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Why is Abby Lee Miller in a wheelchair?

On the Lifetime's hit TV show Dance Moms: Resurrection, season 8 footage shows Abby Lee Miller using a wheelchair. Why is Abby Lee Miller in a wheelchair?

Abby Miller from Dance Moms in a wheelchair

Photo: Rich Fury/Getty

What wheelchair Abby Lee Miller is using?

Pictured above, Abby Lee Miller is using a Permobil F5 Corpus power wheelchair. Some of the features of this wheelchair include ActiveHeight seat elevation, legrest elevation, power recline and posterior tilt. The cost of Permobil F5 Corpus is $13,282.

Abby Lee Miller was diagnosed with cancer in 2017 and had to undergo emergency spine surgery to remove a tumor, and has been confined to a wheelchair since April 2018.