What is a Standing Wheelchair or Stand Up Wheelchair?
A standing wheelchair supports the user in a nearly standing position. They can be used as both a wheelchair and a standing frame, allowing the user to sit or stand in the wheelchair.
What are the Health Benefits of a Standing Wheelchair?
By putting the body in a standing position, the chair provides users with better blood circulation, kidney and bladder functioning, as well as muscle tone. By being in a standing position this reduces muscle contracture and bone decalcification, thereby reducing the risk of osteoporosis.