Tilt-in-space on manual or powered wheelchairs has been used for many years now around the globe. Assessors and end-users alike, are aware of the outcomes that can be achieved, that cannot be obtained when using a traditional seating system for users who are unable to independently shift their weight or change positions while seated in an upright position.
When seated, a person often moves up to 30 times an hour to shift their weight to a different position and remain comfortable. Those suffering from conditions including cerebral palsy, head or spinal cord injuries or muscle wasting conditions may not have the ability to do this.
Tom Whelan, Vice President of Product Development at Ki Mobility, and Jacki Rettler, Product Manager for Ki Mobility sat down with the designer of the Ethos, Alan Ludovici, to learn a little about the person behind Ki Mobility's newest Ultra-Lightweight Wheelchair.
This blog outlines best practice for cleaning your reusable mask.
Our Quantum Rehab Ambassador, Kramer Hoeflich, shared his story as part of a series of personal interviews to be released by the Human Rights Commission. In these, New Zealanders will talk about their lives and the human rights issues they face.
Karma Medical, one of our wheelchair suppliers, has written a blog on how to prevent elderly people from falling and what to do when an elderly person falls.
The Ki Mobility Liberty FT (folding tilt) is an ultra-lightweight wheelchair that offers true portability, enables independent propulsion and provides all the benefits of tilt-in-space.
Now more than ever, during this time of pandemic, it is critically important that wheelchair users clean their medical equipment. Routine maintenance and cleaning not only ensures that the equipment will provide long-term use and maintain maximum functionality, but also protects the user from unsanitary conditions that can lead to illness.
The Sta-Rite Forehead Stabiliser was created when a motor neurone client who could only keep his head in an upright position for short periods of time found that life was harder than it should be.
One of the critical reasons mobility aid users experience issues with their batteries is because they don’t always follow the best charging practices or use their charger correctly. Mobility aids that receive regular, routine charging will reward the user with dependable performance, consistent power and a long battery lifespan.