Pro Rider Mobility | Blog

27/06/2018

10 Summer Safety Tips for the Elderly and Disabled

It’s taken a little while to coax the sun out of hiding but now it feels like summer is finally here! As exciting as it is to be able to enjoy blue skies and bright sunshine, this warmer weather can also lead to dangerous heat related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke. What’s more, it is especially important for the elderly and those with long term conditions – such as multiple sclerosis and heart problems – to take extra precautions in hot weather. We’ve put together some summer... Read More

03/06/2021
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Monthly Mobility Showcase: Sunrise Medical

Sunrise Medical provide a wide range of world class mobility solutions, making them easily available to everyone who may need them. They have been a major presence in the mobility sector for many years, perfecting their manufacturing process and products to bring you the innovative range you see today. Today, Sunrise Medical is a leader in development, design and manufacturing mobility scooters and other mobility products, from standing powerchairs to bike powerpack attachments for your wheelchair. – – Sunrise Medical Sterling Mobility Scooters We currently stock 3 of the Sterling... Read More

27/05/2021

Why You Should Invest in a Travel Scooter

Whether you require your mobility scooter for everyday use – such as trips to the local shops – or for the occasional getaway, finding a good travel scooter is worthwhile investment. From its small size to the dismantling or folding capabilities, we’re going to explain exactly why it is so important to invest in a suitable boot scooter. – – They are Smaller Travel mobility scooters are smaller than your average mobility scooter, making them extremely easy to store when not in use. They take up very little room which... Read More

13/05/2021

Walking Month is Here!

May is the month for all things related to walking, whether that be going for a wander around a local park, to the shops (instead of using your car) or just as a bit of exercise. While some may have restricted mobility or struggle to comfortably walk independently, you can still use national walking month to get out and about. Take your rollator, walking stick, mobility scooter or other piece of mobility equipment and get outdoors, taking in the fresh air and scenic views. – – Go to a Nature... Read More

28/04/2021

Monthly Mobility Showcase: Drive Medical

Also known as Drive DeVilbiss, Drive Medical is a world presence and has been in the mobility industry for over 20 years; this is shown through their innovative, high quality, and well-engineered product range that we see today. They strive to bring the very best they can in assisted living, helping those living with disability and mobility issues to enjoy greater comfort and freedom. – – Riser Recliner Chairs Not only do Drive Medical supply mobility aids help you while you’re on the go, they also offer a range of... Read More

19/04/2021

Mobility Scooters for Each Outing

Living with limited mobility may have resulted a sacrifice of your independence and freedom. With the right tools and aids, however, you can bring back your freedom back and – most importantly – your life. From making journeys to the shop accessible again to allowing you to enjoy nature and the outdoors, there is a mobility scooter for everyone and every use. – – Mobility Scooters for Shopping Trips When travelling to and from the shops, you require a mobility scooter that can handle the journey, easily travel the aisles,... Read More

15/04/2021

Understanding Parkinson’s

You have probably heard of Parkinson’s disease but you may not know some of the important details surrounding its effects, treatments, and how to live with it. It is believed that 1 in 500 people will develop Parkinson’s disease later in their lives, with 1 in 20 of these people being under the age of 40. If you or a loved one live with this illness, here are some of the key points you should know to maintain quality of life for as long as possible. – – What Causes... Read More

01/04/2021

Monthly Mobility Showcase: TGA Mobility

A leading presence in the industry for over 30 years, TGA Mobility is a family run business that provides some of the finest mobility products in the UK. Their knowledge in the design and engineering process is always growing as they update existing models and create new innovative ranges. TGA’s range is sure to hold a model for everyone’s needs and budgets, whether that’s a wheelchair power pack or a class 3 mobility scooter. – – Wheelchairs & Wheelchair Accessories If it’s a reliable transit wheelchair that you’re after, TGA... Read More

19/03/2021

Monthly Mobility Brand Showcase: KymCo

With over 15 years worth of experience in the mobility industry, KymCo has become a highly respected provider of mobility scooters and powered wheelchairs. They have perfected their design and engineering process over the years, resulting in their high quality range of products today. From small transportable boot scooters to big class 3 models, their range covers everyone’s transport mobility needs. – – Mobility Scooters Starting off KymCo’s class 2 range of mobility scooters is the Mini Comfort, available with either pneumatic or solid tyres. The Mini Comfort is especially... Read More

18/11/2020

A single or dual motor riser recliner?

If you, a partner or a loved one are suffering from limited mobility and would like a comfortable chair to relax in this winter, now is the time to consider a riser recliner. – What does a riser recliner do? With the colder months now upon us it’s important to feel cosy and safe while at home. A riser recliner can alleviate a person’s ailments by putting less pressure on the joints and can also put others’ minds at ease, knowing that their loved one is not straining themselves to get... Read More

26/10/2020
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Rules you must know for mobility scooters and motor powered wheelchairs

Although some mobility scooters and motorised wheelchairs can be used on public roads, you don’t need to have a driving licence and they don’t all need to be registered, however if you are using a Class 3 mobility scooter it is a legal requirement that you must register this with the DVLA to drive on the road. There is a separate set of rules that apply to non-road users too, so it’s important to know your legal obligations. To be able to use a mobility scooter you have to have some form... Read More