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How do I find a good wheelchair?
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: PT
Best to work with a physical therapist.
They can advise you on the wheelchair that would best fit your needs.

In brief: PT
Best to work with a physical therapist.
They can advise you on the wheelchair that would best fit your needs.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Wheelchairs
A good way is to visit a medical orthopedic store that carries various wheelchairs, so you can see what the best option if for your needs.

In brief: Wheelchairs
A good way is to visit a medical orthopedic store that carries various wheelchairs, so you can see what the best option if for your needs.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. Edward Nieshoff
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
In brief: Seating clinic
Wheelchair fitting should be done in a specialized clinic at a rehabilitation center, and might include pressure mapping, and/or evaluation for a custom-molded seat back or cushion.
An appropriate letter of medical necessity is mandatory for most insurance carriers to cover the cost, which could range up to $20, 000 or more for a power chair.

In brief: Seating clinic
Wheelchair fitting should be done in a specialized clinic at a rehabilitation center, and might include pressure mapping, and/or evaluation for a custom-molded seat back or cushion.
An appropriate letter of medical necessity is mandatory for most insurance carriers to cover the cost, which could range up to $20, 000 or more for a power chair.
Dr. Edward Nieshoff
Dr. Edward Nieshoff
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