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Determining if a Dynamic Back is Appropriate

In general, if a client has moderate to significant hip extension, is seeking movement, and/or has a history of equipment breakage, a Dynamic Back may be appropriate. However, trialing a Dynamic Back can be challenging, as the frame may have to be modified to trial this equipment. How do you determine if this intervention is appropriate without actually trying it?

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Can I get this paid for? Part 1: general documentation guidelines

I personally recommend Dynamic Seating components for the clients I work with, as well as provide education in this area of practice. One question that is often posed to me is, “Can I get this paid for?” My answer – “Yes!” Of course, funding varies by payer, coding, and the direction the wind is blowing. I find that clinicians are often unsure of how to justify the need for this equipment in their documentation. Documentation is key to getting funding approval and so I have compiled some suggested wording for you here. If you require further assistance with documentation, please contact Seating Dynamics or myself for help.

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Angle Adjustable Knee Joint – How do I change it?

This video demonstrates how to change the angle of a Seating Dynamics Footrest using the Angle Adjustable Knee Joint. Dynamic Footrests: http://www.seatingdynamics.com/footrests/dynamic-wheelchair-footrests/ Static Footrests: http://www.seatingdynamics.com/footrests/static-footrests/

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Determining if Dynamic Footrests are Appropriate

In general, if a client has moderate to significant extension and/or has a history of equipment breakage, Dynamic Footrests may be appropriate. You may note that the client is extending at the knees, exerting significant force on the footplates, or actually leveraging off of the footplates and elevating the pelvis clear off of the seating…

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Determining if Dynamic Head Support Hardware is Appropriate

In general, if a client has moderate to significant neck extension, is seeking movement, and/or has a history of equipment breakage, Dynamic Head Support Hardware may be appropriate. However, trialing this equipment can be challenging. How do you determine if this intervention is appropriate without actually trying it? In this video, you will see that…

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