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Rehab/Mobility

  • Invacare - FDA Lifts Consent Decree Restrictions
    July 31, 2017

    ELYRIA, OH – Invacare Corp (Booth #1621 at Medtrade, scheduled for Oct 23-25, 2017, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta) received notice last week from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that the company has successfully satisfied the Agency’s requirements under the consent decree to resume full operations at its Corporate and Taylor Street manufacturing facility in Elyria, Ohio. read more »

  • Celebrating Team USA - Another Look at the FIPFA World Cup
    July 17, 2017

    KISSIMMEE, FL – Like so many others, Jessica Limehouse, southeast territory representative, MK Battery (main sponsor of the United States Power Soccer Association), saw power soccer for the first time at Medtrade 2014 in Atlanta. While that team was a skilled regional squad and not Team USA, Limehouse and Medtrade attendees were still amazed at the skill of the athletes. read more »

  • Team USA Takes Second Place in the 2017 FIPFA World Cup
    July 10, 2017

    KISSIMEE, FL - Team USA, the two-time World Cup Power Soccer champions, took second place yesterday in the 2017 Fédération Internationale of Powerchair Football Association (FIPFA) World Cup in Kissimee, Fla. Team USA was going for their third consecutive World Cup win. Medtrade attendees saw Team USA demonstration games in Atlanta last year. read more »

  • Big Win for CRT Accessories
    July 03, 2017

    WASHINGTON, DC - CMS announced last week that accessories for group 3 power complex rehab technology (CRT) mobility products will continue to remain exempt from the application of competitive bidding-derived pricing for Medicare beneficiaries. read more »

  • The New Product Pavilion Providers’ Choice Bronze Award
    March 20, 2017

    LAS VEGAS – In yet another close vote, Medtrade Spring attendees cast their votes for the best new products in the New Product Pavilion Providers’ Choice Awards (sponsored by HomeCare Magazine) and the Hoverboard Buddy System by Inventor Lady (Denver, Colo) earned the Gold Award. read more »

  • Medtrade Spring Exhibitor Cure Medical Welcomes Lisa Wells as VP of Marketing
    February 06, 2017

    NEWPORT BEACH, CA – Cure Medical (Booth #846 at Medtrade Spring), the only intermittent catheter manufacturer that donates 10% of net profits to scientific research, has tapped Lisa Wells as its next vice president of Marketing. read more »

  • Best in Caretailing - A Closer Look at Motivo’s Innovative HME Retail Award
    December 12, 2016

    ATLANTA - The third place prize in the biannual Innovative HME Retail Product Awards, sponsored by HomeCare Magazine, went to The Tour (Walker) from Motivo, a walker/rollator that provides greater independence, ergonomics, and personal style. read more »

  • Best in Caretailing - A Closer Look at the Avid Rehab Vector Power Chair
    December 05, 2016

    ATLANTA - Several awards were given out last month at Medtrade, and these exceptional products merit a closer look. The bronze finisher in the New Product Pavilion Providers’ Choice Awards, sponsored by HomeCare Magazine, was the Avid Rehab Vector Power Chair from Merits Health Products Co Ltd. Martin Kidder, senior sales supervisor, agreed to sit down and answer questions about the Cape Coral, Florida-based company’s highly functional entrant in the competitive power chair market. read more »

  • Mobility Provider Chuck Barnes Honors Disabled Veterans
    December 05, 2016

    ABERDEEN, NC – As a disabled Vietnam veteran, Chuck Barnes, owner of EZ Access Bathing & Mobility in Aberdeen, NC, knows the struggles of soldiers who come back from service with permanent injuries. Barnes has delivered countless scooters to a variety of different customers, but his focus routinely comes back to men and women in uniform. read more »

  • Mobility Provider Chuck Barnes Honors Disabled Veterans in North Carolina with Deluxe Scooter from Medtrade Exhibitor Stars N Stripes
    December 05, 2016

    ABERDEEN, NC – As a disabled Vietnam veteran, Chuck Barnes, owner of EZ Access Bathing & Mobility in Aberdeen, NC, knows the struggles of soldiers who come back from service with permanent injuries. Barnes has delivered countless scooters to a variety of different customers, but his focus routinely comes back to men and women in uniform.
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