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  1. www.paralysis.org The ModernManual Wheelchair Presented by Gary Karpwww.moderndisability.com

  2. Why This Session?

  3. Why This Session? • Greater complexity

  4. Why This Session? • Greater complexity

  5. Why This Session? • Greater complexity • Greater potential for mobility

  6. Why This Session? • Greater complexity • Greater potential for mobility • Critical to independence

  7. Why This Session? • Greater complexity • Greater potential for mobility • Critical to independence • Critical to health

  8. Why This Session? • It’s A Partnership Between You, the Therapist,and the Dealer

  9. The Modern Wheelchair

  10. Adjustable

  11. Customized

  12. Choosing Well • What’s right for YOU?

  13. Choosing Well • What’s right for YOU? • The priority: independence

  14. Choosing Well • What’s right for YOU? • The priority: independence • A team effort

  15. Choosing Well • What’s right for YOU? • The priority: independence • A team effort • The more you know, the better

  16. Order Forms

  17. Mobility

  18. Efficiency

  19. Safety

  20. Comfort

  21. Mastery

  22. Foldingor Rigid?

  23. FoldingChairs

  24. FoldingChairs • Weighs more

  25. FoldingChairs • Weighs more • Frame flexes

  26. FoldingChairs • Weighs more • Frame flexes • Fixed back angle

  27. FoldingChairs • Weighs more • Frame flexes • Fixed back angle • Removable footrests

  28. FoldingChairs Weighs more Frame flexes Fixed back angle Removable footrests Collapses horizontally

  29. RigidChairs

  30. RigidChairs • Integrated frame

  31. RigidChairs • Integrated frame • Ultralightweight

  32. RigidChairs • Integrated frame • Ultralightweight • Very energy efficient

  33. RigidChairs • Integrated frame • Ultralightweight • Very energy efficient • More adjustability

  34. RigidChairs • Integrated frame • Ultralightweight • Very energy efficient • More adjustability • Quick-release wheels

  35. RigidChairs • Integrated frame • Ultralightweight • Very energy efficient • More adjustability • Quick-release wheels

  36. Measuring

  37. PressureDistribution

  38. Cushions

  39. Cushions • Air

  40. Cushions • Air • Gel

  41. Cushions • Air • Gel • Polyurethane

  42. Cushions • Air • Gel • Polyurethane • Sculpting / Amending

  43. Front Seat-to-Floor

  44. Front Seat-to-Floor The Minimum • 2 1/2 Inches to soles

  45. Front Seat-to-Floor The Minimum plusSole to bottom of thigh • 2 1/2 Inches to soles