Convaid Announces Release Date for New & Improved Rodeo Tilt Wheelchair

The industry leader in lightweight, folding pediatric wheelchairs goes to market with the New Rodeo in July 2011

TORRANCE, Calif. (June 16, 2011) –The 2011 Rodeo Tilt-In-Space pediatric wheelchair will hit the market beginning July 18th, 2011, with exciting improvements to an already well-equipped wheelchair.

Availability Dates (based on size):
Rodeo 16 – 7/18/2011
Rodeo 14 – 7/20/2011
Rodeo 12 – 7/25/2011
Rodeo 10 – 7/27/2011

Notable new Rodeo features include:

  • 90º – 110º of recline adjustment which provides pressure relief and upper body support for individuals with insufficient trunk stability.
  • Now available 10 inch seat width to ensure custom positioning for even the smallest clients.
  • Solid seat cushion to provide pressure relief, stability and postural control.
  • Stylish padded upholstery which offers extra comfort without sacrificing style.

The Rodeo chair is known for its highly adjustable tilt, lightweight frame for easy transport, size adjustable frame to ensure long chair life, crash tested transit models that adhere to national safety standards and allow safe transport in bus or van, and the option of firm lateral thoracic supports to help maintain midline positioning of the trunk for increased postural support.

Accessories are also available to ensure each chair is customized perfectly for the customer. Storage trays, headrest covers and utility bags make up a snapshot of available options.

For over 30 years, Convaid has been dedicated to helping children with special needs. Their mission is to be sensitive to the broad needs of physically challenged children, and just as important, to the needs of the caregivers. By aiming to provide the best combination of corrective positioning, comfort, durability and safety for the child, in a product that is both attractive and convenient to use by the caregiver, Convaid has rightfully become an industry leader.

About Convaid:Convaid specializes in a complete range of pediatric strollers, pediatric wheelchairs and adult wheelchairs. The special needs wheelchair product line has advanced design, seating and mobility combinations for a variety of special needs and physical disabilities. Many options & accessories equip the wheelchairs for rehab seating and advanced positioning with custom accuracy.

Convaid is known globally as the OEM for the following Wheelchair brands: Cruiser, EZ Rider, Metro, Rodeo, Profiler, Scout, Safari and Mountee, Compax, Cuddlebug, Convertible.

Convaid is a registered member of the following organizations:
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All Convaid pediatric strollers, pediatric wheelchairs and adult wheelchairs are backed by a lifetime warranty, meet all wheelchair safety requirements, are ANSI/RESNA WC19 compliant and are made in the USA.

For more information on the company or products please visit or call 1-888-CONVAID. Press questions can be directed to Leslie Perryman at The Kreisler Group – or 562.472.2787.


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