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” [...]

The KD Smart Chair Lives Up to its Name

By | February 10th, 2015|

Jessika Kattah Delatorre takes her KD Smart Chair on all her trips. What if I told you there is a power wheelchair that [...]

Reinventing the Whill

By | February 3rd, 2015|

Unless you’ve been living off the grid for the last few years, at some point or another, you’ve probably seen a social media post or [...]

January 2015

New Track Chair Options

By | January 30th, 2015|

Blaze your own Trax Last May we took an in-depth look at the emerging field of track chairs. If you missed it, or have no [...]

November 2014

SCI-Related Crowdfunding Update

By | November 17th, 2014|

That base contracts and tucks up under the seat when it's not deployed. Hardly a day goes by where I don’t receive an [...]

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