Kristen Extends and Maintains Position
Kristen is a young woman with the diagnosis of cerebral palsy. Kristen extends her body with force, particularly at her legs. She has a long history of breaking her wheelchair footrests secondary to this extension.
Tech Tip: Dynamic Footrest – Knee Angle Adjustment on Telescoping-only Footrest
In this video, JJ shows you how to adjust the knee angle on the telescoping-only Dynamic Footrests.
Tech Tip: Dynamic Footrests – Knee Angle Adjustment
In our new series of Tech Tips for Dynamic Seating products, JJ shows you how to set the angle at the knee on your Dynamic Footrest for Wheelchairs.
Kylie’s Dynamic Footrests Diffuse Extension
When Kylie used to push on her footplates, her entire body extended and she moved out of position in relation to her seating system. With Dynamic Footrests, the footrests move in response to her force and so she remains in a seated position.
Movement at the Ankle – Dynamic Footrest Plantar / Dorsi Flexion Option
When seated in a wheelchair and the lower extremity is extended, extension may be seen at the hip, knee, and even ankle (plantar flexion).
Phillip – Before and After Dynamic Seating
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.
Seating Dynamics – Dynamic Footrest Overview
Owner Greg Peek provides a tour and exploration of the Dynamic Footrest for wheelchairs, which allows for movement, reduces tone, and can affect posture, behavior and function.
Daniel and Sustained Extension
In this video, Daniel is watching his favorite baseball team which is very exciting! He demonstrates increased extensor tone throughout which is diffused through his Dynamic Back and Dynamic Footrests.
Tyler – when tone management doesn’t work
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.
Kylie – don’t underestimate her small but strong movement
In this video, watch carefully as Kylie moves her Dynamic Footrests and Dynamic Back. Her movements don’t always look very strong, but she has broken numerous components on her manual and power wheelchairs.