Latest Wheelchair Stories

2012-06-08 23:03:29

The product lines at Intensive Therapeutics feature no-slip wedge cushions for patient turning and positioning that assist with any size patient, from pediatric to bariatric. While many models are available in bare form disposable forms, they also offer reusable models with infection-control cover options. Their ImmersaFlex Wheelchair cushions are specifically designed via their partnership with Tempur-Pedic Medical to provide proven support, superior comfort and durable performance for years...

Honda Unveils New Uni-Cub Personal Transport Device
2012-05-16 11:24:25

Although the Japanese tech industry continues to roll out the future of personal mobility year after year, none ever seem to get past the consumer showcase phase. With that in mind, Honda has unveiled a clever new single-wheeled device called Uni-Cub. More than just a wheeled chair, the Uni-Cub features a proprietary, omni-directional driving wheel system that allows the user to change direction simply by shifting their weight, as if on a unicycle, and can move forward, backward,...

2012-04-07 23:01:38

They created their niche in the industry by making customized products with very quick turnaround times, a service they continue to offer today by producing a multitude of sizes ranging from pediatric to bariatric, for every cushion and support surface that they design. Due to a growing demand for their high quality products, Star Cushion Products expanded their company in 2001 to a new and more efficient manufacturing facility in Freeburg, Illinois, which is where they are currently...

2012-03-25 23:01:26

As the manufacturer of the highest quality wheelchair ramps and food service equipment across the globe, PVI products are safety tested and listed by Underwriters Laboratories (UL), and the NSF International. Their quality management system has been certified by Eagle Registrations to conform to ISO 9001:2008 requirements for the design and manufacture of wheelchair ramps and handicap access systems. PVI encourages customer and end-user input and they daily strive to improve designs for...

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