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Quick Guide to Proper Wheelchair Positioning

Published by <p>This visual guide serves as a quick reference for determining proper wheelchair positioning. A great piece to post in a wheelchair storage room and/or use for caregiver education as an initial screening tool to determine if therapy intervention may be warranted. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Phases of Gait and Muscle Activation

Published by <p>Do you have patients who are struggling with gait mechanics? This resource outlines the activity of different muscle groups when walking. Use it to identify weaknesses and better understand how to get your patients walking better. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Navigating Stairs With an Assistive Device

Published by <p>Do you have a patient needing to discharge home with a walker or crutches? Does that same patient have to navigate stairs or a curb cut? This document outlines the safe ascending and descending navigation of steps. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Using a Walker Safely

Published by <p>This handout is designed for patients learning how to use a walker safely. It includes tips related to general safety, safe pathways, carrying items, and reaching. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Gait Patterns with Assistive Devices

Published by <p>This document provides an explanation on gait patterns with assistive devices. This can be a helpful resource when documenting patterns or can be used as a handout to send with patients. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>