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Videos

Dynamic Seating Rocking Demonstration

Dynamic Seating Rocking Demonstration

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“Faith’ loves to rock. Rocking increases her alertness and function. If she cannot rock, she quickly becomes less engaged and agitated. The Dynamic Rocker Back interface allows this rocking movement which she seeks.

Phillip receives his Seating Dynamics components!

Phillip receives his Seating Dynamics components!

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Phillip has a many Seating Dynamics dynamic seating elements as part of his wheelchair. Watch the video to see Phillip’s reaction!

Determining if a Dynamic Back is Appropriate

Determining if a Dynamic Back is Appropriate

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In general, if a client has moderate to significant hip extension, is seeking movement, and/or has a history of equipment breakage, a Dynamic Back may be appropriate. However, trialing a Dynamic Back can be challenging, as the frame may have to be modified to trial this equipment. How do you determine if this intervention is appropriate without actually trying it?

Seating Dynamics Combined Dynamic Head Back Foot Components for Wheelchair Movement

Seating Dynamics Combined Dynamic Head Back Foot Components for Wheelchair Movement

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Read more about how different combinations of Dynamic Seating components maximize movement within a wheelchair.

Seating Dynamics Dynamic Footrests Diffuse Tone and Respond Individually

Seating Dynamics Dynamic Footrests Diffuse Tone and Respond Individually

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Spencer has cerebral palsy and very strong extensor tone. His Dynamic Footrests move in response to his extension and diffuse his tone. Without Dynamic Footrests, Spencer ‘stands’ in his wheelchair! He also does not move the same on both sides of his body. The Seating Dynamics Dynamic Footrests move in response to each leg, regardless of the degree of force or movement.

Amanda uses her Dynamic Back to rock and to help propel her wheelchair

Amanda uses her Dynamic Back to rock and to help propel her wheelchair

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Amanda loves to rock and the Seating Dynamics Dynamic Rocker Back interface (DRBi) allows her to do just that. The Dynamic Back also allows her to lean back, gathering more movement and force to help her self-propel her manual wheelchair. In this video, we can see Amanda pushing across a smooth floor and then really using the Dynamic Back to help her push over a grassy area.

Seating Dynamics Dynamic Telescoping Footrest for Wheelchair Movement

Seating Dynamics Dynamic Telescoping Footrest for Wheelchair Movement

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Some clients may benefit from a telescoping feature in their wheelchair footrest. This client may have very tight hamstrings which limit active knee extension. The telescoping feature can absorb and diffuse force. Knee extension, in combination with the telescoping feature, follows the natural arc of movement which occurs when the knee is straightened.

Dynamic Back failure

Dynamic Back failure

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Phillip rocks so much in his manual wheelchair that he has broken many backs, including his current dynamic back. He…

Seating Dynamics – changing the Footrest angle at the knee

Seating Dynamics – changing the Footrest angle at the knee

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This video demonstrates how to change the angle of a Seating Dynamics Static or Dynamic Footrest using the Adjustable Knee…

Accommodating repeated banging against a wheelchair head support

Accommodating repeated banging against a wheelchair head support

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Phillip does not yet have a dynamic head support and has a bald spot on the back of his head…