Numotion's COVID-19 Response: What you Need to Know

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Analiese

Analiese’s Story

Analiese was born with Spina Bifida which impacts the amount of sensation and movement she has in her legs. When she was younger, she walked with a walker but that became more difficult as she got older. “I found more independence in my wheelchair because I was able to fully take in every experience, rather than that using all of my energy getting to my destination and being tired when I got there."

Andre

Andre’s Story

Andre is a happy, smart, and joyful eight-year-old twin boy that developed hydrocephalus and cerebral palsy with spastic triplegia as a result of a brain bleed at birth. He loves Pete the Cat, slides, swings, and bubbles.

Adam

Adam’s Story

Life for Adam, a political science major at Sacramento State University, has completely changed since receiving his new Permobil standing power wheelchair.

Amber

Amber’s Story

Amber is mom to three amazing boys with Down syndrome. While raising three boys has its challenges, things got a lot more complicated at the end of 2016 when Amber was in a serious car accident and suffered a spinal cord injury at the C1 level and is now a paraplegic.

Caleb

Caleb’s Story

Caleb was born with Trisomy 21 (Down syndrome) and at 14, developed catatonia. Catatonia is the loss of different skills, including the ability to communicate meaningfully. In 2017 Caleb received a speech device. It took him a while to figure it out, but he has worked hard at it and it’s getting easier.

Lexi

Lexi’s Story

Lexi is an 18-year-old from Charlotte NC, who is a writer avid reader. She loves world history, mythology, anything Star Wars or Marvel universe and enjoys swimming and adaptive horseback riding.

Nakia

Nakia’s Story

Meet Nakia, she is a 33-year-old woman who loves spending time with her seven nephews and one beautiful niece. She loves eating, shopping, and watching movies. In high school, Nakia was active with cheerleading and volleyball. In 2007 Nakia was involved in a motor vehicle accident that broke her neck, bones in the left side of her face cracked her skull, and a ruptured her spleen. The doctors didn't think she would make it through the night, and she was in a coma for a month. Nakia woke up with a T4 spinal cord injury.

Paul

Paul’s Story

Paul has been a Numotion customer since 2015, living a happy and thriving life. Paul tributes his custom wheelchair for allowing him to become a member of the broadcast media. “I have been able to cover different events and conventions and interview some pretty amazing folks,” said Paul. “I wouldn't have been able to achieve many career accomplishments like becoming an Accessibility consultant for the gaming community and working with major video game developers if I didn't have mobility help from my wheelchair.”

Callie

Callie’s Story

In 2016, the day after Christmas, Callie’s life forever changed when she went into septic shock while pregnant with her son, Quinn. The chain of events and journey that followed were equal parts heartache and triumph. Despite the challenges, Callie has found true independence.

Carlos

Carlos’s Story

Carlos lives an independent and active life. He likes to watch sports, go to the gym and spend time with his puppy. He has been a Numotion CRT customer since his injury but primarily needs products from Numotion’s Medical Supply business.

Dan

Dan’s Story

Dan was diagnosed with motor neuron disease (MND) in March of 2018 and ALS in June of 2018. By the end of 2018, he was beginning to use his power chair and by March of 2019, he became fully dependent on his power chair.

James

James’s Story

James considers himself a Professional Hobbyist. He is not sure that is a legitimate title but it is the best way to describe his lifetime of learning. James has gained some proficiency in Martial Arts, mountain biking, and paintball while dabbling in 3D design & printing, screen-printing, line skating, bicycle polo, Radio Controlled car racing, and a couple of other hobbies he has forgotten. Fueled by a seemingly unlimited supply of duct tape and cardboard as a child, James has always been a maker.