Transport Wheelchair features WC19 and RESNA safety approvals.

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Designed with ergonomic, lightweight frame, Metro Wheelchair is equipped with red hand-operated safety brakes, wide wheels for stability on uneven terrain, mesh center for ventilation, and under seat storage basket. Unit is available in crash-tested models that are WC19 compliant and provide safe transportation in school buses or vans. Offered in 12, 14, and 16 in. sizes for pediatrics and adults up to 250 lb, folding wheelchair has 30° fixed tilt positioning and adjustable trunk support.



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Convaid Launches a New Improved, Lightweight and Compact Folding Metro Stroller for Special Needs Pediatrics and Adults



Convaid launched a new and improved Metro lightweight transport wheelchair. This new Metro wheelchair has a range of innovative safety features; such as red hand-operated safety brakes and sturdy new front caster forks. The Convaid Metro has new wider wheels for increased stability and improved maneuverability on uneven terrain. The rear wheels are also fitted with a quick release mechanism so can be easily removed during transportation or storage.

The new Metro wheelchair's lightweight ergonomic frame provides more support and contoured seating for added comfort and positioning. The stylish new upholstery has a mesh center for increased ventilation to keep the occupant cooler in warm climates. The new Metro wheelchair comes in choice of red or Mediterranean blue cordura fabric. In addition, the redesigned Convaid Metro Stroller has an under seat storage basket, which provides additional storage for added convenience.

The Convaid Metro stroller is available in crash-tested transit models that are WC19 compliant, and provide safe transportation in school busses or vans. This transit wheelchair comes with a three-point safety belt, headrest extension and foot positioners. The WC19 and RESNA safety approvals, along with its lightweight portability, make it an excellent transport chair for all special needs children and adults.

The Metro transport chair has thirty-degree fixed tilt positioning and adjustable trunk support for increased comfort. This compact-folding wheelchair comes in sizes 12", 14", 16" and 18" for pediatrics and adults up to 250 lbs. It is approved by Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance, and has been assigned the Medicaid ID code for a transport chair, which is HCPCS E1037. In addition, this lightweight wheelchair comes with a Convaid lifetime warranty.

More detailed information about the special needs Convaid Metro wheelchair, and Convaid's complete range of pediatric strollers, pediatric wheelchairs, 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 special needs 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, are ANSI/RESNA WC19 compliant and are made in the USA.

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

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