Wheelchairs


Seating Dynamics Launches Suspension Line

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

NSM Expands Distributorship Agreement with WHILL

National Seating & Mobility will provide the power mobility manufacturer's latest device.

Standing

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Standing on Principle

Comparing & Contrasting the Functions of Standing Wheelchairs to Standing Frames

Standing wheelchairs and standing frames both offer the benefits of being upright. But there are differences in their mechanics and functions.

Permobil Acquires MAX Mobility

Expanded Permobil portfolio now includes manufacturer of power-assist systems for manual wheelchairs.

Ultralightweight Material Advances

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Material Advances

How Does Carbon Fiber Measure Up Among Ultralightweight Choices?

How carbon fiber, titanium and high-grade aluminum have transformed the ultralightweight wheelchair space.

Carbon Fiber for CRT

Considering Carbon Fiber for CRT

The challenges and benefits of working with carbon fiber composites.

Updated RESNA Position Paper Reflects Progression of Pediatric Power

Paper's authors cite increasing acceptance of independent mobility for young clients.

RESNA Releases Position Paper on Pediatric PMDs

Updated paper includes discussion on emerging technology, such as ride-on toy vehicles.



4Front

CRT Technology Showcase

4Front: Making Consumer Choice a Powerful Priority

ultralightweight manual wheechair users

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An Ultralight FOR All Seasons

What Middle Age Means to the Industry’s First Longtime Ultralightweight Chair Users

It's a new industry challenge: working with ultralightweight manual wheelchair users as they enter middle age and want to stay in their tried-and-true mobility systems.

aging and ultralights

Aging & the Ultralight User's State of Mind

How the natural aging process can impact the use of ultralightweight manual chairs.

Stealth Products Introduces LOONZ Driving Game

New video game is inclusive -- and can help clinicians to determine a client's power chair readiness.

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.

driving controls

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A Hierarchy of Driving Controls

Where to Start & How to Proceed When Assessing Power Chair Options

What's the best process when assessing a client for power wheelchair driving controls -- proportional or switch?

Permobil

Permobil is Golden

The Manufacturer That Started with a Single Power Wheelchair Turns 50...and Eyes the Future

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.

Titanium

Is Medicare's Titanium Decision Just the Beginning?

Medicare's policy change puts titanium frames out of reach for beneficiaries. What's next?

Why Funding Is Key to Improving Delivery & Repair Timelines