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”

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”

Child Wheelchairs and Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Osteogenesis imperfecta, also known as OI or brittle bone disease, is a group of genetic disorders that mainly affect the bones. The term “osteogenesis imperfecta” means imperfect bone formation and is caused by an abnormality in the gene that produces Type 1 collagen, a protein used to create bone. Individuals with OI have bones thatContinue reading “Child Wheelchairs and Osteogenesis Imperfecta”