Wheelchair Fitting: Considerations for Seating and Positioning


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Health professionals.


  • Identify three important considerations obtained during the initial interview for seating and positioning.
  • Identify at least three means of relieving pressure in order to prevent tissue injury.
  • List three anatomical measurements necessary when selecting an appropriate wheelchair.


Tim Lundberg, DPT, OCS
Physical Therapist, VA Central Iowa Health Care System

Sarah Olson, MOT, OTR/L, ATP
Occupational Therapist, Assistive Technology Professional, VA Central Iowa Health Care System

The speakers have no financial conflicts with commercial interest companies to disclose relevant to the content of this educational activity.

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