This month, we have looked at tilt-in-space wheelchairs and the factors that differentiate different models. It is by understanding the differentiation that the most appropriate model can be prescribed for an individual. In addition, we have reviewed sources that outline the tilt/recline angles required for pressure redistribution and the frequency and duration of weight shifting required for off-loading.
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.