Creating art with Magic Mobility

Before LA based, Extreme X8 user Tommy became a quadriplegic, he had a very active lifestyle, adventuring outdoors, and aspirations to one day become an artist. When Tommy received his Magic Mobility powerchair, he was able to get back outdoors and be active with friends. He has also been able to incorporate his wheelchair into… Read more »

Top tips for going off road

Heading off road for the first time can be a challenge, so we’ve come up with some tips to get you started and keep you safe. This includes steps to prepare your chair, and tips for navigating steep, uneven, slippery or rocky terrain. Magic Mobility V6 All Terrain (AT) user Gary says it’s important to… Read more »

What’s New? Mobility Handles in action

The positive word is spreading since we introduced you to our new innovation Mobility Handles last edition. We’ve had some great feedback from those trialling the Handles, who say they’re the next level in attendant control and navigation and so much easier to use than an attendant joystick unit. We’ve created a video showing you… Read more »

What’s New? Mobility Handles – a step-up in attendant control

Our engineers have been hard at work designing the Mobility Handles, an innovative and intuitive attendant wheelchair controller. The next level in powerchair attendant control, Mobility Handles make navigation and control of the wheelchair easier for those guiding it. The Mobility Handles have been designed to give powerchair users and attendants the confidence to go… Read more »

Improving your mobility with under seat options

Magic Mobility powerchairs are designed to give you more freedom and independence, while also keeping you safe, comfortable and improving your range of mobility. Our add-on under seat options and upgrades, including power, lighting, docking and stability options, can be highly customised to your needs, and have been engineered to keep you safe and more… Read more »

Richard manages his comfort and energy with Magic Mobility

Retired USA Veteran and IT worker Richard struggled to manage his Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) before he received his Frontier V6 All Terrain. Now the articulating suspension, comfort and capabilities of his Magic Mobility powerchair enable Richard to manage his condition, and have a life outside the four walls of his house. Richard says the key… Read more »

Specialty drive controls to give you more independence

At Magic Mobility, we understand that our users have different needs and abilities. So, our engineers have designed a range of specialty drive controls that provide you with the options you need to control your powerchair functions. Our specialty drive controls include the head control and chin control units, which are both designed and manufactured… Read more »

What’s New? The Single-Switch Scanner

Our engineers have created a market-leading specialty control called the Single-Switch Scanner, which is designed to give users who have limited hand movement greater control over their wheelchair. Designed in collaboration with Motor Neuron Disease (MND) Victoria and therapists at Calvary Health Care Bethlehem, the Single-Switch Scanner auto scans through directional and power functions so… Read more »

The Extreme X8 enabling resort visitors to explore the great outdoors

Visitors to Sargood on Collaroy on Sydney’s northern beaches are reaping the benefits of staying at a bespoke resort created exclusively for spinal cord injury clients. During their stay, visitors can easily access one of Australia’s most beautiful beaches in the two Extreme X8s, which have been purchased by the resort for therapy and activity… Read more »

What’s New?

Due to popular demand, our in-house engineers have been busy developing some new power features that are designed to make your transition into and out of your powerchair easier. Recently we have introduced an anterior transfer tilt with tilt only power function. Prior to this, users could only access anterior transfer tilt in combination with… Read more »

NDIS – funding your future powerchair

Mark Brown needs a powerchair to have a balanced and successful life. From the time he gets up in the morning till the time he goes to bed, his powerchair is involved in everything he does. He’s been using this incredibly personal piece of equipment for over 8 years, and it is now time for… Read more »

A team effort for NDIS powerchair prescription success

Michael Archer knows all about having a team that supports him. Michael has a spinal injury, and he considers himself the leader of a team that consists of health care professionals, therapists, wheelchair experts and family. And when Michael needed a new powerchair, he called on his team to assist. Michael’s network of supporters contributed… Read more »

Putting Magic Mobility powerchairs to the test

Magic Mobility powerchairs are known for helping active users to go further, explore more and live fully. Magic Mobility encourages people to put their powerchairs to the test, to experiment and see how robust they are. Carl is a Melbourne-based user who knows the chairs well. Being an adventure seeker, Carl has always explored the… Read more »

Tailoring a powerchair to your needs

Everyone’s lives and disabilities are different. At Magic Mobility, we know that it’s the tailoring of our powerchairs that can make all the difference to those who use them. That’s why we spend time investigating solutions that meet the needs of our users. Over time we can sometimes find that those solutions can apply to… Read more »

Top 5 tips for choosing your perfect powerchair

A powerchair is so personal, and choosing the right one is probably one of the most important decisions you will make. There are plenty of factors you need to take into consideration when selecting the powerchair that’s right for you. Magic Mobility has been committed to ensuring wheelchair users have access to the best and… Read more »

Captaining your team

We had a chat to Magic Mobility users Ray and Mark about why it’s so important that they lead their team, and what being team leader means to them. For Ray, being surrounded by the right team is key to finding the right products and funding, to help you be the most able you can… Read more »

Tackling new challenges with your team

Rob knows all about being part of a team. Before his accident in 2013, he was a keen rugby player and active outdoorsman. Since he became a tetraplegic, the team that surrounds Rob has broadened to include family, friends and carers. With the help of his support crew, and his Magic Mobility Extreme X8, Rob… Read more »

Helping you get down to work in your Magic Mobility powerchair

We had a chat to Magic Mobility users Mark, Peta and Carl about how their powerchairs give them the independence to get down to work. Watch the video to hear them talk about their favourite features that give them independence in the workplace, at home and out and about with friends. Mark is a consultant… Read more »

Are self-driving wheelchairs the new frontier in automation?

Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are developing self-driving technology for powerchairs to assist those who are confined in their motions. This will enable them to independently direct their wheelchair. The project was inspired by a visit to a retirement home, where MIT researcher Daniela Rus noticed there weren’t enough staff to take the… Read more »

Adventure is necessary for wheelchair users

Getting outdoors is considered significantly important to our mental health and wellbeing, and for many of us in a wheelchair, it’s even more so. Angie Lupe lives in Troy, NY, is a veteran of the Iraq war and now restricted to her chair. But Angie is used to getting out and about, and being an… Read more »