For the correct choice of the wheelchair it is necessary to measure the user, as shown at pic. 1:
Picture 1 – The size of the user’s widest part of the thigh plus 5 cm.
Measurements are carried out in sitting position, which is the most correct one for the user in the wheelchair.
The width of the seat is the size of the user’s widest part of the thighs with the addition of 5 cm – in order to make the gap between patient’s thighs and sidewalls of the wheelchair and let the user to wear bulky clothes.