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Articles Tagged: Mobility

Quadriplegic Israeli Inventor Designs Device That Allows Him to Stand

Published: August 16, 2016 | Category: News | Spinal Cord Injury: ,

ReWalk-UPnRIDE-inventor-Amit-GofferNearly everyone knows about ReWalk, the revolutionary robotic exoskeleton invented in Israel that allows paraplegics to stand, walk, and even navigate steps and run marathons.

Ironically, ReWalk inventor Amit Goffer cannot use his own device because he is a quadriplegic, paralyzed from the neck down following an accident in 1997. But last summer he was finally able to leave home in an upright position, riding the most recent of his inventions — the alpha model of the UPnRIDE.

The first commercial model, UPnRIDE 1.0, will be unveiled at the Rehacare International trade fair in Düsseldorf at the end of September. Continue Reading »

Could this be the first smart car for quadriplegics?

Published: August 2, 2016 | Category: News

smart car for quadriplegics-2In a time where the driverless automated car is becoming a modern reality, we are provided with great potential to make things previously improbable if not impossible suddenly possible.

My interest was piqued when I came across design plans for car that could be controlled by a driver with quadriplegia. At first the idea seemed mere fantasy but as I spoke to transport designer Rajshekhar Dass and learnt move about the control of technical devices through brain waves, facial gestures and infinitesimal movements the idea seemed more of conceivable. Continue Reading »

Quadriplegic mud racer inspires and makes memories at Raymond Mud Bog

Published: July 23, 2016 | Category: News | Spinal Cord Injury:

Chris Boese is a quadriplegic, but it hasn’t stopped him from mud racing. Continue Reading »

Wheels Up: A Quadriplegic Pilot’s Inspirational Journey

Published: July 19, 2016 | Category: News | Spinal Cord Injury:

GASTONIA, NC — A 28-year-old North Carolina pharmacist is pushing physical limitations, conquering stereotypes, soaring to new heights and defying gravity. Continue Reading »

Mower Attachment for disabled people in wheelchairs

Published: July 7, 2016 | Category: Information Videos | Spinal Cord Injury:

A man’s friend wanted to be able to mow the yard after his legs have lost function from M.S. so he built him this. Continue Reading »

ParaPerks

Published: June 28, 2016 | Category: Links

ParaPerks is a mobile application provided to users with all types of mobility impairments that allows them to rate and review visited locations! Continue Reading »

BraunAbility® and Permobil Announce Joint Research and Development Venture

Published: June 22, 2016 | Category: News

braunability-and-permobilThe two global leaders in wheelchair and wheelchair accessible vehicle production announce collaboration to integrate mobility technology for individuals with physical disabilities.

Winamac, IN (PRWEB) June 22, 2016 – BraunAbility®, the leading global manufacturer of accessible vehicles, and Permobil, the worldwide leader in power and manual wheelchairs, as well as seating and positioning products, have announced a joint research and development venture to improve the interface between wheelchairs and wheelchair accessible vehicles. Continue Reading »

World’s First Child-Sized Exoskeleton Aims To Improve Quality Of Life Of Kids With Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Published: June 13, 2016 | Category: News | Spinal Cord Injury:

A research team in Spain has developed the world’s first exoskeleton prototype to help disabled children learn how to walk and sustain mobility. Continue Reading »

All Wheels Up Wants You to be Able to Stay in Your Wheelchair While Flying

Published: June 6, 2016 | Category: News

The advocacy group All Wheels Up thinks you should be able to stay in your wheelchair while you are flying, if that’s your preference. To reach this goal, the nonprofit is pushing for federal legislation to allow it, and also will begin crash testing wheelchairs to ensure flying while seated in one is safe. Continue Reading »

Disability Motorcycle Aids

Published: May 25, 2016 | Category: Links

DisabilityMotorcycleAids.com

DisabilityMotorcycleAids.com

Rick Strand has passed, but we are ‘KEEPING HIS DREAM ALIVE’! In addition to parts, we are also custom motorcycle builders for handicapped and non handicapped riders. We focus on helping the disabled rider get back on the road with handicapped parts, bike modifications and custom builds and are building an inventory of disabled equipped motorcycles for purchase.

All of the parts that you may need to order or inquire about including handicap or disabled parts, please call us at 572-552-0090.