to the market with BOING,
a spring- cushioned model that had the field
all to itself for awhile.
with a polymer shock absorber for front
casters, available for any wheelchair.
incorporated four independently
activated polymer shocks on its new Action/
TopEnd model, the TERMINATOR
SS -- Frog
Legs for the two front casters, and a
Quadra-Pivot ThudBuster for each of the rear
of Sunrise Medical used a slightly different
approach on its recently released XTR
model. A centrally mounted 'mono-shock'
device cushions both front and back wheels.
EVEREST & JENNINGS,
one of the pioneers of modern wheelchair design, has
mounted rear polymer shocks right behind the seatback of
the titanium-based BARRACUDA
chair and on several other models of their sports