If you have a disability that affects your mobility, Quantum offers complex rehab power wheelchairs to meet your medical and quality-of-life needs. Complex rehab power wheelchairs are specialized equipment, customized with different components that help you remain mobile and independent. If you have been recently diagnosed or are living with conditions such as multiple sclerosis, quadriplegia or ALS, the Edge 3 Stretto® from Quantum Rehab is a narrow motorized wheelchair that accepts a wide range of seating, positioning and drive controls to assist you in living independently. Plus, the Stretto’s ultra-narrow width makes it the perfect power chair to use in the home. When it comes to choosing from among the best wheelchairs for narrow doorways, the Stretto is a great choice. Read on to discover what the Stretto can do to help you live a better quality of life.
A Narrow Motorized Wheelchair for MS
Multiple sclerosis is a chronic auto-immune disorder that affects the neurons in the brain and spinal cord. Symptoms include loss of muscle control, vision, sensation and balance. Depending on the severity of your condition, the Stretto narrow motorized wheelchair can be fitted with specialized drive controls so you can easily operate the power chair. Q-Logic 3 Advanced Drive Controls are customizable and user friendly. The optional iAccess component provides programmable push button and toggle options, so individuals living with multiple sclerosis can customize their seating more easily.
Narrow Wheelchairs for Quadriplegia
If you’ve experienced partial or total paralysis, loss of use in all four limbs and the torso, you can enhance your independence and mobility with the Edge 3 Stretto. Of all the narrow wheelchairs for quadriplegia, the Stretto is the most maneuverable and can accommodate a wide range of seating and positioning components. TRU-Balance® 3 Power Positioning Systems is available on the Stretto and offers a wide range of options, including power tilt, power recline power articulating leg rests and much more. In addition, individuals living with quadriplegia may benefit from a Stealth Products® wheelchair cushion, for additional comfort and support. Click the link above to learn more.
A Narrow Wheelchair for ALS
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or ALS, is a progressive neuromuscular disease. ALS decreases the ability to control movements and ALS patients experience decline very quickly. The Stretto narrow wheelchair can accommodate the changing needs of an individual living with ALS. iLevel® technology is available as an option on the Stretto, raising the wheelchair seat up to 12 inches. iLevel enables individuals to complete daily living activities, such as reaching, toileting and transferring.