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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

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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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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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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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