December 2016

Forced to Pay Wheelchair Rental?

By | December 1st, 2016|

Q. The electric wheelchair I’ve been using the last 10 years is beyond repair, and my vendor says replacement parts are unavailable. My need for the wheelchair is critical. Now I have learned that my level of disability does not allow me to have a chair with the same features. I have been “demoted” to a standard power wheelchair.

November 2016

The iBOT Returns: Lighter, Leaner and Covered by Insurance?

By | November 1st, 2016|

News that a new iBOT is in the works has generated a lot of excitement and questions among wheelchair users.

October 2016

Mobility Technology: Thinking Globally

By | October 3rd, 2016|

When scouring the new wheelchair technologies from abroad, what are the hottest of the hot?

September 2016

Companion Platform Lets Walkers Hitch a Ride on Power Chairs

By | September 14th, 2016|

Judi Chapman invented the Care E On companion platform because she couldn’t keep up with her husband’s wheelchair. Ankle problems had slowed Judi down ...

Standing Wheelchairs Rise to New Heights

By | September 1st, 2016|

Whether it’s for work or play, standing and elevating wheelchairs offer more options than ever.

July 2016

New Wheel Technologies for Ultralight Wheelchairs

By | July 1st, 2016|

There are new wheel technologies that really have reinvented aspects of the wheel — with notable benefits for ultralight wheelchair users.

June 2016

New Wheel Technology

By | June 23rd, 2016|

There are new wheel technologies that really have reinvented aspects of the wheel — with notable benefits for ultralight wheelchair users.

New 3-D Printed Wheelchair Promises “Perfect Fit” for Users

By | June 20th, 2016|

For many wheelchair users, finding a comfortable chair can feel like searching for Cinderella’s glass slipper. Enter  London based designer Benjamin Hubert, who hopes to [...]

All Wheels Up Wants You to be Able to Stay in Your Wheelchair While Flying

By | June 6th, 2016|

The advocacy group All Wheels Up thinks you should be able to stay in your wheelchair while you are flying, if that’s your preference. To [...]

SCI Life: June 2016

By | June 1st, 2016|

The Joe Stone Foundation; TracFab gas powered chair, Real life Tinder

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