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Advocating For Our Customers

Posted on: March 17th, 2018 by monroewheelchair

We’re not just about selling Complex Rehab mobility products for people with disabilities here at Monroe Wheelchair- we go to bat for our customer’s rights and access to products that allow them to live independent lives!  Thanks to the Democrat & Chronicle in Rochester, NY for this great article that talks about our advocacy efforts: […]


Introducing a New Resource for Clinical Continuing Education

Posted on: June 2nd, 2016 by monroewheelchair

Are you a physical or occupational therapist in need of continuing education? Keeping up-to-date on the latest therapy methods while receiving continuing education credit is a win-win for you and your clients! Rochester’s best wheelchair provider offers optimal opportunities to do exactly that! Since 1941, Monroe Wheelchair has been recognized as the area’s best wheelchair business, offering top-notch equipment and […]


3 Types of Accessibility Solutions

Posted on: May 11th, 2016 by monroewheelchair

If you’re interested in purchasing a home accessibility product, there’s no better place to find one than at Rochester’s premier wheelchair provider, Monroe Wheelchair. These wheelchair and accessibility experts have been providing Upstate New York with comprehensive wheelchair and accessibility services for 75 years. Monroe Wheelchair has created an entire division, Monroe Access Designs, dedicated […]


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, […]


What does hunting, 80’s music, and Megadeath have in common?

Posted on: December 23rd, 2014 by monroewheelchair

These are all things Monroe Wheelchair’s 2014 Employee of the Year, Ron Michael, loves to do when he is not out in the field going above and beyond for our customers. Ron, an Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) in the Rochester Office, was awarded this annual honor at our holiday party earlier this month (he also snagged an “Authentically Ugly Sweater” […]


Monroe Wheelchair Names “Employee of the Year”

Posted on: December 5th, 2013 by monroewheelchair

Last night as our Albany staff gathered for holiday festivities President, Doug Westerdahl, gave employees one more reason to celebrate by announcing the 2013 Employee of the Year. This annual award (now in its 19th year) is given to the employee who goes above and beyond the call of duty all year long, exceeds management’s expectations of that individual, and […]


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 […]


Imagine The Possibilities…

Posted on: May 17th, 2013 by monroewheelchair

…with the lightest wheelchair in the world! We are delighted that our customer’s no longer have to wonder. Monroe Wheelchair has been named the preferred Panthera dealer in New York State. Panthera is a Swedish company founded by a wheelchair user himself, Jalle Jungnell. Jalle’s goal from the beginning was to create a wheelchair that […]


Our Lucky Number Thirteen

Posted on: February 1st, 2013 by monroewheelchair

What does 13 years of providing outstanding customer service, dedication to the mission of Monroe Wheelchair, and an exceptional work ethic get you? For this outstanding employee, Ms. Noris Brooks, it earned her Monroe Wheelchair’s 2012 Employee of the Year! Noris works in our Rochester location handling all the PMD (Power Mobility Device) claims for […]


Welcome to the Monroe Wheelchair Blog

Posted on: December 17th, 2009 by monroewheelchair

In our efforts to continue improving communication with our customers, Monroe Wheelchair is proud to announce the launch of it’s updated website featuring a YouTube channel, a Facebook page, and this Blog.  All three components are set to go live in early January – check back soon for new products and services, healthcare reform updates, and the […]