Qualifying Diagnoses and Kids Wheelchairs

If your child was recently diagnosed with a condition that affects their mobility, complex rehab equipment may help them live independently. Serious medical conditions, such as Friedreich’s ataxia, spinal muscular atrophy and osteogenesis imperfecta, can require specialized equipment to provide mobility and meet functional and medical needs. A kids wheelchair, such as the Edge 3Continue reading “Qualifying Diagnoses and Kids Wheelchairs”

Friedreich’s Ataxia and Kids Wheelchairs

If your son or daughter has been recently diagnosed with Friedreich’s ataxia, you have a lot of questions and concerns regarding your child’s diagnosis. Due to the affect that Friedreich’s ataxia has on muscle coordination and the nervous system, your child’s doctor may recommend a kids wheelchair, so that your son or daughter can maintainContinue reading “Friedreich’s Ataxia and Kids Wheelchairs”

Top Kids Wheelchair Accessories

Your son or daughter is ready to order a new wheelchair! A pediatric wheelchair can give your child greater independence and mobility than you ever thought possible. There are still a few decisions to make, however, regarding your child’s new wheelchair. What kind of accessories does your son or daughter need? We’re here to help!Continue reading “Top Kids Wheelchair Accessories”

Kids Wheelchairs for Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a group of genetic disorders that is caused by an abnormality in the gene that produces Type 1 collagen, a protein used to create bone. Individuals with OI have bones that break easily often from mild trauma or with no apparent cause, giving OI the alternate name “brittle bone disease.” SymptomsContinue reading “Kids Wheelchairs for Osteogenesis Imperfecta”

Kid Wheelchairs and Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a genetic disorder characterized by the loss of motor neurons in the spinal cord and the part of the brain that connects to the spinal cord. The loss of these specialized nerve cells results in muscle weakness and wasting (also known as atrophy) and affects the control of muscle movement.Continue reading “Kid Wheelchairs and Spinal Muscular Atrophy”

Kid Wheelchair Funding and Medicaid

As the largest program that is designed to give health-related and medical services, Medicaid assists many individuals with low incomes. If your kid has a mobility impairment due to a medical condition such as spinal muscular atrophy or struggles with health issues, they may qualify for a power wheelchair through your state’s Medicaid program! GetContinue reading “Kid Wheelchair Funding and Medicaid”