Following is a list of products designed for people who weigh 350 pounds or more, along with hints on what to look for when making your purchases:
Wheelchairs – Look for steel constructed wheelchairs durably designed to accommodate you comfortably. These wheelchairs should have extra wide seating. Weight specifications will be listed in the product description and accompanying literature.
Power chairs – Heavy duty power chairs boast extra support, electric motors optimized to bear larger load weights and extra-wide seats. The Pacesaver Scout Boss 4-5 Heavy Duty Model is especially comfortable with its luxurious contoured Com-For-Back seat.
Walking aids – Bariatric walking aids include steel crutches designed to support someone who weighs more than 500 pounds, and solidly built walkers such as the Go Lite Oversized Steel Rollator Model 10215BL-1 / 10215RD-1, designed for people who weigh as much as 400 pounds and the Bariatic Safety Roller Model CE 1000 XL built for people who weigh 500 pounds.
Mobility Scooters – High weight-bearing scooters include powerful machines that can carry 400 to 500 pounds. The Prowler Heavy Duty Power Scooter comes with all the bells and whistles including 500 lbs. weight capacity, front and rear wheel suspension, and reclining, foldable 360° swivel Captain′s Chair with headrest. It even comes with a safety package that features lights, horn, turn signals, mirrors and hand brake. Homecare Products – ScooterDirect.com features an extra wide and tall portable toilet seat with legs. Built to withstand as much as 600 pounds, the Extra Wide Tall Etta Elevated Toilet Seat with Legs and comes with Madda-Comfort Armrests for additional comfort.
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