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Wheelchairs that are powered manually by the user or his assistant provide mobility for people with mobility limitations or impairments.

These assistive products can:

  • Support individual mobility
  • Provide support when covering short to medium distances
  • Enlarge the radius of action for people with mobility problems

Products from other assistive product fields:

Subsections of: Manual wheelchairs

Manual wheelchairs

Wheelchairs designed to be propelled by the occupant, by pushing with both hands, on the wheels or on the hand rims of the wheels

Lever-propelled wheelchairs

Wheelchairs designed to be propelled by the occupant using hand operated levers

Single-side manually propelled wheelchairs

Wheelchairs designed to be propelled by the occupant using only one hand

Manually propelled power assisted wheelchairs

Wheelchairs designed to be propelled by the occupant by pushing with hand(s) on the handrim(s) of the wheel(s), with one or two electric mechanisms to help rotate one or both of the wheels

Foot-propelled wheelchairs

Wheelchairs designed to be propelled by the occupant using feet only

Assistant-controlled manual wheelchairs

Wheelchairs designed to be propelled and steered by an assistant, by pushing with both hands on the handgrips of the wheelchair