(Reuters) - German researchers have enabled mice paralyzed after spinal cord injuries to walk again, re-establishing a neural link hitherto considered irreparable in mammals by using a designer protein injected into the brain.
Independent research from Active Controls LLC, along with MossRehab Hospital’s Gait & Motion Analysis Laboratory, suggests that the traditional armrest-mounted joystick control for power wheelchairs may be a medical risk.
Special Needs Group/Special Needs at Sea (SNG) ― a medical equipment and supply company, and a global provider of wheelchair, scooter, oxygen, and other special needs equipment rentals ― is now the exclusive distributor of the Soothie° Cushion, according to a news release.
The causes of pressure injuries can often be complex, but it is necessary for full-time wheelchair users to be evaluated by a clinical team to determine if individually configured seating supports are needed. Learn more about seating solutions — specifically primary and secondary supports — that help meet the goal of providing the most optimal seating and mobility environment for users.
United Spinal Association launches a new public service campaign highlighting the organization's Disability Etiquette Booklet, which educates the public on effectively interacting with people with disabilities.
The Twin Headrest Hardware from Symmetric Designs was recently voted winner of the 2019 Harding Award for Product Innovation by attendees at the Canadian Seating and Mobility Conference (CSMC) in Toronto, held April 30 and May 1.
Pride Mobility, Exeter, Pa, introduces a 360 marketing ad campaign for VivaLift! Power Recliners. The campaign, featuring social media, television, and direct mail advertising, coincides with the increased weight capacity of 400 pounds on all VivaLift! models.