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Posts Tagged ‘Dynamic Head Support’

Growing Up in a Wheelchair. Will Dynamic Seating Grow too?

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. 

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Dynamic Head Support for Wheelchairs: can I add additional supports?

Seating Dynamics offers 3 Dynamic Seating options – the Dynamic Rocker Back interface, Dynamic Footrests, and Dynamic Head Support Hardware. The last option is available in Single Axis (which moves about 10 degrees posteriorly in midline) and Multi-Axis (which moves about 10 degrees in any direction). The hardware is compatible with a number of manufacturer’s head pads.

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Seating Dynamics Dynamic Head Support Hardware

Dynamic Head Support Hardware is compatible with most head pads and provides movement to protect the client from injury, the hardware from breakage and to diffuse force and extension. Product Info: https://www.seatingdynamics.com/dynamic-head-support-hardware/ Case Study / Blog: https://www.seatingdynamics.com/2017/02/22/3-reasons-allow-neck-extend/

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Evaluation, Simulation and Dynamic Seating Trials

Recently a therapist asked me how she could recommend Dynamic Seating components if she didn’t actually try these with a client. Great question! It is not typically realistic to conduct Dynamic Seating trials as one would need to place Dynamic Seating components on a client’s wheelchair for trial and often the frame would need to be modified to accept these components. A similar situation occurs with molding seating. Molded seating cannot truly be simulated without a shape capture and/or providing the fabricated molded seating system. Instead, clinical reasoning is used to determine that molded seating is indicated.

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The 2019 International Seating Symposium

Every March, thousands of people working in the field of Seating and Wheeled Mobility come together for education, a chance to explore a massive and comprehensive exhibit area, networking, and catching up with old friends. The 2019 35th International Seating Symposium (ISS) in Pittsburgh did not disappoint, with over 2000 people from more than 35 countries in attendance.

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Seating Dynamics Dynamic Seating Sample Medical Justification Wording

The following are sample medical justification wording for specific Dynamic Seating components which may be used in documentation, such as a Letter of Medical Necessity. These examples do not replace competent evaluation. If you require further assistance with documentation, please contact us for help. Download to learn more. Download a Copy Online Form – Seating…

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Kylie – Breakage, Pressure and Cute Shoes

Kylie is a young woman lives in Wyoming and works in the theatre. Kylie has cerebral palsy and has used a power wheelchair and speech generating device since a young age. She has recently started using dynamic seating. On her power chair, Kylie uses a Seating Dynamics Dynamic Rocker Back interface (DRBi), Seating Dynamics Dynamic…

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