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Dynamic Footrests, Pivot Points, and High Pivot Receivers

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Dynamic Seating components are designed to move with a client. A great deal of design goes into these components to ensure the product responds to client forces and maintains client position.

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Free CEU: Introduction to Dynamic Seating for Wheelchairs

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Join OT Michelle Lange on demand for An Introduction to Dynamic Seating for Wheelchairs with IACET CEUs provided by NRRTS as an authorized provider.

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Maintenance Time! The Dynamic Footrests

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Dynamic Seating uses elastomers, springs, and/or hydraulics to absorb force, store energy, and return the client to a starting position. Instead of the wheelchair frame breaking, the dynamic component will wear and require replacement.

Sample Medical Justification – Static Footrests

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The following are sample medical justification wording for the Seating Dynamics Static Footrests which may be used in documentation, such…

Sample Medical Justification – Dynamic Rocker Back interface

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The following are sample medical justification wording for the Seating Dynamics Dynamic Rocker Back interface which may be used in…

Sample Medical Justification – Dynamic Footrests

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The following are sample medical justification wording for the Seating Dynamics Dynamic Footrests for wheelchairs which may be used in funding…

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Kylie’s Dynamic Footrests Diffuse Extension

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When Kylie used to push on her footplates, her entire body extended and she moved out of position in relation to her seating system. With Dynamic Footrests, the footrests move in response to her force and so she remains in a seated position.

Determining if a Dynamic Back is Appropriate

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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Movement at the Ankle – Dynamic Footrest Plantar / Dorsi Flexion Option

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When seated in a wheelchair and the lower extremity is extended, extension may be seen at the hip, knee, and even ankle (plantar flexion).

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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!