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Dynamic Footrests, Pivot Points, and High Pivot Receivers

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Dynamic Seating components are designed to move with a client. A great deal of design goes into these components to ensure the product responds to client forces and maintains client position.

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Maintenance Time! The Dynamic Footrests

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Dynamic Seating uses elastomers, springs, and/or hydraulics to absorb force, store energy, and return the client to a starting position. Instead of the wheelchair frame breaking, the dynamic component will wear and require replacement.

Determining if a Dynamic Back is Appropriate

My Client isn’t Moving as Much – What Happened?

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Dynamic Seating is designed to provide movement; however, client movement may actually decrease after using Dynamic Seating for a while. Why?

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Now Available: Lateral Knee Pad for Dynamic Footrest

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Seating Dynamics is excited to offer a new product, a Lateral Knee Pad for our Dynamic Footrests!

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How to Determine Which Dynamic Footrest Movements are Indicated for an Individual?

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Dynamic Footrests provide up to three types of movement – a telescoping downward movement, knee extension, and plantar/dorsi flexion.

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Dynamic Seating and the Restraint Debate

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There are times when a wheelchair seating and mobility team, after careful evaluation and problem-solving, makes specific recommendations – only to hear that these well thought out interventions may be considered to be a restraint. So just what is considered a restraint and how does this affect Dynamic Seating?

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Sara: a mover and a shaker!

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Sara has a diagnosis of cerebral palsy and seizures. She has a long history of destroying footrests with aggressive movement in her wheelchair, Dynamic Seating has helped.

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FAQs about the Seating Dynamics One-Piece Footboard

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Depending on available range of motion or contractures of the knee and ankle joints, a client’s foot position may not align with a standard foot plate position. A One-Piece Footboard provides a wider surface to accommodate unique foot placements.

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Static Wheelchair Footrests: special circumstances

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Why does the world need another static footrest hanger? While manual and power wheelchairs come with a variety of available footrests, standard footrests do not meet the needs of everyone. This one adjusts to meet those needs.

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Dynamic Stories: an interview with 2009 Ms. Arkansas Wheelchair

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I recently spoke with Ryan Read, ATP of Presidential Mobility in Fayetteville, AK. He shared how much Dynamic Seating had impacted a client he works with – Jacqueline. I was particularly intrigued that her new Dynamic Seating has actually improved her speech production.