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2013-02-20 08:29:52

NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Spinal Association's grass roots advocacy program, UsersFirst, in collaboration with the International Seating Symposium (ISS), presents The Wheelchair User Experience on Wednesday, March 6, 11am-7pm at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville, TN--a free event for wheelchair users to see, touch, and explore cutting-edge mobility/ seating products and services. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110413/MM82757LOGO) "ISS is...

2013-02-18 23:19:32

Offering unparalleled performance and construction perfect for outdoor use, the ActiveCare Osprey Series 4-Wheel Large Scooter accommodates a wide range of users weighing up to 500 pounds. With the ability to travel up to 38 miles on a single battery charge, this is the definitive go-to scooter for long distance trips. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) February 18, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined into a distribution alliance...

2013-02-15 23:00:08

Providing both proper positioning and skin protection, the Maxx Gel Wheelchair Cushions from The Comfort Company feature soft topper foam waterfalls over the front cushion which help to bring comfort and support to all potential pressure points. Added reduction of potential high-pressure areas comes with an additional four layers of high resiliency foam that increases the surface area. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) February 15, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells...

2013-01-23 23:04:21

As an exceptional example of their unsurpassed quality, product performance, function and continued innovation, the Galaxy Wheelchair Cushion from Star Cushion Products offers multi-cellular air technology combined with a patented, contouring design, fitting the real human form. This flame-resistant neoprene cushion enhances the user's stability and posture, while providing true pressure relief and comfort around the clock. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) January 23, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online...

2013-01-23 12:26:24

BALTIMORE, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hopkins Medical Products now offers a state-of-the-art Portable Wireless Wheelchair Scale with a 1200lb capacity. It is the first easily portable wheelchair scale in the United States that allows clinicians to go to the patient, saving unnecessary and expensive patient transportation costs. The 1200lb capacity of the scale makes it an ideal weight measurement solution for bariatric applications. (Photo:...

2012-12-18 05:03:59

Their wide range of medical and therapeutic exam and treatment tables includes the ADA compliant Powermatic Wheelchair-Accessible Exam Table, especially designed for special needs patients, including those who are bariatric, geriatric and ambulatory. The motorized Hi-Lo lifts from 20 inches to 32 inches with an easy hands-free foot control, and boasts a 400 pound weight capacity. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) December 17, 2012 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and...

2012-12-15 05:00:50

Many are unaware of their outdoor independence enhancing options. CAPs Specialist, Gordon Raney explains the functions of each mobility device and how it can be used to best suit those with particular mobility challenges. ; Dallas, TX; Wilmington, NC; Knoxville, TN; Rochester, New York (PRWEB) December 14, 2012 Tulsa, OK For anyone who uses a wheelchair or experiences difficulty with steps, there are now a variety of mobility solutions to choose from, including ramps, vertical platform...

2012-12-12 05:01:44

Superior Van and Mobility helps make families dreams of owning a wheelchair accessible van a reality. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) December 11, 2012 Superior Van & Mobility, an industry-leading provider of wheelchair accessible vehicles, driving systems, mobility seats, handicap lifts, and other vehicle modifications, has helped make two local families transportation needs a little easier. Kristen DeLuca´s son Connor was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), Type 3, at...

2012-12-08 05:02:08

Their products include a wide variety of stylish and luxuriously designed walk-in tubs to fit any décor, along with reclining bath lifts, bariatric walk-in tubs, wheelchair accessible walk-in tubs, walk-in bathtubs with shower stall enclosures, and step-in bathtubs installed in the same space a standard bathtub would occupy, intended for users who still have the ability to lie down fully but would have difficulty with entering a standard bathtub. Specifically created for precision,...

2012-11-26 16:24:44

SHORT HILLS, N.J., Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation and Tilt-A-Rack launched a national contest in which individuals living with paralysis can win a free power wheelchair. The contest is open for submissions now through Jan. 18, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100511/REEVELOGO) Entries will be accepted from a person living with paralysis or from a friend or family member of the person who would benefit from the...