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    I would wholeheartedly recommend against getting...

    I would wholeheartedly recommend against getting the joystick controller if you get any kind of spasm. I am a C-5 quadriplegic and I get spasms and I would be dead right now if I used a joystick...
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    Thanks Endo_aftermath!

    Thanks Endo_aftermath!
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    Empowering T-shirts designed for us!

    Hi everyone,

    Wasn't sure where to post this but this forum felt right. I wanted to share with you our new Tee/apparel brand, Hyperplegic Designs. Our goal is to create cool and empowering T-shirts...
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    We decided not to include the hill holding...

    We decided not to include the hill holding feature to reduce complexity and cost. We may eventually bring it back as an add-on and hopefully it will work better than magicwheels!
    As for the gear...
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    nonoise, The wheels weigh about 7.5 pounds. We...

    nonoise,

    The wheels weigh about 7.5 pounds. We put a lot of effort into making them as lightweight as possible. That included making the hub out of magnesium, and the gears out of a high strength...
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    Rowheels' Rev1 Wheels For Manual Chairs...

    Hello everyone. I am a C-5 quadriplegic and for the last 10 years I have been working on developing a new type of wheelchair wheel/wheelchair propulsion method that will hopefully reduce or eliminate...
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    PICS:...

    PICS:
    https://skydrive.live.com/redir?resid=19C92A294F1189F4!1525&authkey=!AK7f8WzOEMvKQM8
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    Mag Rowheels @ISS 2013

    These are the pre-production magnesium Rowheels being demoed at the International Seating Symposium in Nashville. We were well received by therapists and ATPs, who were able to try them out for the...
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    Pushing your regular manual chair...

    Pushing your regular manual chair forces/compresses the median nerve into the carpal tunnel, increasing the risk of carpal tunnel syndrome. Pulling to go forward (Rowheels) does the opposite buy...
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    http://www.rowheels.com/benefits/...

    http://www.rowheels.com/benefits/
    http://www.rowheels.com/faq/
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    This does not happen. There's a thumb/finger...

    This does not happen. There's a thumb/finger guard that prevents it.



    I have to disagree with you here. I know a few C6/C7 quads who have no problems going up inclines backwards (and in some...
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    New video of the beta Rowheels in use.

    This video is from yesterday right after we assembled the first set...


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i7lq-VT-0Z4&feature=youtu.be
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    Added an FAQ page, a test-drive sign up page and...

    Added an FAQ page, a test-drive sign up page and a poll looking at different color combinations...We are trying to decides on what color options to provide.

    http://www.rowheels.com/faq/...
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    We are done with the Beta design. We have sent...

    We are done with the Beta design. We have sent all the components out to be manufactured...This is what they will look like!
    ...
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    Cool. What are the prices for out-of-pocket? My...

    Cool. What are the prices for out-of-pocket? My insurance won't pay for that.
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    http://www.rowheels.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09...

    http://www.rowheels.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/rw_promo_banner.png
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    Sure there would be an adjustment period but you...

    Sure there would be an adjustment period but you shouldn't dismiss Rowheels solely because you are used to pushing on the wheel. Your level of injury is a good candidate for Rowheels and could...
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    We will have new video next month.Right now we...

    We will have new video next month.Right now we are finalizing the beta prototype design so they can be used at MedTrade.
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    I have been in talks with UPitts HER lab on the...

    I have been in talks with UPitts HER lab on the RESNA durability testing their lab performs. I have not approached Dr. Boninger but I'm adding it to my to-do list. Thanks.
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    Thanks for the feedback SCI-OTR. We are going...

    Thanks for the feedback SCI-OTR.

    We are going to offer 24" and 25" size wheels because they are, to my knowledge, the two most popular sizes.

    I agree that pulling instead of pushing involves...
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    I went back and checked and each Rowheel adds...

    I went back and checked and each Rowheel adds 3.4" of width to your chair so if your chair frame is 18" wide, it would be about 25" wide with Rowheels.
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    Agreed. We've made the necessary changes to make...

    Agreed. We've made the necessary changes to make the hub compatible with both sizes.
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    One question. Right now we are designing a 25"...

    One question. Right now we are designing a 25" wheel. How important would you say it is that we offer 25"AND 24"?
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    Ronnie, That is the goal of Rowheels! To...

    Ronnie,

    That is the goal of Rowheels! To relieve pain and mitigate shoulder problems in users experiencing those problems as well as to keep those problems from happening to wc users who aren't...
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    Hi Ronnie. First, let me just say,"my hat's off...

    Hi Ronnie. First, let me just say,"my hat's off to you sir" because if I tried jumping a 4" curb in my manual chair I'd end up face or back first into the concrete! I'm always amazed by some of the...
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