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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...

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,...

Advanced Exoskeleton Gives People With Paraplegia More Independence
2012-10-30 15:05:37

Vanderbilt University [ Watch The Video ] The dream of regaining the ability to stand up and walk has come closer to reality for people paralyzed below the waist who thought they would never take another step. A team of engineers at Vanderbilt University´s Center for Intelligent Mechatronics has developed a powered exoskeleton that enables people with severe spinal cord injuries to stand, walk, sit and climb stairs. Its light weight, compact size and modular design promise to...

2012-10-26 04:03:35

Ottobock's Robby Bathing Support offers a lightweight and ergonomic support solution for bathing children with special needs. Available in two sizes, this bathing support adapts optimally to the body proportions of the child. With the ability to be re-tightened, the trough-shaped net upholstery ensures stable side guidance and a low pelvic position which helps to keep the hip bent while preventing over-extension, and achieving optimal relaxation for the user. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) October 25,...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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