Adding Storage to Your Mobility Device

Don't let your limited mobility stop you from carrying everything you need.

Don’t let your limited mobility stop you from carrying everything you need.

 

Now, more than ever, it feels like we are constantly on the go. Whether your young, old or someone who uses a mobility scooter, wheelchair or power chair, it feels like you have a million things to do and that you never have enough time to do them. EZ-ACCESS wants to help people with limited mobility while they’re on the go. One of the disadvantages of using a wheelchair or mobility scooter is you don’t have a lot of room to carry things. Check out these tips maximize space for your mobility device.

More than Just Armrests

At first glance, wheelchairs and mobility scooters don’t seem to offer much space to store anything other than you in the seat. But there are several ways to give yourself more carrying space with simple attachments. The armrest of your mobility scooter or wheelchair are a great place to add some storage. Adding a tote can give you storage for items like your cell phone and other handy items within an arm’s reach.

Storage in Unexpected Places

It takes some creativity to find places to add storage to your scooter or power chair to let you carry more while on the go. But while you’re sitting in your mobility device pondering where to add storage, you may not realize that your back is resting against another perfect add storage. There are packs designed to fit securely to the back of your device that make it easy to store larger items like blankets, food or magazines.

If you’re using wheelchair or power chair, you can also utilize the space underneath the chair with a carrier to hold some smaller items. The name of the game when looking to add storage to your mobility device is creativity and ingenuity.

EZ-ACCESS wants to help you get as much as possible out of the available space on your mobility device. Contact us to find out how we can help you gain some storage space.