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  1. DOG Wheelchair

    Nothing says adventure like a happy dog.

    Walking your dog is equivalent to walking a dog with your wheelchair. People who walk their dog in a wheelchair often have more control than those walking on two feet! Even as a wheelchair user, you should be able to safely, efficiently, and independently take your dog with you as much as possible. When handling a wheelchair and a leash, you greatly increase your risking of dropping the leash, especially if you have limited dexterity. If you dog is not reliably trained and this happens, you could risk them running off and/or getting hurt. The longer the leash, the more likely it is to get caught around your dog, your wheels, or your spokes (even when folded). You have to always be aware and cautious while using a standard leash for wheelchair dog-walking.

    Now that we have talked about the dog and its leash. Let’s move on to Dog Friendly Wheelchairs. Pride Go Chair® Power Wheelchair | This is an FDA Class II Medical Device*Your

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  2. Virtual Showroom

    Virtual Showroom Newsletter

    RehabPulse Launches World’s First: Virtual Showroom For Wheelchairs and Scooters

    We are thrilled to announce our NEW Virtual Showroom! Design your next wheelchair from the comfort of your home. If you are worried about the weather or traveling during COVID-19, our Virtual Showroom is the perfect solution for you.

     

     

    Our Support Specialist will join by Video Conference to help you configure your wheelchair or Powerchair. View all the different product options and visualize the final look of your product, the experience surpasses that of a Physical Showroom.

     

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  3. Manual wheelchair frame materials: 6000 & 7000 series aluminum

    Manual wheelchair frame materials: 6000 & 7000 series aluminum

    Frame material choice in ultra-lightweight manual wheelchairs (ULMWCs) plays a pivotal role for someone searching for a more Balanced Ride. Today we are going to dive a bit deeper how and why aluminum is used when manufacturing ULMWCs. Aluminum is the material used most often, though it is still surprising that it was only 50 years ago that people started to use it in the design and production of ULMWCs. Especially when you consider the fact that wheelchairs or similar devices have been used for over 2000 years.

    One of the biggest leaps in manual wheelchair technology was in 1932 when Harry Jennings built the first folding, tubular manual wheelchair. Jennings built the chair for a paraplegic friend of his named Herbert Everest. Together they founded Everest &

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  4. ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF POWER WHEELCHAIRS

    ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF POWER WHEELCHAIRS

    The elderly and disabled use of power wheelchairs has increased dramatically. Power wheelchairs are often called electric wheelchairs and they do have their advantages and disadvantages just like other wheelchair types and brands.

    The greatest advantage of a power wheelchair is the ease and convenience it supplies. Even though power chairs do have an electric motor, the controller is still the person in the chair. Some power wheelchairs are operated by the hands, some by the mouth or any other functioning body part. This is a great feature for those who don’t have complete control of their hands or arms.

    Other Advantages of Electric Wheelchairs

    The variety of power chairs is also another advantage. You can easily find many styles and companies that sell these chairs online or in relevant retail stores. Anyone at any age or size might need the use of a wheelchair at s

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  5. Benefits of Rehab Walkers

    Benefits of Rehab Walkers

    Walkers and rollators are mobility aid devices designed to assist people who have problems moving around to enjoy greater freedom and independence. People with injuries, disabilities and older people are at an increased risk of falling, and hence they choose to use walkers to move around.

    Types of Walkers

    Walkers, also known as Zimmer frames, are made up of a metal framework with four legs that offer stability. Basic walkers have a three-sided frame that surrounds the user. The user holds the frame on either side, lifts it and places it further in front of them, and then moves forward to meet the walker. There are several types of walkers including;

    • Rollators – They consist of a frame with four wheels at the bottom, hand bars and a seat. Instead of the user lifting the entire walker, they have to push it forward. Hand brakes are installed as a safety feature.
    • Knee
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  6. New Mobility Magazine - Highlights for the September Issue

    Many of our members living with spinal cord injuries and neurological conditions are at-risk and underserved. With businesses closed and physical expos cancelled, New Mobility is a great way to promote your organization’s products and services during these trying times. Now more than ever, our members are interested in the equipment, supplies, tools and resources you can provide during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    New Mobility September Editorial Highlights

    Cover Story:

    The New Mobility Photo Issue
    For the first time, we’ve decided to let the photos do the storytelling. Our September issue will still have all of our regular departments, but instead

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  7. HME July

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  8. CMS expands telehealth further, stops Advance Payment Program

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  9. New Mobility Magazine - Highlights for the August Issue

    Many of our members living with spinal cord injuries and neurological conditions are at-risk and underserved. With businesses closed and physical expos cancelled, New Mobility is a great way to promote your organization’s products and services during these trying times. Now more than ever, our members are interested in the equipment, supplies, tools and resources you can provide during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    New Mobility August Editorial Highlights

    Cover Story:
    Access to Gaming
    When stay-in-place protocols made connecting with friends and family more difficult, millions of people reinvented the age

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  10. Rehab Pulse Launches in Abilities Show LA 2020

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