Independent research from Active Controls LLC, along with MossRehab Hospital’s Gait & Motion Analysis Laboratory, suggests that the traditional armrest-mounted joystick control for power wheelchairs may be a medical risk.
Numotion has signed a preferred agreement with NOW Technologies (NOW Tech) to become reportedly the first US distributor for the company’s full line of next-generation power wheelchair control systems.
Advanced technologies can help therapists move patients affected by upper limb deficits toward lasting function gains, Heidi Nash, MOT, OTR/L, and Danielle Wilt, OTR/L, OTD, suggest in the April 2020 issue of Rehab Management.
The causes of pressure injuries can often be complex, but it is necessary for full-time wheelchair users to be evaluated by a clinical team to determine if individually configured seating supports are needed. Learn more about seating solutions — specifically primary and secondary supports — that help meet the goal of providing the most optimal seating and mobility environment for users.
United Spinal Association launches a new public service campaign highlighting the organization's Disability Etiquette Booklet, which educates the public on effectively interacting with people with disabilities.
The Twin Headrest Hardware from Symmetric Designs was recently voted winner of the 2019 Harding Award for Product Innovation by attendees at the Canadian Seating and Mobility Conference (CSMC) in Toronto, held April 30 and May 1.