August 2018

Building the Ideal Team for CRT Evaluations

Building the Ideal Team for CRT Evaluations

The reality is that teamwork is a concept we are introduced to as children and which continues to be an essential part of not only our personal lives, but also our professional careers. The world of complex rehabilitation technology (CRT) is no exception. When it comes to evaluating, recommending, and obtaining the proper seating system and wheeled mobility device for a client, it is vital and in some cases required that a multidisciplinary team approach be utilized.

Posted on 8/24/2018

Mechanical vs. Electronic Switches - What are the primary differences?

Mechanical vs. Electronic Switches - What are the primary differences?

Switches can give clients with physical limitations the ability to control almost anything including communication devices, iPads, power wheelchairs, environmental control devices, and more. Having an understanding of the categories of switches will help you select the best switch or combination of switches for each individual client.

Posted on 8/16/2018

1, 2, or 3: What's the Best Caster Housing Position for Me?

1, 2, or 3: What's the Best Caster Housing Position for Me?

Reflecting back on that conversation, I recalled one of the topics the young man was most intrigued by were the three caster housing positions available on the Quickie Q7 series of wheelchairs. In order to provide a thorough overview of the three positions, I asked veteran Sunrise Medical team member and Clinical Rehab Manager, Rob Agostino, to provide some insight.

Posted on 8/15/2018

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5/28/2020 | Case Horton, MS, ATP
Thanks for this excellent info Sharon and helping to make seating and pressure more understandabl...

5/6/2020 | Laura Holland
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