November 2015

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.

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 [...]

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