wheelchairindia offers over one hundred types of manual wheelchairs that have an extensive amount of features and options. Some cater to users that are used to traveling constantly, others cater to users who may need to tilt or recline for comfort and health related issues.
Basic or Everyday Wheelchair
This is the starting point to manual wheelchairs, it starts with a basic set up of a wheelchair. Most conventional wheelchairs are considered basic, they are defined by the components that are a part of the basic chair. Seat dimensions, back dimensions, armrest type and dimension, footrests types, leg rests types, wheel and tire size, wheel type and type of driving rim, and also front wheel casters type and size. Some other considerations to keep in mind with a basic wheelchair are weight, amount and type of use, seating inserts, and upholstery material and color.
Wheelchair caster wheels
The most basic wheelchairs come standard with two 24″ rear wheels, and two 6 inch-8 inch front caster wheels. The typical rear wheel has wired spokes, although some alternative materials are available, such as plastic or alloy rear wheels. Rear wheel tires are available in three different types, Pneumatic, Semi-Pneumatic, and Solid Non-Pneumatic Tires.
Rubber Caster Wheels.