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What do you look for when buying wheelchairs?

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Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: It's complicated

A wheelchair should fit the person but also accommodate physical problems to allow for full mobility.
Important parts for some cases include pressure relief cushions to prevent pressure sores, leg rests that can be adjusted to support the legs, and wheels/controls that allow the user to control th wheelchair independently.

In brief: It's complicated

A wheelchair should fit the person but also accommodate physical problems to allow for full mobility.
Important parts for some cases include pressure relief cushions to prevent pressure sores, leg rests that can be adjusted to support the legs, and wheels/controls that allow the user to control th wheelchair independently.
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