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Pressure Injury Relief: Why every patient should be on a cushion

Part 3 in our Wound Care Guide series. See Part 1 and Part 2Check out our comprehensive, digital Wound Care Guide here.

Have you ever been to a ball...

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Clearing up the BIG Misconception: a new cushion is all that is needed to prevent or heal a wound

Part 2 in our Wound Care Guide series. See Part 1Check out our comprehensive, digital Wound Care Guide here.

Let’s start off this blog by taking a...

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I'll Push You: A Camino Journey of 500 Miles, Two Best Friends and One Wheelchair

Completing the 500-mile Camino de Santiago pilgrimage across the mountainous region of Northern Spain is challenging for most people. In 2014, two best...

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How to Choose a Cushion in Long Term Care

Part 18 in our LTC Seating & Positioning series intended to shed some light on the mystery of seating and positioning in the LTC setting. See the rest of...

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Are We Over-Prescribing Custom Contoured Seating?

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Wheelchair Seating Considerations: Impaired Sensation & Respiration

Part 4 in our series about Progressive Neurological Disorders. See Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3

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MYTH: New Cushions Solve All Seating Issues

"All we have to do is get a new cushion when there are seating issues."

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Choosing the Right Cushion: Minimize Prolonged Pressure & Fight Wound Development

It was important for us as therapists to be able to identify the common areas of skin breakdown due to prolonged pressure from last week’s blog on "What...

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5 Common Mistakes Made When Pressure Mapping Wheelchair Cushions

A pressure map is a tool often used in seating evaluations and/or fittings to assess the downward pressures of a seated surface. It is simply a pad with...

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4 Reasons to Pressure Map Wheelchair Cushions

As a therapist I am used to having tools to measure or evaluate my patients’ physical status and environmental conditions. These tools give me a baseline...

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