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Drive Wheel Position on a Powered Wheelchair

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One of the most significant factors to consider when selecting the right power wheelchair is the wheel position. It affects the maneuverability of the wheelchair, along with suspension, stability,...

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The Effectiveness of 24 Postural Care in the Management of Contractures in Care Homes

By GTK

A case study by Kim Owens and Gemma Daly, Occupational Therapists from Middlesbrough Social Services shows that implementation of a 24 hour Postural Care program in a Care Home environment can result...

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Power Assist Wheelchair Options

By GTK

Ever struggled to push up a slight slope? Have you sat in your car whilst your kids are at football training? Do you get wrist and shoulder pain from pushing all day? Has your therapist been...

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Going Further Than Elevated Legrests for Oedema in MS Patients

By GTK

Report by Nicola Falconer

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Gaming Technology for Wheelchair Skills Training

By GTK

The syllabus was recently released for the International Seating Symposium held last month in Vancouver. One of the more interesting talks that caught our eye was the use of gaming technology to...

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Toward Brain-computer Interface Based Wheelchair Control

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At this year’s International Seating Symposium, one of the stand-out keynote addresses was Michael Boninger on the subject of brain-computer interface (BCI) wheelchair control. The implications of...

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What Does a Can of Coke Have to Do with Seating and Positioning?

By GTK

When was the last time you considered the pelvic floor in seating and positioning? What is its relationship with the diaphragm and the abdominal muscles?

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Seat Elevation – The Application and Clinical Benefits

By GTK

Recently, the ATSA Daily Living Expo was held at Rosehill Racecourse. It was great to see many end users and therapists in attendance. The atmosphere was electric and there was certainly a noticeable...

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