Transport chairs: providing a lightweight, affordable option for people with limited mobility.

Why should I consider a transport chair, what are a few of the different options, and how do they differ from a standard wheelchair?
Aug. 20, 2012 - PRLog -- is pleased to offer an expanded selection of the transport chair variation to the wheelchair for people who have limited mobility. The option is a perfect fit for patients who do not have the need for self-propelled wheelchair and can benefit from some of the alternatives. Transport chairs have smaller wheels than typical wheelchairs, which assist in reducing the weight due to the patient not needing to be self-propelled. The chair’s excellent lightweight characteristics increase handling and ease of use for the caregiver assisting the patient.

“Transport chair options that improve the patient’s comfort include different arm sizes, from a full length arm rest to the shorter desk length, allowing the patient to sit at a table or desk in the wheelchair without the arms blocking the patient from getting close. In addition there are attractive pattern options available such as the Fly Lite Ultra Lightweight Transport Wheelchair, Model#DFL19-BLK by Drive Medical selling for $163.99. This model is 19 inches wide and features attractive black/white/red nylon upholstery that is durable and easy to clean, and comes with swing away footrests.  It comes standard with a carry pocket on the back rest to easily and securely transport personal items, a seatbelt and tool free height adjustable swing away footrests. The deluxe back release allows the back to be folded down easily, making the chair easy to store and transport.” Says David Winzelberg CEO of the medical supply company.  

For those looking for a traditional wheelchair, has an ever-expanding selection, with new models being added all the time, such as the Metro IC3 Plus Manual Folding wheelchair Model# 3D100220 by Everest and Jennings, features desk arm rests, swing away footrests, and measures 16 inches wide and is currently selling at the low price of $190.99.Weighing less than 36 pounds the Metro IC3 wheelchair is an excellent option for those looking for a low cost entry into lightweight wheelchair market.

Popular among Wheelchair accessories is the Adjustable Universal Wheelchair Anti Tipper with Wheels - Model# stds807 by Drive Medical. The Adjustable, Universal Rear Anti Tippers with Wheels in black by Drive Medical can be used on most leading manufacturers wheelchairs. The unique, spring loaded, flip lock mechanism easily flips up and down for traversing curbs safely and securely. A universal spacing sleeve can be added or removed to accommodate a secure fit with Drive Medical Viper Plus Wheelchair.  

Medsupplyshop is featuring their price match guarantee, as well all orders over $50 qualify for free shipping.

For a limited time the home medical supply company is offering a 5% discount on checkout by entering the coupon code “TWEET”.

To view the large selection of retail store home medical supply rollators, visit us on the internet at, or get more information by contacting 877-633-9324. MedSupplyShop also maintains effective social marketing at and

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