Heavyduty / High Weight Capacity Wheelchairs

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There is now an extensive range of medical equipment available to enable independence. Heavyduty wheelchairs are something that are considered to be oversized and are generally high weight capacity wheelchairs. They are designed in a way to allow an increasing weight capacity and with features that are catered towards larger individuals. Such ranges of wheelchairs have a lower turn radius and maneuverability is also lower than other average wheelchairs. The exceptional feature of this particular type is their strong base and weight capacity to carry up to 500+ pounds, which means it, can manage a wheelchair-bound individual who may be as heavy as 500 pounds. 

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  1. Bariatric Transport Chair
    Bariatric Transport Chair
    $325.00

    W/C BARIATRIC ALUMINUM TRANSPORT CHAIR 24W (400LB WEIGHT CAPACITY, EVENLY DISTRIBUTED)

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  2. Paramount XD
    Paramount XD
    $777.00

    The Paramount XD is an alternative for the bariatric user who prefers a manual wheelchair.

    It features 26" and 30" seat widths as well as a weight capacity of 650 lb

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  3. Advantage Recliner 22"x16" 450 LB
    Advantage Recliner 22"x16" 450 LB
    $425.00

    Advantage Recliner, 22" x 19", Desk Arm or Full  Elevating Legrest 450lb

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High Capacity Heavyduty Wheelchairs

The high weight capacity wheelchairs weigh more because the structure and the frames are designed to make it an exceptional weight-bearing device. Affordable Medical Equipment, one of the leading stores in West Columbia brings the top-notch collection of high capacity wheelchairs at affordable prices. Sometimes being oversized mean something totally different. Meaning that the mobility device they choose must be too large and durable for use, and not just something bigger.It means that the chairs and seat capacity is wider and taller than most chairs. For this reason, it is quite imperative to make a good research before purchasing one of these heavy duty chairs to make use of it.

Things to Consider Before Purchase

Wheel-chair bound users who use heavyduty wheelchairs may face some problem getting the chair through a narrow hallway or a doorway. Make sure you have spacious entry and exit stations where your chair can fit through easily in case of an emergency. When you are looking at this product, you may come across different terms in use. A wheelchair for heavier person also described as a bariatric aid or a device for plus sized person. Again, bespoke equipment is one that is tailored to the individual person’s needs. Each individual’s choice of equipment will be affected by the weight, size and shape of the heavier person. Assessment of everything is essential before making the right choice.

We cater to your needs and provide solution as per your requirement. We help you choose equipment that fit your house type and take care that it should not cause an obstruction within the room. Our team of experts are there to guide you at the time of purchase and assist you get the best price at any means. If the wheelchair you choose to be used on an upstairs floor, a safe method of handling the equipment between floors, as well as the load capacity of floors and ceilings must be considered by any suitable person. At Affordable Medical Equipment we specialise in dealing with branded and bespoke equipment.