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Lochlann’s New Dynamic Head Support Diffuses His Strong Neck Extension and Rotation

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Lochlann has strong extension and dystonia and also seeks out movement. A dynamic back and dynamic head support diffuse these forces and allow movement.

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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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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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12/4 Free CEU: Positioning the Head

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Join OT Michelle Lange for Positioning the Head to explore strategies beyond the head support of a wheelchair, including specific positioning interventions and addressing visual issues.

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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.