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12/4 Free CEU: Positioning the Head

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Join OT Michelle Lange for Positioning the Head to explore strategies beyond the head support of a wheelchair, including specific positioning interventions and addressing visual issues.

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Ashley: Dynamic Seating, Dystonia & Equipment Breakage

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Ashley exhibits large and forceful movements (dystonia) which have led to injury to her legs and damage to the wheelchair. Dynamic Seating, at the head, back and legs, allows her to move easily and safely.

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Dyllie: Dynamic Seating Head, Back and Foot Components

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Dyllie is a 25 year old man with the diagnosis of cerebral palsy who has been using Seating Dynamics Dynamic Footrests (telescoping, elevating, and plantar/dorsi flexion), Dynamic Rocker Back, and Dynamic Head Support Hardware for 8 months.

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Tech Tip: Add Lock Out to Existing Dynamic Head Support

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In this video: JJ demonstrates how to add the lock out feature to an existing single-axis Dynamic Head Support.

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Dynamic Head Support Hardware – Lockout Demo

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In this video, JJ demonstrates the lockout function of the Dynamic Headrest allowing users to pause headrest movement when undesirable.

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Max’s New Dynamic Head Support Hardware

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This video shows how the Dynamic Head Support absorbs and diffuses Max’s strong forces, reducing the level of active extension in his neck and facilitating a midline position.

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Inhibiting Max’s Strong Neck Extension with Dynamic Head Support Hardware

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Max is an adult with cerebral palsy and significant extensor tone. His Baclofen pump was recently removed secondary to an infection. This has led to strong neck hyperextension and rotation.

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Phillip – Before and After Dynamic Seating

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On the left, Phillip had rocked so much in his static wheelchair that the frame was worn to the point of allowing excessive movement. On the right, he is enjoying the smooth rocking movement of the Seating Dynamics Dynamic Rocker Back interface which allows him to move and maintains frame integrity.

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Tyler – when tone management doesn’t work

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Tyler is extremely strong and has broken numerous items on his manual wheelchair over the years. Tone management has not been successful however Dynamic Seating has been! A combination of Dynamic components at the hips, knees, and head have worked very well, decreasing both extension and dystonia.

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Jonathan’s Dynamic Headrest in Action

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Jonathan has significant extension throughout his body secondary to cerebral palsy. He had a long history of breaking head support hardware and so a Seating Dynamics Dynamic Head Support was recommended.