Heavy User Wheelchair with Elevated Leg Rest Hire

Our Heavy User Wheelchair with Elevated Leg Rest allows people up to 26 stone (170 kg) to benefit from an elevating leg rest - ideal for those recovering from leg, foot or ankle injuries.

Product Description

Elevating Leg Rests

Depending on your need, you can choose to have either the left, right or both leg rests elevate, allowing you to keep your legs straight out in front of you. The angle adjustable elevating leg rests allow you to set them to a position that suits you, or have them at a lower angle should you no longer need your leg fully elevated.


Our Heavy User Wheelchair with Elevated Leg Rest Hire model is the RubiX XL, which features a sturdy aluminium frame to ensure that the wheelchair is durable yet still lightweight, weighing only 15.5kg. While larger than other wheelchairs we hire, it still easily folds down for transportation. A handy clip keeps the wheelchair in its folded position so that it takes up as little space as possible in a car.


Large back wheels allow the option of self propulsion, and the wheelchair is equally easy to push using the handlebars. This wheelchair is perfectly functional for pavements and other paved outdoor areas, while anti-tips at the back ensure the stability of the wheelchair and the safety of the user. The wheelchair features removable armrests, to allow for side transfers.

Options and Accessories

The wheelchair comes with a padded sling to ensure the comfort of the user. For those spending longer periods of time in the wheelchair, an additional cushion is available to hire for an extra £2 (ex VAT) per week.

A crutch holder can also be hired, which will conveniently store a pair of crutches whilst the wheelchair user is seated in the chair - this is also £2 (ex VAT) per week.

For amputees, we are able to supply this wheelchair with one or two stump boards instead of the normal legrests. If you would like to request these, please call our customer services team to place your order.

Key Features

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    Leg rest fully adjustable
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    Aids in injury recovery
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    Wide 22 inch seat
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    26 stone capacity

Hire Service

We offer a flexible hire service ideal for those that might not know how long they need their equipment for. The minimum hire period is just two weeks, and payment is then taken on a fortnightly rolling basis until you return your equipment.

For peace of mind, the team at Wheelfreedom are never far away. We pioneered the original nationwide wheelchair hire service back in 2007, and continue to provide the only all-inclusive rental service to this day. We have helped out tens of thousands of customers, and our service comes with all of the following as standard, with no hidden charges or extras:

  • Full international insurance - with no excess, and wear and tear covered, giving you peace of mind as you travel.

  • Free next-morning replacement - in case of any problems, to keep you mobile.

  • Flexible hire periods - no need to decide in advance how long you want your equipment for, as we understand needs and recovery periods aren't always certain.

  • Range of sizes available - including different seat widths, to provide a comfortable fit for those of different body sizes and shapes. We don't believe that "one size fits all".

  • Next-day delivery - just order by 3.30 pm.

  • Bespoke foldable transport box - smart and easy to store.

  • Fully serviced and steam-cleaned - so your wheelchair arrives in the condition you'd expect.

  • No notice period for cancellations - we can collect the working day after you contact us.

  • Crash-tested equipment - all our wheelchairs except the Bariatric Wheelchair are fully crash-tested.

  • No deposit taken - to keep things affordable for you.

Product Specification

Weight15.5kg / 2st 6lb
Crash TestedYes
Folded Width39cm / 15.35in
Wheelchair TypeAdult Wheelchair, Bariatric Wheelchair
Folded Height80cm / 31.50in
Folded Length82cm / 32.28in
Max Seat Depth46cm / 18.11in
Max Seat Width56cm / 22.05in
Min Seat Depth46cm / 18.11in
Min Seat Width56cm / 22.05in
Max Seat Height47.5cm / 18.70in
Min Seat Height47.5cm / 18.70in
Weight Capacity170kg / 26st 11lb
Max Overall Width75cm / 29.53in
Min Overall Width75cm / 29.53in
Max Overall Length82cm / 32.28in
Min Overall Length82cm / 32.28in
Max Backrest Height46cm / 18.11in
Min Backrest Height46cm / 18.11in


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