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Happy 75th Birthday Monroe Wheelchair!

Posted on: December 1st, 2016 by monroewheelchair

We couldn’t let our 75th Birthday pass without a celebration…so that is exactly what we’ll be doing all month long! Monroe Wheelchair has come a long way in 75 years and our President/CEO, Doug Westerdahl, has a special message to share in honor of our celebration. Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter to experience snapshots […]


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, […]


A Customer’s Poetic Thanks

Posted on: September 22nd, 2011 by monroewheelchair

A thankful customer from Amsterdam, NY wrote this beautiful poem to express her gratitude for her new wheelchair. Thank you to Heather for sharing such heartfelt words!  “Wheelchair” by Heather Purtell Free as a bird flying in the air That’s how I feel in my new chair Here I go on a wing and a prayer On my […]