What is a wheelchair handbike?
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What is a wheelchair handbike?

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What is a wheelchair handbike?

Ordinary wheelchairs are moved forward by the user rotating the side circle or with the assistance of others, while in the wheelchair handbike, the user can move forward by turning the crank or the swing lever, which is more portable and flexible. And the wheelchair drive head is particularly flexible. wheelchair handbike generally has three wheels in structure, which are transmitted by a manual device to the driving wheels to make them move. A wheelchair is an important tool for rehabilitation. wheelchair handbike is not only a means of transportation for the physically disabled, but more importantly, it enables them to use the wheelchair to exercise and participate in social activities.

Here is the content list:

l What are the characteristics of a wheelchair handbike?

l How to choose a wheelchair handbike?

l What kind of scene is a wheelchair handbike used in?

What are the characteristics of a wheelchair handbike?

Because of its large wheel diameter, a wheelchair handbike can adapt to a variety of roads. It is mainly used as a long-distance transportation tool outdoors and can load and plant goods appropriately. wheelchair handbike has the characteristics of faster driving speed and labor-saving. The user's upper limbs drive the hand-cranked tricycle in the following ways: vertical rocking, pan rocking, and push-pull. Transmission devices include chain transmission, gear transmission, and connecting rod transmission. Generally, a hand-cranked tricycle has a manual brake device and a ramp brake device. In addition, a wheelchair handbike can also have gear shifting and reversing devices. wheelchair handbike is mainly divided into two categories: front-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive. The front-wheel-drive hand-cranked tricycle has a simple structure and can be driven and steered with both hands or with one hand. However, a wheelchair handbike has poor operational stability, and its climbing ability is worse than that of the rear-wheel-drive hand-cranked tricycle. The rear-wheel-drive hand-cranked tricycle is easier to operate, has less waist movement, and has better climbing performance. But the transmission structure is more complicated. Wheelchair handbike is added with a hand-cranked drive handle based on an ordinary wheelchair. And it has added a Wheelchair drive head. The appearance of this kind of hand-cranked wheelchair is similar to that of an ordinary wheelchair, the body is smaller than a tricycle, and it is relatively lighter to use. It adopts chain drive, when both hands rotate synchronously, a wheelchair handbike can realize straight travel; the differential can realize turning, and the control is flexible.

How to choose a wheelchair handbike?

1. Seat width of wheelchair handbike: the width of the hips, add 1-2 cm on each side.

2. Seat length of wheelchair handbike: After sitting back, there is a distance of 5-7.5 cm between the back of the knee joint and the front edge of the seat.

3. Backrest height of wheelchair handbike: Ordinary users choose about 2 cm below the shoulder blade.

4. Toe board height of wheelchair handbike: the toe board is 4 cm above the ground. If it is afoot that can be adjusted up and down, it can be adjusted until the wounded person sits down, so that the 4 cm of the distal end of the thigh is slightly raised without touching the height of the seat cushion.

5. Armrest height of wheelchair handbike: The elbow joint is bent 90 degrees, and the height of the armrest is the distance between the seat and the elbow, plus 2.5 cm.

What kind of scene is a wheelchair handbike used in?

Many elderly people live in houses with elevators or on the first floor. They may not go out often due to the inconvenience of their legs and feet. With the help of wheelchair handbike for the elderly, the elderly can drive them in and out freely. The wheelchair handbike can move freely and walk freely, sit and rest at any time, and stay where you want to stay, which is very convenient. There are many practical scenarios.

Wisking healthcare Corporation has developed a variety of wheelchair handbike and conducted a lot of tests before leaving the factory to ensure the quality. This wheelchair handbike not only has a large exhaust capacity but also has strong endurance. If you are in the wheelchair handbike business, you can consider using our cost-effective products.

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