Manual Wheelchairs


Independent Mobility for Young Children

Pediatrics Series

I Can Push Myself

We Cheer the Benefits of Independent Mobility for Young Children. But Does Dependent Mobility Get a Bad Rap?

The benefits of independent pediatric mobility are many, but what role can caregiver-propelled mobility play in the life of very young children? Is there room for both technologies to co-exist?

Convaid Debuts New Web Site

Sections for providers, clinicians and consumers are included.

Clinically Speaking

Push Wheelchairs: When Is a Stroller Not a Stroller?

Stealth Products Acquires Xplore Mobility

Xplore Mobility offerings include caregiver-propelled pediatric chairs and dynamic seating systems.

Comfort Company & Pride Mobility Announce Wheelchair Partnership

Comfort Company reps will sell Stylus, Litestream and Kids UP chairs.

Convaid Wins Investor Award

Manual wheelchair manufacturer is lauded by its hometown of Torrance, Calif.

CMS Postpones K0009 Policy Change Implementation

Change will impact products currently under the K0009 HCPCS Code.

SCI Roundup: Ultralights & Propulsion

Propulsion Resources

Seat-to-Floor Heights

Pediatric Series: Early-Intervention Positioning

Seat-to-Floor Heights & Early Intervention

A different take on seat-to-floor heights for your littlest clients.



Comfort Company & PDG Announce Partnership

PDG wheelchairs will be available exclusively from Comfort Company in the U.S.

Pediatric Complex Rehab

Kids Happen

Active kids (and their families) need seating & mobility systems that last. So we asked experts some tough questions about durability, which types of equipment are likely to need a little extra TLC, and how assessment can make a big difference.

Report: Power-Assist Market Worth $328 Million by 2017

Study says technology's appeal will rise in next five years.

Another Opinion...

It Is Still Really a Folding Chair...a Modern Version, However

Pride Acquires Kids Up

Pediatric dynamic seating & mobility company will restart operations on June 6. Production will remain in Montana.

Clash of the Titans 2011: Folding vs. Rigid

Clash of the Titans 2011: Folding vs. Rigid

For Superior Ride, Transportability & Adjustability, Does One Design Prevail?

Tradition states that ultralightweight rigid chairs offer superior ride and lighter weights, while folding chairs are easier to transport and provide greater adjustability. Is the evolution of ultralights bringing these two design rivals closer together? Or is there still a clear-cut “winner”?

Pediatric Growth

...and One To Grow On!

Creating Seating & Mobility that Fits Today & Tomorrow

Creating growable seating & mobility requires great communications skills as well as the ability to predict a child’s future needs. Here’s how to build systems that fit great today and tomorrow. PLUS: Pediatric funding.

Top End Announces Certification Course Dates for Summer

Courses to be taught by Jim Black.

Mobility Management Podcast