Category: Power Wheelchairs

Power 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.

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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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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