Lauren Rosen PT, MPT, MSMS, ATP/SMS - Author
When providing manual wheelchairs, therapists and suppliers strive to improve their client’s function and independence. This can be achieved through a combination of choosing the correct equipment, configuring the equipment properly, and teaching the client the best propulsion methods for them.
The participant will be able to list three common injuries to manual wheelchair users as a result of self-propulsion.
The participant will be able to list five important measurements on a wheelchair that can affect repetitive stress injury risk.
The participant will be able to list two ways to assess manual wheelchair propulsion.