Our clinicial team at Seating Matters is made up of Occupational Therapists, Nurses, and a Doctor of Physical Therapy so we have a unique understanding of our patient needs when it comes to seating.

We are changing the world of healthcare seating and through this blog we are educating fellow clinicians with informational videos and how to articles,  as well as sharing key industry news, and highlighting research to support evidence based practice.

BEN’S STORY: KYPHOSIS AND SLIDING IN CHAIR

Ben, an 87-year-old male, had suffered a stroke (CVA) and osteoarthritis. He had a history of pressure injuries and ...

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Martina Tierney OT December 05, 2019 /

in Case Study, CVA, Osteoarthritis

A CLOSER LOOK AT CEREBRAL PALSY

Cerebral Palsy, also known as CP, is a neuromuscular disorder of the central nervous system that varies based on the ...

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PAEDIATRIC SEATING: CHAIRS FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

Children who require specialist seating are typically suffering from some form of neurological disorder. This ...

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IDENTIFYING GOALS FOR CLINICAL SEATING PROVISION

When you have identified the need for clinical seating in your hospital or care facility, a suitable next step to ...

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Martina Tierney OT October 21, 2019 /

in Seating Assessment

7 RECOMMENDED CHAIR FEATURES

If you are in the process of trialing a therapeutic chair, assessing a patient for a pressure management chair or in ...

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HOW DOES A SEATING ASSESSMENT WORK?

If you’ve been following us for awhile, you’ve probably heard us mention Seating Assessments before. Seating ...

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Martina Tierney OT October 14, 2019 /

in Seating Assessment

JACK’S STORY

Jack previously sat in unsafe chairs which offered him very little postural support and/or pressure management. This ...

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Seating Matters September 25, 2019 /

in Case Study, Epilepsy, Scoliosis

IS IT A PRESSURE ULCER, PRESSURE INJURY OR BED SORE?

What's in a name? As clinicians, communication is a fundamental aspect of our work. Whether we are caring for our ...

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INJURY PREVENTION IN YOUR FACILITY

Falls and pressure injuries represent two of the biggest causes of preventable injuries which cause pain, distress, ...

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FAQ: How to Adjust the Monaco Chair

The Monaco™ is ideal for patients with reduced mobility or sitting balance who require comfort and support....

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Martina Tierney OT September 20, 2019 /

in FAQ

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*Note: The purpose of this blog is to give an overview of the product with some tips to consider on its use. This is not intended to be a substitute for professional or medical advice, diagnosis, prescription or treatment and does not constitute medical or other professional advice. For advice with your personal health or that of someone in your care, consult your doctor or appropriate medical professional.