Helpful Tips for Power Chair Users During the Winter Months

As a power wheelchair user, I’ve learned a lot about driving a power chair in the winter. If you live in the Northeast like I do, you start to notice the colder air during the months of October and November. The next thing you know, there’s snow on the ground. This can be challenging forContinue reading “Helpful Tips for Power Chair Users During the Winter Months”

How to Keep Your Power Chair Clean During the Fall

The weather is changing as we head into the late fall and early winter months. The ground is getting softer. Leaves litter the ground everywhere. There’s a lot more rain and as a result, a lot more mud. All of this means less-than-ideal conditions for driving your power wheelchair. So, here are a few tipsContinue reading “How to Keep Your Power Chair Clean During the Fall”

How to Push a Power Wheelchair

Having a power wheelchair means that you can operate it electronically. Still, there may be times when you need to move the motorized wheelchair to transport it. To protect your power wheelchair and keep it in good condition, there are some good habits to follow to avoid damage to the wheelchair while moving it manually.Continue reading “How to Push a Power Wheelchair”

Understanding Wheelchair Drive-Wheel Configurations

During the process of choosing a complex rehab wheelchair, your therapist works with an ATP (Assistive Technology Professional) to determine which power chair and components meet your needs. When selecting a power wheelchair base, drive wheel configuration is an important factor to consider. Front-wheel, mid-wheel and rear-wheel drive each have their own benefits. You shouldContinue reading “Understanding Wheelchair Drive-Wheel Configurations”

Lifestyle Guide for Narrow Motorized Wheelchair Users

If you’ve recently purchased the Edge 3 Stretto® Power Wheelchair or are in the process of researching and obtaining a new narrow motorized wheelchair, you probably have lots of questions. Check out this helpful guide of lifestyle articles and important information on how the Stretto can help improve your independence at home. Accessible Homes andContinue reading “Lifestyle Guide for Narrow Motorized Wheelchair Users”

A Guide to Mobility Chair Repair

As you use any item you purchase, it goes through what many call “wear and tear.” It’s a natural process that happens as you continuously use anything, from clothes to appliances to your car. Motorized wheelchairs also require some maintenance to ensure a long life before replacing it one day. So, what happens when yourContinue reading “A Guide to Mobility Chair Repair”

Cleaning Your Electric Wheelchair Tires

Every individual knows the struggle of keeping your floors clean when you use a narrow motorized wheelchair, such as the Edge 3 Stretto®. Your power chair tires are designed to handle a wide variety of terrain. Unfortunately, this also means that all kinds of debris may stick to your tires and you end up bringingContinue reading “Cleaning Your Electric Wheelchair Tires”

Interactive Assist and Pediatric Wheelchairs

Have you heard about the latest updates to Interactive Assist? It’s easier than ever to have your son or daughter’s child wheelchair serviced by an authorized Quantum® provider. Read on to discover the newest features available from Quantum’s remote service application! What is Interactive Assist? Interactive Assist is a diagnostic application from Quantum Rehab® isContinue reading “Interactive Assist and Pediatric Wheelchairs”

Wheelchair Maintenance During COVID-19

COVID-19 has brought many complications to people around the country. In addition to worries about staying healthy, businesses have shut down, which can affect individuals who rely on the service or product that the business sells. While wheelchair manufacturers may continue to operate, local dealers may or may not be open, depending on the areaContinue reading “Wheelchair Maintenance During COVID-19”

When is it Time to Call Your Dealer?

You rely on your power wheelchair to provide you with independence throughout the day.  It takes care of you, but how do you take care of it?  It is important to stay on top of the maintenance of your power wheelchair to keep it running smoothly and ensure your independence.  Here are some things youContinue reading “When is it Time to Call Your Dealer?”