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Transport chairs come in 4 sizes to accommodate the riders weight.
The lighter your chair, the easier it will be to lift, carry and load in and out of a car. Transport chairs come in 4 easy to understand weight categories.
Wheels: All transport chairs come with "flat free" rubber tires.
There are no more worrying about getting a flat or filling up you
tires with air.
Wheel size: Transport chairs tires come in 3 adaptable sizes: 7" and less, 8" and 12". The smaller wheel sizes usually come with the more comparable chairs. Some of our customers like the larger 12" for extra stability.
All wheelchairs come with a 1½” fabric or vinyl seat. To make you chair comfortable, or if you sit in your wheelchair more then 2 hours daily, we recommend you invest in a cushion.
Standard wheelchair seats size offer different width sizes to accommodate your weight.
The lighter your wheelchair, the easier it will be to lift, carry and put into your car. Wheelchairs come in several weight categories. (Please note: the lighter the wheelchair, the more it will cost.)
The standard seat height is 20-21" off the ground. This will work if you are over 5' tall. If you are shorter than 5' you may have a hard time exiting the wheelchair and a shorter seat height will be necessary for better comfort.
There are 2 types of foot rests. Swingaway removable and elevating removable which allow you to raise your legs 90 degrees.
Note: all leg rests swing away and REMOVE. All chairs come standard with swingaway removable footrests and are included in the price.
If you need elevating leg rests you can order them for an extra charge when you customize your order.
Armrest provide arm and shoulder support. There are 3 types of
A. Full Length (15") These armrests run the full length of the seat and the shorter desk length (11") which will allow you to get closer to a table or desk.
B. Height adjustable Some models will allow you to adjust the height.
C. Removable/flip-back arms You may benefit from removable or flip back arm for easier transfer in and out of the chair.