Reclining Wheelchairs are specially designed to allow a person to comfortably recline at incremental angles safely and comfortably. Typically used for accommodation of severe hip extension contractures, or thostatic hypotension, and pressure re-distribution for prevention of skin breakdown. Recliner Wheelchairs work better with Elevating Legrests (ELRs); the user’s legs and feet can also be re-positioned for maximum comfort and health benefits. The “ELRs” are optional on some models and standard on others. Be sure to ask about which type of ELR is best suitable for seating and position needs. On some wheelchairs this is an option so be sure to check the options and accessories when purchasing.
Reclining Back Wheelchair( bed cum wheelchair ) which are suitable for indoor as well as outdoor purposes. These
are manufactured using high quality material to ensure high strength and durability. Wheelchairs are available in foldable frames and are capable for maximum weight.
Reclining wheelchairs are available in standard folding frames with extended head supports and seat widths up to 24" wide. The recline mechanism is attendant operated with levers much like a bicycle brake lever. The levers operate hydraulic (pump) mechanisms for a smooth adjustment. Using this
mechanism, the chair back can easily and frequently be positioned to any angle.
Flexible Back Positioning:
Reclining chairs offer unlimited back re-positioning for more patient comfort, better blood circulation, and to aid in sleeping.
Work best with ELRs:
Recliner chairs need Elevating Legrest so the patients legs and feet can also be re-positioned for maximum comfort. On some chairs this is an option so be sure to check the options and accessories section of each product page.
Only the Back moves:
On recliner wheelchairs the back reclines but the seat bottom stays in-place.
Karma Aurora 4 Reclining Wheelchair:
Frame Style : Fordable
Frame Material : Aluminium (Light weight)
Seat Width (inches) : 18"
Total width in wheel to wheel : 11"
Rear Wheel Size : 24"
Front Wheel Size : 7"
Seat to floor height (inches) : 20"
Seat Depth (inches) : 16"
Back height (inches) : 35"
Total height (inches) : 50"
Max User Weight Capacity (kgs) : 120
Net Weight (kgs) : 13.5 k.g.
Upholstery : Cloth water-proof.
Armrest : Detachable, for easy transfer to bed.
Leg-rest : Detachable, can also be elevated & with calf support for added comfort
Wheel Quality : MAG WHEEL
Rear Wheel Brakes : Available
Hand brakes : Available
Benefits of Reclining Wheelchairs:
Recliner wheelchairs greatly improve the comfort factor of being in a wheelchair. Many scenarios such as lying down, reclining under desks, and eating with food trays are much easier.
The ability to recline helps distribute body weight and reduce pressure sores.
Edema and Circulation:
Wheelchair users who have edema in their legs benefit greatly from reclining. It helps improve circulation and the natural flow of nutrients throughout the body.
Transferring from a reclining wheelchair to a bed is much easier than the standard wheelchair. The wheelchair can be adjusted to the same elevation as the bed; the user only needs to slide from the chair to the bed.
Hypotension is the medical term for low blood pressure. In many cases, elevating the feet reduces the symptoms of low blood pressure.
Bladder and Bowel function:
Reclining is also beneficial for bladder and bowel function. Certain forms of catheterization are also easier in a reclined position.
“No flex” wheels for superior performance.
Urethane casters for lightweight, smooth ride.
Rear axle base moves for stable center-of-gravity in recline position.
Attendant or user-operated wheel locks.
Easy-to-clean nylon upholstery.