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. Individuals living with conditions such as ALS, quadriplegia, multiple sclerosis or traumatic brain injuries mayContinue reading “Will Medicaid Pay for a Narrow Wheelchair?”

Social Distancing with Interactive Assist

During these challenging times with the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to maintain social distancing while evaluating a client’s electric wheelchair. Stay safe and reduce trips to a client’s home by using Quantum’s diagnostic app, Interactive Assist! What is Interactive Assist? Interactive Assist is the must-have app for remote service. The app provides a direct, real-timeContinue reading “Social Distancing with Interactive Assist”

Can My Electric Wheelchair Get Wet?

Your electric wheelchair is not meant to get wet. Still, we know that life happens sometimes. It may rain or snow unexpectedly. Maybe the only path where you can drive your electric wheelchair requires going through a puddle. Quantum® Power Chairs have surpassed testing standards for ingress of liquids, yet it is recommended to avoid prolongedContinue reading “Can My Electric Wheelchair Get Wet?”

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”

Is the Edge 3 Stretto® Right for Your Client?

Therapists have been asking for a power base that offers exceptional maneuverability in small spaces. Quantum Rehab® has the solution! The Edge 3 Stretto® is the narrowest power base in America. It has an overall width of 20.47 inches with 12.5-inch drive wheels. If you have a client that lives in a small apartment, condoContinue reading “Is the Edge 3 Stretto® Right for Your Client?”

Rocking Out with My 4Front® Power Wheelchair

As a lover of music, I am constantly drawn to the pure enjoyment of a live concert…no matter where it takes me. As an electric wheelchair user, sometimes getting to the actual concert can be more difficult than venturing through the crowds and finding my seat within the venue. I do not drive so I’mContinue reading “Rocking Out with My 4Front® Power Wheelchair”

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”

How Much Does a Child’s Wheelchair Cost?

If your son or daughter is living with limited mobility or has a disability that affects his or her movements, there are power wheelchair technologies available to make a difference in your child’s life. With a child wheelchair, your son or daughter can enjoy greater mobility, independence and enhanced quality of life. Child Wheelchair DimensionsContinue reading “How Much Does a Child’s Wheelchair Cost?”

Seating and Positioning on Pediatric Wheelchairs

If your child has a medical condition that makes it difficult for him or her to shift his weight or change position, you’ve come to the right place! Quantum has many innovative pediatric wheelchair technologies that can help your child and give him or her greater comfort, support and independence. Edge 3 Stretto® Pediatric WheelchairContinue reading “Seating and Positioning on Pediatric Wheelchairs”

Narrow Wheelchair Batteries and Medicare

Practicing proper charging habits helps prolong the life of your narrow wheelchair batteries, but there still comes a time when you have to replace them. When you are ready to replace and dispose of them, you may wonder if the batteries for your narrow electric wheelchair are covered by Medicare. Narrow Motorized Wheelchairs and MedicareContinue reading “Narrow Wheelchair Batteries and Medicare”