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Dynamic Head Support Hardware and Head Position – Can One Help the Other?

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Many clients who benefit from Dynamic Seating specifically benefit from movement at the neck. This may include clients who forcefully extend at the neck or who bang against the head support repeatedly, often in conjunction with a total body rocking movement.

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Quick Class: Dynamic Seating – Preventing Client Injury

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Dynamic Seating can assist with preventing client injury for those who exert sustained or intermittent force against seating components. These forces can lead to pain, joint and bone injuries, and possibly even concussions. Dynamic Seating absorbs forces, preventing these injuries.

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John – Equipment Breakage and a Two-Pronged Approach

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John was shaken as a baby and has a brain injury, hydrocephalus, and uncontrolled seizures (Lennox Gestaut syndrome). Learn how Dynamic Seating helps him move, stay safe and reduce equipment breakage to his wheelchair.

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Clinician Interviews: Dynamic Seating in Manitoba with Macara McGregor

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Macara McGregor works at St. Amant, a center for adults and children with disabilities. Many residents live at the center, short or long term, and others attend day programs or the private school.

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Quick Class: Dynamic Seating – Absorbing and Diffusing Force

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Many clients using wheelchair seating have increased muscle tone. This can lead to active extension, particularly at the hips, knees, and neck.

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Dynamic Stories: Derrick

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Derrick’s dynamic seating has reduced active muscle tone, improved his posture, and reduced equipment breakage.

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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.

Jonathan and tone that won't quit

Dynamic Stories: Jonathan and Tone That Won’t Quit!

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Jonathan is a young man with the diagnosis of cerebral palsy. Dynamic Seating added to his wheelchair has helped him address tone that just won’t quit.

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Quick Class: What is Dynamic Seating?

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Definitions and terminology may not seem very exciting but are very important. It is critical that we each know exactly what assistive technology or intervention is being recommended or used. In this video, Michelle Lange presents a definition and explains What is Dynamic Seating?

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Tyler – When Tone Management Doesn’t Work

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Tyler is a young man with the diagnosis of cerebral palsy.He is extremely strong and has broken many parts on his wheelchair. When tone management didn’t work, dynamic seating did.