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Clinician Interview with Missy Ball – Movement and Development

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In this blog, I would like to share some of her thoughts on Movement, Development, and Function. Missy has written two articles on the topic of Dynamic Seating for Convaid which discuss this interrelationship.

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Clinician Interview with Missy Ball – Unique applications for Dynamic Seating result in reduced constipation and increased strength

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Missy Ball, PT, MT, ATP lives in Metairie, LA and has worked in the wheelchair seating and mobility field since 1985 and as Clinical Director in a hospital, in private practice, and as an educator.

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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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Clinician Interview: Kaye Donec – diffusing tone, preventing breakage, and providing movement

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Meet Kaye Donec, former Individualized Services Team Leader of the Adult Therapy Program at the Disability Services Department of Communities in Western Australia, and learn how she used Dynamic Seating in her career.

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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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Supplier Interview – Dynamic Seating Down Under with Astris PME, New South Wales, Australia

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Meet Venesha Moodley and Laurie Grace of Astris PME and learn how they are using dynamic seating in New South Wales, Australia.

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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.