Mobility provides us with the freedom to walk anywhere we want. But, there are people who are unable to walk due to accidents or certain injuries. And for them, wheelchairs are the perfect commodity. A wheelchair allows its user to be independent, have the freedom to go anywhere and to participate actively in family and community life. It opens up opportunities for people to study, work, engage in social activities and access services such as healthcare.
Wheelchairs are for people who experience mobility difficulties as a result of health conditions and impairments, including amputation, arthritis, cerebral palsy, poliomyelitis, muscular dystrophy, spinal cord injury, spina bifida, stroke and are also relevant for older people who experience mobility difficulties.
There are various kinds of wheelchairs available in the market: