Taking control – choosing the right controller

Having the right wheelchair controls open up a world of opportunity for how we can use and control our powerchair. We all have different capabilities, so it’s important that our wheelchair controls ensure we’re getting the most out of our powerchair. From proportional controls to non-proportional switch controls or combinations of both, we’re talking you… Read more »

Celebrating hard-fought freedoms

Kevin and Michael are proud patriots who fought for America and are determined to make the most of their freedom. They’re both fiercely independent and take every opportunity to get outdoors and off-road. Both Kevin and Michael use Magic Mobility Extreme X8 powerchairs to go on adventures, hunt, and support other veterans. Kevin is a… Read more »

Where are they now? Michael from Townsville

In August last year, we introduced you to Michael from Queensland who had just received his Frontier V6 Compact 40. Michael’s new powerchair was funded through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). This month we’re checking back in with Michael to see how he’s going with his new powerchair. When he was looking for a… Read more »

Pushing for the right powerchair

When Frontier V6 All Terrain (AT) user Timothy first applied for his powerchair via Medicare, he had a really hard time convincing his insurance company and Medicare that it was the right powerchair for him. Timothy kept pushing, appealed decisions and worked hard to prove that the Frontier V6 AT would enable him to maintain… Read more »

Choosing the right tires (USA)

The right tire can be the key to getting where you need to go, but did you know that most of Magic Mobility’s chairs have interchangeable tires? This flexibility and versatility enables you to seamlessly move from indoors to more rugged terrain with confidence. From knobby off road tires to hybrid tires, we’re breaking down… Read more »

Choosing the right tyres

The right tyre can be the key to getting where you need to go, but did you know that most of Magic Mobility’s chairs have interchangeable tyres? This flexibility and versatility enables you to seamlessly move from indoors to more rugged terrain with confidence. From knobby off road tyres to hybrid tyres, we’re breaking down… Read more »

What’s new? Rehab Push Handle improvements

Our engineers have improved the design of our Rehab Push Handles to make them more comfortable for carers to use, while also reducing the overall length of the chair. Rehab Push Handles are a great solution for those with either a Magic Mobility MPS or Rehab backrest system. They allow the carer greater comfort and… Read more »

Making the most of your wheelchair demonstration

The process for choosing, trialling and deciding on your next powerchair is one of the most important decisions that you’ll make. We’ve asked Jem, our Rehabilitation Engineer, to talk through the process to ensure that you are prepared and can get the most out of your demonstration. Watch this video to hear more about the… Read more »

Trialling to ensure you’re choosing the right powerchair

Extreme X8 user Nicky from New South Wales spent years researching to find the right wheelchair to suit her coastal lifestyle. After years of dreaming about being able to go on the sand and play with her children, Nicky’s dreams came true when she received her Extreme X8. Watch the Extreme X8 in action! Nicky… Read more »

Getting back to ‘normal’ in the Frontier V6 AT

When Frontier V6 All Terrain (AT) user Shelley received her Magic Mobility powerchair, she reclaimed her independence, and rediscovered her love for the outdoors. In her Frontier V6 AT, she’s able to go out on the trails, travel across America and get out in her front yard again. She feels like she isn’t a burden… Read more »

What’s new? Drop down joystick

Magic Mobility’s engineers are always looking for ways to improve user experience in powered wheelchairs. We’ve created a new drop down joystick to enable wheelchair users to get closer to tables, desks, and even the car steering wheel. Watch our video This option allows users to vary the height of their joystick, so that they… Read more »

Getting back to ‘normal’ in the Frontier V6 AT

When Frontier V6 All Terrain (AT) user Shelley received her Magic Mobility powerchair, she reclaimed her independence, and rediscovered her love for the outdoors. Shelley’s powerchair was funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), but she struggled to get them to approve the Frontier V6, and had to try other less-suitable wheelchairs first. Born… Read more »

Tyre pressure the key to optimising Extreme X8 performance

The Extreme X8 has superior off-road capabilities, taking you just about anywhere, on any terrain. Using the right tyre pressure, particularly lower pressure in mud, sand and snow, is the key to getting where you need to go, and safely home again. We asked our Founder and Extreme X8 creator, Ash Daff, to talk us… Read more »

Magic Mobility acquired by Sunrise Medical

Magic Mobility is pleased to announce its acquisition by Sunrise Medical. Sunrise Medical is a world leader in the development, design, manufacture and distribution of manual wheelchairs, electric powered wheelchairs, scooters, seating and positioning products and has acquired Magic Mobility, a leading Australian based designer and manufacturer of highly innovative and life enabling all-terrain electric… Read more »

Tailoring powerchairs to your lifestyle with Power Mobility

When Queenslander Mike was looking for his first powered wheelchair, he had a lot of friends recommend he visit wheelchair agent Power Mobility. With their assistance, he viewed a range of powerchair brands including the compact Magic Mobility Frontier V6 C73. The Frontier V6 C73 ticked every box, including ones Mike didn’t know he had…. Read more »

Reclaiming independence with the Frontier V6 AT

When Army veteran Josh was left permanently disabled with a spinal cord injury and permanent brain injury while serving in Iraq, he thought he would never be independent again. Josh trialled a Magic Mobility Frontier V6 All Terrain (AT) at an Independence Fund Expo and was blown away by the comfort and immediate relief from… Read more »

Magic Mobility powerchairs funded under USA Medicare & Medicaid

Did you know that Magic Mobility powerchairs can be funded under Medicare and Medicaid Services in the USA? Powerchairs like the Magic Mobility Frontier Urban C73 can be resourced under Medicare Group 3 funding codes. This is a great way to get into a Magic Mobility powerchair, one that’s perfectly suited to challenging urban terrain…. Read more »

The bogie arm system for impressive obstacle climbing

The bogie arm is a feature on Magic Mobility’s Frontier V6 All Terrain model, designed to provide stabilisation and increase your powerchair’s capacity for climbing obstacles. The Frontier V6 AT’s two bogie arms each support the castor wheels at the front of your wheelchair. We’ll show you how it works and why it’s been designed… Read more »

Gaining confidence with Magic Mobility

Bob has been a power wheelchair user for 30 years, and says upgrading to a Magic Mobility powerchair in late 2016 was life changing. In his Magic Mobility Frontier V6 All Terrain, Bob can now go almost anywhere without having to worry about challenging, changing terrain. “The first significant difference I noticed in my Frontier… Read more »