News


Research to Test Whether “Shaky Treadmill” Can Improve Balance for MS Patients

Marquette University study uses a dynamic treadmill system to test gait.

NPIAP Announces Small Grant Recipient

The new program has awarded a 12-month project grant.

Commentary

Airlines Would Rather Apologize than Fix Wheelchair Policies

What will truly motivate airlines to protect medically necessary seating and mobility equipment?

Sunrise Medical Launches Empulse R20 Power Assist

New device is designed to help caregivers and attendants.

Judy Heumann Receives Permobil’s Hero Award

Long-time disability rights activist is honored at Permobil Foundation fundraiser.

VGM Canada Names HME Woman of the Year Finalists

The winner will be announced at the Canadian Seating & Mobility Conference later this month.

SpinLife Opens First Retail Location

The Northeastern U.S. office gives the online DME/mobility/accessibility giant a brick-and-mortar home.

CMS Comment Period for Seat Elevation Draws Robust Response

CMS has also announced a next-steps timeline, NCART says.

Bodypoint Announces New Hires

Positioning manufacturer adds team members in sales and marketing.

Quantum Rehab Signs Sponsorship Agreement with Team Gleason

New partnership involves seat elevation for people living with ALS.



Mobility Management Podcast: The Keys to Repair Reform

NSM's Bill Mixon and Charles Sargeant discuss the need for funding flexibility and changes to service policies for CRT.

Graham-Field Bolsters U.S.-Based Manufacturing Capabilities

Newest investment shows commitment to manufacturing domestically, Graham-Field says.

VGM Hires Senior VP of Program Development

The industry veteran will focus on upcoming Peer Learning Communities.

Senate Co-Sign Letter Now Available to Support Power Standing & Seat Elevation

Letter asks CMS to support seat elevation funding and to prioritize consideration for funding of power standing.

VGM Opens Nominations for HME Woman of the Year Award

Nominations will be accepted through Oct. 28.

Editor's Note

I Attended the CRT Virtual Fly-In. Here’s What It Was Like

Editor Laurie Watanabe on this year's meeting with Congress.

Motion Rehab Expo Series Announces Its Return to Ontario & British Columbia

Canadian provider has September, October, and November 2022 events planned.

CRT Virtual Fly-In Draws Record Participation

Advocates met with nearly 300 Congressional offices at the event.

Sign-On Letter Urges CMS to Prioritize Funding Reconsiderations for Seat Elevation & Standing

New letter addresses the lack of a public comment period for power standing.

Letter to the Editor: RGK’s North American Launch

Stephen Sprigle reacts to the announcement from Sunrise Medical.

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