Education in Motion

Education in Motion

Created by clinicians for clinicians, Education in Motion provides the latest information concerning manual chairs, power chairs, and wheelchair seating. Read blogs, articles, and industry resources as well as real life clinical applications and outcomes.

Recent Blog Posts

Power Wheelchairs and the Internet of Things (IoT), Part 2

A more complex level of environmental control falls inevitably within the scope of domotics, that...

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Power Wheelchairs and the Internet of Things (IoT)

The wheeled mobility devices industry has experienced a significant level of technological develo...

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Skin Microclimate and Wheelchair Seating, Part 2

It can be challenging to incorporate microclimate review into a postural and mobility assessment ...

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Skin Microclimate and Wheelchair Seating, Part 1

In a study at the University of Minnesota on the impact of temperature, porcine participants were...

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Muscle Tone

Altered muscle tone is a common problem that wheelchair prescribers face when assessing for wheel...

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Addressing the Goals of Pelvic Stability When Reclining

When an individual uses recline, the pelvis often moves out of position which can impact overall ...

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Resource Updates

Managing Microclimate

Because of their limited mobility and sensation, wheelchair users are at risk for tissue injuries...

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Cushion Design Principles

Wheelchair cushions are designed to address specific seating goals. Each design principle has spe...

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Material Selection in Cushions

Although cushions may look similar in design on the outside, the materials used on the inside can...

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Cushion Properties

Why is this cushion made like this and is it right for my client? Wheelchair cushions are created...

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Bariatric Wheelchair Assessment Measuring Guide

Taking proper and accurate measurements of the client is an essential part of the seating and whe...

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Guide to R-Net Selection

This guide is intended to assist healthcare providers by providing an overview of R-Net selection.

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Real Life Stories

Gabriel C.

In 1995, when Gabriel was 11 years old, he sustained a complete spinal cord injury (SCI) at the T3-T4 level as the result of a bicycle accident.

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Meet the Team

Angie Kiger

Angie Kiger - Sunrise Medical USA

M.Ed., CRTS, ATP/SMS - Clinical Strategy & Education Manager

Amy Bjornson

Amy Bjornson - Sunrise Medical Australia

BS, MPT, ATP, SMS - Clinical Education Manager - Asia Pacific

Sheilagh Sherman

Sheilagh Sherman - Sunrise Medical Canada

BA, BHScOT, MHM, OT Reg. (Ont.) - Clinical Education Manager

Mayari Solorzano-Chavez

Mayari Solorzano-Chavez - Sunrise Medical Latin America

PT / ATP - Clinical Educator - Latin America

Linda Bollinger

Linda Bollinger - Sunrise Medical USA

PT / ATP / DPT - Clinical Education Manager

Faith Brown

Faith Brown - Sunrise Medical UK & Éire

OT - Clinical Specialist, Clinical Educator - United Kingdom & Éire

Federico Rizza

Federico Rizza - Sunrise Medical Italy

OT - Clinical & Product Specialist

Devis Trioschi

Devis Trioschi - Sunrise Medical Italy

OT, PT - Clinical & Product Specialist

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