Manual Wheelchairs


Do Manual Chairs Need Suspensions?

How vibration can be managed in the manual wheelchair segment.

Seating Dynamics Launches Suspension Line

Suspension components are aimed at improving the ride experience for manual tilt wheelchair users.

ITEM Coalition Sends Support Letter for H.R. 3730

Consumer and clinician organizations urge Congress to pass a bill written to protect access to CRT manual wheelchair accessories.

MWC Accessories Bill to Drop in U.S. House

New bill would prevent CMS from applying competitive bidding-derived pricing to accessories on CRT manual chairs.

Little Wave Flip wheelchair

Clinically Speaking

A Pediatric Case Study: Meeting Multiple Needs, Including Aesthetic Ones

NCART: CMS “Re-Interpretation” of Wheelchair Frame Policy Threatens Access

DME MACs say titanium frames, heavy-duty upgrades are no longer separately billable on Medicare manual wheelchair claims.

Ki Mobility Hires Dedicated Sales Force

President Doug Munsey cites current and future growth in explaining new sales structure.

Numotion Is Exclusive SoftWheel Distributor

In-wheel suspension system helps to absorb vibration in manual wheelchairs.

Convaid’s Chris Braun: “The Complement Is Just Phenomenal”

Convaid was purchased in December by Etac AB.

CRT Industry Top Priority: Protecting Accessories for Manual Wheelchairs

NCART's Don Clayback: Delay in funding cuts for CRT power chair accessories was "important" last-minute victory.

Shoulder Health

ATP Series

Shouldering an Enormous Load

Preserving the Shoulder Health of Wheelchair Self-Propellers

How the setup of an ultralightweight wheelchair can have an intense impact on the long-term health of its users' shoulders -- and how consumers themselves can work to reduce shoulder injury risk.

Independent mobility

Ultralight & Manual Wheelchair Case Studies

An Extra Push for a New Ultralight Chair

SMA: Room to Grow

Ultralight & Manual Wheelchair Case Studies

Looking for Room to Grow

Manual Chair Propulsion

Ultralight Research, Part I

Manual Chair Propulsion: New Insight Into Maneuvering Efficiency

NGS to Launch Manual Wheelchair Prepayment Probe

Adult tilt-in-space code is among those to be affected, says Jurisdiction B DME MAC.

Power & Manual Chairs Sizes

ATP Series

Staying Svelte

Size matters when power & manual chairs need to fit into the real world


Editor's Note

Lazy, Hazy? Or Busy Like Crazy?

CGS to Conduct More Pre-Payment Reviews

Standard manual wheelchair codes are included in the Jurisdiction C list.

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?

Mobility Management Podcast