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Latest Motorized wheelchair Stories

2014-01-09 12:26:41

IRVINGTON, N.J., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An Irvington, N.J., man has been confined to a bed in a tiny, efficiency apartment for more than a month while waiting for Medicare to provide a suitable wheelchair. A local medical equipment provider, who would like to help Leonce Pierre-Lewis, calls the situation "deplorable," said the American Association for Homecare. Herb Paserman, of Jerry's Drug and Surgical in Bayonne, N.J., said that the wheelchair procurement process...

2013-12-21 16:20:14

DUBLIN, Dec. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2hsxm7/wheelchairs#summary) has announced the addition of the "Wheelchairs (Powered and Manual) - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The need to facilitate safe movement and improve the independence, mobility and quality of life of patients with disabilities represents the primary factor propelling the...

2013-12-10 23:28:37

QuickMedical, a national leader in the distribution of medical supplies and equipment, is the first distributor to offer the innovative, space-saving Detecto 7550 Wall Mount Fold-Up Platform Wheelchair Scale. Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 QuickMedical announces the release of the new Detecto 7550 wall mount wheelchair scale. The Detecto 7550 is an innovative and unique wheelchair scale useful for a variety of health facilities where space is at a premium including nursing homes,...

2013-12-06 23:04:25

InventHelp, based in Pittsburgh, is attempting to submit this idea, the Crossover Mobility Chair, to interested companies for their review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 "My husband has only one leg, which makes it difficult for him to get around," said an inventor from Hemingway, S.C. "I designed this alternative wheelchair to be smaller, lighter in weight and more maneuverable." She developed the CROSSOVER MOBILITY CHAIR to provide a more convenient way...

2013-12-03 23:33:27

DETECTO’s new USA-made model 7550 wall-mount wheelchair scale features a unique fold-up storage design that saves space when not in use. With its spacious 32.3-in W x 33-in D (82-cm W x 84-cm D) folding platform extended, the 7550 easily accommodates most wheelchairs. Webb City, MO (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 DETECTO’s new USA-made model 7550 wall-mount wheelchair scale features a unique fold-up storage design that saves space when not in use. With its spacious 32.3-in W x 33-in D...

2013-12-02 23:01:43

InventHelp, founded in 1984, is submitting the Genesis 1 Wheelchair Auto Lift, to companies for their review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 An inventor and registered nurse from Montgomery, Ala., doesn't believe that wheelchairs should be limitations for users. "After observing many patients becoming unintentionally injured by nursing staff and/or family members during transfer into and out of vehicles, I decided that there needed to be a more efficient and safer way...

Tongue-Controlled Wheelchair Performs Well In Clinical Trials
2013-11-29 04:44:18

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A clinical trial that pitted a new type of tongue-controlled wheelchair against traditional sip-and-puff models has demonstrated that the former could offer paralyzed men and women more independence than the latter. Sip and puff systems use a straw mounted to the wheelchair to execute four basic commands to drive the chair. The study, which appears in the latest edition of the journal Science Translational Medicine, demonstrated...

2013-11-04 23:23:40

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp is America's leading inventor service company, and is submitting the Stowable Wheelchair Table for their review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 "I have broken many plates and glasses trying to bring them between the kitchen and dining room," said an inventor from Glendale, New South Wales, Australia. "This is because I did not have a good way to carry them while maneuvering my wheelchair. My invention ensures that you have a better...

2013-10-15 23:20:43

101 Mobility's first west coast location is now open. New franchisees, Virgil and Julie Moore will will use corporate support, grassroots marketing, and unremitting customer service standards to become Silicon Valley’s number one resource for professionally installed wheelchair ramps, stair lifts, wheelchair lifts, patient lifts, auto lifts, pool lifts, and more. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 California may be known as the land of movie stars and tech startups but it is also...

2013-10-03 23:02:42

Advanced Driving Systems Inc. would like to encourage early holiday shoppers to consider a lift recliner for their loved ones. Tallahassee, FL (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Advanced Driving Systems Inc., distributor of chair lifts and wheelchair vans, offers lift recliners in a variety of sizes, fabrics, and colors to match anyone’s wants and needs. Lift chairs help take the guesswork out of getting up and down for mobility-challenged individuals. This can assist with someone’s...