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Pascal Malassign, a professor of industrial design at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, or MIAD, has made a shower-and-commode wheelchair that will assist people with spinal damage with their toileting activities.

The help is badly needed. Spinal cord patients who are paralyzed from the neck or the waist down can s......

Full article >>> rs to follow. Instead of dreaming up his own invention and then scrambling to find a market, Malassign responded to complaints and cries for help from patients and caregivers at VA hospitals. After identifying a serious problem that badly needed to be solved, Malassign performed a formal evaluation of several existing shower-commode wheelchair designs to find out why they were considered unsafe.
Full article >>> the VA license their chair design to Minnesota-based ActiveAid, which will handle manufacturing and sales.

ActiveAid spokesman Charles Nearing said that the companys new Model #922, the Advanced Folding Shower Commode Wheelchair, will be available through his companys 2500 dealers in January, 2005. The company has started to produce the chairs, and they are starting to supply purchasing i......

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Source:wistechnology.com By Teresa Esser 12/15/04


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