Matt Olson: Regaining His Edge

As an athlete, Matt Olson knows the everyday challenges that players and sports teams face on and off the field. Seeing this drive and determination gives Matt the resolve to overcome adversity in his own life. At just 20 years old, Matt sustained a spinal cord injury while playing ice hockey. “I lost my edgeContinue reading “Matt Olson: Regaining His Edge”

Discovering Child Electric Wheelchairs

If your child has been diagnosed with a severe medical condition that affects his or her mobility, you probably have a lot of questions. What kind of quality of life will he or she have? What kind of equipment will he or she need? We hope to answer some of your questions and guide youContinue reading “Discovering Child Electric Wheelchairs”

iLevel® Empowers Others to Live Confidently

Why do motorized wheelchair users love iLevel® so much? For one thing, it helps electric wheelchair users live independently, but it also empowers them to live confidently. Our Q Roll Models and brand ambassadors share how iLevel empowers them to be confident no matter where they are. Jesse Cuellar Confidence means something different to everyone.Continue reading “iLevel® Empowers Others to Live Confidently”

Benefits of Using iLevel® in the Workplace

When it comes to iLevel and its benefits, we like to share how it impacts wheelchair users in their daily lives. For our younger wheelchair users, this may mean how iLevel® benefits them at school . For those who are in the working world, they experience similar benefits that make all the difference. Some of ourContinue reading “Benefits of Using iLevel® in the Workplace”

Taking Her Career to the Next Level

“I can use iLevel to raise up and observe team members over the top of their cubicles. It gives me a clear view of the entire area.“ — Merlisha Henderson, Phoenix, Arizona Merlisha Henderson knows the value of good customer service. She has worked in the automotive finance industry for 18 years! She loves engagingContinue reading “Taking Her Career to the Next Level”

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”