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Rifton ‘moves needle’ for adaptive cycling equipment

July 7, 2023Liz Beaulieu, Editor

RIFTON, N.Y. – A new policy brief supported by Rifton makes the case for Medicare coverage and reimbursement for adaptive cycling equipment (ACE) for individuals with neurodevelopmental disabilities.  Here’s what Zach Huleatt, a physical therapist and director of research and development for Rifton, which provided a small honorarium to the brief’s authors, had to say about how increased physical activity can reduce the risk of costly secondary conditions and why collaboration...

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Group donates mobility equipment at Heartland

June 12, 2019HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - VGM collaborated with Variety-the Children's Charity, Rifton, International Biophysics Corp. and EZ-ACCESS to donate special gifts to five families who live near the company's corporate headquarters here. The donations, which included four adaptive tricycles from Rifton, a high-frequency chest wall oscillation therapy vest from Biophysics, and a modular ramp system from EZ-ACCESS, were presented at a special ceremony during VGM's Heartland Conference on Tuesday. “We're...

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On the Editor's Desk

Giving thanks to the Rifton XL Pacer

November 25, 2009Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Feast your pre-Thanksgiving eyes on this... I was poking around NCART's Web site this afternoon and watched this video of Sean Carter walking for the first time after being in a wheelchair for more than four years due to a traumatic brain injury. His mom says, "This, to us, is the first step of the rest of Sean's life. We're giving him the ability to walk again." Sean's first step comes at about 2 minutes and by 3:08, he's well on his way. Liz Beaulieu

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