Power Chairs


Choosing The Right Power Chair Configuration

The Strengths, the Trade-Offs & the Client Factors to Consider

Commentary: Life is an Education

House Bill Would Delay NCB Start Dates, Exempt Complex Rehab

Group 3 and above power chairs would be carved out of competitive bidding.



Permobil Purchases LifeStand

Rehab manufacturer acquires French manufacturer of stand-up chairs.

Power Chair Roundup

Pride Campaign Supports First-Month Purchase Option for Power Chairs

Bush's proposed 13-month rental plan would eliminate beneficiaries' ability to purchase power chairs in the first month of ownership.

PSCs Publish FAQs on Power Mobility Devices, Repair & Replacement Issues

Two Program Safeguard Contractors have published frequently asked questions documents on power wheelchairs and scooters, and repair and replacement issues.

Q&A with Dr. Rory Cooper

He has devoted his career to advancing assistive technology, and this month was presented the da Vinci Lifetime Achievement Award by the Michigan chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. In an interview following this latest recognition, MM asked Dr. Rory Cooper — who professionally splits his time between the University of Pittsburgh and the Human Engineering Research Laboratories — about the current state of assistive technology and power wheelchairs in particular.

Rethinking CRT Provision & Repair Timelines