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September 2015

Innovations: 40 Years of Ultralight Progress

By |September 1st, 2015|

After 40 years of innovation in the ultralight wheelchair market, just when you think you’ve seen it all — BAM! — something new comes along.

August 2015

Next Generation SmartDrive Receives FDA Approval

By |August 31st, 2015|

Max Mobility announced that the highly anticipated MX2, the next generation of its SmartDrive power assist for manual wheelchairs, has received FDA approval. For those [...]

Hands Off Our Legs! — Amputees to Protest New Medicare Rule

By |August 25th, 2015|

On Wednesday, Aug. 26, a rally protesting proposed Medicare cuts to the standard of care for 2 million amputees will take place at 2 [...]

WHILL It or Whon’t It?

By |August 1st, 2015|

NM asked four wheelers to test out the stylish new WHILL. Here’s what they say.

June 2015

Stairclimbing Wheelchairs: Fact and Fiction

By |June 12th, 2015|

The 2009 Galileo prototype shown in this screenshot was never fully built, and currently there are no plans to finish it. The intersection [...]

Innovations: Bold New World of Power Chairs

By |June 1st, 2015|

There is a shakeup in the power chair world, and it's bringing life-changing technologies.

April 2015

Anthem Approves Paralyzed Toddler’s Wheelchair, but Not Wheels

By |April 1st, 2015|

Little Crue Allred has outgrown his ZipZac wheelchair, but Anthem insurance is balking at approving a new wheelchair for the 2-year-old boy. When [...]

A Q-and-A with Aubrey Allred: When Our Son was Denied a Wheelchair

By |April 1st, 2015|

Little Crue Allred has outgrown his ZipZac wheelchair, but Anthem insurance is balking at approving a new wheelchair. The story of 2-year-old Crue [...]

March 2015

Permobil Acquires ROHO

By |March 26th, 2015|

ROHO President Tom Borcharding says the ROHO employees, management and brand will not change as part of the acquisition agreement. On March 24, [...]

February 2015

Wheel Comfort for Your Feet

By |February 18th, 2015|

The new Wheel Comfort padded foot rest strikes me as the intersection of two of my favorite innovation-related maxims: “necessity is the mother of invention” [...]

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