If your child has a disability that affects his or her ability to move independently, a power chair may be a great solution to help him or him regain independence. Once you find the perfect wheelchair, there’s other things to consider. Is the wheelchair comfortable? Does it fit in your home? Can your child use the wheelchair in the classroom or on the playground? Quantum Rehab® has the answers to these questions. Read on to discover the best narrow wheelchair on the market and learn about the many benefits of skin protection and positioning cushions for wheelchairs.
Edge 3 Stretto® Narrow Motorized Wheelchair
There are many power chairs on the market, so how do you know which power chair is the right one? Why not consider a narrow wheelchair, such as the Edge 3 Stretto® narrow motorized wheelchair? Not only is the Stretto the perfect size for kids and teenagers, it’s exceptionally maneuverable, with an overall width of 20.47 inches with 12.5-inch drive wheels. It’s the best narrow wheelchair on the market and the narrowest power base in America! The narrow width makes navigating doorways in the home easier than ever. Your child will love the smooth, comfortable ride that the Stretto provides with independent SRS (Smooth Ride Suspension). This power chair comes standard with LED fender lights and a USB charger port. It is also available with optional 12-inch iLevel® at up to 3.5 mph.
Solution® SPP Cushion for Narrow Wheelchairs
If your child requires the use of a power chair for long periods of time during the day, he or she may benefit from a wheelchair cushion. There are many different types of wheelchair cushions, each with their own benefits. Positioning cushions for wheelchairs, for example, help the user manage his or her pressure needs. Stealth Products® Solution SPP Cushion for narrow wheelchairs is a skin protection and positioning cushion that features a twin-cell, aqueous gel insert under at-risk bony areas.
Zen SP Cushion for a Narrow, Motorized Wheelchair
If your son or daughter just needs skin protection, the Zen SP Cushion is an excellent choice. The FRG XXSoft foam topper provides the skin protection he or she needs throughout the day. Plus, the Zen SP comes standard with a CoolCore® technology cover, keeping your child cool in the summer and warm in the winter, while also staying comfortable and dry.
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