Suzanne Eason, OT/L is a rock star! This OT works at the St. Mary’s Home in Virginia and truly applies the latest evidence to her practice – all to the benefit of the clients she works with.
In this blog, we look back at 2019 to explore the top 10 dynamic seating blogs from the year and reshare what our readers have found most helpful.
We all like to move, some of us more than others. Faith loves to move! She is a 9-year-old girl with diagnoses including brain injury, cerebral palsy, seizures and blindness.
I mainly work in pediatrics and so growth is always a concern. When recommending equipment, whether it be a bath seat or a wheelchair frame, I need to know how much growth is available in order to ensure the item will continue to meet a child’s needs for as long as possible. After all, this complex rehab equipment is expensive, and funding is often a challenge.
Seating Dynamics offers 3 Dynamic Seating options – the Dynamic Rocker Back interface, Dynamic Footrests, and Dynamic Head Support Hardware. The last option is available in Single Axis (which moves about 10 degrees posteriorly in midline) and Multi-Axis (which moves about 10 degrees in any direction). The hardware is compatible with a number of manufacturer’s head pads.
Oftentimes people ask me who is appropriate for use of Dynamic Seating. Many people can benefit from this technology. One group of people for whom Dynamic Seating is particularly helpful are those with Huntington’s Disease.