A special seating system becomes necessary when children are unable to sit upright independently, prohibiting development in other areas. Proper wheelchair positioning (custom made wheelchair) is about providing appropriate and comfortable support for those who cannot do this for themselves. Comfortable positioning is relaxing, comfortable, supportive, and sustainable. The seating system provided should be easy to live with and have minimal impact on carers. The target outcomes for a seating system are to enhanced function, comfort, sleep, and protection of body shape as well as more simple care routines. Symmetric seating system is designed to position the child as symmetrically and upright as possible to prevent possible complications like slanted postures, hip problems, and contractures.
Children and young people who can Sit actively with spine or trunk deformity which can be correctable actively are suggested with for Symmetric moulded seating orthosis.
MOBILIS seating specialists individually assess the requirement and design a perfect fitting seating orthosis to address the medical issues.
Active correction of scoliotic or kyphotic deformities independently.
Prevent progression idiopathic, congenital or neuromuscular scoliosis or kyphosis.
Promoting activity of the pelvic leg musculature or strengthening shoulder girdle musculature
Custom moulded Symmetric seating is essential for such differently-abled users because even minor asymmetry or a non-emergent diagnosis at one time may progress into a significant postural issue, and could eventually present with vital organ structure compromise.
Having designed an individual positioning solution will promote several health benefits to improve his/her condition and prevent the worsening of user’s existing deformities.
Deciding the right chassis should always be made consulting a doctor and/or therapist who know the child quite well with your seating specialist. The user’s mobility requirement plays a significant role in determining the proper frame. MOBILIS work with international manufacturers to choose from comprehensive options.