If you’re looking for a mobility device that will help move you around efficiently and comfortably– even as you travel by plane, car or train– Mediplus Mobility’s portable power wheelchairs for rent could be an excellent option for you!
Wondering what makes a power wheelchair “portable”? As opposed to highly customized electric wheelchairs or power wheelchairs that come with captains’ seats and extremely heavy bases, portable power wheelchairs are built to help you explore the world around you well beyond your neighborhood.
Usually equipped with stadium-style seating, they are a good choice for people who have good head an neck control. The foldable, pivoting seat is made of durable and easy to clean fabric that withstands rain and heat. It is accompanied by adjustable and removable padded armrests for maximum comfort.
When you choose a travel power wheelchair, you can rest assured that the seat can easily come apart from the chair’s base when the time comes to transport the device in the back of a large car or in a plane’s cargo area.
The base itself packs the chair’s batteries. A normal range for one of these devices is around 8 mph, moving at a maximum speed of about 4 mph. Because the base of the power wheelchair contains not only the batteries– but most of the chair’s mechanical component, it is the heavier section of the device — weighting approximately 50 lbs. Based on the base weight, it is important that when choosing to rent or buy a portable power wheelchair, that you can either rely on a second individual to help you load or unload the chair’s base onto your vehicle or consider purchasing a handy, folding ramp.
Portable power wheelchairs can be instinctively controlled at the touch of a sensitive joystick which allows you to decide on both the speed and direction of the device. Maximum comfort is achieved with an adjustable flip-up foot plate that allows you to find the right position for your feet and spine– a crucial feature, especially when you’ll be spending hours siting on your power wheelchair!
Mediplus Mobility carries an immaculate selection of power wheelchairs for rent– including a fleet of portable power wheelchairs that are ready to accompany you or a loved one on any adventure! To learn more about them, visit our rent power wheelchair page!
At Mediplus Mobility, we want to help you re-acquire the freedom to explore the world and get where you want to go, when you want to! Anytime is a great time to rent an Electric Wheelchair and allow these amazing devices to give you the freedom and mobility you seek.
Our Power Wheelchairs for rent have all the features you need for a comfortable, stylish and safe and smooth ride—adjustable, reclining seats and headrests, programmable controller are some of the available options. If you need the support and convenience of a Manual Wheelchair but could also benefit from the added power and torque of a mobility scooter, Electric Wheelchairs are the ideal vehicle for you.
City dwellers can particularly benefit from these devices—Electric Wheelchairs are great to easily navigate through cracked sidewalks, asphalt or gravel. They are also the perfect choice for traveling longer distances. Whereas Manual Wheelchairs are appropriate when patients require a device to move largely indoors or travel short distances, they can become hard to use—and at times even hinder your mobility– when navigating tougher terrain. By choosing a top-quality Power Chair you will never be stuck in a bind again—you can count with the power and support you need.
Renting—as opposed to buying one of these vehicles—is the perfect way to try them out! Mediplus Mobility’s flexible options for rental terms allow you to test them out for as long as you need and find out if the device suits all your needs. Similarly, if your budget doesn’t currently allow you to accommodate the purchase of an Electric Wheelchair, you can consider renting a great way to enjoy all the support and freedom that these devices can bring into your life. Many of our clients choose rentals as the best option for them. If you require more information, don’t hesitate to get in touch with one of our expert service-people who will help evaluate your routine, expectations and needs to help you make an informed decision that will suit your lifestyle, health needs and pocket.
You can reach the team at Mediplus Mobility to learn more about our stylish and sleek Motorized Wheelchairs by phone and online during regular business hours. We will happily walk you through the range of options we have ready for you and help you find the right Electric Wheelchair to have you outdoors, and enjoying the sunshine in no time!