Ultralightweights


Smart Ultralightweight Wheelchair Wins Toyota Mobility Foundation’s Top Prize

Phoenix i automatically adjusts center of gravity and features front-wheel power assist.

Sunrise Medical Launches Nitrum Ultralightweight Wheelchair

The rigid-framed Nitrum uses new design and engineering processes.

TiLite Earns ISO Certification

Certification efforts for Permobil's ultralightweight manual wheelchairs were an 18-month process.

NCART: Medicare Manual Wheelchair Changes Now in Effect

December 2019 legislation changed Medicare reimbursement rules for Complex Rehab manual chairs.

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ATP Series

The First Ultralight

So many new wheelchair users "hate" their first K0005. Can that be avoided?

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ATP Series

First Ultralights: Dealing with Demos

A Reward for Persistence: CRT Advocacy Scores A Big Win

NCART's Don Clayback on the MWC victory, implementation, and what comes next.



Permobil Launches Next-Generation SmartDrive Controls

New options widen the range of manual wheelchair users who can operate the popular power-assist system.

MWC Provisions Included in Year-End Appropriations Bill

Bill would exempt CRT manual wheelchairs and accessories from Medicare competitive bidding.

Ask a Clinician: How Design Impacts Ultralightweight Propulsion

Motion Composites' Christie Hamstra discusses creating the optimal self-propelled wheelchair.

I Can Push Myself!

Teaching Self-Propulsion to Children Starts with Setting Up the Best Chair

Support for CRT Manual Wheelchair Protection Keeps Growing

Protecting access to manual chairs and critical components will be a focus of August's CRT Awareness Week.

CRT MWC Language Is Included in a Third Bill

Protecting access to complex rehab manual wheelchairs has gained more momentum in the U.S. House.

Ehos

CRT Technology Showcase

Ethos: An Answer to Bad Vibrations