EIM Blog

Boarding Soon: Wheelchairs on Commercial Aircraft

Boarding Soon: Wheelchairs on Commercial Aircraft

There have been efforts to make positive changes for flying with a wheelchair with input from consumer groups like the Paralyzed Veterans of America and United Spinal, as well as several airlines, RESNA, in-cabin manufacturers, and governmental agencies.

2022-12-07

Keep Reading
LUCI Enables Semi-Autonomous Robotic Wheelchair Controls

LUCI Enables Semi-Autonomous Robotic Wheelchair Controls

Dr. Argall's research combines artificial intelligence, rehabilitation robotics, and machine learning. One of the argallab's projects is to research and develop a semi-autonomous robotic wheelchair. The goal is to have robotic autonomy work in collaboration with the person in the wheelchair. For the last 10 years, Dr. Argall's team has had to cobble together various sensors, computer interfaces, and circuit boards to be able to read the information needed for the autonomy algorithms.

2022-12-02

Keep Reading
When Is the Right Time to Prescribe a Walking Frame?

When Is the Right Time to Prescribe a Walking Frame?

As a pediatric physiotherapist, one of the most frequent questions parents ask me is, "Is my child going to walk?" Naturally, it's up there as one of the most emotive topics. The dream of seeing their child take their first steps is something that all parents hope to witness. It's a highly emotive topic for us physiotherapists, too.

2022-02-24

Keep Reading
Who Needs Anterior Head Supports?

Who Needs Anterior Head Supports?

Head supports come in a range of shapes, sizes, and configurations. A well-designed head support provides comfort, stability, and alignment of the head and neck, enabling socialization and communication whilst keeping the airway safe for breathing and swallowing.

2022-01-31

Keep Reading
How to Select a Dependent Mobility Device: Reviewing Options

How to Select a Dependent Mobility Device: Reviewing Options

As babies grow into toddlers, preschoolers, children, and through adolescence, the decision between a dependent and independent mobility device for an individual with disabilities can become a bit more complex. In this post, we are going to take a closer look at the two categories of dependent mobility devices that can fall under the umbrella of complex rehab technology (CRT): adaptive strollers and manual wheelchairs.

2021-12-22

Keep Reading
Displaying results 1-5 (of 59)
  < 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10  > 

DISCLAIMER: FOR PROFESSIONAL USE ONLY. THIS WEBSITE (AND THE DOCUMENTS REFERENCED HEREIN) DO NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. Sunrise Medical (CA) LLC ("Sunrise") does not provide clinician services. The information contained on this website (and the documents referenced herein), including, but not limited to, the text, graphics, images, and descriptions, are for informational purposes only and should be utilized as a general resource for clinicians and suppliers to then use clinical reasoning skills to determine optimal seating and mobility solutions for individual patients. No material on this website (or any document referenced herein) is intended to be used as (or a substitute for) professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Never disregard your professional medical training when providing medical advice or treatment because of something you have read on this website (or any document referenced herein). Clinicians should review this (and any other materials) carefully and confirm information contained herein with other sources. Reliance on this website (and the information contained herein) is solely at your own risk.