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.

Movement and Neuroplasticity
Alison's World - Elevated
Seating Stability for Switched Power Wheelchair Users
Muscle Tone
24 Hour Posture Care Management
Joshua: A Sleep Positioning Journey
Tissue Biomechanics
Traumatic Brain Injuries
Wheelchair Seating and Mobility from Acute Care to Home
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
IR and Bluetooth Options that can Lead to Greater Independence
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
Kinesio Taping®: A Case Study For Use As Part of Patient Positioning Interventions
Use of Kinesio Taping® As An Adjunct to Positioning
Diplomacy and Advil: Dealing with Difficult Clients
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
Camp Gizmo: Power Wheelchair Assessment
Which Child Needs a Power Wheelchair?
Bariatric Positioning
Seating and Mobiltiy Considerations for the Bariatric Client
Changing Power Wheelchair Acess Methods for Independent Mobility
Clinical Considerations for Alternative Access
Wheelchair Positioning for Older Adults
Geriatric Positioning and Mobility Case Study
Rehab Case Study: The Tale of the Monster Chair
Choosing and Designing Ultralight Manual Wheelchairs
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
Seating to Maximize Participation
Transitioning Through Wheelchair Mobility
Driving Toward Development
Robin Returns
Robin's Story
From Scooter to Head Array
John: a 68-year-old Medicare recipient with Cerebral Palsy...
Dynamic Seating: A Case Study
Focus on Pediatrics: Functional Mobility vs, Excercise
Wheelchair Cushions: Design vs. Materials
From Assessment to Prescription. Are we the best we can be?