What's New In Mobility

Stay up to date with what's new in mobility featuring perspectives from our education specialists, monthly Power Stories, and spotlights of the people who make it all happen. At the end of the day, it all comes down to the people we serve and the people who make it all possible. Keep an eye out for the most up-to-date mobility-related articles.

Power Story: Rob Mendez

Rob Mendez, Author | ESPY Winner | Coach | Inspiration. Mendez moves in a custom-made Invacare® AVIVA® Storm RX™ power wheelchair with personalized Motion Concepts Ultra Low Maxx seating equipped with Adaptive Switch Labs (ASL) technology. Coach Rob first learned football playing Madden video games, and that is just one incredible detail of his remarkable story. 

Power Stories: The WHY Behind WHAT We Do

For more than 40 years Invacare has been “Making Life’s Experiences Possible®.” We create products that help people move, breathe, rest and perform essential hygiene. Every person who uses our products has a unique story to tell, and we'd like to help share some of those experiences. Introducing POWER STORIES, our way of showcasing the amazing individuals who use our mobility products!

Invacare Ambassador Ian Mackay, plans to set a Guinness World Record


Ian Mackay, an Invacare®​ TDX®
SP2 Power Wheelchair user, plans to set a Guinness World Record for the most miles traveled in a wheelchair within a 24-hour period.

Motion Concepts Rovi: Innovations Created for the Active End-User

One of the most rewarding experiences within the arena of complex rehab Technology is providing independent mobility for active end-users,
especially for children who often times are some of the most active individuals that we have the pleasure of working with. Since the Rovi’s creation, its base has proven to be an outstanding choice in terms of form meeting function, especially for this active population.

People Spotlight: Chris Galietta, ATP, National Seating & Mobility


We're excited to introduce Chris Galietta as our May ATP Spotlight! Based in Chicago, Illinois, Chris is an ATP at National Seating & Mobility and has been a PinDot and Custom Seating industry leader for 34 years, carrying on his father's legacy. He is passionate about working with Neuromuscular clients and always prioritizes the end-user first.

Invacare® TDX® SP2: Ride Quality, Benefits, and a Firsthand User Experience


Fasten Your Seat Belts…It’s Going to Be a Bumpy Ride. We’ve all heard this common expression before. It means things are about to get a little uncomfortable. Think for a moment how you feel when you’re done with a bumpy ride. Regardless of which type of chair you choose, it’s important to consider the quality of the ride.

People Spotlight: Kristin Guess, Rehab Regional Sales Manager

Meet Kristin Guess, our Sales Representative Spotlight for March! Kristin is a Western Regional Rehab Sales Manager, located in Simi Valley, California and has been a part of Invacare for 2 years. Kristin’s daily contributions and efforts to ensure that our clients receive the highest quality of service possible are what make team members like her an asset to our family.

Invacare® AVIVA® Storm RX™ Rear Wheel Drive (RWD) Configuration

Wheel configuration has evolved over the years, starting at RWD, and adapted from there to improve ACCESS both indoors and out. RWD was configured by mounting the lower extremity supports to the front of the base, essentially extending the turning radius. Unfortunately, this made access in tight environments extremely awkward and placed someone’s feet in a position none of us would use when participating in an activity.

People Spotlight: Rod Mills, Rehab Regional Sales Manager


Meet Rod Mills, our Sales Representative Spotlight for February! Rod is a Rehab Regional Sales Manager, located in Cincinnati, Ohio and has been with Invacare for 28 years. While at Invacare, Rod has been in many roles and continues to make an impact as regional sales manager and in the daily lives of the amazing people we serve.