Care recipient (cr) can’t maintain upright neutral sitting position in wheelchair

Try: Try using a wheelchair lateral support device if the trunk can be placed in an upright neutral sitting position but the cr can not maintain this position then the laterals can be placed opposite each other on each side of the trunk this will add the needed external support to hold the cr in position

Materials: Wheelchair lateral support device

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance

Information: n/a

References: manual wheelchaur help 2008 by sherman oaks medical supplies available at www shermanoaksmedical com

Keywords: Wheelchair trunk support poor wheelchair positioning poor posture in wheelchair poor balance in wheelchair

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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