Allaina’s Story

Allaina

When she was young, a gymnastics accident left Allaina with quadriplegia. Over time, having a wheelchair has become a way of life. However, she continued to experience back pain from bumps, cracks and uneven terrain. Thanks to her SoftWheel by Numotion in-wheel suspension system, Allaina now comfortably goes about her active life as a wife, mother and graphic designer.

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Arcy’s Story

Arcy

Arcy is a bilingual, yet non-verbal young woman living with cerebral palsy. To help address her significant mobility and communication challenges, Numotion worked with her to individually configure a Permobil F3 Power Chair, outfitted with a comprehensive communication device. Now, she is able to get around and communicate with greater ease. It is also helping her more confidently transition from high school to college.

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August’s Story

August

While muscular dystrophy prevents August from using his legs, his Permobil M300 3G provides him with the mobility he needs to independently thrive at school and in life. Even though he is more than three hours from the closest Numotion location, his family and service technicians work together to make sure his needs are met.

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Bill’s Story

Bill

After a cycling accident, Bill — a husband, father and athlete — found himself living life in a wheelchair. The transition was difficult. At six-feet tall, he often felt “talked down to,” making social situations uncomfortable. Then, Bill discovered the Tek Robotic Mobilization Device (RMD) that allows him to navigate a more active and engaging life.

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Caroline’s Story

Caroline

A traumatic birth left both Caroline and her sister with cerebral palsy, forcing Caroline into a wheelchair and a lifetime of many health challenges. Today, she requires assistance with movement, posture, incontinence and intake of nutrition and medication. Thanks to her attentive and hands-on ATP – and her individually configured Tilt-in-Space Wheelchair – Caroline lives comfortably with all of her mobility needs met.

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Charley’s Story

Charley

Once forced to forgo park visits and family time due to cerebral palsy, Charley recently received a manual tilt-in-space wheelchair that has greatly increased her freedom and independence. Now, she can enjoy playing at the park, attending school with her peers and spending time with her brother and parents.

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Cory & Steven’s Story

Cory & Steven

Brothers Cory and Steven have a deep bond. They both have Muscular Dystrophy and also matching Permobil F5 Standers. Within moments of both boys getting upright, they were chasing each other around the house.

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Dalton’s Story

Dalton

Dalton knew he was getting a new Permobil M3 for his 13th birthday, but had no idea Permobil and Numotion had partnered together to host a surprise party. Now he can see the world at eye-level and hug his parents while they remain standing.

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Delaina’s Story

Delaina

Delaina isn’t a typical college student. In addition to a full class schedule, she is also a fashion designer, blogger and adaptive clothing model. Delaina’s assistive technology professional makes sure that her wheelchair is always in the best condition to help navigate her busy life.

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Delmace’s Story

Delmace

After suffering a spinal cord injury and developing other conditions in infancy, Delmace has been using a wheelchair since he was 2 years old. However, his wheels have never held him back. Delmace has a passion for biking, skateboarding and other sports, especially wheelchair motocross. With the support his mother and his ATP, Delmace has beat the odds and excelled at his favorite sport.

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Garon’s Story

Garon

As Garon started to outgrow store-bought strollers, his mom realized it was time to look for an alternative. She thought it would be tough to find an ideal solution before an upcoming family vacation. Numotion found the perfect fit for Garon and delivered his new stroller within a week, allowing the family to focus on having fun at Disney World.

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Garrett’s Story

Garrett

Like any young child, Garrett wants nothing more than to explore everything the world has to offer. So when a stroller wasn’t meeting all of Garrett’s growing needs, his father knew it was time for a change. With his Freedom NXT Manual Wheelchair, Garrett can now enjoy his true passion for the outdoors, engage better in the classroom and more confidently participate in activities with family friends.

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Genesis’s Story

Genesis

As a young woman, Genesis is an inspirational survivor. Living with spina bifida has required her to have 22 critical surgeries – each one threatening her independence, mobility and life. Thankfully, her surgeries were a success, and so is her Numotion wheelchair solution. Its individually configured seat and seat back improved her posture, breathing, incontinence issues and her overall quality of life.

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Jeni’s Story

Jeni

Jeni is a smart and accomplished career woman whose mission in life is to raise awareness about Neuromuscular Disease, the condition she has and her four children had as well. With the help of her new, individually configured wheelchair, Jeni is able to further her life's work, keep her job at the University of Maryland and perform many daily tasks independently.

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Jessica’s Story

Jessica

Bedridden by multiple sclerosis, Jessica was disheartened by her inability to spend time with her son. Once Jessica received her M300 Permobil Power Chair, she experienced a significant change in activity and independence. She is now able to pick up her son from school, attend to his needs at home and ultimately be the parent she wishes to be.

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Kiana’s Story

Kiana

Kiana is a bright and bubbly 5-year-old girl, but her spastic triplegia cerebral palsy sometimes prevented her from doing the things she loves, such as playing outside with her friends and spending time with family. With her Zippie ZM 310 wheelchair, Kiana is better able to spend time with her loved ones and exercise her natural independence.

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Kierra’s Story

Kierra

As an active, outgoing pre-teen brimming with enthusiasm, living with muscular dystrophy forced Kierra to pull back from everyday life. She progressively began to lose function in her legs and soon required a wheelchair. Although initially hesitant about using her Permobil Power Chair, Kierra and her family quickly recognized it brings newfound freedom. It immediately opened a world of opportunity, allowing her to succeed in class, band and even cheerleading!

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Lucy’s Story

Lucy

Lucy is a spirited child with a mind of her own, and her Permobil F3 wheelchair lets her explore her world on her own terms. Although it took her some time to get used to it, with her new equipment, Lucy is better able to enjoy her favorite activities and exert her independence.

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Marley’s Story

Marley

With a high-energy kid who loves the outdoors, Marley’s family needs a durable-yet-practical stroller for traversing parks, festival grounds and other uneven terrain. But Marley’s standard store-bought stroller wasn’t cutting it when it came to her comfort and functional needs. Now, with a stroller customized for her needs, 5-year-old Marley can experience the great outdoors in comfort, style and confidence, and her family can maintain its active lifestyle.

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Michael’s Story

Michael

Michael’s cerebral palsy creates an ongoing need for him to use catheters to keep him dry and comfortable each day. Small orders for products like these can be quite expensive, and Michael’s mother had several poor experiences working with other suppliers. Numotion’s Medical Supply business was able to craft a personalized plan for Michael to provide supplies as efficiently and inexpensively as possible.

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Mikah & Izzy’s Story

Mikah & Izzy

Due to their cerebral palsy, twins Mikah and Izzy require multiple pieces of mobility equipment to maintain high-quality, day-to-day living. Their dedicated ATP tirelessly works with them and their family members to provide solutions and equipment training to help the twins navigate daily tasks with greater ease.

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Nick’s Story

Nick

Early into his adulthood, Nick was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Leg spasms and weakened core muscles caused him great discomfort and created difficulties in completing everyday tasks. After receiving his F5 Permobil Stander, he and his family noticed a significantly improved quality of life. Even better, Nick and his wife were finally able to hug again.

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Sarah’s Story

Sarah

As a toddler, Sarah received her first wheelchair after being diagnosed with type II spinal muscular atrophy. More than 21 years later, she has had several types of wheelchairs from Numotion that have allowed her to move around more easily. The freedom and mobility she experiences has helped her earn a bachelor’s degree, pursue a graduate degree and lead a fulfilling professional life.

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Thomas’s Story

Thomas

Before he received his Tek RMD standing wheelchair, Vietnam veteran Thomas dealt with frequent pain and muscle tension. With his new equipment, Thomas is far more comfortable and is able to get around his home and around town with ease. He's also been able to spend more quality time with his nieces and nephews.

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Tom’s Story

Tom

Tom spends most of his workdays at a computer. He has an adjustable height desk that is more easily utilized when paired with the Tek Robotic Mobility Device (RMD). Now Tom can transfer himself from his wheelchair to the Tek RMD and can stay mobile while standing. Tom has noticed other health benefits and loves being at eye-level with his family.

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