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Like any other piece of operating equipment, you may find wheelchair parts will wear down or break. However, you can replace many of the components. Here's a guide to some of the wheelchair parts you can replace:
Wheelchair casters – The wheelchair casters positioned at the front of your chair will help provide the appropriate direction for your wheelchair. They're available in a wide range of sizes from 3” to 8”.
Rear Wheel Assemblies– The rear wheel assemblies are also important wheelchair parts. You can select a wide variety of types to suit your needs including economy and high performance type wheel assemblies.
Tires – Tires come in a variety of options, including pneumatic, urethane, and foam filled.
Wheelchair battery – For powered wheelchairs, you'll need to replace your wheelchair battery every so often. You can expect to get one to two years of use from them.
Front Riggings – Front riggings include footrests and elevating leg rests on your wheelchair. Though they're not vital to the operation of your wheelchair they are an essential part of ergonomics.