If a mobility-related illness or long term recovery from an injury is affecting your physical wellbeing, investing in a high-quality mobility aid could give you a new lease of life. Of the equipment available, mobility scooters are one of the most popular choices – whether you only need occasional help or require full-time support getting around, a scooter is suitable for a range of needs.
If you’ve been considering purchasing a scooter or believe a loved one could benefit, this blog will explain the top four reasons why they’re a great choice.
When your mobility isn’t as strong as it used to be, you may be at risk of trips and falls which could make your condition a lot worse. Ignoring painful joints by walking and standing for long periods can cause more harm than good, however, a mobility scooter will ease the pressure and provide you with the safety and support you need. You may find that over time your symptoms begin to decrease, and if you’re recovering from an injury it’s important that you rest up and don’t rush your recovery before the time is right.
Getting around can become difficult when walking becomes an issue and this often means that these people rely on the help of friends and family. From buying groceries to simply popping out for a newspaper or to visit friends, it’s important that you maintain your independence and ensure that you can get out and about. Scooters are also suitable for public transport and can be folded down to fit into car boots – perfect for day trips away and holidays.
Mobility scooters are very easy to operate so you don’t need to worry about complicated or technical instructions. Most devices are operated by key, meaning you can pull up to your house or shop and leave the scooter outside by removing the key.
Getting out and about may seem like a scary experience if you aren’t as steady on your feet and previous falls have knocked your confidence. Don’t let this prevent you from living your life, invest in a scooter that will offer you the confidence boost you need and make you feel comfortable about moving around your home or in public.
For a range of high-quality mobility aids including scooters, wheelchairs, chairs, beds and vehicle adaptations, LTC Mobility Ltd has all you need to help you regain independence. Based in South West Wales, visit our showroom today where our expert team can help you choose the right product for your needs. Get in touch for more information.