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.

WHAT TYPE OF CHAIR FOR MY ELDERLY RELATIVE?

When I would go in to nursing homes when I started as an OT I would often see elderly residents slumped over in their ...

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Martina Tierney OT September 11, 2019 /

in Elderly, FAQ

FAQ: How to Adjust the Phoenix™ Chair

The Phoenix™ is most supportive and functional of the Seating Matters range. It's unique adjustability allows ...

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Martina Tierney OT September 10, 2019 /

in FAQ

CLINICALLY EDUCATED DESIGNERS WORKING ON LIFE-CHANGING PRODUCTS

We are privileged to work with some of the best designers in the world. This week we welcomed a visit from our Design ...

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Ryan Tierney September 06, 2019 /

in Design, Product Quality

FINDING THE RIGHT CHAIR FOR ANNE MARIE WITH HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE

I want to share with you Anne Marie's Story. For me, Anne Marie and her family's story is one as an OT that I hear ...

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OT REVIEW: Milano Chair Improves Patient Care & Comfort

As a practicing Occupational Therapist, Hulet Smith, OTR/L and CEO of Rehabmart.com, an e-commerce website ...

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Hulet Smith, OTR/L September 04, 2019 /

in Occupational Therapist

HENRY & CHRISTINE'S STORY

Henry and Christine are an elderly married couple living in the North-Eastern United States. Devoted to one another ...

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THE PRODUCT QUALITY THAT SETS US APART

We get it. There are so many seating options to choose from. So how do you make your choice? What is important to you ...

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Ryan Tierney August 30, 2019 /

in Product Quality

BED SHORTAGES EFFECTING PATIENT FLOW

The contentious issue of bed shortages is affecting many thousands of patients in hospitals each week. A shortage of ...

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Martina Tierney OT August 29, 2019 /

THE IMPORTANCE OF LOADING THE FEET IN SITTING

In this article we consider the top 3 reasons why a footplate is essential in order to stabilise the feet and we’ll ...

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SAFE & COMFORTABLE SEATING REDUCES FALLS IN CARE HOME FOR DEMENTIA RESIDENTS

It is always such a joy to hear and see our chairs being used to help so many people and assist clinicians to achieve ...

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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.