Folding Wheelchair is transit ready and WC19 compliant.

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Featuring lightweight, foldable design, Cruiser® Wheelchair comes in variety of colors with padded upholstery and one-piece, angle-adjustable push handle to facilitate maneuvering by caregiver. Chair has under seat storage basket and side bags, as well as head and neck support and calf panel for comfort. Available in 10, 12, 14, 16, and 18 in. seat sizes for individual up to 250 lb, wheelchair features 11.5 x 2.5 in. solid rear tires and 7.5 x 2 in. front tires.



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Convaid Launches New & Improved Lightweight Compact Folding Wheelchair With WC19 Compliant Transit For Increased Safety During Wheelchair Transportation



Convaid launched an improved Cruiser® wheelchair which is a lightweight compact folding wheelchair that is transit ready and WC19 compliant. The new Cruiser® has a range of new features and accessories and a WC19 safety approval specifically to assist users and caregivers during patient transportation. The original Cruiser® lightweight wheelchair has been very successful with both pediatric and adults because of its light weight and ability to fold up easily and fit in confined spaces. Convaid engineers constantly strive for increased wheelchair safety and developed a stylish new look and many innovative accessories for improved comfort and functionality.

The new Cruiser's® sleek silver frame and stylish new upholstery comes in a variety of colors panther black, true red, purple, forest green, Mediterranean blue, deep burgundy, Nile green, yellow and pink (please check availability when ordering) The specially designed padded upholstery provides added comfort for the patient and with a one-piece, angle adjustable push handle for easy maneuvering of the wheelchair by the caregiver.

The new Cruiser® wheelchair has an under seat storage basket & side bags provides additional storage for convenience when traveling. An improved head and neck support and calf panel all provide additional comfort to the patient. The tires have be upgraded to 11.5" x 2.5" inch solid rear tire and 7.5" x 2" inch front tire with in-depth seat positioning provides excellent mobility and all day seating.

The Cruiser® compact folding wheelchair comes in 10", 12", 14", 16" and 18" inch seat sizes for individuals up to 250 lbs. The Medicaid ID and HCPCS code is E1236 and the Cruiser® comes with a Convaid lifetime warranty. A wide range of options provides custom positioning, and simple adjustments allow this lightweight wheelchair to grow with your child. Crash tested transit models are WC19 compliant, and provide safe transportation in school busses or vans.

More detailed information about the Cruiser® wheelchair and the complete range of pediatric strollers, pediatric wheelchairs and adult wheelchairs and their related options and accessories can be found at www.convaid.com

About Convaid

Convaid specializes in complete range of pediatric strollers, pediatric wheelchairs & adult wheelchairs. The wheelchair product line has advanced design, seating & 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: EZ Rider®, Cruiser®, Metro®, Rodeo®, Profiler® Scout®, Safari® and Mountee®, Compax®, Cuddlebug®, Convertible®

Convaid is a registered member of the following organizations:

NCART = www.ncartcoalition.org

NRRTS = www.nrrts.org

Texas Rehab Providers Council www.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 and are ANSI/RESNA WC19 compliant and are made in the USA.

For more information, please contact Convaid custservice@convaid.com, Tel: (310) 618-0111, ext 116 or email Gina Reed Gina@convaid.com

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