Category: Custom Seating

Mobilizing for the Future

Advances in wheelchair technology open new doors for individuals who rely on complex rehabilitation solutions. A feature for the April 2018 issue of Rehab Management by Maggie Johnsson, MPT, APT.

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Enhancing Pediatric Participation

Assistive technology ripples out to mobility, standing, and beyond to help children engage at home and in the community. A feature for the April 2018 issue of Rehab Management by Jenna L. Anderson, PT, DPT.

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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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24-Hour Posture Care Management: Supporting People Night and Day

The relationship between lying posture and function in sitting and standing, as well as the forces of gravity, are key among this evidence-informed approach to therapeutically limit or avoid body shape distortions. A feature for the Rehab Management 2017 Product Directory by Tamara Kittelson-Aldred, MS, OTR/L, ATP/SMS, and Lee Ann Hoffman, OT, MSc.

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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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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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An Alternative to Custom-Molded Positioning Backrests

Finding a custom-molded backrest for children affected by multiple physical disabilities is not always easy. Listen to this podcast to learn how backrests with varied-size air cell technology can easily adjust to accommodate a client’s size changes, and eliminate excessive pressure.

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