Category: Gait Trainers

Gait Trainers

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Promoting Pediatric Participation

The right stander, gait trainer, or stroller can help children to better fulfill their roles in the family and community. Stephanie Yu Covert, PT, MSPT, explains the options in this feature from the November/December 2019 issue of Rehab Management.

Keeping Children Engaged with Wheeled Pediatric Mobility Technologies

Customizing the technology to fit the child’s needs helps provide movement and positioning options that help children engage with their peers and the environment. An exclusive feature for Rehab Management by Melanie R. Connel, PT, DPT; Teresa Adkison, PTA; and Kathryn D. Letourneau, PT, DPT, of The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital, Bethany, Okla.

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When Pediatric Weight-Bearing Takes a Stand

Mobility technologies for children provide exciting and beneficial options, but require careful consideration. A feature for Rehab Management by Jean Murby, PT, PCS; Christa Rocco, DPT; Kristen Lally, DPT; Marianna DiMaggio, DPT; and Stacey Zalanowski, DPT.

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Considerations in Pediatric Mobility

The what, when, why, and how of decision-making when choosing a device. Article written by Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center staff members Bobbi Ann Jurena, MOT, OTR/L, Briana D. McClintock, MS, OTR/L, and Shannon E. Spady, PT, MPT.

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