January 2016

Innovations: DME Funding Problem — How to Get What You Need

By | January 1st, 2016|

Year after year, funding has decreased making it more difficult to get the products we need.

Everyday Advocacy: Poor Wheelchair Service

By | January 1st, 2016|

Q. I am paralyzed due to childhood polio and was bedridden for more than two weeks last month because my power chair (bought through Medicare) [...]

December 2015

Medicare Coverage for Wheelchair Components is Safe for a Year

By | December 18th, 2015|

Sen. Corker, R-Tenn., meets with Teal Sherer and Robbin Sinatra at a Roll on Capitol Hill. Legislative visits like this are crucial for elected [...]

The Omnichair Can Move in Any Direction

By | December 3rd, 2015|

We recently featured the Whill and its potentially revolutionary new front wheels that allow for easier turning, but what if you didn’t have to always [...]

November 2015

Enter the Kick-Ass Track Chair

By | November 1st, 2015|

The Ripchair has generated a lot of media buzz and for good reason.

Spinergy ZX-1 Changes Manual into Power Chair

By | November 1st, 2015|

Wheelers with limited arm movement had to choose between a manual chair and power chair. This changed when Spinergy introduced the ZX-1.

Test Drive: Smartdrive MX2 Power Assist

By | November 1st, 2015|

SmartDrive is a motor and drive-wheel unit that quick connects onto a hitch mounted on the center of the camber tube on a manual wheelchair.

October 2015

Update: Medicare to Cut Wheelchair “Accessories”

By | October 19th, 2015|

What is CMS thinking? How can making wheelchairs more expensive and harder to obtain be good for anyone? A few weeks ago, I [...]

September 2015

Funding for Wheelchair Equipment in Serious Jeopardy

By | September 30th, 2015|

What is CMS thinking? How can making wheelchairs more expensive and harder to obtain be good for anyone? On Jan. 1, 2016 it [...]

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.

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