3 Reasons Why You Need Quantum’s Wheelchair Backup Camera

There may be other backup cameras on the market, but none like the authentic Quantum backup camera. Don’t fall for imposters! Here are three reasons why you need this wheelchair backup camera. This Wheelchair Backup Camera Promotes Safety With a rear viewing angle of 170 degrees, the wheelchair backup camera allows consumers to see what’sContinue reading “3 Reasons Why You Need Quantum’s Wheelchair Backup Camera”

Best Wheelchair Accessible Fall Activities

Fall is here! It’s time to do all sorts of fun fall activities that are also wheelchair accessible, like going to a pumpkin patch, getting lost in a corn maze, have a bonfire and gaze at the stars! Visiting a Wheelchair Accessible Pumpkin Patch When going to a pumpkin patch, there is usually so muchContinue reading “Best Wheelchair Accessible Fall Activities”

Some Common Questions People Ask About My Power Chair

A lot of people think my Edge® 3 Power Chair is cool and have never seen anything like it. They are amazed that I can be up high up, elevated at iLevel. They talk about how it’s more comfortable to speak to me when I am elevated at their level. When talking to people aboutContinue reading “Some Common Questions People Ask About My Power Chair”

Tips for Parents When Your Child Needs a New Wheelchair

I recently went to the doctor to get a prescription for a new manual wheelchair, and I realized how much I have learned since I got my first one when I was 5 years old. For ambulatory wheelchair users, the process can be especially confusing, so I wanted to share some tips for parents whoContinue reading “Tips for Parents When Your Child Needs a New Wheelchair”

What I Love Most About My Stretto Wheelchair

My Stretto is my first power wheelchair. When I sat down with my representative to customize my wheelchair…woah! There are A LOT more choices compared to making selections for a manual wheelchair! As is usually my go-to when I’m entering uncharted disability-related waters, I checked with friends and colleagues in our disability community to askContinue reading “What I Love Most About My Stretto Wheelchair”

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”

Let’s All Stay Safe this 4th of July

Many of us are excited to resume our usual gatherings and activities for Independence Day. We’ve all been through so much with the COVID-19 pandemic, so we deserve to have some fun! While you’re out there having fun, it’s important to also stay safe. Here are some important safety tips when celebrating this July 4thContinue reading “Let’s All Stay Safe this 4th of July”