Wheelchair Repair Services in North Carolina Will Be Needed After Hurricane Florence

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As Hurricane Florence comes and goes, there will be many residents of North Carolina towns and cities who will be seeking wheelchair repair services and mobility scooter repair services after the storm. At WI Medical, our network of certified repair technicians can fix and and all problems with wheelchairs and scooters – from the beaches to the middle of the …

Invacare Wheelchair Repairs Needed in Pensacola, Get Quick Help

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

South Carolina Wheelchair Repair Services After Hurricane Florence

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As Hurricane Florence comes and goes, there will be many residents of South Carolina towns and cities who will be seeking wheelchair repair services and mobility scooter repair services after the storm. At WI Medical, our network of certified repair technicians can fix and and all problems with wheelchairs and scooters – from the beaches of the lowcountry to the …

With Millions Facing Hurricane Florence’s Destructive Path, Those With Limited Mobility Will Face Challenges Too

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With Hurricane Florence making landfall along the East Coast of the U.S., millions of people in the Carolinas, Virginia and other states could be impacted for days if not weeks with flooding, power outages, clean up and loss of public services. The fact the the hurricane is so large – the area of tropical storm force winds generated by the …

New Zealand Woman in Wheelchair Says Managing Intersections Can Be Dangerous

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The Otago Daily Times in their article Curbs Endangering Wheelchair Users reports: A wheelchair user fears for her safety if nothing is done to improve the kerbs at a busy South Dunedin intersection. Dunedin woman Fiona Russell says trying to navigate the Hillside Rd and King Edward St intersection in her wheelchair can be dangerous. Often her chair will get …

27 Year Old Parapalegic Loses Custom Wheelchair in Schuylkill River, PA

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A 27 year old man lost his “top-end, customized wheelchair” when his canoe flipped while on an outing on the Schuylkill River in Pennsylvania. According to the Philly Voice which reported the story: Frank Ganther and a couple of friends set out on a five-mile kayak-and-canoe trip from near the Spring Mill station in Conshohocken to Manayunk. β€œThe cushion is …

Cool, New Product Allows You to Motorize Your Manual Wheelchair in Second

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We came across this video recently on Autoblog. It’s about the Firefly wheelchair attachment Watch the video and read the article here: Firefly is an electric wheelchair attachment that motorizes most wheelchairs. Initial installation takes about 30 minutes but then Firefly will attach and detach from your wheelchair in seconds. Learn more about the Firefly from Rio Mobility at riomobility.com …

Is Hearing Loss Prevention as Simple as Just Cleaning Out Earwax?

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While our website tends to focus on mobility issues — wheelchair repair, home modifications, etc. — a concern for all of our clients is their overall healthcare. For many of our clients, who are either older or less capable of fully caring for their own personal healthcare needs, we like to pass along helpful information. Today we read an interesting …

Car and Driver Magazine Reviews and Ranks Mobility Scooters

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Looking for a 3rd party review of mobility scooters from a company that knows a thing or two about motorized ‘vehicles’? Then this read from Car and Drive Magazine might be a good starting point if you’re trying to decide which mobility scooter to buy. The article, published in July 2017 is called Mobility Scooter Showdown: Whill Model A vs. …