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Anatomy of Bariatric Mobility

The Anatomy of Bariatric Mobility

Understanding the Unique Clinical, Accessibility & Funding Challenges

When creating bariatric seating & mobility systems, it’s not just a case of bigger being better…or clinically appropriate. Here’s why this patient population can benefit from customized solutions.

Consumer Survey

The Biggest Problem Is the Expense

Consumers on: Assistive Technology, Where They Bought It, How They Like It...& What They Think of This Industry

ALS

ALS: A Complex Rehab Challenge

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis — aka, Lou Gehrig’s Disease — has no cure, but its unpredictability, varying types of progression and widely differing presentations challenge providers to provide customized, timely solutions.

pillows

How to Rest Easy

Beds & Support Surfaces

A primer on how to choose the right products to sell and service.

AT Research

If Passive Standing Is Good, Is Dynamic Even Better?

Standing

Seating and Positioning Series

Up & At ’Em

The Physics & Benefits of Standing for Wheelchair Users

The act of being upright, to stand or to gait train, can offer a range of physical, cognitive, social and emotional benefits. Here’s why.

Gait Training: The Next Step

Spina Bifida

Pediatric Focus:

Spina Bifida

Understanding the Impact & Choosing Mobility Solutions that Fit the Whole Child

It’s the most common permanently disabling birth defect in the United States, but early intervention can contribute to maximizing kids’ independence.

The “Other” Benefits of Proper Positioning

Why Achieving Functional Posture Can Impact a Client’s Entire Life

Positioning affects much more than mobility: It can have an impact on breathing, digestion and cognitive and social development.



Clash of the Titans

Aluminum vs. Titanium

For Ultralightweight Chair Users, Is There a Clear Winner?

It’s the clash of the titans: Which metal is the better choice for ultralightweight manual chair performance and design? Is there a clear winner? And how do funding sources weigh in?

Catching Up with the Auto Access Industry

How has the adaptive automotive segment fared in the last year? And what’s up next? PLUS: Q&A with NMEDA CEO David Hubbard, and an Auto Access Marketplace.

Seating and Positioning Series

Time To Tilt!

From the mechanics of tilt to the evolution of tilt designs and the clinical support it offers, experts discuss which seating & mobility clients can benefit from this positioning option.

2010 Hot New Products!

Our annual technology pictorial features the latest seating, mobility, positioning and accessibility products for the new year.

Who Took MM’s Survey?

The results of a rehab survey that examines how and why you buy.

Positioning 24/7

How Assistive Technology & DME Can Also Help Clients at Night

Proper positioning at night can enable safer, more comfortable and restorative sleep. Here's how assistive technology can help.

Tone: Striking a Balance to Maximize Function

Managing tone can be a real balancing act. Too much tone can break equipment, cause poor positioning, and reduce client functionality. Too little tone can reduce seated stability and client function. Rehab professionals might therefore feel as if they spend most of their time trying to increase, reduce or fight tone.

Clinically Speaking: Pediatric Seating & the S-Word: Part 2

Last issue, Ginny Paleg dared to say the “s” word: Strollers. This month, she concludes with a list of strollers, along with her personal stroller-related wish list.

Independent Power Mobility at 6 Months: Part 2

How independent mobility impacts infant development.

Mobility Management Podcast