Get to Know the TB4

Quantum has done it again. Our Tru-Balance 4 Power Positioning System is the next step in the evolution of the power chair, providing enhanced functionality and comfort to meet a user’s medical, clinical and quality of life needs. From anterior tilt to WC19 compliance, here’s what you need to know about the features of theContinue reading “Get to Know the TB4”

Why My Quantum Power Wheelchair is Better Than a Manual Chair

So, I know people who use manual wheelchairs and people who use power chairs. I tend to get teased by my friends in manual wheelchairs because I use my Quantum power wheelchair a lot of the time. They think that pushing a manual wheelchair helps you stay in shape and you don’t get lazy. AndContinue reading “Why My Quantum Power Wheelchair is Better Than a Manual Chair”

Wheelchair Accessibility and Traveling to Boston

Recently, I took the Amtrak Downeaster train for a day trip to Boston with my family. I’d like to talk to you about my wheelchair accessibility experiences on the Amtrak train and the MBTA in the city. Taking the Amtrak Train Boarding the Amtrak train went smoothly. When I reserved our tickets online, they hadContinue reading “Wheelchair Accessibility and Traveling to Boston”

Romantic Nights Out with My Quantum Wheelchair

Valentine’s Day is almost upon us! Many of us are considering who we will ask to be our Valentine, or if you have someone already, you may be considering what is the perfect romantic or sentimental gift. Having been in a relationship that became a marriage, I have learned that showing your love to thoseContinue reading “Romantic Nights Out with My Quantum Wheelchair”

My Quantum Power Wheelchair Goes to College

I’ve started my second semester as a high school junior, which means I need to pick up the pace when it comes to touring colleges and universities. I’ve already decided I want to stay somewhat close to home, so that has narrowed down the options quite a bit. I really need to decide what IContinue reading “My Quantum Power Wheelchair Goes to College”

Exciting Changes to Come to My Quantum Power Wheelchair

2023 is here! As we’re all making new year’s resolutions, mine is to do everything I can to improve my independence. For power mobility, this means making a few changes on my Quantum power wheelchair so that I can see what’s going on around me. Navigating My Small Apartment I have a craniocervical fusion, soContinue reading “Exciting Changes to Come to My Quantum Power Wheelchair”

How the Straw Ban Impacts People with Disabilities

Drinking straws are assistive device that help many people with disabilities drink safely, but there has been a push in recent years to ban single use straws. Plastic single use straws are one of the top forms of waste in our oceans. They pollute the earth and harm the ocean’s wildlife. When thinking about theContinue reading “How the Straw Ban Impacts People with Disabilities”

People with Disabilities and Preparing for Winter Weather

In my previous blog, I explained some of the reasons as to why people with disabilities may be more susceptible to cold weather and need to take extra precautions. So, what can people with disabilities do to prepare for extremely cold weather? Here are some tips. Dress in Layers Wearing layers can help keep youContinue reading “People with Disabilities and Preparing for Winter Weather”

Me, My Quantum Wheelchair and Five Questions I’m Asked

I know that us wheelchair users get asked a lot of questions, especially if you have a complex rehab power wheelchair like my Edge® 3 with iLevel® technology. The great thing about complex rehab is that it can be customized to meet an individual’s needs.  Everyone has their own way of using a wheelchair, whetherContinue reading “Me, My Quantum Wheelchair and Five Questions I’m Asked”

There is Life After a New Disability Diagnosis

When I was first diagnosed with a disability and realized I could no longer walk, it hit me like a ton of bricks. I was diagnosed with an auto immune disease that attacks your muscles. I lost 50 percent of my muscles in my legs and arms. For what seemed like an eternity was onlyContinue reading “There is Life After a New Disability Diagnosis”