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Bariatric Wheelchairs at

Certhealth is proud to present bariatric manual wheelchairs, manufactured by the top producer of medical equipment in the country – Healthline Trading USA.

Reinforced or heavy-duty wheelchairs are designed for people of heavier weight, and have a double stable frame made of steel. Backrests and seats are made of high-strength materials. Browse our Bariatric Walking Aids page to pick the the bariatric transport chair, heavy-duty walker or bariatric rollator walker to meet your needs.

With a weight capacity of up to 400 lbs and seat sizes up to 24 inches, bariatric transport wheelchairs from Certhealth are strong and durable, able to adjust to almost any user.

Bariatric Wheelchair Structure and Design

The heavy-duty (bariatric) models available at Certhealth are all foldable and feature comfortable vinyl-coated armrests and elevated footrests. The seat upholstery is easy to clean and maintain.

These wheelchairs differ considerably in their construction from lightweight wheelchairs, which are made of lighter metals like aluminum or titanium alloy. A bariatric heavy-duty wheelchair is produced from steel.

At Certhealth, we present an outstanding variety of heavy-duty wheelchairs. Our store also has an extensive department of mobility aid accessories. Our customers can find plenty of options there to help fine-tune their wheelchair for better function, making the device a perfect fit for its user.

Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is a medical procedure designed to offer specific, fast and measurable results in weight loss. Being excessively overweight reduces self-esteem and poses a serious threat to health. Obesity worsens the patient’s quality of life and significantly shortens its duration. We have gathered the best specialists in our field and the best solutions, to offer our customers the most convenient steps to a healthy, beautiful and long life.

Bariatric surgeries are serious procedures, and most of them prompt lifetime changes in the patient’s body. For people who are overweight, it is often not enough to limit calories and reduce the amount of food consumed. When your stomach is full, your brain sends a signal to stop eating. The size of the stomach and levels of digestive hormones play a large role in this process. Bariatric surgery reduces the size of the stomach so the patient becomes full with less food.

But surgery is an invasive procedure with its own inherent risks. And it is still up to the patient to make better nutritional choices, so they get all the nutrients necessary for optimal health, without excess empty calories.

Bariatric Surgery Aftermath

The greatest challenge to recovery after bariatric surgery is reduced mobility due to the trauma of surgery, and the removal of part of the patient’s stomach. At the same time, the patient is still obese, and the weight loss journey stretches months ahead. A patient recovering from bariatric surgery may need special equipment, like a Certhealth bariatric transport wheelchair.

Easy and maneuverable, wide and high quality, these wheelchairs provide the utmost comfort and convenience for both patient and caregiver. Order online, and call us if you experience difficulty choosing the right model.