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”

The Best Pediatric Wheelchair Brands

Looking for the best pediatric motorized wheelchair for your child? Not sure which brand is best suited for your son or daughter? At Quantum Rehab®, we understand that the comfort of your child is extremely important to you, as well as his or her independence! Here are three reasons why you should choose Quantum, oneContinue reading “The Best Pediatric Wheelchair Brands”

Benefits of Buying a Narrow Wheelchair

Narrow wheelchairs are designed with children, teenagers and small adults in mind. The Edge 3 Stretto™ narrow wheelchair has an overall width of 20.75 inches with a 12.5-inch drive wheel configuration. The base has an overall width of 21.75 inches with 14-inch drive wheels. Click to learn more about the Stretto narrow wheelchair. Why purchaseContinue reading “Benefits of Buying a Narrow Wheelchair”

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”

Wheelchairs for Progressive Muscular Atrophy

Progressive muscular atrophy (PMA), also known as Duchenne-Aran muscular atrophy, is a rare subtype of motor neuron disease, known as a sibling condition to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Progressive muscular atrophy only affects the lower motor neurons. Symptoms of PMA include atrophy, muscle weakness, lack of reflexes, lack of spasticity and can be limited toContinue reading “Wheelchairs for Progressive Muscular Atrophy”

iLevel Now on 35,000 Power Chairs

iLevel® seat elevation technology by Quantum Rehab® reached a landmark today as power chair number 35,000 was built with iLevel. Released in 2015, iLevel is a power seat elevating system that promotes independence and social inclusion. As iLevel elevates, the power base reinforces stability electronically and mechanically to ensure safety at 12 inches of elevationContinue reading “iLevel Now on 35,000 Power Chairs”

Taking a Leap of Faith

Dad, college professor, disability activist: these are just some of the roles that come naturally to Joe Stramondo. Thoughtful and dedicated, Joe is passionate about his family and his work as a scholar and educator and spends much of his free time advocating for and socializing with members of the disability community. Born with dwarfism,Continue reading “Taking a Leap of Faith”

Baking the Most of It!

“iLevel has helped me see the world from a different perspective. It gives me independence to do things I couldn’t do before.“ — Sakina Shamsi, Randolph, New Jersey At 11 years old, Sakina Shamsi has an incredible zest for life. The New Jersey native has many hobbies and passions, spurred on by the support ofContinue reading “Baking the Most of It!”

Child Wheelchairs and Cerebral Palsy

If your child was born with cerebral palsy, he or she may struggle with mobility. Although there are many different child power wheelchairs, Quantum offers solutions that can be customized to meet the mobility and medical needs of your son or daughter. Learn more about finding the perfect wheelchair for child with cerebral palsy. UnderstandingContinue reading “Child Wheelchairs and Cerebral Palsy”

Pediatric Wheelchairs for Spina Bifida

Spina bifida is a condition where the spine does not form normally, typically occurring early in the pregnancy. When the neural tube doesn’t close all the way, the backbone that protects the spinal cord of the fetus doesn’t form and close as it should, resulting in damage to the spine and nerves. There are threeContinue reading “Pediatric Wheelchairs for Spina Bifida”