Both offer health benefits, and enhance convenience and independence for wheelchair users
Mobile standers and standing wheelchairs are for people who want to stand without having to stand still.
Medical professionals agree that standing is good for the musculoskeletal system, and most experts recommend standing 30 to 60 minutes a day, depending on users’ level of tolerance. (Note: Always consult a doctor before starting a standing program.)
Take a quick peek at the products below — from a comfy stretching device to a mobile stander, to a pocket-sized environmental control unit and cane covers. You just may find something that will make things easier, increase your independence or simply brighten your day.
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The benefits of standers for children are clear
Ten-year-old Morgan Fritz of St. Peters, Mo., received a spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) diagnosis when she was 15 months old. Three months later, she began a standing program, and she’s kept at it ever since.
Permobil’s C500 Stander combines the critical benefits of standing with the convenience of driving the wheelchair while standing.
Levo USA's manually propelled standing wheelchair has a manual stand-up function that's easy to take with you wherever you go.