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Pediatric Standers: At-Home Activities

Pediatric Standers: At-Home Activities

2021-04-20

Standing is hugely beneficial for the body: from increasing bone mineral density to improving breathing and digestion. From offering pressure relief to providing a change of position or a stretch, there are numerous reasons to stand. While we know the many benefits related to children consistently utilizing a standing frame as part of their daily routines, it's likely children simply do not know or care about these benefits, however important they may be!

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Paediatric Seating System Assessment

Paediatric Seating System Assessment

2021-04-12

Seating systems are a vital part of 24-hour postural management programs. They provide a stable and functional position for children to access their surroundings and engage with everyday tasks. However, seating systems are only beneficial if they fit correctly.

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Memory Seat Functions

Memory Seat Functions

2021-03-19

When considering power seat functions, it is important to consider all of the functional activities and tasks that a person needs to perform on a regular basis. Power seat functions and the setup of actuators means that we can program the chair to support and enable function in almost any task.

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Manual Wheelchair Propulsion

Manual Wheelchair Propulsion

2020-11-12

Before a wheelchair user starts using a manual wheelchair, these key points of rear wheel position should be considered. It is essential for wheelchairs to be set up correctly and for wheelchair users to learn proper propulsion techniques. This makes manual propulsion easy - and minimizes the risk of injury.

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Power Wheelchair Seat Frame Comparison

Power Wheelchair Seat Frame Comparison

2020-10-19

After considering the importance of drive wheel position, often the next step in this process is deciding which seat frame will best meet the client's needs both today and down the road. As we expect power wheelchairs to suit the client for multiple years, it is important to have adaptability and adjustability in the seat frame.

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