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Dynamic Seating at the Pelvis

Wheelchair Seating Surfaces, Cushions & Dynamic Seating

Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS Can a Dynamic Back be used with any type of seat? Does the movement allowed by this component limit what seating surface can be used? This is an important consideration. A seat or cushion is typically designed to support the pelvis and provide pressure distribution when the client is…

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Bread and Butter: Dynamic Backs and Pelvic Positioning Belts

Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS Just like Bread and Butter, Dynamic Backs and Pelvic Positioning Belts go together. Dynamic Backs are designed to allow movement at the pelvis and torso in response to client force and then return the client to a neutral starting position. A key component is the pelvic positioning belt, which…

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Allowing Movement Of The Pelvis Without Loss Of Position

Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS Dynamic movement can be provided at various areas of the body where movement is possible from a seated posture. The dynamic component allows movement beyond the usual seated posture, such as into increased trunk extension, and then assists with the client returning to upright. Ideally, the return to upright…

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