Independence through exploration

The Explorer Mini is a regulatory cleared powered mobility solution that facilitates self-initiated movement and early exploration for young children 12 – 36 months of age with mobility impairments. Designed to support development, the Explorer Mini is an ergonomic device with multiple weight bearing surfaces to help promote safe, stable upright postures while providing opportunities to improve strength, endurance and postural control.

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  • Maximize Early Learning

    The Explorer Mini is a developmentally inspired power mobility device designed to aid in the achievement of early childhood milestones by encouraging self-initiated movement for children with mobility impairments.

  • Developmentally Inspired Seating

    Intuitive design featuring integrated table and backrest is supportive and allows freedom of movement. While the adjustable saddle seat supports hip development and facilities functional sitting or can be removed for incremental standing activities.

  • Exploration Made Easy

    The Explorer Mini is a lightweight, easy to transport power mobility device that supports development and encourages self-initiated exploration. At a fraction of the weight of a typical power wheelchair families can take the Explorer Mini wherever they go allowing their child with mobility impairments the opportunity to explore and learn in home and community environments.

  • Supporting On-Time Development

    Midline proportional joystick with bright yellow ball handle helps promote visual development, reaching, grasp and release and use of bilateral upper extremities while providing multiple sensory input experiences for the very young child with mobility impairments.

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The right chair can make all the difference — in your life, in your independence, and in your long-term health. See how we’re using the latest medical research to deliver information that moves everyone in our industry forward.

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Latest Blog Posts
Maintaining Your Ride: Manual Wheelchair Maintenance

This is 4th blog in the series Maintaining Your Ride. Check outblog 1,blog 2, and blog 3.

Manual wheelchair users are not excluded from the need to perform regular wheelchair maintenance. The adverse effects of not maintaining a manual wheelchair include wheelchair breakdown and being without mobility.
Steps for Maintaining a Manual Wheelchair

Clean manual wheelchairs often and we recommend every 2-3 weeks
Inspect for wear & tear
Tighten hardware such as seating components such as caster/forks. Listen for sounds your wheelchair doesn’t normally make as this is a good indicator a part is loose.
Inspect seating components such as cushion, seat sling, and back support
Adjust as needed such as wheel locks and tire pressure adjustments
Proactive replacement such as tires, casters, and upholstery

Maintaining Your Ride: Power Wheelchair Maintenance

This is 3rd blog in the series Maintaining Your Ride. Check out blog 1 and blog 2.

In our maintaining your ride blog series, we’ve looked at cleaning and disinfecting seating and positioning products, manual wheelchairs, and power wheelchairs. To keep your wheelchair in good working order we strongly recommend maintenance. Today we are focusing on power wheelchair maintenance.
Steps for maintaining a power wheelchair

Clean power wheelchairs often
Inspect for wear & tear
Tighten hardware such as on headrest and seating components
Inspect the seating components such as cushions and back supports
Adjust as needed
Be proactive with replacement components including batteries

Maintaining Your Ride: Wheelchair Cleaning & Disinfecting

This is 2nd blog in the series Maintaining Your Ride. Check out blog 1 here.

Last week we talked about seating and positioning care and maintenance specifically looking at cleaning and disinfecting wheelchair cushions. This week we’re talking a look at the cleaning and disinfecting manual and power wheelchairs.

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