Complex Rehab Case Studies

NRRTS publishes complex rehab case studies in each issue of our DIRECTIONS magazine. For your reference, we are posting each individual case study in a downloadable PDF format to our Web site.

Behind the Eight Ball - Top 8 Reasons Equipment May be Denied
by Kay Ellen Koch, OTR/L, ATP, RESNA Fellow, Friend of NRRTS
Metabolic Disorders
by Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Hip Dysplasia and Hypotonia: Can standing in abdjunction help?
Sponsored by Altimate Medical
by Mary Miles, PT, DPT, ATP
Hip Dysplasia
by Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Shear
by Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Maximizing Pressure Relief and Independence through Power Seat Functions
by Angela Regier, OTD, OTR/L, ATP/SMS and Laura Morgan, PT, DPT, MSPT, ATP
Right Stander. Right Time.
by Lauren Rosen, PT, MPT, ATP/SMS
Orthostatic Hypotension
by Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS
UTILIZING WHEELCHAIR CONFIGURATION TO POSITION A RESIDENT RESTRAINT-FREE IN LONG TERM CARE
by Ana Endsjo
Cerebral Vascular Accidents
by Michelle Lange
Movement and Neuroplasticity
by Suzanne Payne Eason
Alison's World - Elevated
by Michael Freehill
Seating Stability for Switched Power Wheelchair Users
by Jan Furumasu
Clients with Low Muscle Tone
by Tamara Kittleson-Aldred
24 Hour Posture Care Management
by Leigh Ann Hoffman
Joshua: A Sleep Positioning Journey
by Michelle Lange
Tissue Biomechanics
by Michelle Lange
Traumatic Brain Injuries - Seating and Wheeled Mobility Considerationa
by Jill Sparacio
Wheelchair Seating and Mobility from Acute Care to Home
by Cindi Duff
Multiple Sclerosis
Transitioning from a Manual to a Power Wheelchair
Navigating the Transition from Manual to Power Mobility
Pressure Relief Guidelines
Tilt & Recline: Understanding All the Angles
A Personal View Into Pressure Management
Aging with Disabilities
Using Available Information with your clients for successful outcomes
Best Practice for Determining and Justifying Optimally Configured Manual Wheelchairs
Optimizing Self-Propulsion and Reducing RSI Risk
Repetitive Stress Injuries
Pediatic Molded Seating
Is Custom Molded Seating Appropriate in Pediatrics
Spinal Asymmetries and Medical Interventions
Mobility Device Transportation Safety: What Do I Need to Know?
Power Wheelchair Transportation Considerations
Car Seats: Current Transportation Guidelines
Seating & Mobility for the Client with ALS
Seating Clients with Increased Muscle Tone
Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Using a Power Wheelchair to Control Mobile Technology
Traumatic Brain Injury
Jamaica: A Case Study
Provision of Wheelchair Seating and Mobility In Jamaica
The World Report on Disability
Aging with a Disability: A Case Study
Developmental Disabilities
Seating for Individuals Aging With an Intellectual Disability
Powered Mobility Readiness: A Case Study
Pediatric Power Mobility: Determining and Developing Readiness
Pediatric Power Mobility: Augmented Mobility
Orthopedic Surgeries
Mobility Magic - Meet WC
Arthrogryposis
Tone Management
Dynamic Seating
Enhancing Development with Dynamic Wheelchair Components
Spinal Cord Injury
Manual Wheelchair Propulsion
Cortical Visual Impairment
Seating & Mobility, Provision with Teens: A Time of Transition
Transitional Driver's License: Mobility & Teens
Pediatric Positioning
The Simplicity of Complex Seating
A Case Study Highlighting the Inter-Relationship Between Vision, Posture and Mobility
The Relationship of Vision and Postural Supports for Children with Cerebral Palsy
Use of Kinesio Taping® As An Adjunct to Positioning
Understanding Difficult Clients and Caregivers: Problems & Solutions
Wheelchair Restraint Reduction
Restraints: Achieving Successful Seating Outcomes While Addressing Restraint Concerns
Balancing Pressure Relief and Postural Support
Seating Considerations for People with Spinal Cord Injuries
Heads Up! Head Control
Positioning the Head: Strategies to Improve Head Control and Posture
ALS - Ongoing Intervention
Seating Considerations for Individuals with ALS
Which Child Needs a Power Wheelchair?
Bariatric Positioning
Seating and Mobiltiy Considerations for the Bariatric Client
Wheelchair Positioning for Older Adults
Geriatric Positioning and Mobility Case Study
Rehab Case Study: The Tale of the Monster Chair
Sleep Positioning Isn't Just for Wheelchairs Anymore
Strollers Versus Manual Wheelchairs
Clinical Indicators: Power VS Manual Wheelchairs
Neurofibromatosis: Laura's Story
Comparison of Three Clients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Seating and Adequate Respiration: Don't Forget to Breathe
It Takes a Village to Get a Chair
Providing Power Mobility to a Child with SMA 1
Positioning for a Consumer with MS
Joshua - Pediatric Manual Mobility
Sheila's Stander
Making a Case for a Standing Wheelchair
Transitioning Through Wheelchair Mobility
Robin Returns
Robin's Story
From Scooter to Head Array
John: a 68-year-old Medicare recipient with Cerebral Palsy...
Focus on Pediatrics: Functional Mobility vs, Excercise
From Assessment to Prescription. Are we the best we can be?