Wheelchair Market Shares, Market Strategies, and Market Forecasts, Worldwide, 2009-2015

Table of Contents

 

Wheelchair Market Shares and Forecasts  ES-1

Wheelchair Market Driving Forces  ES-1

Wheelchair Market Shares  ES-3

Wheelchair Market Forecasts  ES-5

Sunrise Medical Quickie® Q7™ Ultra Lightweight

ShapeLoc Technology  ES-7

Invacare® G-trac™ Electronic Gyroscope Module  ES-7

Seating and Positioning Products  ES-9

 

1. Wheelchair Market Dynamics and Market Description   1-1

1.1   Health Care Cost Containment Trends  1-1

1.1.1    Reimbursement Trends  1-1

1.1.2    US Health Expenditures Inflated By For-Profit

Basic Insurance Entities  1-3

1.1.3    Chronic Illness  1-3

1.1.4    Home Health Care And Home Medical Equipment 1-4

1.1.5    Changing Home Health Care Market Distribution Channels  1-4

1.1.6    Mainstreaming Of People With Disabilities  1-5

 

1.1.7    Recovery And Active Lifestyles Of Disabled

Portion of the Population  1-6

1.2   Healthcare Equipment Industry  1-9

1.3   Reimbursement Drives Healthcare Equipment Industry  1-9

1.3.1    Prospective Payment System (PPS) 1-10

1.3.2    Market-Driven Reforms  1-11

1.3.3    Home Medical Equipment Industry Segments  1-12

1.4   Marketing Globally  1-14

1.4.1    U.S. Healthcare Delivery Industry  1-16

1.4.2    Competition Forms Basis Of U.S. Medical Care

Services Delivery  1-17

1.4.3    European Homecare Market Trends  1-18

1.5   Hospital / Home Services Billing Issues  1-19

1.5.1    Managed Care Requirements  1-20

1.6   Market Drivers For Healthcare Cost Containment 1-23

1.6.1    Managed Care Organization Impact 1-24

1.6.2    Reasons Home Health Care Has Gained Wide-

Spread Acceptance  1-24

1.6.3    Managed Care Change In The Healthcare Industry  1-24

1.6.4    Homecare For People With Long Term Disabilities  1-25

1.7   Wheel Chair Distribution Channels  1-26

 

 

 

2. Wheelchair Market Shares and Forecasts  2-1

2.1   Wheelchair Market Driving Forces  2-1

2.2   Wheelchair Market Shares  2-3

2.2.1    Transport Wheelchair Market Shares  2-5

2.2.2    Invacare Positioning  2-7

2.2.3    Sunrise Medical Positioning  2-11

2.2.4    Lightweight and Ultra Lightweight Custom

Wheelchair Market Shares  2-12

2.2.5    Invacare® Top End® Crossfire  2-12

2.2.6    Sunrise Medical Quickie GTi® - 2-13

2.2.7    Sunrise Medical Quickie® Q7™ Ultra

Lightweight Aluminum and ShapeLoc Technology Chair 2-15

2.2.8    Sports Manual Wheelchairs Market Shares  2-16

2.2.9    Bariatric Manual Wheelchairs  2-23

2.2.10  Invacare 9000 Topaz Bariatric Wheelchair 2-23

2.2.11  Pediatric Custom Wheelchair Market Shares  2-25

2.2.12  Sunrise Medical Zippie® IRIS™    2-26

2.2.1    Sunrise Medical Pediatric Wheelchair Zippie® GS™    2-26

2.2.2    Custom Folding Wheelchair Shipments, Market Shares  2-27

2.3   Custom Power Wheelchair Market Shares  2-28

2.3.1    Invacare® G-trac For Power Wheel Chairs  2-31

2.4   Wheelchair Market Forecasts  2-31

2.4.1    Manual Wheelchair Market Forecasts  2-33

2.4.2    Power Wheelchair Market Forecasts  2-35

2.4.3    Standard Wheelchair Market Forecasts  2-36

2.4.4    Customized Lightweight Wheelchairs  2-39

2.4.5    Customized Lightweight and Ultra Lightweight Wheelchairs  2-40

2.4.6    Custom Sports Wheelchairs  2-42

2.4.7    Sports and Racing Wheelchair Market Forecasts  2-43

2.4.8    Handcycles  2-43

2.4.9    Invacare Top End® Force™ Handcycle  2-43

2.4.1    Folding Wheelchair Market Forecasts  2-44

2.4.2    Wheelchair Lift Device Markets  2-45

2.4.3    Pediatric Manual Wheelchair Market Forecasts  2-45

2.4.4    Bariatric Manual Wheelchair 2-46

2.4.5    Manual Wheelchair Unit Forecasts Analysis  2-48

2.4.6    Seating And Positioning Product Forecasts  2-51

2.5   Power Wheelchair Market Forecasts  2-53

2.5.1    Wheelchair and Scooter Market Forecasts  2-55

2.6   Wheelchair Market Segments  2-56

2.7   Wheelchair Market Trends  2-59

2.8   Number of People in Wheelchairs  2-60

2.9   Wheelchair Prices  2-62

2.9.1    Invacare Ultra Lightweight Frame Type: 2-62

2.10     Wheelchair Regional Market Analysis  2-64

2.10.1  Invacare North America  2-67

2.10.2  Invacare Europe/Asia/Pacific Market 2-69

2.10.3  Invacare Europe  2-71

 

 

 

3. Wheelchair Product Description   3-1

3.1   Standard Wheelchairs  /  Adult Manual Rigid Wheelchairs  3-1

3.1.1    Invacare Custom Manual Wheelchairs  3-1

3.1.2    Invacare Wheelchair Products  3-1

3.1.3    Invacare® Top End® Crossfire™ T6a

Custom Manual Wheelchair 3-2

3.1.4    Invacare Tracer 3-2

3.1.5    Invacare Europe  3-9

3.1.6    Sunrise Medical Breezy® Ultra 4 –  3-10

3.1.7    Sunrise Medical Breezy® 600 –  3-11

3.1.8    Sunrise Medical Breezy® EC Transport Wheelchair 3-12

3.1.9    Sunrise Medical Breezy® EC 2000 Wheelchair –  3-13

3.1.10  Sunrise Medical Quickie GTi® - 3-13

3.1.11  Sunrise Medical Quickie® GT™ - 3-15

3.1.12  Sunrise Medical GT with XTR Suspension  3-15

3.1.13  Sunrise Medical Quickie® GP™ Swing-Away –  3-16

3.1.14  Sunrise Medical Quickie® IRIS™ - 3-16

3.2   Drive Medical Transport Chairs Wheelchairs  3-18

3.2.1    Gendron MR Transport Wheelchairs  3-39

3.2.2    Glide G1 Series - G1 Series SW (Standard Wheelchair ) –  3-40

3.2.3    Glide G1 Series - G1 Series TR (Transit Wheelchair) 3-40

3.2.4    Glide G2 Series - G2 Cruz –  3-41

3.2.5    Glide G2 Series - G2 Leisure –  3-41

3.2.6    Glide G3 Series - G3 Standard –  3-42

3.2.7    Graham Field Traveler® SE –  3-42

3.2.8    Graham Field Hospital Ward - Ward Wheelchair 3-46

3.2.9    Graham Field Transport WheelChair 3-47

3.2.10  Glide Special Needs - Comfort Plus 2 –  3-48

3.2.11  Glide Special Needs - Recline Back & Tilt (RBT) –  3-48

3.2.12  Glide SPX - SPX –  3-48

3.3   Highly-Adjustable Modular Wheel Chairs  3-49

3.3.1    Sunrise Medical Quickie® TS –  3-49

3.3.2    Sunrise Medical Quickie® Recliner 3-51

3.3.3    Sunrise Medical Quickie 2 Highly-Adjustable

Modular Wheelchair 3-52

3.3.4    Sunrise Medical Quickie 2 Highly-

Adjustable Modular Wheel Chair 3-52

3.3.5    Sunrise Medical Q-Fit™ Technology  3-52

3.3.6    Sunrise Medical Curb Appeal 3-53

3.3.7    Sunrise Medical Quickie® GTX™ - 3-53

3.4   Custom Wheelchairs  3-54

3.4.1    Invacare Top End Custom Manual Wheelchairs  3-54

3.4.2    Invacare AX3  3-58

3.5   Folding Wheel Chairs  3-61

3.5.1    Sunrise Medical Quickie® 2 Folding Family –  3-62

3.5.2    Sunrise Medical Adult Manual Folding Wheelchairs  3-62

3.5.3    Sunrise Medical Quickie® 2 Lite –  3-63

3.5.4    Sunrise Quickie® 2HP Fixed Front Frame  3-64

3.5.5    Sunrise Medical Quickie® LXI/LX –  3-64

3.5.6    Sunrise Medical Quickie® Revolution –  3-65

3.6   Lightweight Wheelchairs  3-68

3.6.1    Sunrise Medical Breezy® EC 3000 Lightweight Wheelchair –  3-69

3.6.2    Sunrise Medical Breezy® EC 4000

High-Strength Lightweight Wheelchair –  3-69

3.6.3    Sunrise Medical Breezy® EC 4000 High

Strength Lightweight Recliner Wheelchair –  3-71

3.6.4    Drive Medical Cougar - Ultralight Aluminum Wheelchair –  3-71

3.6.5    Drive Medical Infinity Wheelchair - Dual Axle –  3-74

3.7   Reclining Wheelchairs  3-81

3.7.1    Drive Medical Sentra Full Reclining - Dual Axle - 3-82

3.7.2    RGK Hi-Lite  3-88

3.8   Ultra Lightweight Wheelchairs  3-94

3.8.1    Invacare Top End Crossfire Titanium Ultra-Lightweight 3-95

3.8.2    Sunrise Medical Quickie Ultra Lightweight 3-101

3.8.3    Sunrise Medical Quickie Modularity  3-102

3.8.4    Sunrise Medical Ultra-Lightweight Wheel 3-102

3.8.5    Sunrise Medical Q-Fit™ Technology  3-103

3.8.6    Sunrise Medical Quickie® 2HP –  3-103

3.8.7    Sunrise Medical Quickie® Ti Titanium™ - 3-104

3.9   Sunrise Medical Quickie® GP/GPV™ - 3-106

3.10     Bariatric Wheelchairs  3-107

3.10.1  Invacare MVP  3-107

3.10.2  Invacare 9000 Topaz Bariatric Wheelchair 3-111

3.10.3  Sunrise Medical Bariatric Wheelchairs  3-114

3.10.4  Sunrise Medical Quickie® M6 –  3-114

3.10.5  Sunrise Medical Breezy® EC 2000HD

Heavy-Duty and Extra Wide Wheelchair –  3-117

3.10.6  Sunrise Medical Breezy® EC 2000HD

Bariatric Standard Wheelchair –  3-118

3.10.7  Drive Medical Bariatric WheelChairs  3-119

3.10.8  Graham-Field Traveler XD Wheelchair 3-125

3.10.9  Graham Field Paramount XD   3-126

3.10.10 Gendron Regency XL Manual Bariatric Wheelchairs  3-127

3.10.11 Glide G3 Series - G3 Heavy Duty –  3-136

3.10.12 Gunnell Bariatric RAM –  3-138

3.11     Seating and Positioning Products  3-141

3.11.1  Invacare Wheelchair Seating and Positioning Products  3-142

3.11.2  Sunrise Medical JAY and ART SPO Backrests  3-142

3.11.3  Sunrise Medical Adjustable Seating and Positioning

(ASAP) Seat Frame  3-142

3.11.4  Sunrise Medical R-net Electronics  3-143

3.11.5  Sunrise Medical ASAP Seating System   3-143

3.11.6  Sunrise Medical JAY and ART SPO Backrests  3-143

3.11.7  Sunrise Medical Quickie® S-646 &   3-144

3.11.8  Sunrise Medical Freewheel Release Levers  3-145

3.11.9  Sunrise Medical Quickie® S-525 –  3-145

3.11.10 Sunrise Medical Quickie® SmartSeat –  3-146

3.11.11 Sunrise Medical Enhanced Recline  3-146

3.11.12 Sunrise Medical Programmable Shear-Reduction  3-146

3.11.13 Graham Field / Lumex Specialty Healthcare Seating  3-147

3.11.14 Sunrise Medical Jay Precision Back  3-148

3.11.15 Sunrise Medical Reaction™ Dynamic Seating System   3-149

3.11.16 Sunrise Medical Positioning Shell 3-149

3.11.17 Sunrise Medical Multiple Accessories  3-149

3.11.18 Sunrise Medical F.A.S.T. Color Options  3-149

3.12     Pediatric Manual Wheelchairs  3-150

3.12.1  Sunrise Medical Zippie® IRIS™    3-151

3.12.2  Sunrise Medical Mighty Lite™ Wheelchair by Kid Kart® - 3-152

3.12.3  Sunrise Medical Zippie® TS –  3-153

3.12.4  Sunrise Medical Zippie® TS™ - 3-154

3.12.5  Sunrise Medical Zippie® GS™ - 3-155

3.12.6  Sunrise Medical Zippie® - 3-156

3.12.7  Sunrise Medical Zippie® 2 –  3-157

3.12.8  Sunrise Medical Quickie® Kidz™ - 3-158

3.12.9  Sunrise Medical Kid Kart Xpress –  3-159

3.12.10 Sunrise Medical Kid Kart TLC™ - 3-160

3.12.11 Gunnell KIDSTER –  3-161

3.12.12 Gunnell Positioning Platform –  3-164

3.13     Sports Wheelchair Products  3-166

3.13.1  Invacare Top End® Force™ Handcycle  3-166

3.13.2  Invacare Top End Paul Schulte Signature BB   3-167

3.13.3  Invacare Top End Transformer  PSST  3-172

3.13.4  Eagle Sportschairs  3-173

3.13.5  Sunrise Medical Quickie® Ti All Court –  3-189

3.13.6  Sunrise Medical Quickie® All Court 3-190

3.13.7  Sunrise Medical Quickie® All Court –  3-191

3.13.8  Sunrise Medical 5th Wheel Anti-Tip  3-191

3.13.9  Sunrise Medical Quickie® Ti Match Point –  3-193

3.13.10 Sunrise Medical Quickie® Match Point –  3-193

3.13.11 Sunrise Medical Quickie® Handbike Shark –  3-194

3.13.12 Sunrise Medical Quickie® Shark S –  3-196

3.13.13 Sunrise Medical Quickie® Mach 2 –  3-196

3.14     Pediatric Wheelchairs  3-199

3.14.1  Sunrise Medical Kids ROCK F.A.S.T. 3-199

3.14.2  Sunrise Medical Kids ROCK™ Size-2 –  3-200

3.14.3  Sunrise Medical Transportability  3-201

3.14.4  Sunrise Medical Quickie® Kidz Bike –  3-201

3.15     Amputee Wheelchair  3-202

3.15.1  Glide G1 Series AMP (Amputee Wheelchair) 3-202

3.15.2  Glide G1 Series - G1 Series BC (Bush Wheelchair) 3-203

3.15.3  Glide G1 Series - G1 Series

FWD (Front Wheel Drive Wheelchair) 3-203

3.15.4  Glide G1 Series - G1 Series

OAD (One Arm Drive Wheelchair) 3-204

3.15.5  Glide G3 Series - G3 One Arm Drive –  3-204

3.15.6  Gunnell Rehab TNT –  3-205

3.15.7  Gunnell Rehab RAM –  3-207

3.15.8  Gunnell Rehab MAC –  3-208

3.15.9  Gunnell Self-Propelling Gurney –  3-210

 

 

4. Wheelchair Technology  4-1

4.1   Medicare Specifications For Wheelchairs  4-1

4.1.1    A Lightweight Wheelchair (K0003)

Is Covered When A Patient: 4-5

4.1.2    Reasons for Noncoverage  4-7

4.1.3    Documentation Requirements  4-8

4.1.4    Wheelchair Coding Guidelines  4-9

4.1.5    Reimbursement Policies  4-14

4.1.6    Government Regulation  4-16

4.1.7    Competitive Bidding  4-19

4.2   Technological Trends  4-20

4.2.1    Thin Film Lithium And Lithium Ion Batteries  4-21

4.2.2    Thin Film Battery Market Driving Forces  4-22

4.3   Thin Film Solid-State Battery Construction  4-22

4.4   Science And Medical Technology                                                                    4-24

4.4.1    Physical Therapy  4-25

4.4.2    Treatment Trends  4-25

4.5   Wheel Chair Technological Trends  4-27

4.5.1    Power Wheelchairs  4-27

4.5.2    Sport Wheelchairs  4-27

4.5.3    Lightweight Wheelchairs  4-28

4.5.4    Transport Wheelchairs (Folding) 4-28

 

5. Wheelchair Company Profiles  5-1

5.1   21st Century Scientific Inc  5-1

5.2   Amigo Mobility  5-6

5.3   Chiaphua Motors  5-9

5.4   Convaid  5-10

5.5   ConvaQuip –  5-11

5.6   Drive Medical –  5-11

5.7   Eagle Sportschairs  5-14

5.8   Gendron Inc –  5-14

5.9   Glide Rehabilitation  5-15

5.10     GF Health Products / Graham Field –  5-16

5.11     Graham-Field Quality Brands  5-17

5.11.1  GF Health Products in the USA   5-17

5.12     Gunnell 5-19

5.13     Handicare  5-19

5.14     Hoveround  5-22

5.14.1  Hoveround Positiioning  5-23

5.15     Invacare  5-24

5.15.1  Invacare Net sales  5-25

5.15.2  Invacare North America and Asia/Pacific  5-27

5.15.3  Invacare Europe  5-27

5.15.4  Invacare Business Segments  5-28

5.15.5  North America/Home Medical Equipment 5-30

5.15.6  Invacare Supply Group  5-30

5.15.7  Invacare Institutional Products Group  5-31

5.15.8  Invacare Europe  5-31

5.15.9  Invacare Asia/Pacific  5-31

5.15.10 Invacare Services Opportunity  5-32

5.15.11 Invacare Revenue Q2 2009  5-37

5.15.12 Invacare North American/Home

Medical Equipment (NA/HME) 5-38

5.15.13 Invacare North America and Asia/Pacific  5-39

5.15.14 Invacare® G-trac™ Electronic Gyroscope Module  5-41

5.15.15 Invacare Infrared Control Module  5-41

5.15.16 Invacare Rehab Powered Seating  5-42

5.15.17 Invacare® Top End® Crossfire™ T6A

Custom Manual Wheelchair 5-42

5.15.18 Invacare® Top End® Force™ Handcycle  5-42

5.15.19 Invacare Strategic Positioning  5-43

5.15.20 Invacare North America  5-44

5.15.21 Invacare Rehab Power Wheelchair 5-45

5.15.22 Invacare Rehab Custom Manual Wheelchairs  5-45

5.15.23 Invacare Rehab Personal Portable Power Wheelchair Mobility  5-46

5.15.24 Invacare Seating and Positioning Products  5-46

5.15.25 Invacare Standard Products  5-46

5.15.26 Invacare Manual Wheelchairs  5-47

5.15.27 Invacare Personal Care  5-47

5.15.28 Invacare Home Care Beds  5-47

5.15.29 Invacare Respiratory Products  5-48

5.15.30 Invacare Institutional Products Group  5-49

5.15.31 Invacare Asia/Pacific  5-49

5.15.32 Invacare Europe  5-50

5.15.33 Invacare North America and Asia/Pacific  5-50

5.15.34 Invacare iPartner Solutions sm   5-51

5.15.35 Invacare Europe  5-53

5.15.36 Invacare Customers  5-54

5.15.37 Invacare / Brightree Business Management Solution  5-54

5.16     LEVO AG   5-56

5.17     Magic Mobility  5-58

5.18     MED Group  5-58

5.19     Medline  5-59

5.19.1  Medline Guaranteed Savings/Cost Management Programs  5-61

5.19.2  Medline Excel Wheelchair 5-62

5.20     Melrose Kiwi Concept Chairs  5-64

5.20.1  Melrose Kiwi Pediatric Titanium Wheelchairs  5-65

5.21     Merits –  5-67

5.21.1  Merits Health Products OEM For Some Of The

Biggest  Names In The DME business  5-67

5.22     Meyra  5-71

5.23     Product Design Group –  5-74

5.24     Otto Bock HealthCare GmbH   5-74

5.25     Permobil –  5-78

5.26     Piaggio  5-79

5.27     Pihsiang Machinery Manufacturing Company Limited  5-79

5.28     Pride Mobility –  5-81

5.28.1  Pride Mobility Products/Quantum Rehab And The Med Group  5-85

5.29     RGK –  5-85

5.30     Shoprider Mobility Products - 5-85

5.31     Soleus Mobility  5-86

5.32     Sunrise Medical –  5-86

5.32.1  Sunrise Medical Quickie® Q7™    5-87

5.33     Teftec Mobility –  5-88

5.34     The Scooter Store  5-90

5.35     Vestil Manufacturing Corporation / Innovation in Motion –  5-91

5.36     Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. 5-92

 

 

List of Tables and Figures

 

Table ES-1  ES-2

Wheelchair Market Driving Forces 

Figure ES-2  ES-4

Manual Wheelchair Shipments, Market Shares, Worldwide,

Dollars, First Three Quarters 2009 

Table ES-3  ES-6

Total Manual Wheelchair Market Forecasts, Worldwide

Dollars, 2009-2015 

 

Table 1-1  1-6

Wheelchair Target Markets 

Table 1-2  1-7

Wheelchair Target Market Positioning 

Table 1-3  1-8

Wheelchair Market Positioning Functions 

Table 1-4  1-13

Home Medical Equipment Market Segments 

Table 1-6  1-19

Home Care Services Billing Issues 

Table 1-7  1-20

Home Care Services Billing Changes Needed 

Table 1-8  1-21

JCAHO ORYX Requirements 

Table 1-8 (Continued) 1-22

JCAHO ORYX Requirements 

 

 

Table 2-1  2-2

Wheelchair Market Driving Forces 

Figure 2-2  2-4

Manual Wheelchair Shipments, Market Shares, Worldwide,

Dollars, First Three Quarters 2009 

Figure 2-3  2-5

Manual Wheelchair Shipments, Market Shares, Worldwide,

Dollars, First Three Quarters 2009 

Figure 2-4  2-6

Transport Wheelchair Shipments Market Shares 

Dollars, Worldwide, First Three Quarters 2009 

Figure 2-5  2-7

Transport Wheelchair Shipments Market Shares 

Dollars, Worldwide, First Three Quarters 2009 

Table 2-6  2-9

Invacare Positioning 

Table 2-7  2-13

Lightweight Custom Wheelchair Shipments 

Market Shares, Dollars, Worldwide, First Three Quarters 2009 

Table 2-8  2-15

Ultra Lightweight Custom Wheelchair Shipments 

Market Shares, Dollars, Worldwide, First Three Quarters 2009 

Table 2-9  2-17

Custom Sports Wheelchair Shipments 

Market Shares, Dollars, Worldwide, First Three Quarters 2009 

Figure 2-10  2-18

Eagle Sportschair 

Table 2-11  2-19

Eagle Sportschairs Features 

Table 2-12  2-21

Eagle XCHANGE Sport Chair Adjustment Units 

Figure 2-13  2-22

Eagle Soaring Racer 

Table 2-14  2-24

Bariatric Custom Wheelchair Shipments 

Market Shares, Dollars, Worldwide, First Three Quarters 2009 

Table 2-15  2-25

Pediatric Custom Wheelchair Shipments 

Market Shares, Dollars, Worldwide, First Three Quarters 2009 

Figure 2-16  2-27

Sunrise Medical Pediatric Wheelchair 

Table 2-17  2-28

Custom Folding Wheelchair Shipments, Market Shares,

Dollars, Worldwide, First Three Quarters 2009 

Table 2-18  2-29

Custom Power Wheelchair Market Shares, Dollars,

Worldwide, First Three Quarters 2009 

Table 2-19  2-30

Custom Power Wheelchair Market Shares, Dollars,

Worldwide, First Three Quarters 2009 

Table 2-20  2-33

Total Manual Wheelchair Market Forecasts, Worldwide,

Dollars, 2009-2015 

Table 2-21  2-34

Standard Transport, Rehab Specialty, and Rehab

Custom Manual Wheelchair Market Forecasts,

Worldwide, Dollars, 2009-2015 

Table 2-22  2-35

Power Wheelchair Market Forecasts, Worldwide,

Dollars, 2009-2015 

Table 2-23  2-37

Standard and Transport Wheelchair Market

Forecasts,  2009-2015 

Table 2-24  2-38

Standard and Transport Wheelchair Market Forecasts, 

2009-2015 

Figure 2-27  2-42

Custom Sports Manual Wheelchair Market Forecasts,

Worldwide, Dollars, 2009-2015 

Figure 2-28  2-44

Custom Folding Manual Wheelchair Market Forecasts,

Worldwide, Dollars, 2009-2015 

Table 2-29  2-45

Custom Pediatric Manual Wheelchair Market Forecasts,

Worldwide, Dollars, 2009-2015 

 

Table 2-30  2-47

Custom Bariatric Manual Wheelchair Market

Forecasts, Worldwide, Dollars, 2009-2015 

Table 2-31  2-48

Custom Manual Wheelchair Market Forecasts,

Lightweight, Ultra Lightweight, and Sports, Worldwide,

Dollars, 2009-2015 

Table 2-32  2-49

Custom Manual Specialty Wheelchair Market

Forecasts, Folding, Bariatric, and Pediatric, Worldwide,

Dollars, 2009-2015 

Figure 2-33  2-52

Custom Power and Manual Wheelchair Seating

Market Forecasts, Worldwide, Dollars, 2009-2015 

Table 2-34  2-53

Custom Power and Manual Wheelchair Seating

Market Forecasts, Worldwide, Dollars, 2009-2015 

Figure 2-35  2-54

Power Wheelchair Market Forecasts,

Worldwide, Dollars, 2009-2015 

Figure 2-36  2-55

Power Wheelchair Market Forecasts,

Worldwide, Dollars, 2009-2015 

Table 2-37  2-57

Manual Wheelchair Market Segments, Worldwide,

Dollars, First Three Quarters 2009 

 

Table 2-38  2-58

Wheelchair Segments 

Market Shares, Dollars, Worldwide, First Three Quarters 2009 

Table 2-39  2-59

Wheelchair Market Home Health Care Treatment Trends 

Table 2-40  2-63

Invacare Custom Wheelchairs Front Frame 

Table 2-41  2-65

Manual Wheelchair, Power Wheelchair, and Medical Scooter 

Regional Market Segments, Dollars, First Three Quarters 2009 

Table 2-42  2-66

Manual Wheelchair, Power Wheelchair, and Scooter 

Regional Market Segments, Dollars, First Three Quarters 2009 

Figure 2-43  2-70

Invacare Regional Revenue Segments 

 

 

Figure 2-25  Error! Bookmark not defined.

Custom Lightweight Manual Wheelchair Maket Forecasts, Worldwide, Dollars, 2009-2015  Error! Bookmark not defined.

Figure 2-26  Error! Bookmark not defined.

Custom Ultra Lightweight Manual Wheelchair Market  Forecasts, Worldwide, Dollars, 2009-2015  Error! Bookmark not defined.

 

 

Table 3-1  3-3

Invacare Tracer Wheelchair Transport Functions 

Table 3-2  3-4

Invacare Tracer Wheelchair Transport Features 

Figure 3-3  3-5

Invacare Tracer Transport Chair 

Table 3-4  3-6

Invacare Transport Wheel Chairs 

Figure 3-5  3-11

Sunrise Medical Breezy® Ultra 4 – 

Figure 3-6  3-12

Sunrise Medical Breezy® EC Transport Wheelchair 

Figure 3-7  3-14

Sunrise Medical Quickie GTi® -

Table 3-8  3-18

Drive Medical Aluminum transport Chairs -

Figure 3-9  3-19

Drive Medical Transport Chairs Wheelchairs 

Table 3-10  3-20

Drive Medical Bariatric Steel Transport Chair -

Table 3-11  3-21

Drive Medical Bariatric Steel Transport Chair -

Table 3-12  3-22

Drive Medical Deluxe Fly-Weight Aluminum Transport Chair -

Table 3-13  3-23

Drive Medical Diamond Deluxe Aluminum Transport Chair -

 

Table 3-14  3-24

Drive Medical Duet Transport Chair/Rollator -

Table 3-15  3-26

Drive Medical Expedition Aluminum Transport Chair with Loop

Figure 3-16  3-27

Drive Medical Transport Chair 

Table 3-17  3-28

Drive Medical Fly-Lite Aluminum Transport Chair -

Table 3-18  3-29

Drive Medical Steel Transport Chair

Table 3-19  3-30

Drive Medical Go-Kart Steel Transport Chair -

Table 3-20  3-31

Drive Medical Light Weight Wheelchair/Flyweight

Transport Chair 

Table 3-21  3-32

Drive Medical Poly-Fly High Strength, Light

Weight Wheelchair/Flyweight Transport Chair Combo -

Table 3-22  3-33

Drive Medical Steel Transport Chair 

Table 3-23  3-33

Drive Medical Steel Transport Chair -

Table 3-24  3-35

Drive Medical Super Light, Folding Transport Chair, Carry Bag -

Table 3-25  3-36

Drive Medical Chrome Sport Wheelchair -

 

Table 3-26  3-37

Drive Medical Cirrus IV - High Strength, Lightweight Dual Axle -

Table 3-27  3-39

Gendron MR Transport Wheelchairs and Stretcher Features 

Table 3-28  3-43

Graham Field Traveler® SE Standard Features 

Table 3-29  3-44

Graham Field Premier Classic 

Table 3-30  3-45

Graham Field Premier Classic Features 

Figure 3-31  3-47

Graham Field Transport Wheelchairs 

Table 3-32  3-50

Sunrise Medical Quickie® TS Positioning 

Figure 3-33  3-51

Sunrise Medical Quickie® Recliner 

Figure 3-34  3-54

Invacare ProSPIN X4 

Table 3-35  3-55

Invacare ProSPIN X4 Ultralightweight Features 

Figure 3-36  3-58

Invacare AX3 

Figure 3-37  3-59

Invacare AX3 Functions 

Figure 3-38  3-60

Invacare AX3

 

Table 3-39  3-63

Sunrise Medical Quickie 2 Lite Wheelchair Features 

Figure 3-40  3-64

Sunrise Medical Quickie® LXI Ultra Lightweight Folding Manual Wheelchair 

Figure 3-41  3-66

Sunrise Medical Quickie® Revolution

Fits On Overhead Bins On Airplanes – 

Table 3-42  3-67

Sunrise Medical Quickie® Revolution Features 

Figure 3-43  3-68

Sunrise Medical Quickie® Revolution – 

Figure 3-44  3-69

Sunrise Medical Breezy® EC 3000 Lightweight Wheelchair 

Figue 3-45  3-70

Breezy® EC 4000 High Strength Lightweight Recliner Wheelchair 

Table 3-46  3-71

Drive Medical Cougar - Ultralight Aluminum Wheelchair -

Table 3-47  3-73

Drive Medical Cruiser lll - Lightweight, Dual Axle -

Table 3-48  3-74

Drive Medical Infinity Wheelchair - Standard Dual Axle Features-

Table 3-49  3-75

Drive Medical ilver Sport 1 - Single Axle -

Table 3-50  3-76

Drive Medical Silver Sport 2 - Dual Axle -

 

 

Table 3-51  3-78

Drive Medical Viper - Deluxe High Strength,

Lightweight, Dual Axle -

Table 3-52  3-80

Drive Medical Viper Plus GT - Deluxe High Strength,

Lightweight, Dual Axle -

Table 3-53  3-82

Drive Medical Sentra Full Reclining - Dual Axle -

Table 3-54  3-84

Drive Medical Silver Sport Full RecliningWheelchair -

Table 3-55  3-86

Drive Medical Viper Plus Reclining - Deluxe High

Strength, Lightweight, Dual Axle -

Table 3-56  3-88

RGK Hi-Lite Features 

Figure 3-57  3-89

RGK Hi-Lite 

Table 3-58  3-90

RGK Maxima Specification 

Figure 3-59  3-91

RGK Maxima 

Table 3-60  3-92

RGK Max Lite Features 

Table 3-61  3-93

RGK Octane Features 

Figure 3-62  3-95

Invacare Top End Crossfire Titanium Ultra-Lightweight Wheelchair 

Table 3-63  3-96

Invacare Top End Crossfire Titanium Functions 

Table 3-64  3-97

Invacare Top End Crossfire Titanium Features 

Table 3-64  (Continued) 3-98

Invacare Top End Crossfire Titanium Features 

Table 3-65  3-99

Invacare Top End Crossfire Titanium Benefits 

Figure 3-66  3-105

Sunrise Medical Titanium Advantage 

Figure 3-67  3-106

Sunrise Medical Quickie® GP/GPV  

Figure 3-68  3-108

Invacare Bariatric MVP  

Figure 3-69  3-109

Invacare Bariatric MVP Functions 

Figure 3-70  3-110

Invacare Bariatric MVP Features 

Table 3-71  3-111

Invacare 9000 Topaz Wheelchair Functions 

Figure 3-72  3-112

Invacare 9000 Topaz Bariatric Wheelchair 

Table 3-73  3-113

Invacare 9000 Topaz Wheelchair Features 

Figure 3-74  3-114

Sunrise Medical Bariatric Wheelchair 

 

Figure 3-75  3-115

Sunrise Medical Bariatric Wheelchair 

Table 3-76  3-115

Sunrise Medical Bariatric Wheelchair Features 

Figure 3-77  3-118

Sunrise Medical Breezy® EC 2000HD Heavy-Duty

 and Extra Wide Wheelchair 

Table 3-78  3-119

Drive Medical Sentra EC - Dual Axle -

Table 3-78  (Continued) 3-120

Drive Medical Sentra EC - Dual Axle -

Table 3-79  3-120

Drive Medical Sentra EC Heavy Duty, Extra Wide -

Table 3-79  (Continued) 3-121

Drive Medical Sentra EC Heavy Duty, Extra Wide -

Table 3-80  3-122

Drive Medical Sentra Heavy-Duty -

Table 3-81  3-123

Drive Medical Sentra Heavy-Duty, Extra Wide - Dual Axle -

Figure 3-82  3-125

Graham-Field Traveler XD Wheelchair 

Table 3-83  3-126

Graham Field Paramount XD  

Figure 3-84  3-127

Gendron Regency XL Manual Bariatric Wheelchairs 

Table 3-85  3-128

Gendron Regency XL Manual Bariatric Wheelchairs 

Figure 3-86  3-129

Gendron Regency XL 2000 Bariatric Wheelchairs 

Table 3-87  3-130

Gendron Regency XL 2000 Bariatric Wheelchairs 

Figure 3-88  3-131

Gendron Regency XL2002 

Table 3-89  3-132

Regency XL2002 Features 

Figure 3-90  3-133

Gendron Regency XL Basic 

Table 3-91  3-133

Gendron Regency XL Basic 

Figure 3-92  3-134

Gendron Tracker II Basic 

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Table 3-93  3-135

Gendron Tracker II Basic 

Table 3-94  3-138

Gunnell Bariatric RAM – 

Table 3-94  (Continued) 3-139

Gunnell Bariatric RAM – 

Table 3-95  3-140

Gunnell Bariatric RAM – Features & Benefits 

Table 3-96  3-147

Lumex Specialty Healthcare Seating 

Figure 3-97  3-152

Sunrise Medical Zippie® IRIS™   

Figure 3-98  3-153

Sunrise Medical Medical Mighty Lite™ Wheelchair by Kid Kart®  

Figure 3-99  3-154

Sunrise Medical Zippie® TS 

Figure 3-100  3-155

Sunrise Medical Zippie® TS Active 45° Range Of Tilt-In-Space 

Figure 3-101  3-156

Sunrise Medical Zippie® GS 

Figure 3-102  3-158

Sunrise Medical Zippie® 2 

Figure 3-103  3-159

Sunrise Medical Quickie® Kidz 

Figure 3-104  3-160

Sunrise Medical Kid Kart Xpress 

Table 3-105  3-164

Gunnell Positioning Platform Positioning

Platform Chair Functions 

Figure 3-106  3-173

Eagle Sportschair 

Table 3-107  3-174

Eagle Sportschairs Features 

Table 3-108  3-176

Eagle XCHANGE Sport Chair Adjustment Units 

Table 3-109  3-177

Eagle Sportschairs Roadrunner 

Table 3-110  3-178

Eagle Roadrunner Sportschairs 

Table 3-111  3-179

Eagle Sportschairs Roadrunner SS 

Figure 3-112  3-180

Eagle Tornado For Rugby 

Figure 3-113  3-181

Eagle SOARING EAGLE Racer 

Figure 3-114  3-182

SOARING EAGLE T-FRAME V-CAGE Racer Features 

Figure 3-114  (Continued) 3-183

SOARING EAGLE T-FRAME V-CAGE Racer Features 

Figure 3-115  3-184

Eagle SOARING EAGLE T-FRAME V-CAGE Racer 

Table 3-116  3-185

EAGLE TORNADO TE Features 

Figure 3-117  3-186

Eagle Buzzard All Terrain Vehicle 

Table 3-118  3-187

Eagle Buzzard All Terrain Vehicle Features 

Figure 3-119  3-188

Eagle Terrain Vehicle 

 

Figure 3-120  3-189

Eagle Chopper 

Figure 3-121  3-190

Sunrise Medical Quickie® All Court

Figure 3-122  3-192

Sunrise Medical 5th Wheel Anti-Tip 

Figure 3-123  3-195

Sunrise Medical Quickie® Handbike Shark – 

Figure 3-124  3-197

Sunrise Medical Quickie® Mach 2 – 

Figure 3-125  3-198

Melrose Kiwi Concept Basketball Wheelchairs 

Figure 3-126  3-199

Sunrise Medical Kids ROCK F.A.S.T.

Figure 3-127  3-201

Sunrise Medical

Table 3-128  3-205

Gunnell REHAB TNT Functions 

Table 3-129  3-206

Gunnell Rehaab TNT Features & Benefits 

Table 3-130  3-208

Gunnell Rehab MAC  

Table 3-131  3-209

Gunnell Rehab MAC  

 

 

 

Table 4-1  4-2

Coverage For Any Item To Be Covered:

Table 4-1 (Continued) 4-3

Coverage For Any Item To Be Covered:

Table 4-1 (Continued) 4-4

Coverage For Any Item To Be Covered:

Table 4-2  4-5

Wheelchair Procedure Codes 

Table 4-3  4-6

US Codes for Coverage of Wheelchairs K0003-K0007 

Figure 4-4  4-10

Wheelchair Coding Guidelines 

Figure 4-4   (Continued) 4-11

Wheelchair Coding Guidelines 

Figure 4-4   (Continued) 4-12

Wheelchair Coding Guidelines 

Figure 4-5  4-23

Typical Structure Of A Thin Film Solid State Battery 

Table 4-6  4-26

Factors Relating To Value Of Home Health Care Over

Institutional Care 

Table 4-7  4-29

Transport Wheelchair Features 

 

 

Figure 5-1  5-2

21st Century Scientific Bounder Plus Power Wheelchairs 

Figure 5-2  5-5

21st Century Scientific Power Wheelchairs 

Figure 5-3  5-6

21st Century Scientific Bounder Plus Manual Wheelchairs 

Figure 5-4  5-7

Amigo Healthcare Scooters 

Figure 5-5  5-7

Amigo Commercial Shopper Scooters 

Table 5-6  5-8

Amigo Mobility Scooter Functions 

Table 5-7  5-13

Drive Medical Catalogs 

Figure 5-8  5-18

Graham-Field-PMG Facility in Jacksonville, Florida 

Figure 5-9  5-21

Handicare Power Wheelchairs 

Figure 5-10  5-22

Handicare Outdoor / Indoor Power Wheelchairs 

Figure 5-11  5-25

Invacare Positioning 

Figure 5-12  5-26

Invacare Revenue by Segment

Figure 5-13  5-32

Invacare Services Opportunity 

 

Table 5-14  5-33

Invacare Long Term Focus 

Table 5-15  5-34

Invacare Positioning 

Table 5-16  5-35

Invacare Rationalize Supply Chain 

Table 5-17  5-36

Invacare Power Add On for Manual Wheelchairs 

Table 5-18  5-43

Invacare Strategic Positioning 

Figure 5-19  5-56

Levo Standing Wheelchair 

Figure 5-20  5-62

Medline Excel Wheelchair 

Figure 5-21  5-63

Medline Excel Transport Wheelchair 

Figure 5-22  5-65

Melrose Kiwi Concept Pediatric Titanium Wheelchairs 

Figure 5-23  5-66

Melrose Kiwi Concept Basketball Wheelchairs 

Figure 5-24  5-69

Merits Manual Wheelchairs 

Figure 5-24 (Continued) 5-70

Merits Manual Wheelchairs 

Figure 5-25  5-72

Selected Meyra International Offices 

 

Figure 5-26  5-73

Meyra Group Brands 

Figure 5-27  5-73

Meyra Innovation for Wheelchairs 

Figure 5-28  5-75

Otto Bock HealthCare Wheelchairs 

Otto Bock HealthCare GmbH  

Figure 5-29  5-80

Pihsiang Machinery Manufacturing Electric Scooters 

Figure 5-30  5-81

Pihsiang Machinery Manufacturing Wheelchairs 

Figure 5-31  5-82

Pride Mobility wheelchair brands 

Table 5-32  5-84

Pride Power Base Platforms 

Table 5-33  5-89

Teftec All Terrain Power Wheelchair Features