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Free CEU: Dynamic Seating: Moving past perceived barriers to provision of needed interventions

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Join OT Michelle Lange for Dynamic Seating: Moving past perceived barriers to provision of needed interventions with IACET CEUs provided by NRRTS as an authorized provider.

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Tech Tip: Dynamic Footrests – Knee Angle Adjustment

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In our new series of Tech Tips for Dynamic Seating products, JJ shows you how to set the angle at the knee on your Dynamic Footrest for Wheelchairs.

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Dynamic Footrest Hangers – It’s All In The Design

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Allowing movement at the knee is more complicated than it sounds. When a client extends at the knee, this movement is not just in one plane. In other words, the foot doesn’t simply slide forward. The foot follows an arc, forward and upward.

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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.

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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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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…

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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.

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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!