yuwell Transport Wheelchair With Dual Brakes

Last updated date: October 19, 2020

DWYM Score
9.0

yuwell Transport Wheelchair With Dual Brakes

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Overall Take

This wheelchair is built for easy portability, thanks to a design that lets you fold the footrests and back for easy storage while you're on the go. The folded dimensions are 29.5 by 10 by 28 inches to make it easy to store not only when you're driving around town but when you need to fold it up for storage on an airplane. The tires have a push-to-lock feature to keep you safe and a 6-inch solid PVC universal front wheel that turns more easily for extra flexibility. In our analysis of 13 expert reviews, the yuwell yuwell Transport Wheelchair With Dual Brakes placed 5th when we looked at the top 5 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

Editor's Note October 19, 2020:
Checkout The Best Wheelchairs With Brakes for a detailed review of all the top wheelchairs with brakes.

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From The Manufacturer

STRONG & DURABLE: Aluminum alloy design frame design is light and durable. Easy-to-clean, comfortable nylon upholstery. PORTABLE & FOLDABLE: Foot rests and the back of wheelchair can also be folded. Folded dimension is only 29.5’’L x 10’’W x 28’’H, Therefore, you can save your space as much as possible. It is very convenient when you take an airplane, subway or elevator. You can also put it in the trunk. Meet all your daily needs. WHEELS: Wavy compound hand ring with 20" non-inflatable rear wheel, Durable tires feature push-to-lock functionality for safety make your operation safer, adapt to all kinds of road surface, travel more secure.6" solid PVC universal front wheel turns more flexibly. Precision sealed front and rear wheel bearings ensure durable performance and reliability. HUMANIZED DESIGN: Wheelchair with Flip Back Desk Arms, Swing Away Footrests. Handbrake and footbrake give you double security. Small travel bag for your convenience. It integrates the new style of sports and leisure, with fashionable color and beautiful appearance. 1-year frame and components warranty against defects. Any problem, please free to contact us via Amazon e-mail.

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Overall Score: 9.0
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An Overview On Wheelchairs With Brakes

If you’ve ever shopped for a wheelchair, you know there are different types: there are wheelchairs designed for use around the house, and others meant to be used for transportation from one place to another. The wheels on transport wheelchairs will often be smaller since they’re designed to fold up and take on the go. They may also only be built to be set up and pushed by an assistant, which means the handbrakes could be on the handles that the assistant uses.

A standard wheelchair, on the other hand, is built for self-use. You’ll have handbrakes within reach of your hands. The wheels may also be much larger and sturdier, allowing you to roll across outdoor landscapes, including rocks and dirt.

You may not need both types of wheelchairs if you can find one that easily folds up to store in your trunk or vehicle while you’re traveling across town. Still, if you love your standard chair, you may choose to use it only around the house and have a transport chair on hand for when you leave the house.

Aside from the type of chair, there are a few features that shoppers will want to consider. One is, of course, comfort. Pay particular attention to the material and level of padding on the back, seat and armrest. Some are heavily padded, which can come in handy if it’s a chair you’ll be using all day long. If it’s a transport chair, though, this won’t be as essential since you’ll only be using it for short periods of time.

Safety is a final, and very important, feature. Some wheelchairs have a feature that helps keep them from tipping. Others feature seatbelts, which are especially important if someone is pushing the chair.

Lastly, there are some wheelchairs that have tires that resist punctures or leaks, which can also help safeguard occupants, especially if the chair is being used on outdoor surfaces.

DWYM Fun Fact

Regular wheelchair users think of the chair as part of their personal space. That means it’s disrespectful to reach out and touch the wheelchair or move it without asking permission first. You should also speak directly to a person in the wheelchair rather than ignoring the person in favor of speaking to whoever is assisting by pushing the chair around. If you plan to speak to a wheelchair user for an extended period of time, consider taking a seat to put yourself at the person’s eye level. Looking up for a long conversation can become uncomfortable. Lastly, never make assumptions about someone using a wheelchair. Many wheelchair users can stand but use the wheelchair to help with mobility issues.

The Wheelchair With Brakes Buying Guide

  • Look for where the handbrakes are located on any wheelchair you’re considering. If the handbrakes are only on the back of the chair, that means it’s a chair that will require an assistant to operate. For those who are more independent, this could be a problem unless there’s a primary chair they can use to push themselves around the house.
  • A seatbelt isn’t a necessity, but some may find it helps. If the chair is for someone who could possibly fall out, a seatbelt can provide a welcome extra layer of security.
  • The type of material is important for comfort and durability. However, it can also dictate your cleanup options. Look for a material that’s easy to wipe down between uses.
  • Rust is a consideration, particularly if your wheelchair will be exposed to moisture. Look for a wheelchair with a frame that resists rust and can handle years of heavy use.
  • If you plan to transport your wheelchair, look into how easy it is to fold up and store. Make sure the folded-up dimensions will fit into your trunk or the backseat of your car if you’ll need to store it there while on the go. If you fly, you may also want to check the dimensions against what your usual airlines will allow.
  • There are two things to consider when it comes to weight. You’ll want a wheelchair that’s lightweight enough to fold up and maneuver around for transport, but it also needs to have a good weight capacity. Some wheelchairs are limited, so check this limit before buying.
  • Take a close look at the wheels on the chair, particularly those in the rear. You’ll need larger wheels if you plan to navigate rough outdoor terrain in your wheelchair.