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Occupational Therapist

Spinal Cord Injuries 106

Spinal Cord Injury: Seating and Positioning


  • Identify key components of a comprehensive seating and wheeled mobility evaluation
  • Discuss the considerations involved in selecting a power vs. a manual wheelchair
  • Outline the importance of postural considerations involving the pelvis, trunk, upper and lower extremities and head positioning
  • Differentiate frame types of manual wheelchairs
  • Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of wheel types and tire options
  • Become familiar with various components of power wheelchairs
  • Become familiar with different forces on tissue
  • Outline the process of selecting an appropriate wheelchair cushion

Renee Stump, OTR/L

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$76.00 USD

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