Category: Manual Wheelchairs

Manual Wheelchairs

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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.

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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Family-Focused Pediatric Rehab

Taking a whole-picture view of the child and family moves mobility solutions toward success at home and in the community. A feature for the November/December 2018 issue of Rehab Management by Elizabeth Farrell, PT, DPT, PCS, ATP/SMS, and Kaitlin MacDonald, MOT, OTR/L.

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The Onion of Seating

To peel away the layers that shroud a complex seating solution, a therapist must be a good “chef,” according to this feature for the September/October 2018 issue of Rehab Management by Amy Ortego, OTR/L, ATP, and Sara Zwart, OTR/L, ATP.

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Mobility Moves Ahead

Advances in design and technology are pushing a wave that makes wheelchairs safer, more adaptable, and highly responsive for 21st century users. Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation’s Michelle Agostini, PT, DPT, and Eileen Yorke, OT, ATP, SMS, author this feature for the July/August 2018 issue of Rehab Management.

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Enhancing Pediatric Participation

Assistive technology ripples out to mobility, standing, and beyond to help children engage at home and in the community. A feature for the April 2018 issue of Rehab Management by Jenna L. Anderson, PT, DPT.

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A Standing Start

Therapists use the versatility of standing technologies to get spinal cord-injured individuals into a vertical position faster, and longer. A feature for the January/February 2018 issue of Rehab Management by Caitriona S. Modoono, DPT, Lisa M. Perkins, DPT, CSCS, and Melissa H. Agrimanakis, DPT.

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