Medline K4 Basic - Lightweight Wheelchair (Swing Back Desk Length Armrest) is a nylon upholstered wheelchair with a durable tig-welded frame and a gray powder coat finish. Each chair has swing back desk length arms with an easy flip back arm release. These arms allow for easier movement in and out of the chair and can still easily fit under tables and desks. Arms and calf pads are upholstered and padded for extra comfort. The back of the chair has an adjustable height back and flat free latex tires. This wheelchair is in the K4 division of wheelchairs, this allows insurance companies to bill as a High Strength, Lightweight Wheelchair.
There are several seat dimensions for this plus size chair. The sizes include: 16"w x 16"d, 18"w x 16"d and 20"w x 18"d. Each chair has hemi-height dual adjustable axles that rise and lower 2". Seat to floor height range is 18" to 20".
K4 Basic Plus chairs have the following legrests options: swing away legs or elevating legs. Note: Heel loops are included with the swing away footrest for maximum support.
What are the differences between the K4 Basic Lightweight Wheelchair and the K4 Lightweight Wheelchair? Each chair has many similar features but some differences to note would be the larger seat sizes and larger weight capacity in the K4 Basic Lightweight wheelchair. The K4 Basic Lightweight wheelchair also uses the softer nylon material. The K4 Lightweight Wheelchair uses a tougher nylon and has a variety of arm styles to choose from with small seat sizes and weight capacity that reaches it maximum at 300 lbs.
Note: Elevating leg rest models feature a notched, stainless steel ratchet bar to lock the leg rests securely in place. Both the elevating and swing away leg rest are detachable.