Time

Time is defined as, “the measured or measurable period during which an action, process, or condition exists or continues.”  There are many sayings that relate to time. “Time is money.” – Benjamin Franklin “Time waits for no one.” – Folklore “Lost time is never found again.” – Benjamin Franklin “Time is the most valuable thingContinue reading “Time”

Is Our New Normal Increasing Continuity Through the Multidisciplinary Mobility Evaluating Team?

With all the challenges that 2020 has brought to our doorstep, one that stands out to me specifically regarding the CRT industry is a change in the evaluation process.  With telehealth evolving in the CRT space, I’m sure many of you have found yourselves in a “non-traditional” mobility evaluation. While I see a rise inContinue reading “Is Our New Normal Increasing Continuity Through the Multidisciplinary Mobility Evaluating Team?”

Measure Twice, Cut Once

As a young boy, my father instilled in me a very simple concept that has been a saving grace too many times to list. This concept has many different applications, including CRT. The concept is to measure twice before creating/recommending a complete CRT mobility device to ensure accuracy and thorough thought.  In CRT, the multidisciplinaryContinue reading “Measure Twice, Cut Once”

Interventions and Solutions for Managing Posterior Pelvic Tilt

Managing and providing proper interventions/solutions for destructive postural tendencies can be an intimidating task. There often are many different asymmetries occurring all at once. We must often step back and focus at the various body segments one at the time. In order to do this, we must start our evaluation and assessment at the pelvis.Continue reading “Interventions and Solutions for Managing Posterior Pelvic Tilt”

Identification and Causes of Posterior Pelvic Tilt

Posterior Pelvic Tilt (PPT) is the most commonly seen detrimental posture not only in the users of mobility equipment, but people in general. When the human body is forced to hold itself up against gravity, it naturally seeks out the most stable, least fatiguing position. While sitting, the position of stability is often a posteriorContinue reading “Identification and Causes of Posterior Pelvic Tilt”

Selecting a Cushion for Your Client

Clinicians and ATPs often face the challenge of selecting the right product. When I first started out as a clinician, it was difficult knowing where to begin, with all the options that exist in the market today. When we look at cushions, it seems like they are all essentially the same, made of foam andContinue reading “Selecting a Cushion for Your Client”

Social Distancing with Interactive Assist

During these challenging times with the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to maintain social distancing while evaluating a client’s electric wheelchair. Stay safe and reduce trips to a client’s home by using Quantum’s diagnostic app, Interactive Assist! What is Interactive Assist? Interactive Assist is the must-have app for remote service. The app provides a direct, real-timeContinue reading “Social Distancing with Interactive Assist”

Is the Edge 3 Stretto™ Right for Your Client?

Therapists have been asking for a power base that offers exceptional maneuverability in small spaces. Quantum Rehab® has the solution! The Edge 3 Stretto™ is the narrowest power base in America. It has an overall width of 20.75 inches with 12.5-inch drive wheels. Every other chair is at least 2.5 inches wider than the Stretto!Continue reading “Is the Edge 3 Stretto™ Right for Your Client?”

Advocacy: Turn Up the Volume

As a rehab product specialist, I wear many hats in my role representing Quantum in my territory, which includes Maryland, Washington D.C., and northern Virginia.  Being so close to Washington D.C., I assist our brand ambassadors at various events that take place in our nation’s Capitol throughout the year.  Madonna Long and Stephanie Woodward areContinue reading “Advocacy: Turn Up the Volume”

Wheel Life: College Checklist for Power Wheelchair Users

As their graduation date approaches, many high school students are busy preparing for college. From visiting campuses to filling out applications, students are deciding what major to pursue and where to spend the next two-to-four years of their lives. There are tons of things to consider when looking at colleges: academics, campus life, financial aid,Continue reading “Wheel Life: College Checklist for Power Wheelchair Users”