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Dynamic Seating for Persons with Spinal Cord Injury

When I say, “Dynamic Seating”, you may immediately think of clients who have a lot of tone and are breaking equipment. Dynamic Seating is often used to prevent equipment damage, but has other applications, as well. As a matter of fact, Dynamic Seating is being used more and more with people who have a spinal cord injury.

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The Importance of Movement for All

Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS We Need to Move Movement is normal. We are born moving and continue to do so our entire life. Our bodies are designed to move – it is actually easier to move than to stay still! When movement is prevented or restricted, we experience negative physiological effects. Movement is…

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Learning from the 2018 Dynamic Seating Funding Survey

Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS In the Fall of 2018, a survey was widely distributed through several listserves and numerous emails. The survey was created and distributed by Seating Dynamics with the goal of obtaining information regarding funding of Dynamic Seating components, without bias to any one manufacturer’s products. In this blog, we will…

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Dynamic Seating for People with Cerebral Palsy

Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS Dynamic Seating is movement which occurs within the seat and/or wheelchair frame in response to force from the client.  Dynamic components absorb force which in turn assists the client back to a starting position. Dynamic Seating is frequently used to prevent equipment breakage, prevent client injury, diffuse extensor tone,…

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Saving Wheelchair Equipment from Destruction: Dynamic Seating to the Rescue

Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS I recently presented a webinar on Dynamic Seating through AbleNet. One of the participants shared that he had successfully used Dynamic Seating with a client who routinely ‘destroyed’ seating and wheeled mobility equipment. Vincent Coratello is an Adapted Equipment Specialist and Minister of Fleet Operations at Allegheny Valley School…

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Dynamic Seating and Medicare

Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS Is it possible to get funding for Dynamic Seating components through Medicare? What about funding for clients who are on both Medicare and State Medicaid? To get the answers, I contacted my friend Andria Pritchett, Executive Director of Clinical Education for Numotion.

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