Get the Facts on ALS

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS, affects the nerve cells that control voluntary muscle movements. This progressive condition can ultimately affect an individual’s ability to walk, talk, breathe and chew. While there is no cure for ALS, there are ways for an individual to live comfortably and independently, ensuring the best quality of life.Continue reading “Get the Facts on ALS”

Time

Time is defined as, “the measured or measurable period during which an action, process, or condition exists or continues.”  There are many sayings that relate to time. “Time is money.” – Benjamin Franklin “Time waits for no one.” – Folklore “Lost time is never found again.” – Benjamin Franklin “Time is the most valuable thingContinue reading “Time”

Is Our New Normal Increasing Continuity Through the Multidisciplinary Mobility Evaluating Team?

With all the challenges that 2020 has brought to our doorstep, one that stands out to me specifically regarding the CRT industry is a change in the evaluation process.  With telehealth evolving in the CRT space, I’m sure many of you have found yourselves in a “non-traditional” mobility evaluation. While I see a rise inContinue reading “Is Our New Normal Increasing Continuity Through the Multidisciplinary Mobility Evaluating Team?”

Measure Twice, Cut Once

As a young boy, my father instilled in me a very simple concept that has been a saving grace too many times to list. This concept has many different applications, including CRT. The concept is to measure twice before creating/recommending a complete CRT mobility device to ensure accuracy and thorough thought.  In CRT, the multidisciplinaryContinue reading “Measure Twice, Cut Once”

The Truth About ALS

If you or a loved one has been recently diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, you may have a lot of questions. While there is no cure for ALS, there are options to help individuals maintain the best quality of life possible. Many ALS patients will eventually require custom wheelchairs or an ALS wheelchair,Continue reading “The Truth About ALS”

Getting an Edge on Work and Life

With another busy workday ahead of her, Isabella Bullock needs just two things to keep her moving: an iced coffee and her Edge® 3 with iLevel®! A native of Belleville, Michigan, Isabella (or Izzy for short), was born with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy. Today, as a working professional, Izzy knows the value of her independence.Continue reading “Getting an Edge on Work and Life”

Quantum ALS Wheelchairs

The thought of living with an ALS diagnosis may be overwhelming. When it comes to your mobility and quality of life, there are many things to consider. Power wheelchairs for those with ALS provide mobility and a better life quality by fully supporting medical needs, while ensuring a more active lifestyle.   Understanding an ALS DiagnosisContinue reading “Quantum ALS Wheelchairs”

All You Need to Know About Para-Badminton

Many sports have been adapted for inclusivity of people of all abilities. Para-badminton is a racquet sport played by men and women of any age with a physical disability, including: spinal injury, multiple sclerosis, spina bifida, cerebral palsy, scoliosis, hip dysplasia, amputations, leg length difference, upper limb amputation or impairment and short stature. The sportContinue reading “All You Need to Know About Para-Badminton”

All About Adaptive Archery

Archery has been adapted so that individuals of all abilities, ages and genders can participate. Adaptive archery is much like traditional archery in that the athlete uses a bow to aim and propel an arrow to hit a target. This adaptive sport is especially inclusive because athletes with various physical or cognitive impairments can easilyContinue reading “All About Adaptive Archery”

A Beginner’s Guide to Sitting Volleyball

Sitting volleyball is a form of volleyball that is adapted for people with disabilities. This adapted sport is played similarly to traditional volleyball, with a few modifications to the rules, making this sport playable for people of all abilities. In this adapted version of volleyball, the net is about 3 feet high, and the courtContinue reading “A Beginner’s Guide to Sitting Volleyball”