The MicroGuide power wheelchair drive control by Switch-It has been named a 2017 Best Pick by Mobility Management magazine.
Sunrise Medical is committed to protecting the environment in its everyday activities. The company has long been focused on environmental sustainability in its facilities, embracing processes to conserve natural resources, avoiding pollution and actively reusing materials and recycling.
Today Sunrise Medical announced that Thomas Rossnagel, President and CEO since 2009, has decided to leave his position for family reasons. Effective June 1st, Johan Ek, chairman of the Board of Directors, will take over as acting CEO.
New evaporative cooling and heating technology gives the user the ability to adjust to their personal climate with the benefits of superior clinical seating.
Today, Sunrise Medical is pleased to announce enhancements to the adult Quickie® and the pediatric Zippie® IRIS™ tilt-in-space wheelchair lines, improving on a trusted pioneer in the industry. IRIS is an acronym for Intelligent Rotation In Space. Created by Sunrise Medical and patented in 2007, Rotation-in-Space or Tilt-in-Space technology helps to facilitate respiratory function, feeding, pressure relief, and visual alignment for the wheelchair user. Already known for its quality and durability, the Quickie IRIS has now increased the weight capacity on the standard chair to 300 pounds and 400 pounds on the heavy duty option. Additionally, an option now available for the Quickie IRIS is the JAY™ lower extremity support, which utilizes the same latch mechanism as the hangers, making adjustments easier without the need of additional hardware.
Today, Sunrise Medical announced that the Quickie 2®, lightweight folding wheelchair, is lighter, accommodates a higher weight, and incorporates all the benefits the Quickie brand is known for - strength, durability, and style.
Today, Sunrise Medical unveiled the SureTrac™ Encoder Motor Technology, a new option available for the QM-7 Series mid-wheel drive power wheelchairs. SureTrac auto-corrects any small deviation in user driving making for an intuitive and straight ride with few input corrections. This option is ideal for riders using proportional control devices or all riders using specialty controls.