Mobility scooters offer a lot when it comes to your personal freedom. They go beyond the usual capabilities of manual wheelchairs and walking aids by allowing you to travel with less hassle. Little effort is required to operate one, meaning you have more energy for other everyday tasks. Scooters could be your ticket to the mobility and independence you want without sacrificing your energy.
Scooters are easier to assemble and maneuver than wheelchairs. They tend to be smaller than your standard electric wheelchair, so you can fit through smaller spaces. This mobility aid is ideal for crowded places or smaller homes. Scooters also tend to move faster than wheelchairs. If you want to or need to have the ability to get around quickly, a scooter may be the right choice for you.
Choose the Mobility Aid that Works for You
Choosing the right mobility aid for you is very important. While there are positive aspects of all mobility products (wheelchairs, walking aids, etc.) you have to take your lifestyle and condition into consideration. Scooters are most often used by people who need help getting around public places such as the mall or the grocery store. People who use scooters should be able to get from the car or your home without the help of an electric mobility aid. Balance is also an important skill to have when considering scooters. Many have only three wheels, so tipping over could happen if satisfactory balance and strength are not skills you possess.
If you think a scooter may be the right mobility aid for you, Mullaney’s carries a wide variety from reputable brands like Golden Technologies and EZ Access. We will work directly with you and your medical provider to find the right medical equipment and supplies for you. If you are in need of a mobility aid, call 513-587-1470 or visit us today to learn more!