Archive for the ‘General’ Category

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Best Indoor/Outdoor Power Chairs

March 26th, 2014

Our review of the best Indoor and Outdoor Power Chairs on the market. Quantum Q6 Edge The Quantum Q6 Edge offers a full range of seating options and delivers excellent capability plus great value. Features include 4-pole motors, mid-wheel drive design and ATX Suspension, this power chair is engineered to meet the high performance needs […]

How Much Does An Electric Wheelchair Cost?

February 24th, 2014

Are you in a position where you need a reliable electric wheelchair to use on a regular basis? No matter how often you will use your chair, you need to know you have the right one. Of course you will also want to know the likely price you might pay for your chair, and this […]

Can I use my electric wheelchair on the road?

January 16th, 2014

Only certain types of mobility scooter and powered wheelchair can be used on the road and while you don’t need a licence to drive one, you may have to register it and get a ‘nil value’ tax disc. Mobility scooters and powered wheelchairs come in two categories: ‘class 2 invalid carriages’ – these can’t be […]

Flying with an electric wheelchair

December 20th, 2013

If you use an electric wheelchair or mobility scooter, you needn’t give up on your annual family holiday. Most airlines allow electric wheelchairs on board and can organise assistance for you around the airport and on the flight if necessary. Some safety regulations are in place, particularly with the battery – but so long as […]

Have You Considered a Manual Wheelchair?

August 28th, 2013

If you are a first-time wheelchair user, one key decision you are likely to be facing is whether or not to use an electric or a manual wheelchair. There are pros and cons to each one, of course, and the choice you make will no doubt be informed by the level of disability you need […]

How to Stay Fit and Active in a Wheelchair

July 23rd, 2013

Physical exercise and muscle strengthening is very important for people who use wheelchairs. Not only is it essential for physical fitness and health, but it can also be hugely beneficial for mental wellbeing. Although it can sometimes be difficult for people in wheelchairs to get started, or to feel motivated to exercise, it is every […]

Wheelchair Safety and Maintenance

July 8th, 2013

An electric wheelchair can help you to attain more independence and a greater sense of freedom. They are also easy to operate and as long as they are well taken care of, can last a long time. There are many different kinds of electric wheelchairs for sale, including indoor wheelchairs, and ones with rear and […]

Alber E-motion & E-fix

April 29th, 2013

Do you have a manual wheelchair, but would like some more power to help you get where you need to go? In that case, there is no need for you to replace your wheelchair if you don’t want to. ElectricWheelchairs.co.uk is pleased to announce power-adding products for wheelchairs from Alber, a leading specialist in portable […]

Travelling in a wheelchair – flying tips for wheelchair users

February 19th, 2013

Wheelchairs are perfect traveling aids, giving you the freedom you want to travel wherever you want. Whether you want to travel on a coach, train or fly in an aeroplane, wheelchairs make ideal traveling companions, whether they are manual or electric wheelchairs. It is a useful idea to telephone ahead to make sure that the […]

How to use Wheelchairs in Winter

January 29th, 2013

Wheelchair users often struggle to achieve the mobility they want to in the winter months because ice and snow can seriously hinder their movements. Slippery conditions can be dangerous for wheelchair wheels, particularly in the models that feature small front wheels as these can sink into ice and snow easily and the wheelchair can lose […]