Tatyana McFadden, 2018 Winner of Chicago Marathon Wins 2018 Boston Marathon Women’s Wheelchair Race as Well

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The winner of this year’s Women’s Wheelchair Race at the Boston Marathon also won the recent Chicago Marathon race. Tatyana McFadden, a 28-year-old competitor from Maryland crossed the finish line in an official time of 2 hour, 4 minutes, 39 seconds. New reports say it was the slowest winning time in 30 years, though weather played a role. The win …

Customer’s ActiveCare Spitfire 1410 Just Stopped Working, Blinks a Diagnostic Code, Needs Fast Repairs

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When the mobility scooter you rely on breaks down or just needs regular maintenance, it can be frustrating. What’s normally a reliable scooter, the ActiveCare Spitfire Scooter (like the one see at right) is much like any mobility scooter — because it’s a machine with a motor and moving parts, it has the potential to breakdown. And the older the …

Customer with an Expensive Model Maxima-V 3-Wheel Scooter is in Need of Repairs

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Normally a durable, reliable scooter, the Maxima-V 3-Wheel Scooter is much like any mobility scooter — because it’s a machine with a motor and moving parts, it has the potential to breakdown. And the older the scooter, the more problems it may have. Also, if the warranty (or extended warranty) has lapsed…getting fast repairs may prove to be more difficult. …

Rebel Drive Wheelchair Brakes Not Working and Left Wheel Needs to be Fixed Quick

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Issues with a Rebel Drive Wheelchair slowing you down? At WI Medical, we hear from people every day who need wheelchair repairs. The following is an actual inquiry that we received recently. And yes, even manual wheelchairs (not-motorized) can require repairs and maintenance to keep them in good, safe condition. “My husband has a Rebel Drive Wheelchair. Yesterday the left …

Sudden Turning Issues Show That Repairs Are Needed for an Older Model Pride Mobility Scooter

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Older scooters can present many problems…especially when they’re more than a decade old. At WI Medical, we hear from people every day who need mobility scooter repairs. The following is an actual inquiry that we received recently. “I have a Pride Mobility scooter, 11 years old, that needs some attention. I have trouble making turns, especially hard turns with it. …

Mobility Scooter Repairs Needed to be Made at Client’s Home

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At WI Medical, we hear from people every day who need mobility scooter repairs. The following is an actual inquiry that we received recently. “I have a mobility scooter that needs repair and I need to have it done at my location. Please return my call. Thank you.” These inquiries also include the client’s contact information (name, phone, and email). …

Repairing Pediatric Wheelchairs for Kids and Teens: Making Life Easier on the Child and the Parent

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We know that when your child’s wheelchair is broken, not working or needs new parts, life can become a little more hectic. Kids have an energy all their own and when the chair they rely on isn’t working like they expect or need, it’s time to get things fixed quickly. And as kids grow, their chair can see a lot …

Over 50,000 People in The Villages, FL Rely On Us for Wheelchair Repair and Mobility Scooter Maintenance

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It’s unfortunate, but power wheelchairs, scooters and custom wheelchairs need to be repaired or maintained. Batteries give out, seats get worn down and electrical components just stop working. And not being able to operate your chair or scooter can be frustrating. WI Medical can help! We have 12 repair locations throughout Florida — even local technicians who frequently service The …

Aging in Place — What Does it Really Mean? A Quick Overview for Florida Seniors and the Family Members Who May Care for Them

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Does it seem like the term “Aging in place” is everywhere, or is it just me because of my own age and the age of my Mom? I am a boomer, who finds herself concerned about my Mothers aging, and her capabilities to navigate her home and town. So where does this term come from? What is it we are …

Why An AHCA License is Important: Certification from The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration

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I must admit, when I first heard that our company had obtained an AHCA license I was a bit perplexed as I had never heard of the term AHCA, and I have been in the health industry for a very long time. AHCA is the Florida “Agency for Health Care Administration” – which is the licensing body for many things …