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Hot Off the Press: 2015 Employee of the Year

Posted on: December 21st, 2015 by monroewheelchair

Please join us in sharing celebratory wishes to Monroe Wheelchair’s 2015 Employee of the Year- Dale Anderson! Dale exemplifies our company’s mission, vision, and values as an Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) in the Capital Region where he just celebrated his 5 year anniversary. He is a consummate professional, dedicated hard worker, leads with a positive […]


Local Crane Manufacturer Helps Therapy Patients Walk

Posted on: February 4th, 2015 by monroewheelchair

  Yep…you read that right! A local overhead crane manufacturer called Gorbel Inc., based right here in Upstate NY, has developed a groundbreaking gait and balance track system unlike anything else on the market. Gorbel Medical’s SafeGait 360° Balance and Mobility Trainer  uses a ceiling mounted track with an attached harness for patients recovering from a stroke, spinal cord injury, […]


National Quantum Spokesman, Bryan Anderson, Inspires Rochester

Posted on: September 26th, 2013 by monroewheelchair

Quantum Rehab, a division of Pride Mobility Products, and Monroe Wheelchair are sponsoring Anderson’s visit to Rochester this week to share his motivational story at the Spinal Cord Injury Health Fair. Bryan is an Iraq War veteran, Purple Heart Recipient, Author, and Quantum Rehab National Spokesperson. The fair will be held Saturday, September 28th from 9:15 […]


New AAC Division Announcement

Posted on: February 6th, 2013 by monroewheelchair

February 4, 2013 Monroe Wheelchair is proud to announce the launch of its newest division that will provide Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices throughout Upstate New York.   With recent advancements in technology solutions for those with communication limitations, it is an exciting time to begin offering access to these products. The market has […]


Track Championship Within Reach

Posted on: August 30th, 2012 by monroewheelchair

We are keeping our fingers crossed for our favorite #66 dirt racecar driver, Danny Wiesner, as he races for his 2nd straight Sportsman Series Track Championship honor this Saturday, September 1st. The race will take place at 7pm at Candandaigua Motorsports Park where Danny goes into the night with a 41 point lead over the 2nd place […]


Rolling Into Action for Specialized Wheelchairs

Posted on: July 10th, 2012 by monroewheelchair

For years Monroe Wheelchair has been actively involved in pushing legislation that will help protect and improve access to Complex Rehab Technology (CRT). Examples of CRT products include specialized wheelchairs, seating systems, and other adaptive equipment needed by people with disabilities to live independent and healthy lives. A major victory for the CRT industry came […]


Announcing Our 2011 Employee Of The Year

Posted on: February 7th, 2012 by monroewheelchair

The beginning of a new year is always a special time for Monroe Wheelchair. For the last 17 years management has selected an “Employee of the Year” who stands out and has gone above and beyond the call of duty. Our 2011 award winner, Jamie O’ Connell,  could not be a better example of the characteristics we look for […]


Capital Region Team Addition

Posted on: October 13th, 2011 by monroewheelchair

We are very excited to announce the newest addition to our Albany Rehab Sales team; Dale Anderson. Dale has over two decades of experience in the complex rehab marketplace on both the dealer and manufacturer side of the business. Most recently Dale has worked with our ATP (Assistive Technology Professional) team to strengthen referral relationships in […]


Impacting the Future of Complex Rehab Technology

Posted on: February 24th, 2011 by monroewheelchair

Doug Westerdahl, owner of Monroe Wheelchair, along with 2 other Monroe employees (Mickae Lee and Jen Loughner), headed to Washington, D.C. last week to advocate for the future of Complex Rehab Technology. They teamed up with over 150 consumers, therapists, suppliers, and manufacturers from all over the country to “divide and conquer” more than 200 Senate […]


Monroe Wheelchair Nominated for a National Philanthropy Award

Posted on: September 14th, 2010 by monroewheelchair

Earlier this Summer Rochester Rehabilitation nominated Monroe Wheelchair for a National Philanthropy Day Award in the Outstanding Corporation category. National Philanthropy Day, in conjunction with The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), celebrates the critical role philanthropy plays in helping nonprofit organizations provide a broad spectrum of important services. The National Philanthropy Day Awards honor the […]