Category: Head, Arm & Foot Rests

Head, Arm & Foot Rests

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Pattern of Influence

Spinal cord injury pattern has an influence on pressure injury and should be a clinical consideration for wheelchair seat cushion prescription. A feature for the November/December 2019 issue of Rehab Management by Quyen Catania, PT, DPT, CWS, CLT; Erin Michael, PT, DPT, ATP/SMS; and Marjorie Morgan, PTA

Head, Arm & Foot Rests

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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.

Optimizing the Use of Wheeled Pediatric Mobility Through Training and Support

Adequate training for children and their caregivers in mobility technologies through practice and demonstration optimizes use and minimizes device abandonment. A feature for the November/December 2017 issue of Rehab Management by Lauren A. Snolis, PT, DPT.

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Getting the Right Fit: Seating and Positioning

The importance of core assessment and its correlation to seating success, pressure relief, and skin breakdown prevention is reviewed in this feature for Rehab Management by Kirsten N. Davin, OTDR/L, ATP, SMS.

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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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Mobility: More Than Physical

Matching pediatric mobility equipment to a young user’s needs requires not only understanding physical ability, but possessing a clear view of cognitive function and the desire to move. An exclusive Rehab Management clinical feature.

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