Seating Dynamics Exhibited Dynamic Wheelchair Components at the Numotion NuFair, in Maryland

Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

On St. Patrick’s Day, we had the opportunity to participate in the Salisbury, MD Numotion NuFair. Approximately 45 therapists from the surrounding areas attended 3 CEU courses and the extensive exhibits.

Michelle Lange presented on Dynamic Seating and Seating Dynamics exhibited. The attendees were great and enjoyed learning more about this practice area!

Questions during the session had to do with wheelchair durability, funding, and shear forces. Look for upcoming Blogs on those topics and check out a past blog on molded seating and shear forces. Continue reading

Don’t Let This Workshop Go to Your Head! Wheelchair Headrests And Proper Head Positioning

Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

This is our third and last blog summing up a wonderful 2017 International Seating Symposium in Nashville. I had the privilege of presenting a workshop on the topic of “Positioning the Head.” A great group gathered in the ballroom in search of answers for those clients who persist with less than desirable head positions despite our best efforts.

Now, I tend to throw chocolate in my sessions, and I have a pretty good arm, but I could only throw about a third of the length of this room, so I encouraged folks to move up for chocolate – and to see the screen! Continue reading

Why I like ISS!

Greg Peek

President and Principal Designer, Seating Dynamics

Having attended all but five of the International Seating Symposiums since 1987, I can say that it has always been the greatest place on earth to learn about wheelchair seating, simple as that. The opportunity that I have had as a designer to meet and listen to people about the problems that they face on a daily basis is unbeatable. Those of you who know me undoubtedly know that I love a challenge and when someone explains a problem that has no solution, I don’t see it as a problem, but as an opportunity. Often I say, “I can fix that”!
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The International Seating Symposium – a Dynamic Time!

Greg Peek, President, Seating Dynamics

Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

The Seating Dynamics van made the trek from Denver to Nashville in time to exhibit at the International Seating Symposium or ISS. Over 2000 people attended this event from all over the world! ISS offers great educational courses, an enormous exhibit hall, and wonderful networking. A good time was had by all! Continue reading