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Mini Proportional Joysticks Mean Independence Regained

Mini Proportional Joysticks Mean Independence Regained

This month, Clinical Corner has a guest blogger! Robert Norton, a Sunrise Medical colleague, provides his insights on selecting the ideal mini proportional joystick.

For a refresher on specialty controls, please refer to the 2013 Clinical Corner article, Specialty Controls for Power Wheelchairs.

Posted on 2018-01-25


Specialty Controls for Power Wheelchairs

Specialty Controls for Power Wheelchairs

​Recently, my colleague, Ron Claughton, Account Manager with Sunrise Medical, and I presented on specialty controls at the Canadian Seating and Mobility Conference (CSMC) in Toronto. Not only did we discuss various specialty control options, but we also demonstrated the use of specialty controls both live and through videos. Therapists and vendors were given the opportunity to drive power wheelchairs using alternate input devices. Hands on is a great way to learn, but of course, not everyone is able to attend CSMC, so I thought I would share some information on specialty controls in this month’s blog article.

Posted on 2013-05-17


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