Category: Seating & Positioning

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How Robotic Training Helps Kids with Cerebral Palsy Sit More Stably

Researchers at Columbia Engineering report that their newly developed robotic Trunk Support Trainer (TruST), when combined with active practice of postural movements, improves trunk and reaching control in children with ceerebral palsy (CP) who have impaired sitting control.

Seating Pressure Mapping

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Avoiding Pressure Injuries

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.

Head, Arm & Foot Rests

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Twin Headrest Hardware Wins Best New Product for 2019

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.

Positioning Accessories

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Pride Mobility Kicks Off VivaLift Ad Campaign

Pride Mobility, Exeter, Pa, introduces a 360 marketing ad campaign for VivaLift! Power Recliners. The campaign, featuring social media, television, and direct mail advertising, coincides with the increased weight capacity of 400 pounds on all VivaLift! models.