Recommendations for prescription:
spinal injury, desease or other type of lesion of the nervous system accompanied by paresis or paralysis of one or two lower extremities;
injury, disease of pelvis or lower extremities (without residual deformations), which doesn’t allow to move independently without additional support;
general diseases of the cardiovascular system, the respiratory system, musculoskeletal system (other systems and organs at the stages of compensation and subcompensation) and the consequences of the diseases that don’t allow the user to move independently in a wheelchair;
consequences of surgical operations, injuries of the lower extremities, lower limb girdle (except for distal portion of one foot), such as amputation (of only one lower limb), pseudoarthrosis, segment defect;
user can sit in a chair without additional support elements and does not need special equipment of the seat;
for outdoor moving and for overcoming obstacles (with the help of an attendant).
Contraindications regarding prescription:
substantial mobility limitation of both upper extremities (can be caused by paresis, paralysis, consequences of surgical operations and injuries);
diseases of the cardiovascular or pulmonary system at the stage of decompensation, which doesn’t allow the user to move independently in a wheelchair;
consciousness impairment, severe behavioral abnormalities, dementia;
user can not sit in the chair without additional support elements and needs special seating equipment;
Residual effects after spinal or pelvic trauma and deformation;
user plans to use the wheelchair for more than 3 hours a day;
user needs to install additional wheelchair’s options that are not available for low-active wheelchairs;
Overall dimensions of low-active wheelchairs don’t meet the user’s requirements and complicate the wheelchair’s exploitation.