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FAQ: Can Dynamic Seating be used on a Power Wheelchair? Yes! But when is it appropriate?

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Dynamic Seating can be used successfully on a power wheelchair, though there are unique parameters which must be considered. Let’s take a look at when Dynamic Seating on a power wheelchair is clinically indicated – and not – as well as these other considerations.

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The Importance of Movement for All

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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 a good thing, however many of us are not moving enough.

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Clinician Interview: Mark R. Schmeler, PhD, OTR/L, ATP

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Mark Schmeler is well known in our industry and is currently an Associate Professor / Vice-Chair for Clinical Services & Policy in the Department of Rehabilitation Science & Technology at the University of Pittsburgh.

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CMS Final Fee Schedule Determination: Dynamic Backs

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A primary challenge in Complex Rehab Technology (CRT) is funding. A client may benefit from CRT equipment but not receive this equipment due to funding barriers.

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Top 10 Dynamic Seating for Wheelchairs Resources from 2023

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From FREE CEUs to FAQs, take a look back at 2023 to see what Dynamic Seating for wheelchairs resources our community found most helpful this past year.

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Armrest Style and the Dynamic Rocker Back Interface

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I work primarily with kids and their wheelchair frames are on the small side. This can be an issue when ordering a Dynamic Rocker Back interface (DRBi), as there is little ‘real estate’ on the frame.

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FAQ: Does Installing a DRBi void the wheelchair manufacturer’s warranty? Part two: non-OEM

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When installing a Dynamic Rocker Back interface (DRBi) on a manual or power wheelchair, the back canes must be cut to accommodate the height of the dynamic hardware. A common concern from suppliers is whether or not this voids the warranty on the wheelchair frame.

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Alpine Rehab Conference 2023: a great time in Salt Lake City!

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Early October found Seating Dynamics at the Alpine Rehab Conference in Salt Lake City. A packed house joined us for…

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FAQ: Does Installing a DRBi void the wheelchair manufacturer’s warranty? Part one: OEM

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When installing a Dynamic Rocker Back interface (DRBi) on a manual or power wheelchair, the back canes must be cut to accommodate the height of the dynamic hardware. A common concern from suppliers is whether or not this voids the warranty on the wheelchair frame.

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Canadian Seating & Mobility Conference 2023

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This year’s Canadian Seating & Mobility Conference was great! Greg Peek and Michelle Lange traveled to Toronto for the event. Michelle presented “Dynamic Seating: Providing Movement for Clinical Benefit” to a full house.