Power Chairs


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?

Pride Mobility & Active Controls Announce Partnership

Midline driving controls can now be installed on power chairs prior to customer delivery.

Industry: Scooter Store Repair "Remedy" Won't Help Consumers

Providers who want to repair former Scooter Store equipment face problems with documentation and payment.

WHILL Sets Power Chair Pricing for 2014 Launch

Japanese manufacturer is taking online orders for California customers.

Invacare Update: Third Certification Audit Approval Delayed

Focus of final third-party audit is the manufacturer's new complaint handling system.

NHIC Reports Q3 K0823 Review Results

Jurisdiction A DME MAC announces a charge denial rate sharply lower versus previous quarters.

Pediatrics Series

Power Mobility: Getting Parents Onboard

Are grown-ups' expectations getting in the way of kids' potential independence?

Early-Intervention Power

Pediatrics Series

Early-Intervention Power: Who Can Participate?

Do Kids Need to Be Ready for Independent Mobility? Or Does Independent Mobility Make Them Ready?

Are there prerequisite skills for very young children who could be candidates for power mobility? Should there be?



WHILL Power Chair Prepares for American Debut

Power wheelchair's wheel and tire design enables a tight turning radius.

New Solutions to Distribute PG Drives Technology

Partnership also affects repairs processes.

Selling Consumer Power

Retail Mobility

Should You Sell Consumer Power?

Funding Cuts, Audits & Competitive Bidding: Is This Still a Profitable Product Segment?

With all of Medicare's funding challenges, is consumer mobility -- particularly scooters and consumer power chairs -- still a viable profit center?

Clinically Speaking

Choosing the Correct Specialty Control for Your Client

Curtis Instruments

Curtis Instruments’ Wheelchair Video: Speaking from the Heart

A new resource helps consumers who are transitioning to wheels.

Shoprider Introduces Rehab Division

ROVI division will design and manufacture complex rehab equipment.

Rolling Dynamics, Rolling Resistance &  Optimizing Wheeled Prosthetics