Staying Fit as a Wheelchair User

How do you stay fit as a wheelchair user? While most programs and facilities are not created with accessibility in mind, it isn’t impossible to find a workout that’s enjoyable and effective. Four of our brand ambassadors and Q Roll Models talk about how they exercise with a disability and how you can get started.Continue reading “Staying Fit as a Wheelchair User”

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”

How to Prepare for a Hurricane as a Wheelchair User

While COVID-19 continues to be a problem for the United States, there’s another potential problem on the horizon with the incoming 2020 hurricane season. Experts agree that this year’s hurricane season is going to make a huge impact. According to Forbes.com, on average, the U.S. experiences approximately 12 named storms, 6 hurricanes and 3 majorContinue reading “How to Prepare for a Hurricane as a Wheelchair User”

Q-Logic 3e Controller: Now Available

The new Q-Logic 3e controller is now available as an option on most Quantum® Power Chairs. It has many of the same features as Q-Logic 3, but in a simpler package. A great option for clients who require a simple user interface Color LCD screen, programmable soft keys and built-in USB-C and XLR charger portsContinue reading “Q-Logic 3e Controller: Now Available”

Quantum ALS Wheelchairs

The thought of living with an ALS diagnosis may be overwhelming. When it comes to your mobility and quality of life, there are many things to consider. Power wheelchairs for those with ALS provide mobility and a better life quality by fully supporting medical needs, while ensuring a more active lifestyle.   Understanding an ALS DiagnosisContinue reading “Quantum ALS Wheelchairs”

A Child Wheelchair and Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy, sometimes referred to as CP, is a chronic condition where an individual is unable to fully control muscles, body movement and coordination. The condition usually originates before birth or during infancy, usually due to lack of oxygen to the brain or trauma. There are three cerebral palsy types: spastic, ataxic, and athetoid orContinue reading “A Child Wheelchair and Cerebral Palsy”

How Much Does a Narrow Wheelchair Cost?

If you live with a disability that affects your movements, complex rehab narrow wheelchairs can help enhance your mobility and independence. In addition to aiding you in mobility, the Edge 3 Stretto™ narrow wheelchair has an overall width of 20.75 inches with a 12.5-inch drive wheel configuration, allowing you to navigate tight spaces with ease.Continue reading “How Much Does a Narrow Wheelchair Cost?”

Electric Wheelchairs and Public Transportation

Many people who use wheelchairs also rely on public transportation. Public transportation systems need to be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), by providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities and their assistive equipment, including electric wheelchairs. There are different rules for different transit authorities, so consult with your local transit authority onContinue reading “Electric Wheelchairs and Public Transportation”

Will Medicare Pay for a Narrow Wheelchair?

Medicare Part B may cover a portion of the cost of durable medical equipment (DME), such as a narrow wheelchair, when it is deemed medically necessary for the wheelchair user. Complex rehab narrow wheelchairs, including the Edge 3 Stretto™ narrow wheelchair, are usually needed by people who have significant physical disabilities due to birth disorders, injuries,Continue reading “Will Medicare Pay for a Narrow Wheelchair?”

Will Medicaid Pay for a Narrow Wheelchair?

Medicaid is the largest program of its kind designed to provide medical and health-related services to people with low incomes. Medicaid may cover a complex rehab power wheelchair, such as the Edge 3 Stretto™ narrow wheelchair, if the patient qualifies. The Medicaid program is funded through a combination of the federal and state governments. TheContinue reading “Will Medicaid Pay for a Narrow Wheelchair?”