What are the clinical goals of using dynamic seating?

Clinical goals include:

  • To protect the client from injury
  • To protect wheelchair and seating hardware from breakage
  • To increase sitting tolerance and compliance
  • To provide vestibular input
  • To provide active range of motion
  • To increase alertness
  • To decrease agitation
  • To increase function
  • To increase strength and postural control
  • To reduce active extension
  • To reduce energy exertion