What to Look for When Buying a Wheelchair

There are a variety of features that one should consider before purchasing a wheelchair. Medics Supply understands that electronic wheelchairs can offer the user a sense of independence and a means to regain their freedom. We believe that mobility, durability, and portability are major features a user wants to look for when buying a wheelchair. When you need to use a wheelchair, it will likely impact your day-to-day life, so you want to ensure you select the right model for your needs. Medics Supply offers numerous styles ranging from a standard electric wheelchair, to a lightweight wheelchair, to a steel electric wheelchair. Our options meet a variety of needs and are as diverse as the population who uses them. So what should you look for when buying a wheelchair?


Mobility is one of the most important factors in choosing an electric wheelchair for seniors. You want to ensure you can safely and conveniently get around either your home or out in the world. At Medics Supply, we make mobility a top priority, helping you keep living your life to the fullest with the independence only an electric wheelchair can offer. Each features a high-power motor and a waterproof joystick for easy maneuvering, as well as an EPBS brake system for gently slowing down and coming to a complete stop.


When it comes to durability, electric wheelchairs from Medics Supply are made with only the highest-quality materials, including steel or aluminum alloy. We want to ensure lasting durability and exceptional functionality for any user of our electric wheelchairs. Our wheelchairs hold a weight of 250 pounds to 440 pounds, depending on the model you select.


Our electric wheelchairs are built with high-quality aluminum alloy, which allows the chair to be both highly durable and extremely lightweight. When not in use, our electric wheelchair models can be folded compactly for easy portability or storage. Weighing just 50 pounds, our chairs can easily be carried into any vehicle or taken on a plane, making them perfect for traveling.

We hope our guide of what to look for when buying a wheelchair has been helpful in ensuring you receive a high-quality and performance electric wheelchair. Medics Supply encourages you to reach out with any questions, or if you need assistance on selecting the right tires for your Medics Supply electric wheelchair, contact us at (800) 434-0274.