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Center of Gravity (CoG)

Center of Gravity (CoG)

When the rear axle is set correctly for a self-propelling manual wheelchair user, the wheelchair feels better and opens up the most independent performance. Set poorly, and the wheelchair can become unstable, painful, and immovable.

11/24/2020

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A Clinical Perspective on Power Seat Elevate

A Clinical Perspective on Power Seat Elevate

As technology and design continues to develop, wheelchairs and power seat options have also evolved. And while it can be tempting to order a power wheelchair with every option available, it is important as a clinician to understand what the clinical benefits of each power seat function are in order to ensure appropriate scripting and justification – especially when funding is being sorted.

10/22/2020

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Case Story: Kevan C.

Case Story: Kevan C.

Kevan considers himself just one of the guys! He is a full-time wheelchair user who is redefining what accessible is. His message is that accessibility is different for everyone. In his eyes, it is "people helping people." He learned this when he decided to leave his wheelchair in America and his posse volunteered to carry him around Europe.

10/22/2020

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Exploring Early Intervention Adaptive Strollers, Part 1

Exploring Early Intervention Adaptive Strollers, Part 1

When parents-to-be are preparing to welcome a child into their lives, there are various vital supplies they need to obtain – one of which is a travel system for the unborn child. Parents may spend hours researching various types of strollers to determine which one is ideal for their future child, lifestyle, and personal preferences.

9/29/2020

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