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.

ALAN’S STORY

Alan was a 41-year-old man in a prolonged hospital stay. He was 650 pounds (294kg, 46.5 stone) and was unable to sit ...

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RACHEL’S STORY

Rachel, a 94 year old female, had arthritis in her left knee and a history of falls. She mobilized with a walking ...

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Safely Transferring Bariatric Patients

 There are many dangers when it comes to transferring a bariatric patient. Not only are bariatric transfers difficult ...

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Manual Handling Advice PART 3: FAQs By You

Manual handling is an area I am often asked about and it is important to know different techniques that will assist ...

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Manual Handling Advice PART 2: Using An Active Hoist or Patient Lift To Transfer Clients Into A Monaco & Atlanta

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Manual Handling Advice PART 1: Using A Passive Hoist To Transfer Clients Into A Phoenix and Sorrento.

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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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Injury Prevention in Your Facility

Reducing Preventable Injuries Falls and pressure injuries represent two of the biggest causes of preventable injuries ...

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Bariatric Wheelchair Aids Stroke Patient Recovery

Len Nixon is a bariatric gentlemen, approaching 400lbs.   After suffering a stroke, Len found himself being admitted ...

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Why Use Tilt in Space?

  What is Tilt in Space?   Tilt in space is when the entire chair shifts its position on its frame as one unit, while ...

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