What’s New? RAM Mounts for your devices

At Magic Mobility, we understand how important it is to be able to easily access the devices you use everyday. Seven new RAM mounting systems are now available to add on to your powerchair, giving you convenient access to your phone, tablet, cup, camera, action camera and more. These can be mounted nearly anywhere on… 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 »

Giving you the confidence for all terrains

When going off road, Magic Mobility’s knobby tyres are the best choice to get you where you need to go. While uneven terrain and sharp objects can damage your tyres or cause leaks, Magic Mobility has designed puncture resistant tyre liners that help you avoid flat tyres and take the stress away. Made from an… 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 »

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 »

For rural productivity, nothing beats the Extreme X8

Disabled war veteran Michael Trost was unable to work on or even get out to parts of his six-acre property for more than four years, until he received his Extreme X8. Now he’s able to access all areas of his farm, despite the uneven terrain. “Recently I had 17 guys that I served with in… Read more »

Tackling the big problems and the small with your powerchair

Michael Trost lives on 6 acres of rural property, and until recently he was unable to even see all parts of it. As a disabled war veteran, he was restricted to a limited area of his own property because of the limitations of his wheelchair. Michael is not a man to be held back, and… Read more »

OTs should Challenge Occupational Deprivation

Occupational Therapy Australia’s recent position paper spells out why OTs are professionally obliged to challenge policies, practices, and funding regimes that deny people meaningful occupations of their own choosing. For people stuck in the wrong wheelchair, the inability to get out and occupied with meaningful activities can have serious consequences. According to the OTA’s position… Read more »

Getting Outdoors is Therapeutic

Evidence is mounting that time spent outdoors, getting into nature, can have the same therapeutic benefits as expensive drugs or counselling. Lots of people tell Views from the Chair that their ability to enjoy nature in an indoor/outdoor wheelchair is important to their health and wellbeing. But wheelchair funders often dismiss outdoor recreation as an… Read more »

Taking life back

Tom, 51 from Washington USA, is an active lover of the outdoors who contracted ALS several years ago. Tom became depressed because he was stuck indoors, as his powerchair couldn’t take him where he wanted to go. It negatively impacted his mental health. Tom agreed to help Magic Mobility with a study into the connection… Read more »

Take on every terrain, all terrains in your powerchair

All terrain. Your terrain. At Magic Mobility we are all about empowering people to live life, push boundaries and take on any terrain. For some that may mean planning your next off road adventure, going camping or choosing to do a marathon. For others it might simply be spending more time with family or making… Read more »

Using a powerchair to take your life back

John’s story about his powerchair – “I’m getting out into the woods to fish like I always did.” John Dean’s favorite fishing pond is deep in the woods of his hometown of Hinesville, Georgia, USA. It’s a trek to get to it, and known only to the locals. John’s been a keen fisherman all his… Read more »

Meeting the Challenge in a Magic Mobility Wheelchair

Rob put himself and his wheelchair to the test Since his accident in 2013, Rob has had to come to terms with life as a tetraplegic. A former Rugby player and active outdoorsman, Rob is a driven young man with his life ahead of him. He lets nothing slow him down. That’s why the arrival… Read more »

Accessible adventures for wheelchair users – John Dillon Park

Global review of adventures for powerchair users Always wanted to see the wilds of the Adirondacks? The John Dillon Park makes the natural landscape of this beautiful countryside available to everyone. It’s especially accessible to people with disabilities and those in wheelchairs. Extreme X8 powerchair owner, Angie Lupe from Troy NY, USA counts it as… Read more »