Title

Seating Assessment and Planning

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2000

Publication Title

Physical medicine and rehabilitation clinics of North America

Department

Physical Therapy

Abstract

The primary mobility for persons with spinal cord injury (SCI) is seated. This article addresses ways to maximize the SCI patient's functional mobility with proper prescription of seating. Critical components of seating are defined and goals for seating are identified. A format for a postural evaluation as a foundation for seating intervention is included. An overview of equipment for seating highlights unique features and components.

Volume

11

Issue

1

pp.

183-207

ISSN

1047-9651