Convaid full range of lightweight, compact folding pediatric wheelchairs, is the proud recipient of the 2011 Merit Award at Medtrade Fall for its Rodeo Tilt-In-Space wheelchair. The award, as voted on by Medtrade attendees, recognizes the new product that best exemplifies improvements in quality of life. The Rodeo won one of three awards out of 50 featured products.
"It's an honor to be recognized for our contributions to patient care," said President of Convaid, Chris Braun. "We are fully committed to providing the highest quality wheelchairs for special needs children and adults. To be presented with this award for having a product that demonstrates improvements in a person's quality of life is an amazing feeling."
The Rodeo pediatric wheelchair is known for its highly adjustable tilt, lightweight frame for easy transport, size adjustable frame to ensure long chair life, crash tested transit models that adhere to national safety standards and allow safe transport in bus or van, and the option of firm lateral thoracic supports to help maintain midline positioning of the trunk for increased postural support.
Notable Rodeo wheelchair features include:
For over 30 years, Convaid has been dedicated to helping children with special needs. Their mission is to be sensitive to the broad needs of physically challenged children, and just as important, to the needs of the caregivers. By aiming to provide the best combination of corrective positioning, comfort, durability and safety for the child, in a product that is both attractive and convenient to use by the caregiver.
Convaid specializes in a complete range of pediatric strollers, pediatric wheelchairs and adult wheelchairs. The special needs wheelchair product line has advanced design, seating and mobility combinations for a variety of special needs and physical disabilities. Many options & accessories equip the wheelchairs for rehab seating and advanced positioning with custom accuracy.
Convaid is known globally as the OEM for the following Wheelchair brands: Cruiser, EZ Rider, Metro, Rodeo, Profiler, Scout, Safari and Mountee, Compax, Cuddlebug, Convertible.
Convaid is a registered member of the following organizations:
NCART = ncartcoalition.org
NRRTS = www.nrrts.org
Texas Rehab Providers Council = txrpc.org
RESNA = www.resna.org
All Convaid pediatric strollers, pediatric wheelchairs and adult wheelchairs are backed by a lifetime warranty, meet all wheelchair safety requirements, are ANSI/RESNA WC19 compliant and are made in the USA.
For more information on the company or products please visit www.convaid.com or call 1-888-CONVAID.
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