When Madison was first diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy, her doctor didn’t know a whole lot about the genetic condition. Continue Reading »
Articles Tagged: Wheelchairs
WALKER, 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 »
Rev1 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: shock-absorbing suspension for wheelchairs. Extracts from filming about what people think of our loopwheels for wheelchairs. Continue Reading »
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 »
WALLA 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 »
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 »
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 »
No creature is ever too small to ignore. Continue Reading »
VIRGINIA BEACH Bill Fertig struggled with beach vacations for years. A motorcycle wreck 14 years ago left him a paraplegic. On a trip to Nags Head one summer, Fertig relied on a cumbersome wheelchair that even the strongest member of his family could barely push through the sand.
Fertig stayed back at the house so he wouldn’t be a burden while everyone played near the water.
Frustration fueled his desire to invent a new, lightweight, manageable sand wheelchair. Continue Reading »