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The Hands on Assessment

2011-05-19

One of the first steps in the prescription of a wheelchair for a client, after the interview and information gathering, is the hands on assessment.  The hands on assessment is crucial as it provides key information necessary for matching client needs with product parameters.

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More on Practical Seating Considerations - Posterior Pelvic Tilt

2011-05-04

In last month's article, I wrote about cushion considerations for seating a client with a posterior pelvic tilt. This month, I would like to discuss the importance of the back rest when seating a client with posterior pelvic tilt. In addition, I would like to talk about the role of gravity in assisting with positioning for a client who presents with a posterior pelvic tilt.

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