Karma Martin HD Transit Wheelchair (25st) has a half folding backrest with attendant controlled handbrakes fitted on all New Models. The wheelchair has been developed with extra strength in the frame in order to carry heavier weights. The leg-rests are height adjustable and are detachable. Please note all Karma Martins know have slowing brakes fitted to the push handles
Generously padded armrests and height adjustable footrests enhance user support and comfort whilst the large solid front and rear wheels can tackle small steps and kerbs with ease. Furthermore, the armrests are easily detachable for better access, assisting with side transfers from wheelchair to chair or toilet. When not in use the The Karma Martin Duty Wheelchair simply folds for easy storage or transporting.
The Martin Heavy Duty Transit is highly adjustable, allowing the user to change it to suit specific requirements. The progressive slowing brakes allow the attendant to have complete control when the chair tackles hills or slopes and the tension adjustable back will mean the user is in comfort.
The design of the wheelchair affects how it can be used, large rear wheels make wheelchairs easier to manoeuvre
If the wheels are positioned further forward on an adjustable axle, it require less effort to move the wheelchair
The seat size, angle and style, as well as the position of the foot, back and arm rests, should all be taken into account when considering the comfort of the chair