Scooters & Power Chairs
All About Scooters
Mobility scooters are designed for people who have some mobility but are challenged by slopes or distances. Scooters come in a number of styles which can accommodate a wide range of needs. When selecting a mobility scooter, consider where the scooter will primarily be used (indoor, outdoor or both), how often the scooter will be transported in a car and any specific seating/accessory needs.
There are 3 basic types of mobility scooters. Our expert staff can help you select the right mobility scooter for your needs.
Folding Mobility Scooters
Easily folded and ready for transport, these scooters are perfect for the active person who likes to travel. Folding scooters, often called travel scooters, disassemble into light parts that are easy to lift into the trunk of most cars. Sealed batteries make these travel scooters airline safe.
3 Wheel Mobility Scooters
Three wheeled scooters offer full-size comfort and are ideal for both indoor manoeuvrability and outdoor durability. Scooters in this category offer a wide array of features including: swivel seats, arms rests, storage baskets and more. With a maximum weight capacity of 300 to 500 lbs even larger framed users can be accommodated.
4 Wheel Mobility Scooters
Four wheel mobility scooters are designed for maximum stability and built specifically for outdoor use. Some larger models have knobby tires and high ground clearance to navigate more rugged terrain. Some models offer a range of 25+ miles per charge and a top speed of 10 mph.
All About Power Chairs
Power wheelchairs offer freedom and mobility. Power wheelchairs offer a number of leg, arm and seating options to accommodate a wide range of users. When selecting a power wheelchair one should consider where the chair will primarily be used (indoor, outdoor or both), how often the chair be transported in a car and any specific seating/accessory needs.
There are 3 basic types of power wheelchairs. Our expert staff can help you select the right mobility scooter for your needs.
Transportable Power Wheelchairs
Generally weighing less than 100 lbs, these power chairs offer mobility in a light package. Component parts assemble quickly and allow for easy transfer in and out of your car’s trunk. Transportable electric wheelchairs have a compact size ideal for confined spaces or narrow doorways.
Powerbase Power Wheelchairs
Identified by their motor and wheel placement, powerbase chairs provide a comfortable ride, a tight turning radius and great battery range. Generally, these chairs have a low center of gravity, making your ride smooth, stable and safe. Powerbase wheelchairs generally don’t fold or disassemble and need to be transported using lifts and ramps.
Heavy Duty Power Wheelchairs
Built for outdoor use, these powerchairs can handle more rugged surfaces. Heavy duty powerchairs have rear, front and mid wheel drive options, larger wheels and are designed to provide a smooth ride over rough terrain and up some inclines.