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”

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”

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”

A Child Motorized Wheelchair for SMA

Spinal muscular atrophy, also known as SMA, affects the control of muscle movement. An individual with spinal muscular atrophy loses specialized nerve cells referred to as motor neurons, causing muscle weakness and wasting. In severe cases, the muscles used for breathing and swallowing are also affected. There are many types of spinal muscular atrophy. SpinalContinue reading “A Child Motorized Wheelchair for SMA”

A Narrow Motorized Wheelchair and Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis, otherwise referred to as MS, is a chronic auto-immune disorder within the central nervous system. Multiple sclerosis affects neurons that allow an individual’s brain to control his or her body. Multiple sclerosis types include primary progressive (PPMS), clinically isolated syndrome, (CIS), relapsed-remitting (RRMS) and secondary progressive (SPMS). Symptoms of multiple sclerosis include theContinue reading “A Narrow Motorized Wheelchair and Multiple Sclerosis”

A Super Narrow Wheelchair for ALS

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also called ALS, is a progressive neuromuscular disease. It causes the loss of structure or function of motor neurons in the spinal cord and brain. The brain loses its ability to control muscle movements. ALS is a progressive condition. A person with ALS typically experiences a sudden decline in function and theirContinue reading “A Super Narrow Wheelchair for ALS”

Staying in Shape During COVID-19

Living with limited mobility doesn’t mean you can’t exercise. In fact, health professionals recommend that individuals exercise because of the benefits, such as boosting your mood, easing depression, and relieving stress and anxiety. Reaping these benefits is more important now than ever as we stay at home, surrounded by COVID-19 news on TV and socialContinue reading “Staying in Shape During COVID-19”

A Child Wheelchair and Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy, sometimes referred to as CP, is a chronic condition where an individual is unable to fully control muscles, body movement and coordination. The condition usually originates before birth or during infancy, usually due to lack of oxygen to the brain or trauma. There are three cerebral palsy types: spastic, ataxic, and athetoid orContinue reading “A Child Wheelchair and Cerebral Palsy”

Friedreich’s Ataxia and Kids Wheelchairs

If your son or daughter has been recently diagnosed with Friedreich’s ataxia, you have a lot of questions and concerns regarding your child’s diagnosis. Due to the affect that Friedreich’s ataxia has on muscle coordination and the nervous system, your child’s doctor may recommend a kids wheelchair, so that your son or daughter can maintainContinue reading “Friedreich’s Ataxia and Kids Wheelchairs”

Narrow Wheelchairs and Spinal Cord Injury

A spinal cord injury (SCI) is damage to the spinal cord that results in a loss of function, movement and/or feeling. They typically result from accidents or diseases like polio, spina bifida or Friedreich’s ataxia. The spinal cord does not have to be severed for a loss of function to occur. In fact, in mostContinue reading “Narrow Wheelchairs and Spinal Cord Injury”