Featuring seat-to-floor heights as low as 12.5 inches, it folds to a width of just 9 inches, and accepts a broad selection of accessories.
The story, about a young dolphin who lost her tail in a crab trap and was not expected to survive, is based on true events in which experts at Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics devised a prosthetic tail that saved the dolphin’s life and spurred development that now benefits human patients.
Attendees will learn the basic theory, function, and application principles for each, including the Kinesio Taping Method.
The aim of rehabilitation research is to promote recovery, adaptation, and functioning for patients with disabilities resulting from stroke, spinal cord injury or brain injury, developmental or degenerative disorders, or other persistent physical conditions.
Topics will include the importance of physical activity, what to expect in terms of age-related mobility, how physical therapists can tailor exercises for the individual, and how to manage pain.
New features include smooth drive tires and casters for increased ease of use; fluid-resistant, tension-adjustable seat upholstery; a lighter overall weight; a toolless leg length adjustment for decreased service delivery times; and seat extension kits for user-friendly adjustments.
An education component in the rehabilitation process also helps patients to achieve optimal results, say the researchers.
To qualify for the Paralympics, athletes must compete in a set number of certified races, but due to a lack of resources, it difficult for the Ghanaian and Nigerian teams to participate. This race will get them closer to their goal.
Referred by PREFERRED helps participating clinics market to physicians in their area by announcing the services that the physical, occupational, or speech therapy practice provides and the insurance plans that they accept, in an effort to encourage physicians to refer patients to their therapy practice.
This research will help scientists understand the social and economic consequences of late-life disability for individuals, families, and society.