Product category: Mechanically driven wheelchairs and push wheelchairs
The STRONGBACK 24 wheelchair is the first off-the-shelf standard folding manual wheelchair to provide frame-integrated effective posture support. Its unique ergonomic shape promotes healthy upright sitting and ensures greater comfort from the first moment. The innovative STRONGBACK 24 wheelchair is as convenient, easy, and simple to operate as conventional wheelchairs and is a 2018 nominee for the German Design Councils prestigious German Design Award 2018 in the category "Medical, Rehabilitation and Health Care". It is the first self-propelled model made by Strongback Mobility and, along with their STRONGBACK Excursion transit chairs first introduced in 2015, neatly completes their line of ultralight ergonomic wheelchairs.
STRONGBACK 24 nominated for German Design Award 2018
Our STRONGBACK 24 has been nominated for the prestigious „German Design Award 2018“ in the category „Medical, Rehabilitation and Health Care“. An international jury will select prize-winners in October.
The German Design Award is the premium international prize of the German Design Council, and aims at discovering, presenting and awarding top-quality products and communication design that are in their own way ground-breaking in the international design landscape. Since its premiere in 2012, the German Design Award has become one of the best-known design competitions in the world.
About Strongback Mobility The mission of Strongback Mobility is to prevent back pain in wheelchair users by providing an ergonomically superior product. The company was established in August 2015 by Christian Grothe and Ladd Lougee. Grothe has a PhD in Engineering and Lougee has a track record of entrepreneurial success by bringing the award-winning STRONGBACK camping chairs to market in 2010.