February 2013

Prevention of Sliding in Seated Mobility, Part 3

Prevention of Sliding in Seated Mobility, Part 3

In my last article, I wrote about some of the common equipment and musculo-skeletal factors that influence the potential for sliding while seated in a wheelchair. This month, I will discuss how features of generic seating and wheelchair configuration may assist in preventing sliding, depending upon the person’s clinical presentation. Considerations for seating contour, correct angles, and gravity and how they may assist in preventing sliding will be discussed.

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