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If you have challenges getting around in public or even at home there are options to help you maintain an active and fulfilled life. Mobility scooters are a great way to still get your shopping done, get to work or spend time outdoors. Scooters effectively allow people to keep their independence despite certain medical conditions.

Get Your Mobility Scooter at SpinLife Today! When choosing a scooter consider the weight capacity, the dimensions and durability. Also, can you easily transport the scooter during travel? A number of scooters exist across a long list of brands to meet your very specific needs but keep your personal preferences and needs in mind before choosing one.

You'll find that shopping online allows you to decide between hundreds of choices without leaving your home. However, not all stores selling mobility scooters offer the same policies and customer service. Before choosing which store to purchase your mobility scooter from consider the following:

  • Selection. Will you be able to choose from a long list of varying scooters with different features that meets your needs and budget?
  • Price. How much does the company charge for their selection of mobility scooters?
  • Policies. If you decide against your purchase can you return? Does a warranty come with the product and will your scooter be serviced at home?

TopConsumerReviews.com has reviewed and ranked the best Mobility Scooter stores available today. We hope these reviews help you find the best mobility scooter to keep your life active and on the go!

2016

Mobility Scooter Reviews

5 stars
SpinLife

SPINLIFETopConsumerReviews.com Best-In-Class Blue Ribbon Award

As the largest online retailer of mobility scooters, SpinLife has an impressive selection of scooters, power chairs, and other equipment. They have a customer-friendly price match guarantee and an easy-to-use website. Customers will benefit from SpinLife University, a collection of detailed articles and images that help users find the right mobility device and understand how to use it. Read More... Visit
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4.5 stars
Easy Med Online

EASY MED ONLINE

Easy Med Online has a very large selection of mobility scooters, and provides great customer service. You'll appreciate free shipping and a knowledgeable customer service team. If you're in the market for a mobility scooter, Easy Med Online is worth checking out.
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4 stars
Hoveround

HOVEROUND

Hoveround offers great mobility products but with a bigger price tag. However, they go the extra mile by providing customer friendly policies.
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3.5 stars
All Electric Scooters

ALL ELECTRIC SCOOTERS

All Electric Scooters provides a nice selection of scooters but without the customer services bells and whistles of those ranked higher. Still, all Electric Scooters is worth your time to check out. Read More... Visit
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2.5 stars
US Medical Supplies

US MEDICAL SUPPLIES

US Medical Supplies provides a confusing and busy website. They encourage you to call a high pressured salesman to inquire about a better price. The poor return policy was an additional turn off. Read More... Visit
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2 stars
CWI Medical

CWI MEDICAL

The selection of scooters at CWI Medical was very limited,. The cost of shipping was expensive, and we couldn't find a stated return policy. Read More... Visit Site

1 star
Heartland America

HEARTLAND AMERICA

Heartland America are not experts in medical equipment sales and only offer a few scooters to choose from. Expensive shipping and no stated warranty we would not shop at Heartland America for a scooter.
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Benefits of Mobility Scooters

From the first wheelbarrow-type devices to the lightweight, folding metal wheelchairs invented in the 1930s, wheelchairs had one thing in common: they all required some sort of manual propulsion, either by the person seated in the chair or by a helper. Even the most technologically advance manual wheelchairs require a certain amount of upper-body strength and digital dexterity.

More recently, technical developments in battery and propulsion systems have made possible motorized wheelchairs and scooters. Now even people with limited upper-body strength or manual dexterity are able to take themselves from point A to point B with perhaps only limited assistance. Motorized wheelchairs and mobility scooters provide a level of independence to people who are unable to propel themselves in a manual wheelchair or who might require a wheelchair to travel over terrain that would be challenging in a manual wheelchair. And using a mobility scooter or powered chair instead of a cane or walker might actually help prevent further injury from falls.

Whether the reason is age, illness, or injury, with a motorized wheelchair or scooter you don't need someone to push you around. These devices now allow you to:

  • Participate more easily in family get-togethers
  • Go shopping at the grocery store or the mall
  • Attend a theater performance or a sporting event
  • Travel faster and more safely than walking with a cane or using a walker

In addition, compact and maneuverable powered wheelchairs can help you get around your own home, with minimal structural adaptation. With a tight turning radius and no handlebars, a powered wheelchair allows you to pull right up to a table or counter with ease.

A mobility scooter is most helpful for a person with conditions such as coronary or lung problems, arthritis, weight issues, and so on who can still stand and walk a few steps, sit upright without support, and steer with the handlebar controls. When mounting or dismounting from a mobility scooter, being able to turn the seat right or left makes it easier to step on or off than having to move the foot rests on a conventional wheelchair.

Mobility scooters do not look like wheelchairs; they can look way cooler. You can find models that are styled after spiffy Italian scooters in bright colors, or black and chrome motorcycle-styled “choppers.” Current battery technology allows for a range of 15-20 miles before requiring a recharge. And in general, mobility scooters are cheaper than powered wheelchairs. You can also get scooters that are easy to transport, folding small enough to fit in the trunk of a car.

 

 

 

Crooks on mobility scooters steal giant sheet of timber

THIS is the bizarre moment two opportunist thieves steal an 8' by 8' sheet of timber before fleeing the scene on mobility scooters. The pair cruised in to a joiner's yard on their scooters along with a man on foot. One then leaps off his scooter to lift ...

Published:  Mon, 26 Sep 2016 05:21:00 GMT



WATCH: Bizarre moment men on mobility scooters ride off with heavy timber sheet

The bizarre moment left members of staff at Bale Joinery in Hengrove, Bristol, bemused on Saturday after coming across the footage. The pair and another man on foot are seen arriving at the yard before one of the men on the scooters gets up to help lift a ...

Published:  Mon, 26 Sep 2016 07:03:00 GMT



Nordic Cruiser Mobility Scooters

Nordic Cruiser Mobility Scooter, usually $4,495! Save $1,000 on these Quality mobility scooters! The Nordic Cruiser is a mid-sized town cruiser, capable of doing up to 30kms on one charge. With two 12V/35Ah Gel batteries and a 400W motor, this scooter can ...

Published:  Wed, 28 Sep 2016 01:04:00 GMT



Woman with 'death wish' rides around notoriously busy six-road roundabout - on her mobility scooter

According to the Highway Code's rules for mobility scooters on roads: "You should take care when travelling on the road as you may be travelling more slowly than other traffic (your machine is restricted to 8 mph (12 km/h) and may be less visible.

Published:  Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:00:00 GMT



Llanelli pensioner says mobility scooter users need more support

Ms Winchester said Mr Holmes was right to speak out on the issue and that more needed to be done to support people using mobility scooters. She said: "People don't realise what an inconvenience it is when there are no dropped kerbs. On Frondeg Terrace from ...

Published:  Wed, 28 Sep 2016 01:35:00 GMT



The US is expected to remain the largest market share holder in global mobility scooter market

BANGALORE, India - Sept. 26, 2016 - PRLog-- The global mobility scooters market expected to reach $2.40 billion by 2021, growing at a CAGR of 4.74%. A recent report released by Beige Market Intelligence on "Global Mobility Scooter Market- Strategic ...

Published:  Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:34:00 GMT



Options for independence are few

"To protect those who use mobility scooters and to protect the motoring citizens, one must ride a mobility scooter on the sidewalk, not the road,"¯ Haywood County Sheriff's Office Captain Jason Smiley said. "It can be dangerous to be in the road.

Published:  Tue, 27 Sep 2016 22:53:00 GMT



Mobility Scooters can Make Life Easy for those who cannot Walk Short Distances

There are so many people like elderly and disabled who cannot carry on with their lives with the support of the family members. To make their lives more comfortable you can now find some best home care and clinical furniture that offer them to make life ...

Published:  Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:49:00 GMT



Pensioner was drunk in charge of his mobility scooter

But Joe Harvey of Balnacraig Road, Inverness will still be able get around as he does not need a licence to drive it and the ban does not apply to mobility scooters. Harvey who admitted driving on Telford Street in July, 2015 with more than twice the legal ...

Published:  Wed, 28 Sep 2016 03:46:00 GMT



 

 

 

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