This article will discuss the concepts of how and why dynamic components on seating systems and wheelchair frames enhance a user’s development via neuroplasticity. The case study will focus on the development of an 8-yearold boy with dynamic components on his wheelchair. Future research needs to include other methods of objective data gathering to support the use of dynamic wheelchairs and seating components for neuroplasticity.
Read more of this article by Suzanne Eason, OT/L as published in NRRTS Directions, 2015, Vol. 4, Rehab Case Study feature.