Clinical Guidelines For Dynamic Wheelchair Seating: Clients with Increased Muscle Tone and/or Forceful Movements
This document is designed to provide Clinical Guidelines for the use of Dynamic Seating with clients who have increased muscle tone and/or forceful movements.
Clinical Guidelines for Dynamic Wheelchair Seating: Providing Movement for Sensory Input, Decreasing Agitation, and/or Increasing Alertness – Clients Who Seek out Movement
This document is designed to provide Clinical Guidelines for the use of Dynamic Seating with clients who seek out movement and /or have behavioral issues. It covers providing movement for sensory input, decreasing agitation, and/or increasing alertness.
Sample Letter of Medical Necessity for Dynamic Components Used to Prevent Breakage and Diffuse Muscle Tone
This sample medical justification wording for specific Dynamic Seating components which may be used in documentation, such as a Letter of Medical Necessity.
Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS – NRRTS Directions
This article will summarize current research related to pain in people using wheelchairs.
Phillip is an adult with developmental disabilities. He lives at the Mary Campbell Center in Wilmington, DE. He has increased muscle tone throughout his body. Phillip is non-ambulatory and nonverbal. He seeks out movement and tends to rock with his entire body in his manual wheelchair for much of the day.
Daniel is a young man with the diagnosis of cerebral palsy and seizures. Daniel has high tone in his extremities…
The following are sample medical justification wording for specific Dynamic Seating components which may be used in documentation, such as…
Kylie is a young woman who lives in Wyoming and works in the theatre. Kylie has cerebral palsy and has…
Sample Letter of Medical Necessity for Dynamic Components Used to Prevent Breakage and Provide Movement