Wheelchair Accessories that Enhance Mobility
Category: Wheelchair Seating and Positioning
July 16, 2020
Wheelchairs are very helpful tools to help people get around when they have mobility challenges. Though many people find wheelchairs to be beneficial on their own, there are ways of enhancing the experience to improve quality of life for anyone who needs one to get around. Today we’re going to be going over some of the best accessories for your wheelchair that will enhance your mobility experience.
Seat Cushions Help Many Patients
If a patient’s wheelchair is uncomfortable, they may not be able to travel long distances or for long periods of time. Integrating a seat cushion can change this and make the use of the wheelchair more viable in everyday life. Though there are many different kinds of wheelchair cushions, finding the right one is of paramount importance. Here at Freedom Mobility, we can help you find the right fit for your wheelchair cushion so that you or your patient can be comfortable when they need to use their wheelchair.
Backrests & Other Support Items
Along with using seat cushions to make the wheelchair more comfortable, you can also invest in supports and backrests to ensure the seated individual is properly supported while they use the chair. Some of the wheelchair accessories we carry in our Hanover, MD mobility equipment store include:
- Pelvic Positioning Belts
- Head and Neck Rests
- Torso Support Straps
- Arm Troughs and Wrist Straps
- Shoe Holders and Foot Boxes
- Amputee Leg Support
- Elevated Leg Rests
Bag & Umbrella Holders
Being prepared when the unexpected occurs is one the best feelings in the world, and if you have a wheelchair, then you can stay prepared for whatever life throws at you. By incorporating bag holders and umbrella holders into your wheelchair, you can make sure that you have everything you need no matter where you’re headed. These holders can attach to the back of the wheelchair to ensure you have the items you need without having to compromise on performance.
Tables and Mounts
Whether you’re enjoying a nice book or you’re simply looking to rest your arms for a bit, a table that clips into your wheelchair can be a big help. It can also serve a useful purpose at meal times if the patient cannot get to the table or simply doesn’t want to. There are also a wide variety of mounts for tablets, cell phones, and more that can take the strain of holding items off of the wheelchair user, who might need the extra hands, so to speak.
Need Wheelchair Accessories? Freedom Mobility Can Help!
Whether you’re looking for wheelchair accessories for yourself or for a loved one, the experienced staff at Freedom Mobility is here to help you. We have an extensive collection of wheelchairs and wheelchair accessories to meet the needs of anyone with limited mobility. Contact us today to learn more.
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Anne Arundel County Mobility Solutions: Annapolis (21401, 21403, 21409), Arnold (21012), Crofton (21114), Crownsville (21032), Gambrills (21054), Glen Burnie (21060, 21061), Hanover (21076), Jessup (20794), Pasadena (21122), Severn (21144), Severna Park (21146).
Montgomery County Mobility Solutions: Olney (20832), Damascus (20872), Silver Spring (20910), Clarksburg (20871), Germantown (20876), Gaithersburg (20878), Laytonsville (20882), Chevy Chase (20815), Bethesda (20816), and more.
Howard County Mobility Solutions: Clarksville (21029), Cooksville (21723), Columbia (21044), Dorsey (21075), Elkridge (21075), Glenelg (21737), Ellicott City (21043), Fulton (20759), Glenwood (21738), Granite (21163), Hanover (21076), Jessup (20794), Lisbon (21765), Highland (20777), Marriottsville (21104), West Friendship (21794), North Laurel (20723), Woodbine (21797), Woodstock (21163), and more.
Carroll County Mobility Solutions: Eldersburg (21784), Finksburg (21048), Union Bridge (21791), Hampstead (21074), Manchester (21102), Taneytown (21787), Westminster (21157, 21158), New Windsor (21776), Sykesville (21784), Marriottsville (21104), Woodbine (21797), Taneytown (21787), Mount Airy (21771), and more.
Baltimore County Mobility Solutions: Arbutus (21227), Cockeysville (21030, 21031, 21065), Dundalk (21222), Essex (21221), Catonsville (21228, 21250), Garrison (21055), Lansdowne (21227), Lochearn (21207), Lutherville (21093), Edgemere (21219), Middle River (21220), Overlea (21236), Owings Mills (21117), Parkville (21234), Park Heights (21215), Pikesville (21208), Milford Mill (21244), Randallstown (21133), Rosedale (21237), Timonium (21093), Towson (21204), Reisterstown (21136), White Marsh (21162), Woodlawn (21207), and more.
Frederick County Mobility Solutions: Frederick (21701, 20702, 21703, 21709), Mount Airy (21771), Urbana (21704), Libertytown (21762), Ijamsville (21754), Walkersville (21793), New Market (21774) , Damascus (20872), and more.
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