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Wheelchairs

In Alberta we are fortunate to have various funding resources for citizens who require a wheelchair. In most cases any Alberta citizen will qualify for full or partial coverage. The type of wheelchair you would receive will depend on factors such as:

  • Age
  • Weight
  • Type of medical condition
  • Level of physical disability
  • Special needs
  • Frequency of use
  • Environment where wheelchair will be used.

Once you have made contact with a funding agency they will assign a medical professional (Usually an Occupational or Physical Therapist) to visit you to complete an assessment of your mobility needs.

Your MEDmobility product representative will be able to discuss the various funding options.

Manual Wheelchairs

orange folding wheelchair

Folding Frame-Rehab

  • Offers adjustability, and can accept seating systems, footrests and arms
  • Designed for easy portability
  • Choice of either steel or aluminum
  • Removable footrests, arms and wheels on some models
  • Suited for the dependent user who does not need maximum efficiency in propulsion
  • Generally heavier than rigid chairs due to folding cross-braces
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full time user wheelchair

Rigid Frame-Rehab

  • A rigid frame offers a higher level of performance
  • Lighter weight, can be made with steel, aluminum or even titanium
  • Footrests can be fixed or removable, but the frame itself is fixed which means the wheels must be removed and the back folded down to allow transport in a typical vehicle
  • A choice for the full-time independent user due to the chairs high efficiency

The ability to customize or configure these models allows the clients to have better control and efficiency in propulsion. Proper positioning and seating reduces the possibility or pressure injury, and improves the client's to engage with their surroundings.

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Basic Wheelchairs

transport wheelchair

Transport Wheelchair

  • Transport Wheelchairs are intended to be pushed by a caregiver.
  • Small wheels - More suited for indoor use.
  • Lightweight
  • The transport chair is more compact and easier to load in a car.
  • Less expensive than a reqular wheelchair.

basic economy wheelchair

Consumer Level

These are basic steel or aluminum wheelchairs which serve their purpose by being inexpensive, and are suited for shorter term use. The wheelchairs are usually heavier and provided with lower level components.

Powered Wheelchairs

power wheelchair

Powered Consumer

  • Power wheelchairs are often a more suitable option for those who are physically unable to self propel a manual wheelchair.
  • These power wheelchairs are also suited for the home environment where a larger mobility scooter would be difficult to operate.
Powered Mobility
High end rehab power wheelchair

Powered-Rehab

  • The rehab level powered wheelchairs are customizable to a variety of seat widths, depths and heights, and feature a number of armrest, legrest and seating options.
  • Higher end models offer a multitude of alternative control options adaptable to a client's specific needs.
  • The ability to customize or configure these models allows the clients to have better control and efficiency in propulsion. Proper positioning and seating reduces the possibility or pressure injury, and improves the client's to engage with their surroundings.
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