maximum support for more severe mobility issues. Suitable for adults and the elderly. Amputation

  • Sturdy and safe
  • Single steel cross brace in front to provide extra stability
  • Height adjustable
  • One-touch button release makes folding easier
  • Foldable for easy storage and transport
  • Aluminium

 

Ta-Da Chair

A versatile mobility aid that simultaneously provides the user with a walking stick for support and a seat for resting. Great for waiting in line or taking short breaks on walks!

  • Transforms from a walking stick to a seat
  • Light (880g)
  • Convenient
  • Safe
  • Waterproof

 

Karma Ergo Lite 2501-F14 Travel Chair

Attendant-propelled wheelchair. Ultra lightweight wheelchair that merely weighs 7.8kg. Equipped with Karma’s unique S-Ergo seating system, the compact design helps small attendants. This model is ideal for those who need a simple, lightweight wheelchair for short trips.

  • 14” wheels
  • Suitable for travel (user does not wheel themselves around)
  • Lightweight and easy to carry - 7.8kg
  • S-ergo seat - sit longer, anti-slip
  • Aircraft aluminium alloy frame
  • Foldable back (more compact)

 

Karma Ergo Lite 2 2512-F20 Wheelchair

Self-propelled or attendant-propelled wheelchair. This ultra lightweight wheelchair has all the features of the Ergo Lite except with larger wheels and detachable footrests to make it more portable.

  • 20” wheels
  • Indoor and outdoor use
  • S-ergo seat - sit longer, anti-slip
  • Aircraft aluminium alloy frame
  • Detachable footrest
  • Foldable back (more compact)

 


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