SCI Awareness

A spinal cord injury (SCI) is when a traumatic event, disease, or virus damages the cells within the spinal cord and affects the nerves that relay signals back and forth from the brain and the body, resulting in the loss of normal function. September was designated as National Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Awareness Month byContinue reading “SCI Awareness”

Moving as You Age: What to Keep in Mind

Research and planning are the keys to success in many areas of life. Although you can’t factor in unexpected circumstances, planning helps you have an idea of what you want, and it gives you direction as you are moving towards your goal. You’re getting ready for retirement and are looking for your next house. MaybeContinue reading “Moving as You Age: What to Keep in Mind”

Grandparenting with Limited Mobility

My grandparents were in their 30s when they had my parents. My parents were also in their 30s when they had me. By the time I was old enough to walk and talk, my grandparents were already older. At the time, all my grandparents were still mobile, but as the years went on, I couldContinue reading “Grandparenting with Limited Mobility”

Resources for Mobility Product Coverage

We understand that while necessary, medical devices aren’t always budget friendly. However, there are ways you can purchase or get a mobility product without having to break the bank. Buying a Mobility Device Through Insurance Sometimes private insurance companies cover a mobility product if you qualify. If you are covered under an insurance policy, weContinue reading “Resources for Mobility Product Coverage”

What is a Motorized Wheelchair?

When you think of a wheelchair, typically you think of a manual push chair that is comprised of two drive wheels and two  smaller wheels known as casters. However, there are many additional options when it comes to increasing your mobility. One great option may be a motorized wheelchair. Here are some of the optionsContinue reading “What is a Motorized Wheelchair?”

What is a Folding Electric Wheelchair?

Will it fit? This is a question many of us ask before we commit to buying or ordering something new. It’s no different when buying an electric wheelchair. You want to ensure that your new mobility device fits you and the environment you will be traversing. We’ll review the benefits of a portable folding electricContinue reading “What is a Folding Electric Wheelchair?”

Susan Bates: Riding into New Horizons

Tennessee-native Susan Bates both lives and loves her best, living her life to the fullest and showing others that they can too. Life wasn’t always that way for Susan. When she was first diagnosed with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)/reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) five years ago, her mobility and way of living were changed inContinue reading “Susan Bates: Riding into New Horizons”

We’re Open and Here for You!

Pride Mobility Products and Quantum Rehab would like to remind our loyal customers that we are still open to serve you and your clients during this difficult time.  We are taking the safety of our employees into account and have made it our utmost priority, many members of our staff are working from home. ThisContinue reading “We’re Open and Here for You!”

What Accessories Can I Get on My Scooter?

Your scooter is like an extension of yourself. Since it goes with you everywhere, you will want it to reflect you and who you are. Pride Mobility offers over 20 accessory options that you can get on your mobility scooter. With our wide range of accessories, you can personalize your scooter to make it uniqueContinue reading “What Accessories Can I Get on My Scooter?”

What is a Bariatric Wheelchair?

The word “Bariatrics” refers to a couple of different topics in the medical field, including both in treatment and products. This terminology addresses obesity, which refers to anyone with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or more. Medical equipment with appropriate weight capacities may be referred to as bariatric or heavy duty. Some wheelchairContinue reading “What is a Bariatric Wheelchair?”