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The Faces of SmartDrive: Nicole

In this series, we are exploring ways SmartDrive can help people who use manual wheelchairs and have non-traditional propulsion patterns. To tell these...

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ActiveHeight™: Your world within reach

This is the second blog in our two-post series on ActiveReach and ActiveHeight. Check out the 1st blog for more information on ActiveReach forward tilt.


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ActiveReach™: Find your perfect position

For many wheelchair users, power seat functions can be vital for everyday life participation and health. Consider how power seating may play a positive...

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A consumer's perspective on client-centered wheelchair evaluation

Last week we took a look at why it's so important to provide person-centered wheelchair evaluations which increase optimal mobility outcomes and diminish...

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The importance of a client-centered wheelchair evaluation

As Complex Rehab Technology (CRT) providers, one question that is often asked is: how we can attempt to provide optimal mobility outcomes and diminish...

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How do I prepare for getting a new power wheelchair?

This is part of our series highlighting a consumer's guide to seating and mobility equipment. Check out The Wheelchair Handbook for more information about...

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How Caroline found her perfect fit with the Inception Cushion

Discovering the right seat cushion for your body is no easy task. After many years of trial and error of several seat cushions, I finally landed on my...

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You are unique – your wheelchair cushion can be too!

Each person who uses a mobility device or wheelchair is a unique individual with specific seating and positioning needs. The cushion and backrest, or...

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The custom wheelchair seating relationship: it sounds complicated

In the seating, positioning, and wheeled mobility world, you’ll often hear the word custom. Custom seating can mean different things to different people,...

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Pressure mapping seating system: Locating areas of concern for clients with impaired sensation and/or communication

This is part 5 of a series focusing on pressure mapping and pressure mapping systems. See part 1, part 2, part 3, and part 4.

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