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 »

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 »

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 »

Top 5 tips for finding the perfect powerchair

Finding the right powerchair is one of the most personal decisions you can make. The perfect powerchair should meet your needs right now, but also be adaptable to your changing needs into the future. For the past 23 years, Magic Mobility has been committed to ensuring that wheelchair users have access to the best and… Read more »

A team effort for NDIS success

Australian man Michael’s Frontier V6 Compact 40 has improved his ability to be a more active part of his community since he received it in May this year. He leads his own personal support team of health care professionals, therapists, wheelchair experts and families, all of whom give him the independence and advice he needs… 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 »

Making your power functions more accessible

Do you get frustrated toggling through power functions with your joystick? It’s now even easier to directly operate up to five actuator-based power functions with our new One Click Activator. You can tilt or raise your seat, raise your legrest and access your other power functions on-the-go. The One Click Activator can be mounted where… 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 »

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 »

Getting outdoors is good for you

Getting outside matters! But it can feel overwhelming to embark upon an adventure, or trying a new sport, without skills, training and knowledge. We hear of many Magic Mobility powerchair users actively participating in all kinds of therapeutic recreation around the world. Our chairs provide no barrier to participation, access or performance. So, we’ve taken… Read more »

Travel is easy with your powerchair

Travel is one of life’s great joys and at Magic Mobility our powerchairs enable you to explore a world that’s not flat, get out onto the wide-open road, and experience true freedom. So when we received questions from our customers like “how can I manage my powerchair so that I can drive a car, load… Read more »

Travel the world in your powerchair

Ray is a busy man. He splits his year between Melbourne, Australia and the US. He runs a home-based business and runs a voluntary network of people interested in improving the accessibility of public transport. Ray is always on the move. So how does he do it? “I travel regularly, sometimes interstate but mostly overseas…. Read more »

The V6 Frontier AT – For Ultimate Indoor Outdoor Freedom

Are you looking for a life-changing solution that gets you outside and takes on the challenge of off-road as well as the city? Well, we have it. The Frontier V6 is AT for all terrain, and it’s perfect for your terrain. Take a look at the machine that ex-US Navy Corpsman Brad Laux calls a… Read more »

Powerchair Helps you Live an Adventurous Life

Gary Hayes’ story of his Frontier V6 All Terrain powerchair I’m a veteran and I live in central Texas outside of Ft Hood. I have always been an outdoors kinda guy. I still am. My past hobbies were racing heavyweight super bikes on the road race circuit in Texas and Mexico. I’ve always liked hunting… 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 »

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 »