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Carl – Maintaining Position through Dynamic Seating

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Carl is a 44 year old man with the diagnosis of cerebral palsy. He drives a power wheelchair with a head array and has accessed a computer keyboard using a head pointer.

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General Seating Strategies used with People who have Increased Muscle Tone

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This blog is part 6 of a series on Muscle Tone. In this blog, we will discuss general wheelchair seating strategies commonly used when working with someone who has increased muscle tone.

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Effective 6/1/22: Dynamic Components Request For Quote/Ordering Policy Change

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Effective June 1, 2022 Thanks to the beta users who have provided feedback during testing over the past two years.…

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Tone Management and Medical Interventions to Decrease Muscle Tone

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This blog is part 5 of a series on Muscle Tone. Many medical interventions can impact wheelchair positioning for clients with increased muscle tone. This includes tone reduction medications, injections, surgeries, and orthotics.

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Dynamic Seating: Providing Movement for Clinical Benefit

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Dynamic Seating: Providing Movement for Clinical Benefit was published on the Posture & Mobility Group Journal on 4/22/2022. This article defines Dynamic Seating and elaborates on Clinical Benefits using a series of short case studies.

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Diagnoses Characterized by Increased Muscle Tone

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This blog is part 4 of a series on Muscle Tone. Many diagnoses are characterized by increased muscle tone. These include cerebral palsy (CP), traumatic brain injury (TBI), multiple sclerosis (MS), and some metabolic and genetic disorders.

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Free CEU: Introduction to Dynamic Seating for Wheelchairs

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Join OT Michelle Lange for this Numotion hosted webinar on how Dynamic Seating provides movement within a wheelchair, and how this movement can lead to clinical benefits.

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What are Primitive Reflexes?

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Primitive Reflexes, also called obligatory patterns, are commonly seen in people with increased muscle tone. These reflexes are present in infancy and often aid in specific tasks such as nursing.

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Dynamic Seating: Moving Beyond Static Wheelchair Seating

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Dynamic seating provides movement within a wheelchair. When the client moves, the dynamic seating components move with the client, maintaining alignment with the seating system for postural support and stability. Earn 0.2 CEU for this course.

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What are Movement Disorders?

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This is the second blog in a series on muscle tone and positioning. Many people with increased muscle tone also demonstrate various movement disorders. Let’s take a look.