Ultralightweights


Funding Series

Justify 'em: K0005s for Kids

Communicating with funding sources about ultralight chair documentation.

Permobil & TiLite Sign Canadian Deal

New agreement will see Permobil representing TiLite in Canada.

TiLite's New Web Site: Connecting with Consumers & Clinicians

Features include chair comparisons and consumer testimonials.

When Will Ultralightweight Chairs Be Recoded?

Wheelchairs & Funding

Funding Watch: When Will Ultralightweight Chairs Be Recoded?

Ultralight Update: The Demise of K0009

Wheelchairs & Funding

Ultralight Update: The Demise of K0009

With the Manual Chair Miscellaneous Code Eliminated This Month, Industry Experts Worry About Access

From the elimination of the K0009 HCPCS code to ongoing funding challenges, the ultralightweight wheelchair niche is in evolution. What does that mean for consumers and the next generation of manual wheelchair technology?

Vibrations

Seating & Positioning

Got Bad Vibes?

Everyday Jolts Can Wreak Havoc on Wheelchair Users' Quality of Life. How They Add Up & What Can Be Done

spinal cord injury

Spinal Cord Injury

SCI C5/C6: Power or Manual?

Figuring Out the Best Answers for Clients, Their Lifestyles, and Their Successful Futures

When clients have spinal cord injuries in the C5/C6 range, is power or manual mobility a better fit for their functional abilities and lifestyles?

ATP Involvement Needed for K0005s Starting in March

New Medicare Learning Network article defines ultralightweight chairs as complex rehab technology.



SCI Roundup: Ultralights & Propulsion

Putting the Push in Propulsion

SCI Roundup: Ultralights & Propulsion

Propulsion Resources

Marty Ball

Another Opinion

What Today’s Wheeled Prosthetic Can Provide

RESNA Launches Position Paper on Ultralight Chairs

Paper describes factors that differentiate ultralight manual chairs from other products.

Ultralights on the Mind

Manufacturers Discuss the Most Important Factors to You & Your Clients

How important are an ultralightweight manual chair’s aesthetics? Its overall weight? Its adjustability? We take our yearly look at what factors are driving this dynamic market segment.

Icon Wheelchairs Debuts Fully Adjustable K0005

Ultralightweight wheelchair company, based in Mass., shows chair at Abilities Expo.

Another Opinion...

It Is Still Really a Folding Chair...a Modern Version, However

Mobility Management Podcast