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Karma VIP2, A Great Value Tilt and Recline Wheelchair

The VIP2 offers a combination of tilt-in-space and reclining positions so users can achieve optimum levels of pressure relief, positioning and comfort at all times.

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The Importance of Powerchair Suspension

Go to any power wheelchair manufacturer’s website and you will see information about suspension. Spend some time reading clinical papers or attending seminars and you will inevitably hear about suspension, whether the information is fact-based or simply relayed in fanciful buzz words. But what is suspension? Why does it matter? Suspension is an important aspect of a power wheelchair and plays a factor in selecting the appropriate power base for a client.

 

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Show Your Ability 2020

We're excited to announce that once again we will be on the road with New Zealand’s premier Disability Roadshow – Show Your Ability.

The annual show begins in Auckland on Monday, February 24th 2020 and will be travelling down the country to Hamilton, Palmerston North, Christchurch and Dunedin. 

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Introducing the Allard Cross Hyperextension Knee Brace

The Cross Hyperextension Knee Brace by Allard is a functional combination orthosis with a unique one-handed application.

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Paediatric Solutions Catalogue

Introducing our Paediatric Solutions Catalogue, designed to provide an overview of our extensive range of products for children and teenagers. We know the impact the right assistive technology can have on a child with a disability or condition that impacts their daily life. Whether it's standing, bathing, toileting or moving throughout the day - these activities can all be made much easier with the right equipment. 

Click below to download the full catalogue.

If you have any questions about the featured products please email us at helpis@alliedmedical.co.nz or simply call us on 0800 31 61 81. We're always here to help.

 

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inmuRELAX Study on People with Dementia

The inmuRELAX calms, eases daily care and provides greater autonomy and wellbeing for people with dementia. That is the conclusion of a pilot project conducted on the use of the inmu in the professional care of people with dementia. 2/3 of the patients was reported to achieve a better quality of life during the study period.

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Make Your Wheelchair into a Costume

This year, for the first time ever, a store is selling costumes specifically for wheelchair users

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Can I Travel With A Powerchair In A Vehicle?

We, along with the manufacturers of many manual wheelchairs and powerchairs sold globally, always recommend that it is safest for anyone using a mobility device to transfer to a vehicle seat and use the seat-belt system.

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Servicing Your Mobility Scooter

Summer is fast approaching, which means scooter owners will be getting their mobility scooters out of hiding for the drier months ahead. It's the perfect time to get a scooter service to ensure your scooter is safe to drive.

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