Wheel chair bags come in a variety of sizes, styles and colors. They provide wheelchair users with added convenience and flexibility because these helpful chair accessories can be used to carry medication, books, oxygen packs, and other personal belongings.
Types of Wheel Chair Bags
There are bags that attach to the back, front, side, or underside of a wheelchair. Bags that attach to the front or side of a wheel chair are easy to access for the user.
A bag that attaches to the back or underside of a mobility chair requires the assistance of a caregiver or friend to reach the items inside it.
Bags that attach to the back of a wheelchair have straps that fit over the handles; while, bags located beneath a wheelchair consist of canopies that are ideal for carrying larger items.
Styles designed to sit at the front of your wheelchair are connected to straps that are secured at the back of the wheelchair. These bags can sit on your lap, giving you easy access to your belongings.
Look for bags that are made of waterproof material. You can use a waterproof bag in any weather condition and it is easier to clean and maintain.
Some bags have several pockets and compartments to help keep your belongings organized. There are also bags available that feature pockets designed to hold water bottles.
Make sure that the bag you purchase is lightweight and durable so the weight it ads to the wheel chair is negligible. You want to be sure that your wheelchair’s balance does not become unstable when the bag is attached.
Also make sure the bag you select has enough space for your belongings. Yet, avoid purchasing a bag so big that it interferes with your mobility.
Published by Jules Sowder
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