Sunrise Medical expands paediatric mobility line with new transportable tilt wheelchair
Sunrise Medical in the US has expanded its Zippie paediatric mobility line with the launch of the Zippe Sphynx, a compact, transportable wheelchair that has static tilt and recline.
The Sphynx’s “patent-pending” one-step fold is easy and intuitive, according to Sunrise, quickly transforming into an ultra-compact package that will fit within a compact car’s trunk.
Weighing 30 pounds, the Sphynx can be easily lifted for the ultimate portability. Its weight capacity of 250 pounds, however, means that it is capable of supporting teens into young adulthood and beyond.
With available tilt angles of 10, 20, and 30 degrees, clinicians can select a seat position to accommodate weight shift as needed to support optimal posture.
The Sphynx back support can be quickly adjusted from 85 to 100 degrees recline to assist with feeding, digestion, respiratory function, and visual orientation.
According to Sunrise, the chair can support a broad range of users from paediatric clients to young adults with diverse mobility needs, numerous adaptable seating and positioning options are available.
The Sphynx can be further customized via seating and positioning components from the Jay and Whitmyer lines.
Kelsey DiGiacomo, Pediatric Product Manager at Sunrise Medical in America commented: “At Zippie, we wanted to design an adaptive stroller that could support active families when they want to get out and explore without compromising seating and positioning.
“The Sphynx is easy to transport for children who need postural support.”
Founded in Northamptonshire in 1983 and now headquartered in Germany, Sunrise Medical is one of the largest suppliers in the mobility market, operating in 18 countries.
Most recently, the manufacturer made LUCI’s smart wheelchair technology available to thousands of new users of its popular Quickie line of power wheelchairs after forming a new partnership with the US-based startup.https://thiis.co.uk/sunrise-medical-expands-paediatric-mobility-line-with-new-transportable-tilt-wheelchair/https://thiis.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Sphynx_lifestyle-11.jpghttps://thiis.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Sphynx_lifestyle-11-150x150.jpgNewsroomSupplier NewsTrade NewsChildren,Mobility,paediatric,Sphinx,Sunrise Medical,Zippie Sunrise Medical in the US has expanded its Zippie paediatric mobility line with the launch of the Zippe Sphynx, a compact, transportable wheelchair that has static tilt and recline. The Sphynx's “patent-pending” one-step fold is easy and intuitive, according to Sunrise, quickly transforming into an ultra-compact package that will fit...Liane McIvorLiane McIvorliane@thiis.co.ukAdministratorTHIIS Magazine