Sunrise Unveils Transportable Tilt Wheelchair

The ZIPPIE Sphynx expands Sunrise’s pediatric mobility line to help families that are always on the go.

Sunrise Medical has expanded its ZIPPIE pediatric mobility line with the new ZIPPIE Sphynx, a compact, transportable wheelchair with static tilt and recline to accommodate various client needs.

Designed for busy families that are always on the go, the Sphynx offers a patent-pending, one-step fold that quickly and intuitively transforms the chair into an ultra-compact package small enough to fit in a compact car’s trunk. Weighing 28 lbs., the Sphynx can be easily lifted for portability.

With available tilt angles of 10°, 20°, or 30°, clinicians can select a seat position to accommodate weight shift as needed to support optimal posture. The Sphynx back support can be quickly adjusted from 85° to 100° recline to assist with feeding, digestion, respiratory function, and visual orientation. 

To support users ranging from pediatric clients to young adults with diverse mobility needs, the Sphynx offers numerous adaptable seating and positioning options are available, including Sunrise’s JAY and WHITMYER options.

“At ZIPPIE, we wanted to design an adaptive stroller that could support active families when they want to get out and explore without compromising seating and positioning,” says Kelsey DiGiacomo, pediatric product manager at Sunrise Medical. “The Sphynx is easy to transport for children who need postural support.”

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