June 2016

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 [...]

May 2016

A Closer Look at the Hands-Free Ogo Power Chair

By | May 17th, 2016|

With all the of media buzz, ranging from tech magazines to Fox News about the Ogo, a two-wheel self-balancing power wheelchair, I decided to give [...]

March 2016

WHILL Gets FDA Clearance

By | March 24th, 2016|

The hottest new option on the personal mobility front just got a lot hotter with the announcement that the FDA has cleared the new WHILL [...]

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 [...]

April 2015

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 [...]

February 2015

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 [...]

October 2014

Levaté Wheelchair Lift

By | October 15th, 2014|

The top shelf of items at the grocery store is a known nemesis of manual wheelchair users. So tantalizing close, yet so often out of [...]

September 2014

5 Ultimate Wheelchair Battery Care Tips

By | September 11th, 2014|

Follow these five tips and your batteries will love you for it. Illustration by Mark Weber. A power wheelchair is nothing without its [...]

A Wheelchair History of Disability in Canada

By | September 4th, 2014|

Researchers at Canada‘s Carleton University have unveiled A Wheelchair History of Disability in Canada, a virtual exhibit that explores the historical relationships between assistive technology, [...]

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