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Special Need Wheelchair – An Overview

2 months ago

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Special Need Wheelchair – An Overview

2 months ago

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Wheelchairs and strollers for people with special needs make it easier for them to move around. Finding a wheelchair for a disabled child or adult or one with special needs might be stressful. Learning the differences between each decision, though, aids in limiting your options. People with mobility impairments can use wheelchairs to maintain their freedom, and they can fit toddlers, children, and adults. Particular Needs Strollers are simple to push, suitable for a range of surfaces, and folding for easy transportation. They are perfect for kids and adults who are unable to drive a wheelchair on their own.

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Wheelchairs and strollers for people with special needs make it easier for them to move around. Finding a wheelchair for a disabled child or adult or one with special needs might be stressful. Learning the differences between each decision, though, aids in limiting your options. People with mobility impairments can use wheelchairs to maintain their freedom, and they can fit toddlers, children, and adults. Particular Needs Strollers are simple to push, suitable for a range of surfaces, and folding for easy transportation. They are perfect for kids and adults who are unable to drive a wheelchair on their own.

Ramps are another option for enhancing wheelchair or stroller accessibility in your house, place of business, or educational facility. With the help of these strollers, wheelchairs, and mobility aids, adults and kids with special mobility needs can become more independent and can move around with comfort and confidence.

When does the seating system become significant? 

  • It rarely or never happens for a person to sit unassisted. When toddlers are unable to sit up straight on their own, it becomes vital to use a specific seating arrangement because this hinders their development in other ways. This is necessary for eating, drinking, and other activities as well as for playing and environment exploration. A parent holding a huge child on their lap for feeding may find it quite challenging and painful on their back. 
  • Unstable sitting postures due to motor challenges. Even when sitting, the pelvis of toddlers who are unable to stand or walk independently is inclined backward. The pelvic centre of mass is then located behind the ischial tuberosities. Eventually, the pelvis adapts throughout normal growth. As the muscles involved grow stronger, the toddler is able to sit up straight. This procedure frequently falls short for kids who have functional motor impairments.

The child’s seating arrangement should assist their daily activities: 

One crucial consideration while examining unique seating arrangements is that the youngster sit “nicely” straight and upright. It is unquestionably crucial to place the child as symmetrically and uprightly as possible to avoid any potential concerns (slanted postures, hip issues, and contractures, for example). However, when it compromises daily functionality, forcing a youngster into an upright and straight posture is inappropriate. The child’s capacity for movement should also not be restricted. Along with giving the child adequate postural support, it’s important that the chair fits their lifestyle and complies with all technical specifications (such as seat height, base frame width, etc.). One should carefully evaluate the intended settings the chair will be utilized in while evaluating or recommending a chair. 

  • Would it support activities like eating or playing?
  • Would the chair help in passive moments and help the toddler to relax?
  • And would the chair be adaptable in all the situations? 

Many kids don’t need an upper body support until they’re exhausted, floppy, and starting to move around. The same child may do fairly well to maintain their balance when they are really alert. When determining a child’s needs, these circumstances must be carefully taken into account. 

MOBILIS is pleased to contribute to improving our clients’ quality of life. Families and medical professionals can use our state-of-the-art production facility in the UAE, which is conveniently placed for customers in the Middle East, and our years of experience in the seating and positioning industry without worrying. Every seating system must be customized in order to maximize mobility, foster independence, and support the user’s therapeutic needs. These improvements can now be made in the country in a shorter time frame.

Different kinds of seating solutions at MOBILIS: 

Custom Car Molded Seat:

With their entire seating system, physically challenged children are tough to a position unless moved in large cars. For the CAR in this instance, MOBILIS produces high-quality molded positioning systems. Before being used permanently, the positioning system is test-fit until satisfied.

Features: 
  • Robotic carving
  • CAD design
  • 3D scanning
  • Bean bag measurements are taken by vacuum 
  • High-quality materials
  • European made coverings
  • Manufactured in the UAE
  • Custom size 
Upgrade your old chair:

Many customers wished to keep their current wheelbase. The MOBILIS seating clinic offers cost-effective solutions by utilizing the current wheelbase with a new custom-made seat in accordance with the medical condition if the current seat is not assisting and not supplying the positioning needs. 

Active Asymmetric/Symmetric Seating Orthosis:

For people who can actively modify their posture while sitting for extended periods of time, we design and construct specialized seating solutions. With a fixed seat, backrest, and dorsal iliac crest support, we employ a typical active wheelchair base. With a fixed seat, backrest, and dorsal iliac crest support, we employ a typical active wheelchair base.    Such Moulded Seating Systems are created to provide the highest level of comfort and functionality; a thorough analysis of the clinical and environmental factors will assist us in creating the finest solution. The usage of symmetric seating is reserved for those without spinal or trunk abnormalities. Asymmetric sitting should be considered if the patient has any deformities. The major goal is to prevent developing postural/structural abnormalities and actively correct posture while sitting for extended periods of time.

Features: 
  • Aluminum seating shell
  • Robotic carved
  • 3D scanning
  • CAD design
  • Back height selectable
  • Push rim drive
  • High-quality materials from Europe are used 
  • Selectable wheel sizes 
Passive Asymmetric Seating Orthosis:

A custom-molded seating system is necessary for children and teenagers who have cerebral palsy, brain damage, multiple sclerosis, spinal muscular atrophy, muscular dystrophy, spina bifida, and other conditions. The asymmetric seating method is recommended for those with postural abnormalities including pelvic obliquity, scoliosis, leg-length discrepancy, or other severe postural deviations from the healthy posture who are unable to self-propel the wheelchair. Individual sitting needs are assessed by MOBILIS seating specialists, who then create a perfectly sized seating orthosis to solve the medical difficulties.

Features: 
  • Aluminum seating shell
  • CAD design
  • Different mobility base for indoor and outdoor use 
  • Custom seat width: 20-50 cm 
  • Expandable footrest system
  • Push handle 
  • Seat height adjusted with gas spring that also fits nursery tables
Passive Symmetric Seating Orthosis:

When youngsters are unable to sit up straight on their own, it becomes necessary to use a specific seating arrangement because this hinders their development in other ways. Providing suitable and comfortable support for persons who are unable to do this for themselves is the goal of proper wheelchair positioning. The given seating arrangement must be simple to use and have little bearing on caregivers. The intended effects of a seating system include improved function, comfort, sleep, protection of body shape, and easier maintenance procedures. A symmetric seating system is made to place the child as symmetrically and uprightly as possible in order to avoid troubles like contractures, tilted postures, and hip issues. 

Children and teenagers who can sit actively and have trunk or spine deformities that can be actively corrected are advised to use symmetrically molded seating orthoses. Individual sitting needs are assessed by MOBILIS seating specialists, who then create a perfectly sized seating orthosis to solve the medical difficulties.

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