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Guide for Finding the Best Head Position for Your Client

Guide for Finding the Best Head Position for Your Client

2021-08-31

Even though we are taught that seating and positioning begins at the pelvis, it is common for people to attempt to reposition a client's head and/or the head support equipment the moment they see the client's head not perfectly positioned at midline. Head supports and components of head supports are important pieces of the seating system puzzle. It is essential that the proper time and considerations are given to selecting these items as a part of the evaluation process.

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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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Guide to Memory Seat Programming

Guide to Memory Seat Programming

2021-03-29

The benefits and clinical application of being able to program the end positions of each power seat function angle to create a unique "position" or posture for the client that can be achieved by a push of a button and/or the joystick was reviewed in the Memory Seat Functions Education in Motion resource. In order to allow users to take full advantage of the ability to personalize the memory seating feature available on QUICKIE power wheelchairs with the CxSM module, it is important that the client's wheelchair service provider or clinician program each position individually. This guide provides an easy-to-follow process for memory seat programming.

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