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Which clients benefit from dynamic seating by diagnosis?

As dynamic seating is often used by clients who have increased muscle tone, clients with the following diagnoses often benefit from this technology: Cerebral palsy Traumatic brain injury Spinal cord injury (when spasms are present) Huntington’s Chorea Other diagnoses where increased tone is present As dynamic seating is also frequently used by clients who seek…

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I know a client who could benefit from dynamic seating. Where do I start?

A good place to start is to seek out a wheelchair seating evaluation with a team of clinicians and suppliers who are familiar with dynamic seating options and applications. If you can’t find resources in your area, give us a call and we will be happy to help you identify someone in your area. https://www.seatingdynamics.com/2019/04/30/evaluation-simulation-and-dynamic-seating-trials/

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Is funding available for dynamic seating?

This, of course, depends on the funding source. However, with proper justification, dynamic seating is often approved. Download sample justification wording for funding documentation on this website under Downloadable Information. Medicare is a nationwide payer and funding dynamic components can be difficult. Please contact your local supplier or ATP for up-to-date funding requirements and assistance.…

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When is dynamic seating not clinically indicated?

It is important to ensure the client can return to upright after activating the dynamic component. If not, the component resistance can be changed. If this is not adequate to return the client to upright, dynamic options may not be appropriate. It is also important to ensure the client return to an appropriate posture. For…

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