Entries by Nancy Guzman

In the occasion of Brexit

The Etac Group has no production and only a few component suppliers based in the UK. But to ensure our product delivery capacity, Etac Group’s Supply Units around the world have planned for Brexit and increased stocks of the components that could become affected. The stock of some third-party products purchased from the UK have […]

Understanding Dynamic Seating by Sally Mallory, PT, ATP, Education Manager, Convaid R82

Which kind of client is most suited for the x:panda? The x:panda can be used by clients with various conditions. However, it was specifically designed for use with clients with cerebral palsy at GMFCS Level 3 – 5. These clients often present with strong extensor spasticity, pelvic asymmetry and developmental delays. The x:panda is an […]

Convaid | R82 Ambassador Madi

Every family has a story. Every story can inspire, inform or entertain others. Since 2015, our Convaid | R82 Ambassador families have shared their personal triumphs, adventures and product insights on social media and within their communities. We have decided to share some of their stories in our monthly newsletter. This month, we would like […]

Meet our New Territory Manager | Gary Quellet, ATP

Meet our New Territory Manager Gary Quellet, ATP Territory Manager Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee Gary has been working in the rehabilitative technology industry for many years, initially in sales and marketing as an independent manufacturer’s representative and Territory Manager with Sunrise Medical, Jay Medical and other rehabilitation companies. He also has experience operating his own […]

Introducing The New Convaid Trekker®

Convaid has teamed up with R82 to bring you our newest generation of tilt-in-space wheelchairs, meeting the needs of a wide range of children living with special needs, from early intervention up to the weight of 110-pounds. Proudly made in USA, the new lightweight Convaid Trekker is compact with an improved docking interface, making it easy to slide the […]

You Asked, We Listened: New and Improved Wheel Locks are Here!

We listened to your requests to add the R82 wheel locks to our  Convaid wheelchairs. Three popular Convaid wheelchairs, Cruiser, EZ Rider and Metro are now equipped with the lighter, easy-to-use and highly durable R82 wheel lock! Effective July 20, 2018, the current wheel locks will be discontinued and replaced with the R82 wheel locks on the […]

Cure SMA Urges Newborn Screening for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Convaid | R82 shares the news that the Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children (ACHDNC) recommended that newborn screening for Spinal Muscular Atrophy be implemented nationwide, according to our community partners Cure SMA. Cure SMA advises that this decision is an important step toward their goal of having every baby born in the […]