Power Wheelchair

Power chairs provide mobility to a wide variety of patient groups. From individuals with temporary injuries to those with long-term and life-long disabilities, such as ALS, muscular dystrophy and MS, benefit from using power wheelchairs.

The industry is in the midst of upheaval because of funding cuts and legislative regulation. The major, recent hits to power mobility have come with the ongoing tribulation of competitive bidding, as well as the recently passed healthcare reform legislation: the elimination of the first-month purchase option; the manufacturer’s excise tax; the rebid of Round One of competitive bidding, and the expansion of Round Two competitive bidding program, which covers standard power mobility (complex rehab fortunately was carved out of the program).

Despite these changes in the business environment, the potential power chair client base is a demographic whose numbers are growing at an exceptional rate. Statistically, baby boomers, which constitute 27 percent of the U.S. population, are turning 62 at a rate of 365 people per hour. Their increasing numbers make the standard power mobility market a very viable segment industry


Sunrise Medical (US) LLC

QUICKIE Q200 R

QUICKIE Q200 R

Rear-wheel drive chair offers easily transportable, everyday performance

The QUICKIE Q200 R compact rear-wheel-drive power wheelchair delivers top-tier traction, stability, and the ability to climb three-inch curbs. The 23” wide base provides great traction when traveling up ramps, and oversized 9” front casters offer better obstacle climbing than typically seen in rear-wheel drive power wheelchairs. Starting at just 216 lbs., the Q200 R works with hoist and boom-style vehicle lifts. With a fold-down back and removable leg and arm supports, the Q200 R will snugly fit in most SUVs or vans. Seating options include both Rehab and Captain-style seating systems.

  • (800) 333-4000

Sunrise Medical (US) LLC

ZIPPIE Q300 M Mini

ZIPPIE Q300 M Mini

Chair brings pediatric power seating to Sunrise's most compact base

To give children the independence to safely explore a wide variety of environments, the ZIPPIE Q300 M Mini features a patented, all-wheel independent suspension; an ultra-narrow mid-wheel drive base; a 17” turning radius; and a 17” seat-to-floor height. With optional C-Me seat elevation, children can drive up to 3 MPH while elevated up to 12”, without locking out the suspension or needing to stop while transitioning. Up to 50 degrees of power tilt, with a wide range of JAY cushions and backs and WHITMYER headrests are available to address any seating needs.

  • (800) 333-4000

Invacare Corporation

AVIVA Storm RX

AVIVA Storm RX

New chair developed with the customer experience in mind

The Invacare AVIVA Storm RX rear-wheel drive power wheelchair brings new features to enhance the user, provider and clinician experience. It is targeted for users who travel outdoors but also need maneuverability for indoors. Intuitive to drive the chair offers an easy transition for people that move from a manual to power wheelchair. The compact base design offers better maneuverability and SureGrip suspension system helps increase traction going over obstacles. Front caster bushings decrease vibrations the user sees and thus helps reduce fatigue, and the front casters are moved outward to allow use of a center mount front rigging to help improve the comfort of the user.

  • (800) 333-6900

PaceSaver

BOSS Equalizer HD Tilt

BOSS Equalizer HD Tilt

Heavy-duty seating system offers 60° of tilt action

The BOSS Equalizer HD Tilt is a 600 lb.- capacity, heavy-duty tilt seating system with 60° of tilt action when added to a comparable chair base. Seat dimensions include width to 32 in. & depth to 24 in. for optimum tissue allowance. Arms are height, length, angle and width adjustable. The sculptured back adjusts in angle, depth and back gap, allowing excessive tissue space to flow. Available options include power articulating ELRs, power articulating center column, swing always, and custom size foot plates.

  • (800) 255-0285

Quantum Rehab

4Front 2

4Front 2

Power chair incorporates user, ATP, clinician feedback

Quantum Rehab’s new 4Front 2 power wheelchair was created to implement feedback received from consumers, ATPs, clinicians and industry professionals, and packs in features such as Quantum’s new Smart Traction Control (STC). The STC is integrated into the Q-Logic control system and features upgraded drive performance at higher speeds (up to 6.25 miles per hour) and improved tracking. Other innovations include four-pole motors and redesigned caster arms that have greater durability, reduced weight and enhanced aesthetics. Quantum’s backup camera is also an available option.

  • (800) 800-8586

Sunrise Medical (US) LLC

QUICKIE Q300 M Mini

QUICKIE Q300 M Mini

Narrow power wheelchair provides 17” turning radius

The new QUICKIE Q300 M Mini is Sunrise Medical’s narrowest power wheelchair. Thanks to true mid-wheel drive technology, the Q300 M Mini turns on the spot, providing an ultra-small 17” turning radius (without footplates). With a turning circle of less than a yard - 33.7” - the Q300 M Mini allows you to turn around in the smallest of elevators. It’s available with two seating frames — the simple, adjustable SEDEO Lite and the highly configurable SEDEO Pro — which both offer the C-Me option, enabling seat elevation up to 12” while traveling up to 3 mph.

  • (800) 333-4000

Quantum Rehab

Edge 3 Stretto

Edge 3 Stretto

The hottest new power base from Quantum Rehab, the Edge 3 Stretto gets its name from the Italina Stretto, which means narrow and the base holds up to its name. Featuring an overall width of 20.75 in. with 12.5 in. drive wheels, the Edge 3 Stretto is the narrowest power base in America, according to the company. The Edge 3 Stretto’s narrow width makes it an ideal option for children, teenagers and small adults. It provides outstanding maneuverability in tight spaces and is equipped with independent SRS (Smooth Ride Suspension). Optional iLevel delivers 12 in. of power adjustable seat height at walking speed (up to 3.5 mph). The Edge 3 Stretto comes standard with LED front and rear fender lights and a USB charger.

  • (800) 800-8586

Pride Mobility Products

Go Chair MED

Go Chair MED

Compact, portable and perfect for travel, the new Go Chair MED* is a feature-rich power chair that disassembles easily in just a few steps. With feather-touch disassembly, the Go Chair MED provides lightweight travel, with the heaviest piece at just 36 pounds, and independence on the go. A large footplate gives consumers the comfort they need while the convenient storage pocket keeps their items close at hand. The Go Chair MED is HCPCS Code: K0821 Group 2 Portable. *Pride FDA Class II Medical Devices are designed to aid individuals with mobility impairments.

  • (800) 800-8586

Sunrise Medical (US) LLC

QUICKIE Q500 H

QUICKIE Q500 H

The new QUICKIE Q500 H power wheelchair brings a unique “hybrid” blend of rear- and mid-wheel technology. With the drive wheel closer to the mid-position, the Q500 H has improved traction and a smaller turning radius over a traditional rear-wheel drive and improved outdoor driving over a mid-wheel drive. The unique and responsive suspension system coupled with the drive wheel placement allows the Q500 H to be a highly maneuverable rear-wheel drive power wheelchairs. Available with the adjustable SEDEO PROT seating system in Group 3 standard and HD, and Group 4 standard duty.

  • (800) 333-4000

Sunrise Medical (US) LLC

QUICKIE Q700-UP M

QUICKIE Q700-UP M

Standing wheelchair allows users to stand at up to 77 degrees

Combining its Q700 M mid-wheel drive base and SEDEO ERGO seating system, Sunrise Medical has launched its QUICKIE Q700-UP M standing wheelchair. The chair enables patients to experience the positive health benefits of standing, including maintenance of vital organ capacity and the potential to avoid pressure sores. The Q700 chair comes with Sunrise’s new biomechanical standing seating system that can stand at up to 77 degrees. Users can take advantage of up to six programmable memory positions.

  • (800) 333-4000

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