When Getting a New Wheelchair, Be Careful When Going Smaller

When Getting a New Wheelchair, Be Careful When Going Smaller

Getting a new wheelchair is a lot like getting a new car. You want to make sure it’s the right fit not only for your lifestyle, but for your body. Wheelchairs need to be customized more than any car would to the physical form however. After all, if you’re sitting in your wheelchair 15+ hours every day, nothing is more important than the fit. Read more

Configuring the EasyStand Zing

How to Configure the New EasyStand Zing MPS

Configuring the EasyStand Zing MPS is about building a stander for the needs of your child, client or facility. Our order form is designed to guide you to the stander you both want and need. You will notice on some sections of the order form, “(must select one)” is indicated. Why is this? It allows for total customization to fit individual needs. The base itself is not usable as a standing frame without these components. Read more

Designing the EasyStand Zing MPS

Designing the EasyStand Zing MPS

A little background about the new ZingRead more

Purchasing an EasyStand Standing Frame

Advocate to Get Your Standing Frame Covered!

EasyStand Evolv Standing Frame

Yesterday I spoke with a very nice woman named Sara who was trying to assist her brother acquire a standing frame. Sara’s brother is 5 years post SCI, and his submission for a standing device was denied by his insurance. I asked my usual list of questions when speaking with someone in this situation: Who was the insurance provider? Was good documentation submitted with the request? What was the reason given for denial? Had her brother appealed the decision? As I asked more and more questions it became apparent that Sara didn’t have the answers. All she knew was the payer said no and she really wanted to help her brother. Read more

EasyStand Evolv

EasyStand’s Solution for Less Than Favorable Reimbursement: Evolv E3

In response to supplier demand, the EasyStand Evolv E3 was developed to lower the base price of an Evolv and make it more attainable in states with less than favorable reimbursement. The E3’s standard features are limited to the essentials, lowering the base price and allowing you to “build” on the options your clients need while staying within funding guidelines. The E3 is different from the Evolv in two ways: a no-tray chest pad replaces the black molded tray, and the foot plates are height-adjustable only. Read more

Funding for Standing Frames

Funding for Standing Frames: Q & A with Nancy

As the Funding Specialist for EasyStand, I hear a lot of questions from people who are interested in acquiring an standing frame, but don’t know where to begin. Insurance coverage, whether public or private, can be extremely confusing to navigate, but I am here to help clear up some of that confusion.  A few weeks ago, we conducted our first ever Twitter chat session to address some of the most commonly asked questions from the community. Below is the list of questions and answers we compiled from this session. Read more

The Bantam Advantage, Part III

The Bantam Advantage: Part 3

The EasyStand Bantam line of standers are the only devices that combine sit-to-stand with supine positioning. This combination creates infinite positioning possibilities, can make transfers more manageable, standing more comfortable and, as a result, make standing a long-term reality for kids. In a series of posts we will outline the advantages of the Bantam lines feature set as well as its capabilities. Read part one and two first! Read more

The Bantam Advantage, Part II

The Bantam Advantage: Part 2

The EasyStand Bantam line of standers are the only devices that combine sit-to-stand with supine positioning. This combination creates infinite positioning possibilities, can make transfers more manageable, standing more comfortable and, as a result, make standing a long-term reality for kids. In this series of posts we will outline the advantages of the Bantam lines feature set as well as its capabilities. Read part one first!
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The Bantam Advantage

The Bantam Advantage: Part 1

The EasyStand Bantam line of standers are the only devices that combine sit-to-stand with supine positioning. This combination creates infinite positioning possibilities, can make transfers more manageable, standing more comfortable and, as a result, make standing a long-term reality for kids. In a series of posts we will outline the advantages of the Bantam lines feature set as well as its capabilities. Read more

CRT-Congressional-Call-In-Day-2014

CRT Congressional Call-In Day 2014

Tomorrow, April 29, 2014, is CRT Congressional Call-in Day. Consumers of Complex Rehab Technology as well as clinicians, suppliers, manufacturers, and advocates use this day to call their congressional leaders to voice their support of House Bill number H.R. 942 and Senate Bill number S. 948. The purpose is to secure additional co-sponsors for the “Ensuring Access to Quality Complex Rehabilitation Technology Act of 2013”. Read more