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Product Profile: Pride i-Go Plus
True folding powerchairs first appeared a few years ago, and were somewhat “rough and ready” with compromises on performance and comfort needed to minimise weight, as well as folding mechanisms that were notoriously fiddly. Since then they’re been refined as technology has developed, and Pride’s new i-Go Plus is the culmination of this progress – comfortable, capable and surprisingly affordable.Read more
Wheelfreedom Provides Wheelchairs for Back Up Trust
We were recently contacted by Rosie, a tireless advocate for Back Up Trust, who after suffering a spinal cord injury herself turned to Back Up Trust and they helped give her everything she needed to get back up and live life to the fullest. She asked for a couple of wheelchairs for an event she was holding for spinal cord injury awareness day.Read more
A SMART and Fast Upgrade for Invacare Powerchairs
Invacare recently announced that their SMART powerchairs are now available with a new 12km/h SSD motor option. This means that some of Invacare’s most popular powerchairs, including the Storn4/ Storm4 X-plore, TDX SP2 range, TDX2 Ultra and Kite powerchairs. Previously each of these powerchairs (except the Storm4) was only available at 10km/h, but that’s not all.Read more
What Can I Take on a London Bus?
For many people living or working in London, getting a bus is the most affordable and practical way to get from A to B. This becomes even more essential with the difficulties in navigating the Underground system in a powerchair or a mobility scooter. The crowds alone can be off-putting, not to mention the fact that many stations still don’t have step free access. But what are the rules for taking a powered mobility product on a bus?Read more