When to Use a Mobility Scooter vs. a Wheelchair
Courtesy of Meghan Belnap
There are many people who sustain a condition or injury that results in the loss of function or mobility due to different health issues, an injury, or recovery from health or accidental injuries. Fortunately, there is a wide selection of modern mobility equipment that is able to assist in being able to complete many daily living activities and give a measure of independence and self-reliance.
Electrical Mobility Scooter
Designed for both indoor and outdoor use, scooters generally get more than 10 miles on a single charge, has various enhancements, comes in different sizes and styles, have a basket that can be used for transporting belongings, have lights and turn signals to ensure safety, performs best for those not afflicted with problems affecting upper body range of motion, and are usually used for fairly short durations. Control and steering is generally performed through handlebars similar to those on bicycles and motorcycles.
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