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Best Picks 2011

Best Picks 2011

From pediatrics to positioning, from seating to mobility -- here are the products that you and your peers turn to time and time again.

Seat Cushion Form & Function

Seat Cushion Special

Form & Function

How Design Elements Impact Cushion Performance

Our special section examines how cushion designs and features impact performance.

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When Funding Impacts Function

Cushion Customization Project Update

Examining Kyphosis

Examining Kyphosis

Assessing & Answering Clients’ Varied Needs

It’s a condition that impacts seating & mobility clients of varying ages, and for different reasons, causing a number of challenges for the rehab team. Here’s how technology — and the right assessment — can help.

Switch or Proportional

What Drives Them?

Switch or Proportional: Choosing What Works for Very Young Power Chair Users

Do very young power chair users find switches easier to understand? Or are proportional drive controls the better choice for children learning to operate power mobility?

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"Here Comes That Wall!"

Amy Morgan, PT, ATP, on Allowing Children to Interact in Three Dimensions

Amy Morgan, PT, ATP, on allowing children to interact in three dimensions when learning to operate power chairs.

Clash of the Titans 2011: Folding vs. Rigid

Clash of the Titans 2011: Folding vs. Rigid

For Superior Ride, Transportability & Adjustability, Does One Design Prevail?

Tradition states that ultralightweight rigid chairs offer superior ride and lighter weights, while folding chairs are easier to transport and provide greater adjustability. Is the evolution of ultralights bringing these two design rivals closer together? Or is there still a clear-cut “winner”?

Dystonia Challenges

The Challenges of Dystonia

Understanding the Causes, the Impacts & the Possible Interventions

NMEDA Auto Access

Looking Forward: Mobility Industry 2011 Outlook



A Provider’s Perspective

Dynamic Seating

A Discussion with Mike Mowry, ATG Rehab

Kids In Motion

Keeping Kids in Motion

Defining Dynamic Seating & Determining the Benefits

Our 2011 Pediatric Series kicks off with dynamic seating: What it means, how it works, who can benefit and how providers and clinicians can assess potential clients.

Medtrade

Medtrade Attendance Tops 11,000

Complex Rehab Participation Is Stronger, as Rehab Pavilion Booth Space Sells Out

Catching up on the new technology, the industry announcements and the networking opportunities in Atlanta.

Rehab List

The BIG Rehab List

Technology You'll Talk About in 2011…& Why

Get a sneak peek at the technology categories the industry will be talking about next year…and why! From new innovations to policy questions to funding challenges, here’s the big buzz.

Cushions & Accessories

Funding Concerns Ahead

Mobility Management Wheelchair Survey

Mobility Management's

Wheelchair Survey

What Chairs You’re Selling Now, What You’ll Sell in 2011 & the Issues That Concern You Most

We asked: What types of wheelchairs will you provide next year? What’s your funding situation like? Does Medicare understand your day-to-day business challenges? You answered.

Power or Manual Wheelchairs

Power or Manual

Finding the Best Answer When Different Technology Choices Are the Question

Matching the best mobility technology to individual SCI clients.

Measuring someone elses pain

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Feeling Their Pain

Why Clients Feel Discomfort, How It Impacts Function & How Providers Can Help

Understanding and pinpointing a seating & mobility client’s pain can be among the biggest challenges a provider or clinician faces. It’s also crucial to maximizing a client’s function and compliance. Here’s how to get started…and follow through.

Recline

The Recline of Civilization

The Physics, the Indications & How Recline Can Work with (While Differing from) Tilt

More than just a supplement to tilt, recline is a unique positioning option with its own benefits, indications and contraindications. Plus: The funding picture for recline.

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