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Evaluation, Simulation, and Dynamic Seating Trials

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Recently a therapist asked me how she could recommend Dynamic Seating components if she didn’t actually try these with a client. Great question! It is not typically realistic to conduct Dynamic Seating trials as one would need to place Dynamic Seating components on a client’s wheelchair for trial and often the frame would need to be modified to accept these components.

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What is Dynamic Seating? A Definition. – An update of our most popular blog!

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Our most-read blog is one that defines Dynamic Seating. That initial blog was posted about 4 years ago, so we wanted to revisit this foundational topic.

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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…

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Growing Up in a Wheelchair. Will Dynamic Seating Grow too?

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I mainly work in pediatrics and so growth is always a concern. When recommending equipment, whether it be a bath seat or a wheelchair frame, I need to know how much growth is available in order to ensure the item will continue to meet a child’s needs for as long as possible.

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FAQ: Can Dynamic Seating be used on a Power Wheelchair? Yes! Let’s Talk Compatibility.

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One question he is asked frequently is whether Dynamic Seating can be used on a power wheelchair.

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FAQ: Can Dynamic Seating be used on a Power Wheelchair? Yes! But when is it appropriate?

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Dynamic Seating can be used successfully on a power wheelchair, though there are unique parameters which must be considered.

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Using Multiple Dynamic Seating Components on a Wheelchair

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Dynamic components can be used individually, however combining these components can often maximize the impact Dynamic Seating can make and better meet the client’s needs.

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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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Quick Class: Dynamic Seating – General Clinical Indicators

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Dynamic seating has many potential applications. Dynamic components absorb and diffuse force, protecting the wheelchair user from injury caused by sustained and/or repeated forces and reducing damage to the seating system and wheelchair.

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Ashley – Dynamic Seating: Dystonia & Equipment Breakage

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Ashley is a 35 year old woman with the diagnoses of cerebral palsy and dystonia. She exhibits large and forceful movements (dystonia) which have led to injury to her legs and damage to the wheelchair. She needs to move and her movements increase when she is agitated or excited.