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Mar162018

Manual Wheelchair Maintenance for Clinicians

By GTK

Know your chair – Know where it comes from – Know the tools to be used  Knowing where your wheelchair was manufactured, will give you

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Feb162018

GTK Survey Results: Powered Mobility in Children Under Five

By GTK

Children learn through movement. Through exploring their environment they learn and develop skills. Movement provides sensory feedback and allows children to discover what their bodies

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Jan162018

Programming Power Wheelchairs

By GTK

Programming your power wheelchair for optimal driving can make all the difference in improving independence and safety. For example, a chair that is too sensitive

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Dec162017

Battery Maintenance for Power Chairs

By GTK

This guide will help wheelchair users maximise their batteries for long-life and peace of mind when out and about. Click the link below to print

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Nov162017

Drive Wheel Position on a Powered Wheelchair

By GTK

One of the most significant factors to consider when selecting the right power wheelchair is the wheel position. It affects the maneuverability of the wheelchair,

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Oct232017

The Effectiveness of 24 Postural Care in the Management of Contractures in Care Homes

By GTK

A case study by Kim Owens and Gemma Daly, Occupational Therapists from Middlesbrough Social Services shows that implementation of a 24 hour Postural Care program

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Jul282016

Power Assist Wheelchair Options

By GTK

Ever struggled to push up a slight slope? Have you sat in your car whilst your kids are at football training? Do you get wrist

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Mar282016

Going Further Than Elevated Legrests for Oedema in MS Patients

By GTK

Report by Nicola Falconer A recent study has found the presence of chronic lower limb oedema (CLLO) in multiple sclerosis patients (MS) to be 62%

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Feb282016

Gaming Technology for Wheelchair Skills Training

By GTK

The syllabus was recently released for the International Seating Symposium held last month in Vancouver. One of the more interesting talks that caught our eye

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May262015

Toward Brain-computer Interface Based Wheelchair Control

By GTK

At this year’s International Seating Symposium, one of the stand-out keynote addresses was Michael Boninger on the subject of brain-computer interface (BCI) wheelchair control. The

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Apr262015

What Does a Can of Coke Have to Do with Seating and Positioning?

By GTK

When was the last time you considered the pelvic floor in seating and positioning? What is its relationship with the diaphragm and the abdominal muscles?

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Mar262015

Seat Elevation – The Application and Clinical Benefits

By GTK

Recently, the ATSA Daily Living Expo was held at Rosehill Racecourse. It was great to see many end users and therapists in attendance. The atmosphere

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