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Beds and Accessories

Canes, Crutches, and Walkers

  • Allysa Medical -- Artistically enhanced medical devices.
  • Canes Canada Inc. -- Offers over 300 different canes and walking sticks.
  • Pat Heyward Designer Walking Canes -- Designed by a woman with MS. 20% of proceeds are donated to movement disorder research and development.
  • Rollator Rolling walkers
  • Thomas Fetterman, Inc. -- As a long term crutch-user, Thomas has fashioned a hi-tech line of ultralite crutches (titanium), 'articulating' crutchtips - 70,000 to date, and 50+ accessories designed to increase a user's prospects for mobility and independance.
  • Walkers -- A simple fact sheet about walkers.

Lifting and Transfers


  • Aquila Corp -- Airpulse PK automatic pressure relief cushion speeds the healing of pressure sores by changing pressure contact points on an adjustable cycle.
  • EASE Seating Systems, Inc -- Patented wheelchair cushions that prevent pressure sores for immobilized individuals by varying pressure areas on the cushion through a system of air chambers.
  • New Disability -- Dedicated to innovations in Disability Products. Sales and marketing services for Disability Products including The Comfort Company, seating and positioning systems.
  • Spine Health -- Reducing back pain while sitting in office chairs.

Stair Lifts and Elevators:

Wheeled Mobility

  • -- Large selection of home medical equipment, offering customizable wheelchairs and accessories, foldable scooters, walkers, canes and diabetic supplies.
  • Avacare Medical-- Wheelchair Guide: Buying the perfect wheelchair.
  • Electric Scooters
  • Hoveround -- American manufacturer of custom-power chairs; provider of power scooters, wheelchair ramps, personal lifts, and mobility accessories.
  • Karman Healthcare
  • Miracle on Wheels -- Provider of power wheelchairs made by Invacare, Pride, & Bruno under Medicare and Medical guidelines.
  • Mobilitywheels --An online shopping store for the disabled and seniors in search of electric wheelchairs and mobility products
  • Rollx Vans -- Wheelchair vans.
  • ScooterLink Medical Equipment Superstore -- Retailer of medical equipment such as scooters, power wheelchairs and lift chairs, with special pricing for the uninsured.
  • Used Wheelchairs USA -- Gently used electric wheelchairs that are gentle on your wallet. Find My Perfect Wheelchair is our one-of-a-kind online search to help you select the best wheelchair for your needs.
  • Vantage Mobility International -- Find wheelchair vans, both new & used, from Vantage Mobility International, the only manufacturer of the patented Northstar in-floor ramp & Access 360 mobility van conversions.
  • VMI Dealer Network -- Find new and used VMI wheelchair vans for sale here. Browse handicap van inventory for sale and buy wheelchair vans.
  • -- Makes  finding wheelchair parts easier.
  • Wunderglow -- An LED light for under manual wheelchairs.

Organizations and Services

  • American Paralysis Association
  • The Healthy Gimp -- "Practical information & motivation for persons with a spinal cord injury & other physical disabilities to achieve good health, success & self-determination."
  • Spinal Cord Injuries -- Fully comprehensive, post rehabilitationtraining facility for spinal cord injuries and othe neurological injuries and disorders.
  • The Mobility Resource -- Blog and resource center offers educational content about adaptive driving. They also give advice on disability etiquette and life with a disability.

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