In this blog, we look back at 2019 to explore the top 10 dynamic seating blogs from the year and reshare what our readers have found most helpful.
We all like to move, some of us more than others. Faith loves to move! She is a 9-year-old girl with diagnoses including brain injury, cerebral palsy, seizures and blindness.
Faith is a 9-year-old girl with diagnoses including brain injury, cerebral palsy, seizures and blindness. She loves sensory input, including rocking in her manual wheelchair.
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. After all, this complex rehab equipment is expensive, and funding is often a challenge.
Amanda has a diagnosis of spastic diplegic cerebral palsy and loves to rock. Dynamic Seating allows her controlled and safe movement in a wheelchair.
This document is designed to provide Clinical Guidelines for the use of Dynamic Seating with clients who have the potential to develop increased postural control and function.
Faith’ loves to rock. Rocking increases her alertness and function. If she cannot rock, she quickly becomes less engaged and agitated. The Dynamic Rocker Back interface allows this rocking movement which she seeks.
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.
OT Michelle Lange presented Dynamic Seating: providing movement for clinical benefits at the 2019 Action Seating & Mobility ACTNow Conference.