A power wheelchair, also known as an electric wheelchair, offers a mid to high-level support seat over four or six wheels and a joystick steering arrangement. Elevating leg rests, oxygen tank carriers, and specialized cushions are available when medically necessary, as well as many out-of-pocket accessories. Two batteries are stored on board and can be charged either onboard or through a separate battery charger.
A mobility scooter, also known as a POV, has a mid-level support seat over three or four wheels and a handlebar steering arrangement in front to turn the wheels. The seat may swivel to allow access when the handlebars block the front. A battery or two may be stored on board the scooter and is charged either onboard or through a separate battery charger.
Additional Mobility Products to Purchase on Your Own
- Scooter Accessories
- Power Wheelchair Accessories
- Patient Lifts
- Lift Chairs
- Canes, Crutches Walkers, and Rollators
Frequently Asked Questions
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