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Q&A: Evolving education

October 21, 2016Tracy Orzel

Elaine Stewart, branch manager for National Seating and Mobility in Fort Wayne, Ind., has been named president-elect of the National Registry of Rehabilitation Technology Suppliers (NRRTS) and will take the reins in 2017. HME News recently spoke with Stewart, who has been a NRRTS registrant since 1994, about education and how far it's come.HME News: What's on the top of your to-do list as president-elect?Elaine Stewart: As a board, we're going to continue to support and push forward with the...

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NSM launches RehabAIR

November 7, 2014Ryan Leighton

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - National Seating & Mobility (NSM) has launched a new digital tool to maximize client services. It's called RehabAIR, and it's available on handheld tablet devices.“The desired benefit is to be able to get equipment to the client faster. That's why it was developed,” said Bill Noelting, NSM vice president of marketing.When traditional transactions and paperwork can take weeks or longer to process, RehabAIR allows assistive technology professionals (ATP's) to maximize...

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NSM makes buy in Rhode Island

June 27, 2014HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - National Seating and Mobility has acquired Providence, R.I.-based Major Medical Supply. “Complex rehab products and home access solutions are our greatest areas of expertise,” said Damon Bradley, CRTS, ATP and branch manager for Major Medical Supply, which has been in business since 2005. “Specifically, we provide custom mobility and seating solutions, combined with home access solutions, lifts and ramps.” Major Medical Supply's six complex rehab professionals...

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NSM's new website puts clients front and center

September 13, 2013Elizabeth Deprey

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - National Seating and Mobility (NSM) wants to offer the public a “truthful and organic” look into what the company is all about.To that end, NSM redesigned its website in August to feature photos taken by employees of clients in everyday situations. The photos replace the perfectly posed and cropped stock photos commonly used by providers.“Those photos had nothing to do with our company and nothing to do with our clients,” said Mark McLean, the communications...

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On the Move

Handicap This

August 2, 2013Elizabeth Deprey

I have to thank National Seating and Mobility for promoting Handicap This last Friday on their Twitter account, @MobilityNSM. Just the name, Handicap This, has so much punch to it—I had to check it out. Apparently, friends Mike Berkson and Tim Wambach travel the country as motivational speakers. Mike has cerebral palsy, but the message isn't about that: it's about doing more with what you have. The guys have a YouTube channel where they post trailers for their speaking engagements and a web...

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NSM, Groton's help make donation possible

February 4, 2013HME News Staff

MYSTIC, Conn. - National Seating and Mobility (NSM) and Groton's Fort Hill Pharmacy helped to donate 12 new wheelchairs to Mystic Aquarium, according to an article from, an online news source in Connecticut. NSM and Groton's provided the wheelchairs, worth more than $25,000, at more than 50% off retail to UnitedHealthcare, which donated them to the aquarium, the article said. The aquarium plans to make the wheelchairs (six standard, four heavy-duty, one standard electric, and one heavy-duty...

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Major shake-ups in complex rehab

January 4, 2013HME News Staff

ROCKY HILL, Conn. and ST. LOUIS ���- Two of the three major players in the complex rehab market have joined forces.ATG Rehab of Rocky Hill, Conn., and United Seating & Mobility (USM) of St. Louis have merged, a move that both companies anticipate will broaden their network and generate greater stakeholder value, according to a press release.“The combination of ATG and USM creates a company with the resources to invest in protecting and improving consumer access to complex mobility and the other...

ATG Rehab, National Seating and Mobility, United Seating & Mobility, Wellspring Capital Management

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Provider helps bring wheelchairs out of the doghouse

August 24, 2012Elizabeth Deprey

SHELBURNE FALLS, Mass. - Jay Turner is asking the mobility community to donate wheels for a different kind of HME customer: the four-legged kind.Turner, an ATP for National Seating and Mobility, stumbled across Eddie's Wheels, which provides wheelchairs for paralyzed animals, on Facebook.He liked it.“Being a dog owner myself, my wife and I wanted to help these people,” said Turner. “Eddie uses basically the same type of wheels we would use in a manualwheelchair.”With the pet...

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