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Manual Wheelchairs

Manual Wheelchairs
Scooter Direct offers a large high quality wheelchairs selection for a very competitive pricing from top manufacturers such as Drive Medical, Pride Mobility, Merits Health and Medline. From standard, transport, lightweight, heavy duty, convertible, reclining, all terrain to pediatric wheelchairs. Backed up by many accessories including cushions, backs and tires. Our wheelchairs have many features to choose from: weight capacity,wheel styles, arm rests, leg rests and seating that can all be custom ordered to a user’s specific needs.

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  1. Silver Sport Full-Reclining Wheelchair

    Drive Medical
    Model: SSP18RBDDA
    • Headrest extension with cushioned head immobilizer standard.
    • Comes standard with swing-away elevating leg rests.
    • Metal foot plates.
    • Comes with push to lock wheel locks.
    MSRP $1,063.92 MSRP $1,063.92 $429.00
    Call: (800) 987-6791
    Weight of Chair Weight Capacity Seat Depth Heaviest Part
    61 lbs 300 lbs 16 inch inch 61 lbs
    Weight of Chair 61 lbs
    Weight Capacity 300 lbs
    Seat Depth 16 inch inch
    Heaviest Part 61 lbs
  2. Lynx Ultra Lightweight Wheelchair

    Drive Medical
    Model: K518FBADDA-SF
    • Ultra Lightweight Aluminum Frame
    • Flip-back, Padded, Height Adjustable Desk Arms Provides Added Patient Comfort
    • Comes with push to lock wheel locks
    • Treaded tires
    • Quick release axles
    • Dual axle positions
    • Precision sealed wheel bearings in front and rear ensure long lasting performance and reliability
    • Adjustable seat depth
    • Rear anti-tippers standard
    MSRP $1,469.00 MSRP $1,469.00 $549.00
    Call: (800) 987-6791
    Weight of Chair Weight Capacity Seat Depth Heaviest Part
    27 lbs 275 lbs 16, 18, 20 inch 27 lbs
    Weight of Chair 27 lbs
    Weight Capacity 275 lbs
    Seat Depth 16, 18, 20 inch
    Heaviest Part 27 lbs
  3. Cougar Ultralight Aluminum Wheelchair

    Drive Medical
    Model: AK5
    • Ultra-light, weighs less than 27 lbs
    • Forward folding back to reduce size
    • Tool-free back height adjustable from 17"–20 ½"
    • Seat depth adjustable from 16"-18"
    • Multi-position back can adjust 15°
    • Rigidity bar provides support
    • Quick-release rear wheels
    • Semi-Pneumatic tires on a 24"
    MSRP $1,469.00 MSRP $1,469.00 $649.00
    Call: (800) 987-6791
    Weight of Chair Weight Capacity Seat Depth Heaviest Part
    27 lbs 250 lbs 16, 18 inch 27 lbs
    Weight of Chair 27 lbs
    Weight Capacity 250 lbs
    Seat Depth 16, 18 inch
    Heaviest Part 27 lbs
  4. Cruiser III Lightweight Wheelchair

    Drive Medical
    Model: K316DDA-SF
    • Dual axle provides easy transition of seat height to hemi level
    • Removable flip back arms allow for easy transfer
    • Carbon steel frame with silver vein finish
    • Composite Mag-style wheels
    MSRP $395.20 MSRP $395.20 $199.00
    Call: (800) 987-6791
    Weight of Chair Weight Capacity Seat Depth Heaviest Part
    35 lbs 300 lbs 16 inch inch 35 lbs
    Weight of Chair 35 lbs
    Weight Capacity 300 lbs
    Seat Depth 16 inch inch
    Heaviest Part 35 lbs
  5. Bariatric Aluminum Transport Chair

    Drive Medical
    Model: ATC22
    • Lightweight at only 33 lbs!
    • Very convenient for storage
    • Attachable push bar with padded foam grip makes it easy to push
    • Fixed, full length padded armrests for additional comfort
    MSRP $954.97 MSRP $954.97 $389.25
    Call: (800) 987-6791
    Weight of Chair Weight Capacity Seat Depth Heaviest Part
    33 lbs 450 lbs 18 inch 33 lbs
    Weight of Chair 33 lbs
    Weight Capacity 450 lbs
    Seat Depth 18 inch
    Heaviest Part 33 lbs
  6. Cruiser X4 Wheelchair

    Drive Medical
    Model: Cruiser X4
    • Easy to propel and transport.
    • Flip-back, removable arm is height adjustable.
    • Padded armrests provide added patient comfort.
    • Height adjustable segmented back.
    • Aluminum and Carbon steel blended frame
    MSRP $620.69 MSRP $620.69 $259.00
    Call: (800) 987-6791
    Weight of Chair Weight Capacity Seat Depth
    34 lbs 300 lbs 16, 18 inch
    Weight of Chair 34 lbs
    Weight Capacity 300 lbs
    Seat Depth 16, 18 inch
  7. Poly-Fly Lightweight Wheelchair and Flyweight Transport Chair Combo

    Drive Medical
    Model: TR18
    • All-aluminum frame
    • Convert from Transport chair to a Wheelchair
    • Quick-release 24" wheels can be removed to transition self-propelled chair to a transport chair
    • Swing-away footrests with composite foot plates and heel loops.
    MSRP $821.83 MSRP $821.83 $339.00
    Call: (800) 987-6791
    Weight Capacity Seat Depth Heaviest Part
    250 lbs 16 inch 28 lbs
    Weight Capacity 250 lbs
    Seat Depth 16 inch
    Heaviest Part 28 lbs

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1. What is a Manual Wheelchair?
Unlike powerchairs, these models are propelled solely by the user or a companion. Which chair you choose must match the capability of the individual using the chair and the assistance available to them.

2. What is a Transport wheelchair?
Generally, a transport wheelchair is a more narrow and lighter weight chair than a standard wheelchair, making it a great choice for tight quarters and narrow entryways. Transport chairs typically have smaller rear wheels meaning that customers cannot propel themselves and must be pushed by a companion or caregiver.

3. Is it possible to change the wheels?
Some chairs are convertible, meaning that larger wheels for the chair user to control the wheels themselves or smaller wheels to make the chair lighter to travel with and lift for the sake of the companion.

4. Are manual wheelchairs capable of being used outside on any terrain?
Most wheelchairs are designed for use on pavement or very firm ground because they have smaller, thinner wheels that would not work well in loose ground like grass, dirt or gravel. However, there are all-terrain wheel chairs designed for use on uneven terrains, even beach sand.

5. Can the seats on manual wheelchairs be reclined?
For safety, the majority of wheelchairs do not have the ability to recline due to the risk of tipping backwards. Some models are designed with ability to recline so if this is a requirement, you must check the specifications of the chair.

6. Can I use my wheelchair in the shower?
Generally no, but there are shower and bathroom chairs that are designed for use in the bathroom or in the shower.

7. What is the mechanism for braking on manual wheelchairs?
Braking is used by a lever that when depressed moves a bar against each wheel. Brakes can be locked on so that they do not have to be continually depressed to operate. Brakes are located on either the push handles or within reach while seated depending on the type of chair.

8. What is important when choosing a chair?
It is important to choose a chair based on how it is going to be used, where it is used and to choose a chair that matches the size of the person. Consider if it is only going to be used inside, who is going to operate the chair, does it need to be lifted, how large of a seat is needed and what is the weight of the rider.

9. Is there any wheelchair that the user can move using only one arm?
If you are not able to use either arm or do not have the strength or push the wheels then we would highly recommend a powerchair with joystick control. You can speak with a representative or your physical therapist for more input.

10. Do I need a seat belt while using a wheelchair?
Seatbelts are not required or needed for most users but we recommend you consult your caregiver or medical professional for advice when making this decision.