Real Life Stories
Elizabeth's Juvo B5 story
Disability advisor Elizabeth Dixon enjoys an active roler in her community with the Ottobock Juvo B5 powerchair.
Bernie's B500 story
One Thursday in May a man called Bernie Green left his house and his life changed. The day was significant for him for two reasons. Firstly because he hadn’t left his house independently in a couple of years and secondly, because in doing so he was able to cast a vote in the 2015 General Election.
Mishael's Aquos cushion story
Highly experienced physiotherapist finally discovers the ‘perfect’ wheelchair cushion, after 20 years of treating wheelchair patients.
Lena's MND Powered Neuro Wheelchair
Lena was 43 years old when she was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease (MND). Working as a Human Resources Director in London, she first noticed her foot dropping whilst walking. She carried on working as her condition deteriorated, undergoing numerous tests before her diagnosis in late 2011 – seven months after her initial foot drop started.
Chloe Couture, Kimba Cross
Having a disabled daughter has taught Stephan Couture that life is too short not to try. With this mentality he and his daughter have travelled the country, with the help of an off-road wheelchair and ‘can do’ attitude.
David Thompson - Paragolfer
Innovative golf buggy gives disabled golfer his swing back
MS sufferer David Thompson regains his confidence on the golf course and claims victory at the Golf Trust Disabled Open tournament thanks to the Paragolfer from Ottobock.
Paula Moulton - Ventus
You may recognise Paula Moulton as one half of Strictly Wheels, a wheelchair dancing couple, who compete for Team GB at IPC Level, or from her appearance on Britain’s Got Talent – where they went on to become semi-finalists. Paula has started using an Ottobock Ventus wheelchair as her daily use chair, which has been designed to keep up with her active lifestyle.