Ultralightweights


ITEM Coalition Sends H.R. 3730 Letter to Congress

Letter urges support for House bill that would permanently exempt complex rehab manual wheelchair accessories from Medicare competitive bidding pricing.

TiLite Pilot

CRT Technology Showcase

Permobil's TiLite Pilot: For the Superheroes Among Us

folding frame case study

Case Studies: Finding the Right Fit

Making the Case for a Folding Frame

Carbon Black System Is Looking for Investors

Ultralightweight wheelchair manufacturer seeks to expand distribution to United States and Germany.

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ATP Series

A Question of Weight

In ultralightweight chairs, when does weight matter most?

In what situations is the weight of an ultralightweight wheelchair most important?

Ultralightweight Material Advances

ATP Series

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.



ultralightweight manual wheechair users

ATP Series

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.

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?

W.B. Mick Named TiLite Business Unit GM

Industry veteran starts his new position with Permobil's manual wheelchair business unit on June 12.

cervical spinal cord injuries

ATP Series

Justify It: Power or Manual

Determining (& Justifying) the Better Mobility Choice

Lower-cervical spinal cord injuries can present a mobility crossroads: Is manual or power mobility better for a given client?

Accessibility Technology Comparo

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