Not all wheelchairs are created equal and 100% same. In fact, the right wheelchair for your unique needs will make huge differences. It's not easy to pick a specific wheelchair from this large varations of wheelchair. By this guide, you probaly will found your own suitable wheelchair for your unique uses.
The 3 things that need to consider are:
1.Will I be comfortable?
Comfort should took top priority when looking to buy a wheelchair. Wheelchair usually have a basic and simple design, some have added feature like bells or whistles, but still it is designed to be comfortable for a long periods of time. Knowing that you will be on a wheelchair for long time, you guys sure don't want to be in uncomfortable state right?
2.What should I look for?
Quality wise and specific wise. Low quality surely won't last long, a higher quality of wheelchair is recommended. As for specific wise, no adults will use a children wheelchair or vice-versa. There is also a specific wheelchair that suitable for patients with strokes or other diseases. Not all wheelchair are suitable for every disease's, think about what is your demand on the wheelchair.
3.Which size will suit me?
People who weight over 80kg wasn't suitable for wheelchair that can only withstand 75kg of weight, in that case, that person might consider a larger one that can withstand 100kg. Larger size can withstand larger weight, but weights more and hard to take around. So size is also a consideration before buying a wheelchair.
Choosing a wheelchair is no easy task, by narrowing it down to the right model is a great first step. Be sure to do some research on what model of wheelchair needed, because you don't want bought another wheelchair right?