What is Hoveround?

Category: Equipment


Generic name: Wheelchair (powered)

A power or electric wheelchair contains a battery, motor, and control mechanism to allow the user to propel themselves without the need for either a caregiver to push or muscle strength to move. More advanced models tilt and adjust their seats.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Walking problems 4 1
Fatigue 3 0
General health 3 0
Multiple sclerosis 2 1
Improve mobility 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Hoveround

Side effect Patients
Muscle weakness 1


Based on patients currently using Hoveround

Dosage Patients
daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Hoveround

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 3
See all 3 patients who've stopped using Hoveround


Currently using Hoveround

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped using Hoveround

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Hoveround.