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Mobility Aids & Ambulation Devices Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Mobility Aids & Devices category. Though topics may have since been updated they are listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Publication List

  1. WHILL WeDrive - Free Online Community for Mobility Device Users
    WeDrive connects WHILL owners with people interested in trying mobility devices to independently set up test drives and share experiences - Published: 2017-04-13
  2. Man with Quadriplegia Uses Brain Interface Technology to Move Again
    First recipient of implanted brain recording and muscle stimulating systems reanimates limb that had been stilled for 8 years using injury bridging technologies - Published: 2017-04-02
  3. New Affordable Wheelchair Tennis Chair
    The chair has been developed to help make tennis a sport which is inclusive and accessible to people from every community - Published: 2017-03-23
  4. Engineering Students Class Project Gives Gift of Mobility
    The toddler mobility device allows children with physical disabilities to explore their world and experience the world around them that previously seemed out of reach - Published: 2016-12-14
  5. Child Exoskeleton for Spinal Muscular Atrophy a World's First
    The exoskeleton for child Spinal Muscular Atrophyis is suitable for children between the ages of 3 and 14 - Published: 2016-06-08
  6. iWheelchair - Intelligent Wheelchair System
    Intelligent system called iWheelchair integrates environment control, safety, health and hygiene monitoring with automated alerts reducing workload of caregivers - Published: 2016-03-18
  7. Robotic Glove Helps Restore Hand Movement
    EsoGlove, a robotic glove, helps patients restore hand movements by detecting muscle signals and guiding the hand to perform rehabilitation exercises - Published: 2016-01-11
  8. Implantable Device to Reanimate Paralyzed Limbs
    UW center receives $16M to work on first closed-loop neural interface implantable device to reanimate paralyzed limbs - Published: 2015-12-29
  9. Tandemonium Side-by-Side Cycle
    USU College of Engineering, ICON Deliver Innovative Side-by-Side Cycle to Common Ground Outdoor Adventures - Published: 2015-12-18
  10. ReWalk Robotics Exoskeletons - Veterans Affairs Issues National Coverage Policy
    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs issues national coverage policy for ReWalk Robotics exoskeleton systems for qualifying veterans with spinal cord injury - Published: 2015-12-17
  11. The Gift of Mobility Giveaway
    Phil Pavone, owner of AZ Pawn in Norwich Connecticut, donates 60 motorized wheelchairs to people with disabilties this Christmas - Published: 2015-12-17
  12. Non-profit Foundation Fighting Friedreich's Ataxia Names Catrike Partner of the Year
    Catrike is improving lives of people in the FA community by increasing access to trikes, which help people with FA remain active - Published: 2014-11-09
  13. ReWalk Motorized Device Helps People with Disabilities to Walk
    ReWalk Robotics announce that the U.S. FDA has cleared the ReWalk Personal System for use at home and in the community - Published: 2014-11-03
  14. Thoughts Concerning Aging and Personal Mobility
    Thomas C. Weiss writes on approaching mobility issues as a middle age person with osteoarthritis and epilepsy - Published: 2014-10-30
  15. Beneficiaries Left with Limited Mobility Due to Medicare Policies Restricting Power Wheelchair Repairs
    Persons with disabilities are struggling financially to repair electric wheelchairs due to restrictive Medicare Policies - Published: 2013-07-31
  16. Segway - A Legal Personal Assistive Device
    The Segway mobility device has been around for a number of years but is it a legal disability assistive device - Published: 2013-04-04
  17. Indego - New Exoskeleton Device
    Indego exoskeleton technology allows individuals with severe spinal cord injury to walk and enhances rehabilitation for people who have suffered a stroke - Published: 2013-01-21
  18. RetroLift - Electric Vertical Lift for Conventional Wheelchairs
    RetroLift a battery powered seat that attaches to a wheelchair and with a touch of a button can gain over 17 inches of vertical lift - Published: 2012-05-08
  19. Robotic Mobilization Device - Tek RMD
    Tek RMD is a robotic device that allows paralyzed people to stand up and has a potential breakthrough for the severely disabled - Published: 2012-03-15
  20. Cane Expressions - Change a Plain Cane Into a Fashion Accessory
    Cane Expressions is a simple decorative sleeve that slips easily over any standard-sized cane shaft - Published: 2011-04-07
  21. Lose the Tennis Balls Campaign - Why Tennis Balls on Walkers are Dangerous
    NOVA is committed to helping people understand the dangers of using tennis balls on walkers - Published: 2010-12-16
  22. Maintaining Mobility in Older Age
    Mobility is hugely important in terms of older people being able to remain independent - Published: 2010-12-08
  23. Reinventing the Wheel: Wheelchair Wheel that Folds
    Changing the design of the wheel by creating a foldable wheel that makes wheelchairs more portable - Published: 2010-09-15
  24. Step & See Walker Device Will Help Avoid Injuries or Worse
    The Step & See helps those who use a walker allowing them to move around in the dark without getting hurt or sustaining a fatal injury - Published: 2010-09-11
  25. Power Mobility: Independence and Joy for Medicare Patients
    Power wheelchairs allow people living with physical disabilities to be mobile in their homes - Published: 2010-05-07
  26. The Exmovere Chariot Self-Balancing Vehicle
    Wearable transportation device called The Chariot that is usable by amputees and those who experience difficulty standing up - Published: 2009-12-02
  27. Selecting a Mobility Device
    More than 100000 people were treated in the US for injuries related to wheelchairs and other mobility devices last year alone - Published: 2009-07-30
  28. TeleStik Reachers for the Disabled and Seniors with Reaching Difficulties
    TeleStik reachers for the disabled and seniors or anyone with reaching problems are the lightest and smallest portable reachers available - Published: 2009-06-26
  29. Seniors and Mobility Staying Mobile
    One of the greatest challenges we face as seniors is our battle to remain mobile in our elderly years - Published: 2009-01-29
  30. Mobility Aids for Moving and Handling
    This article provides information about moving and handling and how mobility aids can make this easier - Published: 2009-01-29






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