Wheelchair Blog From AMS Vans

Welcome! We know there's a reason you're here, and AMS Vans is honored to be part of your world. We hope you'll visit our wheelchair blog often, because we promise to bring you an engaging perspective every day.

A physical disability presents unique challenges for the individual, the family and the caregivers. Our wheelchair blog is here to empower all of you with tips, trends in wheelchair technology, wheelchair news, inspiring stories, insightful interviews, medical breakthroughs, helpful links, the latest in adaptive products, disability news, upcoming events and, of course, information about AMS Vans' wheelchair accessible vehicles. We focus on anything and everything that enriches your life and makes it easier.

Buying a handicap accessible van is a defining moment in the life of an individual who wants manageable mobility beyond the wheelchair. We have handicap vans for sale, and we want to ensure the process—from the moment it begins—is as smooth as possible. When you purchase a wheelchair van from us, the process never truly ends, because you become part of the AMS family. Just like family, we stay in touch and care about your happiness.

We'd love to hear from you—even if it's just to say "hello!" Your thoughts matter, so take time to comment on the articles that interest you, inspire you, or provoke you. Every question, suggestion or concern you share with us helps us make our wheelchair blog better and more useful for all our readers. At AMS Vans, we want to get to know you, and we want you to get to know us!

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Paralyzed Limbs Reawakened by Electric Stimulation Offer Hope

Paralyzed Limbs Reawakened by Electric Stimulation Offer Hope

New hope for paralyzed patients arrives in the results of a study testing the effect of electric stimulation of the spinal cord.

Apr 22 2014 1 Read More...
A Scientist with a Spinal Cord Injury Soars Through Treetops

A Scientist with a Spinal Cord Injury Soars Through Treetops

She loves her job so much that even a spinal cord injury doesn’t keep her from scaling treetops in search of lofty specimens.

Apr 21 2014 0 Read More...
Would You Buy a Wheelchair Van Sight Unseen 3,000 Miles Away?

Would You Buy a Wheelchair Van Sight Unseen 3,000 Miles Away?

Read the letter we received from a couple who thought buying a wheelchair van, sight unseen, from 3,000 miles was risky—until…!

Apr 18 2014 0 Read More...
Muscular Dystrophy Patient Makes History with LVAD Implant

Muscular Dystrophy Patient Makes History with LVAD Implant

History was made when a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) was implanted in a muscular dystrophy patient. Here’s why!

Apr 17 2014 2 Read More...
Cool Video Tips for Cleaning Your Wheelchair

Cool Video Tips for Cleaning Your Wheelchair

Until the self-cleaning wheelchair is invented, this essential mobility device can stay tidy with these tips!

Apr 16 2014 0 Read More...
Son's Traumatic Brain Injury Makes Parents Push Cell Phone Ban

Son's Traumatic Brain Injury Makes Parents Push Cell Phone Ban

A texting driver caused a man’s traumatic brain injury; now his parents want legislation to ban distracted driving, but some oppose it.

Apr 15 2014 0 Read More...
Are Characters with Disabilities in Video Games True to Life?

Are Characters with Disabilities in Video Games True to Life?

Most characters with disabilities in video games were given super powers, virtually eliminating the disability—until now.

Apr 14 2014 0 Read More...