There are a variety of wheelchair styles to consider, each with various pros and cons (click through to see them all). These include:
Manual (average standard $250; average custom $3,500) - You propel yourself by rotating your hands on the rims of the wheels.
Scooters (average $2,000) - This is an easy-to-operate option if you’re able to sit down and standup without help.
Pushrim-activated power-assist wheelchair (PAPAW) (average $3,000) - A battery motor assists you up hills or through difficult terrain.
Power wheelchair (average $7,000) - This is propelled by an electric motor and doesn’t require any manual power.