“This lightweight and portable mobility aid offers rehabilitative seating and custom accuracy for physical disabilities including autism and cerebral palsy, and is perfect for use at school, day programs, doctor visits, therapy sessions and recreation.
Elberton, GA (PRWEB) December 04, 2012
Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined into a distribution agreement with Convaid, Incorporated, to offer their Rodeo Tilt Transit Positioning Wheelchair-Stroller to a larger consumer audience. As a manufacturer of custom, manual wheelchairs for children and adults since 1976, Convaid specializes in compact folding mechanisms they have patented that allow their wheelchairs to be easily placed in the trunk of a car, carried up steps, or transported on planes, trains and buses. They are advancing the state-of-the-art with their adjustable contour seating system, and the unique nature of their designs has resulted in dozens of patents. Convaid has become an industry leader in crash testing pediatric and adult manual wheelchairs, and their innovation and unsurpassed quality are known throughout the world.
Rife with the features that exemplify Convaid's dedication to helping children with special needs along with meeting the needs of their caregivers, the Rodeo Tilt Transit Positioning Wheelchair-Stroller offers the ultimate combination of corrective positioning, comfort, durability and safety for the child, in a design that is aesthetically pleasing and easy to use for the caregiver. The Transit option offers WC19 compliance, meeting or exceeding voluntary Wheelchair Safety Standards for public transportation which helps to improve the security and safety of the user when seated in this wheelchair aboard a school bus or van.
As the winner of the 2011 Merit Award, an award presented to “a product that best exemplifies improvements in quality of life”, this lightweight tilt-in-space wheelchair provides firm lateral thoracic support which maintains midline positioning of the trunk, 10-degrees to 45-degrees of adjustable tilt with a 90-degree to 110-degree of a reclining seat-to-back adjustment that gives upper body support and pressure relief. The ten inch wide seat ensures custom positioning for even the smallest youngster, and simple growth adjustments on the chair allow for the chair to grow along with your child or teenager. Standard and optional features abound for the Rodeo, including an adjustable push handle for the caregiver, flip-up armrests, elevating legrests, a one-piece angular adjustable footplate, solid quick-release rear wheels, a storage tray and stylish padded upholstery, along with a plethora of comprehensive positioning options.
“We are very pleased to introduce more consumers to the amazing benefits of the Rodeo Tilt Transit Positioning Wheelchair-Stroller from Convaid,” said Hulet Smith, OTR/L, MBA and CEO of Rehabmart. “This lightweight and portable mobility aid offers rehabilitative seating and custom accuracy for physical disabilities including autism and cerebral palsy, and is perfect for use at school, day programs, doctor visits, therapy sessions and for recreation with friends and family. Its WC19 compliance makes it approved for secure use on buses and vans. Convaid's reputation for quality is known worldwide to anyone who specializes in assistive technology, physical therapy and durable medical equipment, and we are proud to offer not only the Rodeo Tilt Transit Positioning Wheelchair, but all of the amazing wheelchairs and accessories from Convaid to our customers at Rehabmart.com.”
As an Occupational Therapist, the founder of Rehabmart, Hulet Smith, has the breadth of knowledge and experience necessary to match the needs of his customers with the very latest innovative products in the field of medical supplies and rehabilitation equipment. As a parent of special needs children, he has a personal interest in finding the best products to improve the lives of those who are disabled and medically challenged. Rehabmart.com is committed to provide superior customer service, competitive pricing and exceptional product offerings.