Quantcast
Last updated on April 19, 2014 at 13:20 EDT

Latest Wheelchair Stories

2013-05-10 12:24:03

Wash State signs bill w help frm @unitedspinal assuring access to fitted #wheelchairs fr people w #disabilities http://ow.ly/kTNuE NEW YORK, May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- -- United Spinal Association and other advocates have combined efforts to ensure that people living with disabilities in Washington State have access to properly configured wheelchairs and other mobility equipment or "complex rehab technology"- that is critical to their quality of life and independence....

2013-05-09 23:25:28

Performance Mobility, one of the nation´s fastest growing and most trusted suppliers of handicap vans and equipment, is excited to announce the grand opening of their newest location in Eugene, Oregon. Eugene, Oregon (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 The grand opening celebration for the Eugene store will take place from 11 AM to 3 PM on Saturday, May 18th. The grand opening will feature a delicious grilled lunch and chances to win a number of prizes. Among the festivities, there will also be a...

2013-04-26 23:20:17

On May 8 from 6-8pm, the New York Mobility Club is holding a complementary community service event for people with disabilities at Bussani Mobility in Smithtown, NY. Guest speakers from ADA Lifestyles of New York and SureHands will talk about “Home Modifications for Wheelchair Users.” Smithtown, NY (PRWEB) April 26, 2013 On May 8 from 6-8pm, the New York Mobility Club is holding a free event for people with disabilities. Guest speakers from ADA Lifestyles of New York and...

2013-04-14 23:03:16

The Access Able Designs Garden Tub Bench is an ADA-Compliant transfer bench specifically created for use with garden-style bathtubs. Its strong, stainless steel frame accommodates weights up to 350 pounds with a choice of finishes and colors to complement any décor. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) April 14, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined into a distribution agreement with Access Able Designs, Incorporated, to offer...

2013-04-10 12:27:48

New patient transport chair designed to increase comfort and safety for patients and health care workers BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Movi Medical today introduced the Movi, a new concept in wheelchair design, and perhaps the biggest innovation in patient transport since the traditional wheelchair was introduced in the 1930s. The Movi is more comfortable, easier to use and safer for both the patient and health care transport staff, according to early trials at UAB...

2013-04-09 08:29:03

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Often lost in the debates over Medicare costs, policies, and regulations is what power wheelchairs mean to the people who need them says the American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130409/DC90875) Across the country, thousands of senior citizens with physical disabilities, as well as younger people who have suffered accidents or debilitating illnesses, depend on power wheelchairs from...

2013-03-31 23:14:58

As one of the springtime´s most popular useful devices from Enabling Devices, the Therapy Gardening planter offers the perfect solution for the disabled gardener. Making gardening more accessible for every user regardless of physical limitations, this sturdy and attractive planter allows gardening inside or outside at an even level with wheelchair access. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) March 31, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has...

2013-03-22 23:19:11

Local business Bussani Mobility Team has joined the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) to kick off its second annual National Mobility Awareness Month contest. And three new wheelchair accessible vehicles will be awarded to people living with disabilities. Smithtown, NY (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 Local business Bussani Mobility Team has joined the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) to kick off its second annual National Mobility Awareness Month contest....

2013-03-15 08:27:16

LOS ANGELES, March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Maddak Inc., the largest manufacturer of Aids for Daily Living (ADL) products in the United States, today announced the launch of Morph Wheels, the first-ever foldable wheelchair wheels during the Abilities Expo in LA. Originally conceptualized as a folding bicycle wheel by Duncan Fitzsimmons, a graduate student at the Royal College of Arts in London at the time, the Morph Wheel is designed to revolutionize the daily lives of the wheelchair users....

2013-03-07 23:29:16

People with spinal cordPeople with spinal cord injuries show strong association of wheelchairs as part of their body, not extension of immobile limbs injuries show strong association of wheelchairs as part of their body, not extension of immobile limbs. The human brain can learn to treat relevant prosthetics as a substitute for a non-working body part, according to research published March 6 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Mariella Pazzaglia and colleagues from Sapienza University...