More basic manual wheelchairs are available for those less active users, or those temporarily requiring a wheelchair.
Commonly used with geriatric clients, standard manual wheelchairs have the benefit of being less expensive than the more lightweight options commonly used by more active daily users, but tend to be heavier and less maneuverable.
Standard wheelchairs can either be moved using your arms on the wheels, or by removing the footrests to allow users to ambulate with their feet.
In situations where individuals will not be mobilizing a wheelchair independently, specific wheelchairs are available that are designed for transporting patients.
Some of our most popular brands of standard manual wheelchairs are provided below :