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Reviews of Mobility Wheel Chairs
There are literally hundreds of different brands of electric wheelchairs. The market is so saturated that is quite difficult to make out the difference between the various products and manufactures. This article reviews the various manufactures and highlights the pros and cons of each power chair.
Hover Round Corporation is the leading manufacturer of power chairs in the United Statues for the last 2 decades. Hover Round builds electric wheelchairs, manual wheelchairs, electric scooters and power lifts. It also has a unique marketing campaign making it the most popular brand of power chairs in the market. The quality of their products is great as they have also received ISO 9001 certification for their manufacturing facility.
Hoverround sells its products directly to the consumers or insurers online and offline. It caters to all needs for its consumers from evaluation to product delivery and training. They offer a very personalized service where each consumer can get in touch with them and they offer evaluation of the customer’s needs and recommendation of the product. They also work with the consumer’s insurance provider to get approval for the wheelchair and upon delivery of the wheelchair also work with them for training and service. Hoverlift suite of products is very popular with most wheelchair users. Other popular products offered by this manufacturer are MP4 and Teknique XHD.
Another popular provider of mobility equipment is Pride Mobility. Their electric wheelchairs also quite well-known in the market place especially for their support and stability. They have a line of electric wheel chairs called Jazzy, just as the name indicates these wheelchairs are quite fashionable and stylish. They also have a patented design which offers easy of use especially while turning in small radius. They are also very easy to dissemble, a feature that helps while traveling so that the wheelchair can easy be stowed in the truck of the car or taken along on a flight. Their speed range is less than a Hover Round wheel chair. Pride wheelchairs offer a max speed of 4 mph whereas Hoveround wheel chairs offer speeds up to 15 mph. Also they are more used for indoor use rather than outdoor use.
Pride mobility also has to offer several models of reliable electric scooters, the most popular ones being Sundance, Rally and Legend models. These mobility vehicles can go for more than 30 miles before they need to be recharged, hence you can take them for long rides outdoors.
There are other brands of power wheelchairs as well such as Invacare, Permobil, Teftec Mobility, etc. Before going ahead and buying your wheelchair you should request an information package from the company you are considering. Hover Round is the best in this regard as they provide a free DVD with all the information you need to help make an informed decision.
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