Which receiver do I need to order?

Seating Dynamics offers a number of receivers to fit a variety of wheelchair bases and to address specific scenarios. More information can be found on the Dynamic Footrests webpage. Some receivers extend above the level of the seat pan and may require the seat to be notched at both front corners. Please contact us for more information.

When would I order Seating Dynamics Static Head Support Hardware?

The Static Head Support Hardware is designed to replace standard hardware with highly adjustable and durable hardware that maintains position. The hardware includes a mounting plate, three links to obtain the height and specific position required, and one interface adapter for common head support pads (pads not included).

https://www.seatingdynamics.com/2018/10/01/maintaining-head-support-position-lets-do-the-math/

If the client uses a pelvic positioning belt, isn’t that considered a restraint?

A positioning device, such as a pelvic positioning belt, is designed to maintain alignment with the support surfaces (i.e. the seat and back), provide stability and postural support and to promote function. A restraint is intended to limit movement to protect the client and/or others.

For specific restraint regulations and documentation requirements to allow provision of necessary postural supports, please refer to “Positioning vs. Restraint” under our Downloadable Resources.

https://www.seatingdynamics.com/2017/11/15/bread-butter-dynamic-backs-pelvic-positioning-belts/

Can the resistance of the dynamic head support hardware be adjusted?

The elastomers can be switched to change the level of resistance. The hardware comes standard with Blue (medium) elastomers to provide movement and to return the client to a starting position. If more resistance is needed, Green (firm) elastomers are provided with the unit.

https://www.seatingdynamics.com/2018/03/06/determining-resistance-dynamic-seating-head/
https://www.seatingdynamics.com/2018/09/04/dynamic-head-support-tilt-and-recline-resistance/

A client I am working with has unusual foot placement that I cannot accommodate on separate footplates. Do you offer a one piece footboard? Does it move for transfers?

Yes, we do offer a one piece footboard that also flips-up for transfers. A one piece footboard provides a wider space to accommodate the feet where needed and also will not “sag” medially as many footplates tend to do over time and under force. This also prevents the feet from falling into the space between the footplates.