Choosing the drive train that best suits you

At Magic Mobility our engineers work to create mobility solutions that suit each individual’s needs, with powerchairs in front-wheel, mid-wheel and rear-wheel drive. We asked our Rehabilitation Engineer Jem to talk us through each of the drive types and explain the benefits to help you decide which is best suited to your lifestyle and living… Read more »

What’s new? The Fold-Forward Backrest

While Magic Mobility users trust their powerchairs to take them anywhere, it’s important that they can also easily take their powerchairs with them too, whether it’s in the car or on a plane. Our engineers have created the fold-forward backrest, a solution which reduces the height of your wheelchair, making it more compact to fit… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Mark customises his powerchair through the NDIS

Mark will soon receive his third Magic Mobility powerchair, fully customised and funded through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Australia. Mark worked closely with the Magic Mobility team to customise his new Frontier V6 Compact 73 to his reasonable and necessary needs, as determined under the NDIS. Because Mark needs his wheelchair to… 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 »

Tips and Tricks from those in the know

After asking some of our users and in-house engineers, we’ve rounded up some of the best tips and tricks for getting the most out of your powerchair. Learn how to safely climb curbs, and how to best care for your batteries and tyres so that you can push your boundaries and get more out of… Read more »

What’s new? Hybrid Wheels for Compact models

Due to user demand, Magic Mobility Frontier V6 Compact 40 and Frontier V6 Compact 73 powerchairs now come with 14” x 3” Hybrid wheels. Hybrid 14” wheels give the Compact models a smoother ride and enable users to go further and push their boundaries. In addition to bringing Magic Mobility Frontier V6 Compact powerchairs in… Read more »

Getting back into your hobbies in the Extreme X8

Extreme X8 user Thomas is a retired USA Marine who was in a motorcycle-car accident in 2006, resulting in a spinal cord injury that left him unable to walk. With his Extreme X8, and the support of his wife, Thomas can go hunting, fishing, trap shooting and participate in many of the other hobbies he… 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 »

Visit Magic Mobility at upcoming expos

Magic Mobility’s wheelchair experts will be attending some upcoming mobility and seating expos around Australia and internationally. Come along and visit our experts to find out more about our powerchairs, and find one that suits you. We will be visiting: The Assistive Technology Queensland Conference on November 9 and 10 in Brisbane, Australia. Register to… Read more »

Accessing independence at all ages

When Magic Mobility user Aleacia, now 11, first received her Frontier V6 All Terrain powerchair, it changed the way she interacted with her family, and the roles they played in her life. With her first ever powerchair, Aleacia is able to be an independent, regular child, and experience childhood independence the way most of her… 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 »