Category: Positioning Accessories

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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Pressure Mapping: Good At Assessment, But Can it Predict Pressure Injury Development?

Visual technology and seating expertise power up strategies that can help prevent and manage pressure injury. A feature for the January/February 2018 issue of Rehab Management by Aubrey Knick-Koppenhofer, PT, DPT, NCS, and Janelle Carnahan, PT, DPT, ATP.

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Best Ever Seating and Mobility Technologies Become Power Tools for Life

Join Frank Long, Editorial Director of Rehab Management as he speaks with Elizabeth Cole, Director of Clinical Applications for Permobil. On this program Cole explains the accelerating integration of technology in seating and mobility products, and what it means for therapists and mobility device users.

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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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Considerations in Pediatric Mobility

The what, when, why, and how of decision-making when choosing a device. Article written by Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center staff members Bobbi Ann Jurena, MOT, OTR/L, Briana D. McClintock, MS, OTR/L, and Shannon E. Spady, PT, MPT.

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