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Seat Height/leg length of wheel chair User's heel to popliteal fold add 2" 19.5-20.5"
Seat Depth From post. buttock to popliteal fold, sub 2" 16"
Seat width Widest aspect of the user's buttocks, hips or thighs and add 2" 18"
Back Height Seat of chair to the floor of axilla, sub 4" 16-16.5"
Armrest Height From seat of chair to the olecranon process with elbow at 90 add 1" 9"
What's the max force that should be used for an initial therapy session of traction 30#
Cervical traction force parameters 7-10%(11-15lbs) to stretch 13-20%(20-30) joint distratction
Lumbar traction force parameters 25% to stretch 50% to distract
Small electrodes: current density, impedance, current flow Increased current density Increased impedance Decreased current flow
Large electrodes: current density, impedance, current flow Decreased current density Decreased impedance Increased current flow
Required length to produce a 180 degree turn in a w/c and the req. width of a corridor? 36"
An accessible route may not have a slope greater than ______in the direction of travel. 1:20
Minimal doorway width 32"
Ramp width at least 36"
utilized to support, protect, and stabilize a joint during specific activities (e.g., holding a writing or eating utensil) in order to improve efficiency and functional performance of a task. Functional Splint
includes a spring or elastic component utilized to exert force on a joint. May be utilized to facilitate passive or assisted movement of a joint or to resist movement in the direction oppos. the line of pull. Not for acute exacerbation. Dynamic Splint
typically utilized to maintain a joint in an appropriate position during an acute exacerbation of symptoms allowing the joint to rest while limiting the risk of contracture development. Resting Splint
a form of corrective splinting utilized to immobilize a joint in order to increase range of motion while correcting a deformity such as a soft tissue contracture. Serial Splint
refers to the intensity of the ultrasound beam averaged over the area of the transducer. Spatial average intensity is labeled as "intensity" on ultrasound units. Spatial average intensity in W/cn2
When is an increase back height of a wheel chair indicated? often indicated to improve trunk control. This modification will allow the patient to more efficiently and safely propel the wheelchair.
When is a backward tilt in space wheelchair indicated? indicated for patients that are unable to sit upright or perform weight shifting due to issues with sliding or extensor tone.
When is a planar lateral support or curved lateral support is indicated? indicated in the presence of significant lateral listing or scoliosis. Increased back height may offer the patient some additional level of stability, however, it would not specifically address the lateral component.
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