Category: Manual Wheelchairs

Transforming the State of CRT from Within

Mike Swinford, CEO of Numotion, offers five areas of opportunity where rehab professionals can better serve people with disabilities, in this feature for the Fall 2019 Rehab Management Product Directory.

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Promoting Function and Independence in the Cerebral Palsy Population

Gait training and standing technologies and interventions can help children and adults live active and healthy lifestyles, according to Gabriela M. Marquez, PT, DPT, in this feature for the July/August 2019 issue of Rehab Management.

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6 Reasons to Think Differently About Pediatric Mobility

Children’s needs differ distinctly from adults, and mobility equipment choices must account for progression into adolescence and beyond. A feature for the April 2019 issue of Rehab Management Todd S. Danos, MBA, LOTR, FACHE, and Lori Boyter, PT.

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Not All Manual Wheelchairs are Equal – Determining the Right Classification for your Patient

Not all wheelchairs are equal in function and purpose. A wheelchair user’s clinical team is responsible for aligning the user’s needs with appropriate equipment to promote maximum independence and minimize impairments. To do this properly, it’s important to understand Medicare coding of the various classifications of manual wheelchairs.

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Seating Solutions for Medically Complex Patients

Meeting the seating and positioning needs of medically complex patients. A feature for the March 2019 issue of Rehab Management by Mei Knothe, MS, OTR, ATP, and Eileen Yorke, OT, ATP, SMS.

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Wheelchair Assessment: Bringing Technologies and Users Together

A multidisciplinary team provides input to four focus areas so patients get the right equipment for their medical and functional needs. A feature for the March 2019 issue of Rehab Management by Jillian Cacopardo, MPT, ATP/SMS.

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