Electric Pediatric Wheelchairs

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What are electric pediatric wheelchairs?

Electric Pediatric Wheelchairs

While not as common as manual pediatric wheelchairs, electric pediatric wheelchairs do exist. These are usually used by children who are unable to use a manual wheelchair and self-propel the chair, but are old enough and have enough mobility to use a control for their powered chair. Electric pediatric wheelchairs are quite expensive, costing over $5000, and they do have weight limits, meaning the child will most likely grow out of the chair. The unique challenges posed by getting a wheelchair for a child mean that you should be sure to have a professional medical supply company fit the chair.



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