New Products: August 2012

The newly redesigned BioStep 2 is a semi-recumbent elliptical cross trainer that offers a low-impact motion that reduces the jarring start/stop direction change often associated with recumbent steppers. Contact Biodex Medical Systems, 800/224-6339 or 631-924-9000; www.biodex.com.

Biodex Medical Systems

The newly redesigned BioStep 2 is a semi-recumbent elliptical cross trainer that offers a low-impact motion that reduces the jarring start/stop direction change often associated with recumbent steppers. Contact Biodex Medical Systems, 800/224-6339 or 631-924-9000; www.biodex.com.

 

 

The Able Tailor

The Able Tailor

The Able Tailor makes alterations and custom clothing according to an individual’s needs. It offers a denim collection in the latest styles and designed specifically for people with paralysis. Contact The Able Tailor, 310/871-8145; www.abletailor.com.

 

 

21st Century SCIENTIFIC

21st Century SCIENTIFIC

The Wheelchair iPad/iPad 2 Mount and Cell Phone Mount, both of which feature an adjustable swivel, can be installed on either manual or power wheelchairs. Contact 21st Century SCIENTIFIC, 800/448-3680; www.wheelchairs.com.

 

 

Horizontal Computing

Horizontal Computing

Horizontal Computing Systems laptop stand allows a laptop computer to be used from a reclined position. It can adjust to the desired angle and can be used from a bed or reclining chair. It also features a locking plate to help secure it against theft. Contact Horizontal Computing Systems, 408/966-4365; www.horizontalcomputing.com.

 

eHandy Gadgets

eHandy Gadgets

eHandy Gadgets offers mobility scooters that can go 15 miles per hour or more, and with a range of 40 miles. The scooters have hand controls, shock absorbers for each wheel, electric assist brake systems, comfortable seats, and lifting arms for easy access. Contact eHandy Gadgets, 951/296-8024; www.eHandyGadgets.com.

 

Karman Healthcare

Karman Healthcare

Karman says its Power Standing Wheelchairs XO-101 and XO-202 are very competitively priced. A seven day free trial is available. If interested, the promo code is XODC. Call to inquire about participating dealers. Karman Healthcare, 626/581-2235; karmanhealthcare.com.

 

 

 

Out-Front

Out-Front

Q-Grip handrim is coated with nonslip neoprene in order to give it thebest possible braking power. Q-Grip is designed for people with limited hand function and fits on wheel sizes from 22 to 26 inches. It can be used with six-point tab mount wheels such as Spinergy, Golz, Fusion, Dino and Sun. Out-Front, 888/832-1829; www.out-front.com.

 

Diestco Manufacturing Corp.

Diestco Manufacturing Corp.

The Monster Bag’s dimensions are 13 by 18 by 10 inches, and the seatback bag features a frame that can keep it open. It sports DayBright reflective safety tape for higher visibility. Contact Diestco Manufacturing Corp., 800/795-2392; www.diestco.com.

 

 

 

 

RetroLift

RetroLift

The battery-powered RetroLift attaches to a conventional wheelchair seat and can lift users up as high as 17 inches. A demonstration video is available on the website. Contact RetroLift, 877-IT-LIFTS; www.retrolift.com.

 

 

 

 

Uro Concepts

Uro Concepts

The new Uro Bag System is a two-pocket unisex undergarment that holds a 700 ml reusable rubber leg bag. Uro Concepts says its system can be used with all external collection systems, from condom sheath to ileostomy. Uro Concepts, 830/997-8025; www.uroconcepts.com.

 

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