Examining the components of ultralight manual wheelchairs
Although the weight of the frame of an ultralight manual wheelchair is a critical component for selection, there are additional components that affect the efficiency and function of the manual wheelchair. This course will examine those components with regard to weight and function. The participant will be able to identify these components and justify their use.
Degrees of Rotation
Clinical benefits of tilt technology in manual wheelchairs
Tilt-in-space wheelchairs have been utilized for pressure relief, however the advances of tilt technology have given the client opportunity to utilize tilt wheelchairs for other clinical benefits. This seminar will look at the different technologies and their clinical benefits to the client. The participant will be able to identify the differences between fixed and adjustable seat angle and provide justification for their use.