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Can Dynamic Seating Improve Postural Control?

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Did you know that research has also demonstrated that Dynamic Seating can improve postural control and function?


Dynamic Stories: Tyler – when tone management doesn’t work

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Numotion ATP Toby Bergantino share his dynamic seating success with client Tyler, a young man with cerebral palsy and extremely high tone.

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Dynamic Seating and Transportation: Dynamic Footrest considerations

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In the second blog in our series on Dynamic Seating for Wheelchairs and Transportation, we turn our attention to Dynamic Footrests on a wheelchair being transported.


Phillip: an update on Dynamic Seating and Supporting Movement

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Phillip is a 61 year old man who resides at the Mary Campbell Center in Wilmington, DE. We featured Phillip in a blog in October of 2017. I had the opportunity to work with Phillip in May of 2017 and recommended Dynamic Seating components at the knees, back, and head. I wanted to catch up with his physical therapist, Diana Hoopes, to see how he is doing.

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Lowering Agitation in High Tone Individuals with Dynamic Seating – A Supplier Interview with JJ Waldrop

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Supplier JJ Waldrop has worked for National Seating and Mobility in Richmond, Virginia for about 5 years now and has been using Dynamic Seating for even longer. He often works with Suzanne Eason, OT/L at St. Mary’s Home. JJ was kind enough to spend some time with me on the phone recently and we had a great conversation!

Determining Resistance: Dynamic Footrests

Determining Resistance: Dynamic Footrests – Update

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Seating Dynamics Dynamic Footrests can move in up to 3 directions. First, the footrests can telescope, allowing movement downward. Second, the footrests can elevate, allowing the knee to extend and the foot to move forward. Third, the footplate can move into plantar and dorsi flexion, allowing ankle movement.

The Label Game – which clients use Dynamic Seating?

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Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS When I first began working with clients more than 30 years ago (yikes!), I…

Cary Yarbrough of Action Seating and Mobility

Change Can Be Good! An Interview with Cary Yarbrough of Action Seating and Mobility

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Cary Yarbrough, ATP, works with Action Seating and Mobility in Sherwood, AK. He has been working with dynamic seating for many years, having mainly recommended the Kids Rock wheelchair in the past. When this was discontinued, he set out to find other options. Cary’s number one goal at the 2017 International Seating Symposium was to find Dynamic Seating – and he did at the Seating Dynamics booth.

Can Dynamic Seating Be Used on any Wheelchair

FAQ: Can Dynamic Seating Be Used on any Wheelchair?

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Did you know that Seating Dynamics has a very comprehensive list of Frequently Asked Questions? You can find this list by ‘hovering’ over the Dynamic Seating tab on our website. One of our FAQs is “Can dynamic seating be used on any wheelchair?”

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Dynamic Stories: Kylie’s Shoes

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Kylie and I have known each other for a long time. This young woman lives in Wyoming and works in the theatre. Kylie has cerebral palsy and has used a power wheelchair and speech generating device since a young age. She has recently started using dynamic seating. I spoke with Kylie and her mom, Chele, by phone.