Flexible Health Care Chair

Sakrabhai Prajapati

Flexible Health Care Chair

Sakrabhai Prajapati of Mahesana, Gujarat produced a flexible health care chair. The ‘Flexible health care chair’ is a collapsible and portable health care chair and can serve the purpose of sitting as well as exercising with a capacity to accommodate a person weighing 120 kg. The platform of chair is a parallelogram structured with the vertical arms extended in opposite direction. The link, which extends away from the ground, is the backrest for the chair and the link extending towards ground is leg support for the person sitting on the chair. The vertices of the parallelogram are hinged, so that the entire setup can follow a specified path and the chair may be used, as an easy chair or as a bed. It costs about Rs. 3000/- (starting price). It has used powder coated mild steel angles, seat of buckram and imported velvet cloth.