Summary:There are different classification methods for wheelchairs according to different criteria. For example, it can be divided into manual wheelchair and ...
There are different classification methods for wheelchairs according to different criteria. For example, it can be divided into manual wheelchair and electric wheelchair according to the driving mode; according to the structure, it can be divided into foldable wheelchair and fixed wheelchair; according to the object of use, it can be divided into adult wheelchair, children wheelchair and infant wheelchair; according to the purpose, it can be divided into ordinary wheelchair and wheelchair for hemiplegia.Aluminum manual wheelchair for lower limb amputation, wheelchair for competition, etc.
Usually we divide wheelchairs into three categories: ordinary wheelchairs, electric wheelchairs and special-shaped wheelchairs.
1. Ordinary wheelchair
There are many variants of this type of wheelchair to meet the needs of different groups of people. For example, people with poor physical fitness can choose a reclining wheelchair. The reclining wheelchair can be adjusted so that the backrest, seat cushion and footrest are placed on the same level, just like the same wheelchair. A bed is provided to facilitate the passengers to rest; another example is a commode wheelchair for people with disabilities caused by various diseases. The seat of this wheelchair has an opening and a bedpan is placed under it, which can be taken and placed at any time.
2. Electric wheelchair
The electric wheelchair is an external power wheelchair, which is easy to operate and suitable for those with poor upper limb function, weak body and unable to drive ordinary wheelchairs, or those who can drive but cannot meet the needs of life.
3. Special-shaped wheelchair
Special-shaped wheelchairs are often used in sports, mostly competitive wheelchairs. This type of wheelchair is not only flexible but also has a protective function for the user, and is often used in sports competitions for patients with lower limb disabilities.