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Articles Tagged: Wheelchairs

Nonprofit Makes Halloween Costumes for Kids in Wheelchairs

Published: September 3, 2015 | Category: News

magic-wheelchair-1Magic Wheelchair designs and builds epic costumes that incorporate the child’s wheelchair and theme of choice

Ryan Weimer has been making elaborate Halloween costumes for his own kids since 2008. Last year, he decided to start Magic Wheelchair so that other disabled children could enjoy similarly intricate costumes.

Weimer has three children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy, a condition that confines them to wheelchairs. Continue Reading »

Artist Invents Tools That Enable Kids With Disabilities To Paint

Published: July 20, 2015 | Category: Featured Videos

When Madison was first diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy, her doctor didn’t know a whole lot about the genetic condition. Continue Reading »

Wheelchair-equipped dog is candidate for stem cell therapy, adoption

Published: March 4, 2015 | Category: News

Bolt dog wheelchair-2WALKER, MI — Bolt, a two-year-old terrier mix, behaves just like any other dog at Kelley’s Animal Clinic.

When called or tempted with a treat, he rears his head, ears perked in interest.

Unlike other dogs, however, Bolt needs a bit of mechanical help to get around.

Equipped with a set of wheels mounted to his hind quarters, the small white and brown dog continues to thrive even after suffering an accident that left him without control of his lower half. Continue Reading »

New wheel design for manual wheelchairs eases physical strain for users

Published: February 24, 2015 | Category: News

Rowheels Rev1 Wheelchair wheelsRev1 wheels reduce the risk of injury for manual wheelchair users

After fracturing his leg and learning how difficult it was to maneuver a traditional wheelchair, Rimas Buinevicius formed a partnership with Rowheels to reinvent the design of the wheel.

With injuries mounting for manual wheelchair users, the Fitchburg-based company is looking to ease the ailments. Continue Reading »

Loopwheels for Wheelchairs

Published: February 19, 2015 | Category: Videos

Loopwheels: shock-absorbing suspension for wheelchairs. Extracts from filming about what people think of our loopwheels for wheelchairs. Continue Reading »

GoPro: Wheels into the Woods!

Published: November 19, 2014 | Category: Videos | Spinal Cord Injury: ,

Five months recording, three months editing and post-producing, one GoPro 3 + Black edition, seven different camera positions, mounted on a Power Wheelchair and myself. Continue Reading »

Friends help quadriplegic hunt pheasant, elk

Published: November 19, 2014 | Category: News

Troy BirdWALLA WALLA, Wash. — Harvesting a pair of pheasants could be considered a success for any hunter.

But for 45-year-old Troy Bird, those two kills represented something much more.

“What he gets out of it is just getting outside,” Bird’s friend and hunting partner Paul Roskelly said. “Also, going and getting his own food. It makes him feel like he’s contributing to taking care of himself.”

Bird, who was injured in a rock climbing accident at age 16, is a quadriplegic. Continue Reading »

Published: September 11, 2014 | Category: Links

With simplistic beauty and revolutionary technology, WHILL provides mobility in a versatile, stylish, and unobtrusive way. Be seen for who you truly are while traveling anywhere you desire. Continue Reading »

Published: July 3, 2014 | Category: Links

Track Chair Ripchair 3.0 The Ultimate Tracked Chair For Sale

Developed by Howe and Howe Technologies, Ripchair 3.0 is the ultimate off road chair.  It’s the only off road setup that accepts your existing chair. Essentially, Ripchair is the ultimate powerchair upgrade. Each Ripchair is completely customizable, from hand controls to extras such as cup holders, gun racks, fishing rod holders and storage compartments.

For sale now call 1-207-247-2777 Continue Reading »

A Paralyzed Hedgehog Gets Wheels, And Life Is Forever Changed!

Published: June 9, 2014 | Category: Videos

No creature is ever too small to ignore. Continue Reading »