A reclining wheelchair is a wheelchair whose back rest reclines. These types of wheelchairs are typically lighter in weight as compared to other wheelchairs. They are best suited for users with orthostatic hypotension and hip extension contractures. They allow the user to re-distribute weight to avoid skin break down.
Full Reclining Range from 90-180 degrees
This feature makes the Tracer SX5 unique wheelchair. The reclining back ensures the comfort of the user, as one can adjust to the angle that is best for them. The reclining movement helps to prevent pressure sores. It is a perfect choice for the elderly who tend to doze off when with family or even when out visiting.
Padded Calf Rest
You will agree with me that sitting in the same position in a wheelchair will no doubt make areas that come into contact with the parts of the chair experience some kind of discomfort. That is the reason why this wheelchair has padded calf rest for maximum comfort while reclining. Continue reading