Making the decision to use a self-propelling or manual chair can feel daunting; however, they can offer you considerable freedom. Firstly, because these chairs are self-propelling, you are completely independent from requiring assistance and secondly, unlike most electric wheelchairs, they are available in incredibly lightweight options that fold down without removing parts first. This allows ease of use such as getting in and out of cars without assistance. Lightweight wheelchairs really can open up doors you thought had become closed to you.
Here at Karma Mobility, we offer a wide range of lightweight wheelchairs that have custom seating arrangements to meet your specific needs and a range of accessories to enhance your self-propelling lifestyle. Here at Karma Mobility, we offer a wide range of ultra-light wheelchairs that weigh in as little as 8.5kg, offering you the best in ease of use wheelchairs.
Once you have got your lightweight wheelchair, you can use it to get to most places. Most of our wheelchairs have been designed to be compact so that they fit most doors. This means you should be able to move to and from any room in your house and offers ease of use out and about.
The large size of the wheels on self-propelling lightweight wheelchairs provides distinct advantages over most electric wheelchairs. The large wheel makes it possible to cross gravel or uneven ground that most electric chairs can’t cross. Over time, as you build skill in handling your wheelchair, you’ll also find you can balance on the back wheels allowing you to mount kerbs and move around obstacles with ease.
There are other significant benefits to using lightweight wheelchairs. The size of the wheel means your ride is cushioned and gives you a much smoother experience of movement, thus making it more comfortable.
Self-propelling lightweight wheelchairs require a certain level of fitness and you’ll need training to make sure your using the correct technique, so you can avoid injury. However, if they are right for you, they really do have numerous advantages. If you would like to find out more, use our easy Where to Buy tool on our website to find your local supplier.