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Sunday, April 27 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Wheelchair Seating: The Science Behind Clinical Choices

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Our patients in wheelchairs are at never-ending risk for tissue trauma and skin breakdown. This session will provide a comprehensive overview on current research and technology in the area of seating and mobility with an emphasis on pressure ulcer prevention. Topics of discussion will include postural biomechanics, wheelchair configuration, wheelchair cushion design, and interface pressure measurement.


Steve Sprigle, PhD, PT

Georgia Institute of Technology

Thomas Whelan

WoundZoom, Inc.

Sunday April 27, 2014 10:30am - 11:30am
Room 1 - TBA Gaylord Palms Hotel and Convention Center