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A Clinical Perspective on Power Seat Elevate

A Clinical Perspective on Power Seat Elevate

As technology and design continues to develop, wheelchairs and power seat options have also evolved. And while it can be tempting to order a power wheelchair with every option available, it is important as a clinician to understand what the clinical benefits of each power seat function are in order to ensure appropriate scripting and justification – especially when funding is being sorted.

2020-10-22

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Exploring Early Intervention Adaptive Strollers, Part 1

Exploring Early Intervention Adaptive Strollers, Part 1

When parents-to-be are preparing to welcome a child into their lives, there are various vital supplies they need to obtain – one of which is a travel system for the unborn child. Parents may spend hours researching various types of strollers to determine which one is ideal for their future child, lifestyle, and personal preferences.

2020-09-29

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Hybrid Drive Wheel Power Wheelchairs: Feature Matching to Client Needs

Hybrid Drive Wheel Power Wheelchairs: Feature Matching to Client Needs

Make a drive wheel choice for a power wheelchair – front, mid, rear, or hybrid – and you're potentially defining how well this chair will work for a client. It's one of the most important factors to consider, as it will impact the chair's performance over obstacles, on hills, at higher speeds, and on uneven terrain. Of course, it will also affect access at home, during transportation, and all the places that our clients want to go: school, the workplace, and into the community.

2020-08-17

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Choosing the Right Wheelchair Cushion

Choosing the Right Wheelchair Cushion

As I gained a little experience and became more familiar with the cushion options, I realized I had started to develop my "favorites" and "go-to cushions." Eventually, I began making recommendations based on patient goals and understanding the unique benefits of each cushion. As a clinician working with individuals with disabilities, you may find yourself in a similar position when you determine that the patient you are treating needs a permanent wheelchair and seating system.

2020-07-24

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