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3 Things To Consider Before Purchasing A Power Chair

Updated: Sep 27, 2023

May 30, 2023

A power chair, also known as an electric wheelchair, can be a game-changer when it comes to maintaining independence and quality of life. They offer a comfortable and reliable way to move around, whether you’re inside or outside your home. However, with so many options available, choosing the right power chair can be a daunting task.


To help make the process easier, here are three important considerations you should keep top of mind when selecting your very own electric wheelchair.


Functionality

First and foremost you need to consider the functionality and performance of the power chair. Are you mainly going to use it indoors or outdoors? Do you need to use it for short trips or longer distances? Understanding your purpose will help you choose the right power chair that has the best features to suit your needs.


Comfort

Additionally, considering the comfort of the chair is also important. A power chair that doesn’t fit you properly or isn’t comfortable can make it difficult to use or even cause you pain or discomfort. We highly suggest that you look for power chairs with adjustable features such as seat height, backrest angle as well as padded seating, headrests and armrests.


Practicality

Lastly, you need to consider practicality when purchasing a power chair because it affects your mobility and independence. A power chair that you can transport easily will allow you to go wherever you want. This can help you maintain an active lifestyle and prevent the limitations of just staying in one place.


In considering a power chair purchase, it’s essential to have a product that provides optimal comfort and support to your mobility needs. Here at Pride Mobility, we have a range of power chairs that will suit a variety of lifestyles and needs. If you wish to know more about our product offering or are in the market for a more complex powerchair, please call us, we will be happy to assist you.


Live Your Best with Pride Mobility!

For over two decades, Pride Mobility has been an industry leader in the design, development and manufacture of mobility products. Pride Mobility can help you “Live Your Best” by offering the best personal mobility aids and delivering the highest levels of customer satisfaction in Australia and beyond.


For more information, call us at +61 3 8770 9600 or contact us here.


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