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2013-08-11 23:02:38

Their innovative Tumble Forms 2® Carrie® Seating System is an ideal solution to all the positioning challenges of day-to-day living. Providing superior positioning compared to seats with upholstered pads, the unique molded contours of the Carrie seat highlight an anti-thrust shape that helps maintain proper pelvic position. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) August 11, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined into a...

2013-08-09 23:19:53

Accommodating students of all ages and abilities, TherAdapt’s Computer Desks are an ideal solution for young users in wheelchairs. A retractable and easy-to-turn hand crank enables infinite work surface adjustments to meet the functional requirements of students with disabilities, along with meeting the standards set by the ADA. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined into a distribution...

2013-08-09 23:04:46

InventHelp®, America’s Leading Inventor Service Company, attempts to submit an invention, Retractable Calf Support, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 An inventor from Charlotte, N.C., has developed an invention that increases comfort for individuals who need to use wheelchairs. The RETRACTABLE CALF SUPPORTS supports the legs more fully than conventional wheelchairs. It requires less time and care from caregivers, while also ensuring even leg...

2013-08-06 23:03:33

Wall Street bond broker turned entrepreneur, John Michielini, is excited to bring national franchise 101 Mobility to Long Island, New York. Michielini plans to help seniors age in place and avoid the high costs of assisted living by selling and professionally installing wheelchair ramps, stair lifts, bath safety and other mobility solutions. Long Island, New York (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 As of July 2013, nursing home rates averaged at a whopping $144,408 per year (New York Health...

2013-08-02 23:00:33

On Saturday, August 3, Olsen Park will host the opening of Wilmington's brand new Miracle Field: a fully accessible playground and baseball diamond. 101 Mobility, a local mobility device provider, professionally installed bleachers this week for the big day. Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 Nearly 1 in 5 people in New Hanover, Brunswick, Columbus, and Pender counties have some type of disability (miracleleaguewilm.org). In order for these residents to be active in sports and...

2013-08-01 23:30:14

New Platform Wheelchair Lift by Butler Mobility Products Carried by Access Elevator of Cudahy, Wisconsin (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Incline Platform Wheelchair Lifts are a primary product category for Access Elevator, a major supplier of accessibility products to the handicapped and physically challenged throughout the Southern Wisconsin, Northern Illinois and Northwest Indiana area. Since 1994 they have been at the forefront of the accessibility industry providing accessibility products to...

2013-07-31 23:03:58

Senior homeowners with mobility issues are typically forced to spend thousands on expensive home modifications or move out of their beloved home due to their inability to traverse their stairs. Now a simple and cost effective alternative solution is available from The Lift Store - a stairlift. (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 As older individuals continue to advance in years, they must eventually confront various unpleasant realities that are inevitable as a result of old age. Chief among these is a...

2013-07-30 23:29:47

As another prime example of how Access Able Designs have been instrumental in assisting hospitals, long-term care facilities, restaurants, hotels, airports, cruise ships, convention centers and homeowners to meet or exceed the ADA standards for their handicapped-access facilities, their ADA compliant Dressing Benches enhance security for physically disabled clients and customers and improve the ADA compliance ratings for the facilities that use them. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) July 30, 2013...

2013-07-27 23:03:47

Their Cruiser Transit Special Needs Strollers provide the ideal support for a wide range of users, with innovative options that can grow and adapt with younger users for years to come. With WC19 Transit Ready capabilities, these strollers can be used for seating in a bus or van, and have been crash-tested to ensure the highest standards in safety and security. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) July 27, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has...

2013-07-24 23:29:15

Their Bari-Gel™ Bariatric Pressure Reducing Wheelchair Cushion highlights a unique layering system of visco-elastic foam and gel to enhance comfort and provide pressure reduction for wheelchair users weighing up to 850 pounds. This cushion features a domed gel chamber spanning the entire front portion which prevents the user from sliding forward, along with four ties which anchor the cushion to the wheelchair or other seating surface. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an...