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Created by clinicians for clinicians, Education in Motion provides the latest information in the complex rehabilitation technology (CRT) industry. Read blogs, articles, and industry resources as well as real life clinical applications and outcomes.

Recent Blog Posts

Taking Control: Ideas for Increasing Success with a Standard Joystick

One of the areas that has evolved greatly over the years has been the way in which a user accesse...

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An overview of ultralight manual wheelchair frame styles

The range of active user ultralight manual wheelchairs currently on the market is formidable. Eac...

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Adjustability in Power Rehab Seating in the Clinic

As a member of a seating and mobility team in Long Island, New York, one of the more frustrating ...

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A Few Words on Spokes

When I shared this month’s EIM spokes topic with a colleague (himself an unapologetic power...

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Tips for Selecting Solid Wheelchair Backs

There is a plethora of prefabricated (off-the-shelf) wheelchair back supports on the market today...

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Optimal manual wheelchair set up for an upper limb propeller

This month I have been asked by a clinician how can we determine what is the optimal manual wheel...

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Resource Updates

Cushion Properties

This resource explains the technology used in cushions and the clinical application that should b...

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Wheelchair assessment measuring guide

Taking proper and accurate measurements of the client is an essential part of the seating and whe...

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Pelvic & Spinal Postures

This month we have a new resource showing sitting pelvic positions in all anatomical planes and a...

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Powered mobility devices assessment and cognitive impairment: a systematic review

Often, when we evaluate a powered mobility device (PMD) for a child with disabilities, as well as...

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Can powered wheelchairs really support 24 hour positioning?

Is a separate static seat the best answer to daytime postural management? Sometimes. Bu...

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Part 2 - From power wheelchair environmental control to IoT

How can the Power Wheelchair (PWC) effectively interact with the home environment? What is the po...

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Real Life Stories

Gabriel Copola

In 1995, when Gabriel was 11 years old, he sustained a complete spinal cord injury (SCI) at the T3-T4 level as the result of a bicycle accident.

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Meet the Team

Faith Brown - Sunrise Medical UK & EIRE

Faith Brown - Sunrise Medical UK & EIRE

Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist (OT), Clinical Educator - United Kingdom and Eire

Devis Trioschi - Sunrise Medical Italy

Devis Trioschi - Sunrise Medical Italy

Clinical & Product Specialist – Occupational Therapist (OT) and Physioterapist (PT)

Federico Rizza - Sunrise Medical Italy

Federico Rizza - Sunrise Medical Italy

Clinical & Product specialist - Occupational Therapist (OT)

Amy Bjornson - Sunrise Medical Australia

Amy Bjornson - Sunrise Medical Australia

BS, MPT, ATP, SMS - Clinical Director - Asia Pacific

Angie Kiger - Sunrise Medical USA

Angie Kiger - Sunrise Medical USA

M.Ed., CTRS, ATP/SMS - Clinical Strategy & Education Manager

Linda Bollinger - Sunrise Medical USA

Linda Bollinger - Sunrise Medical USA

PT / ATP / DPT - Clinical Education Manager

Sheilagh Sherman - Sunrise Medical Canada

Sheilagh Sherman - Sunrise Medical Canada

BA, BHScOT, MHM, OT Reg. (Ont.) - Clinical Educator

Tilly Brook - Sunrise Medical Australia

Tilly Brook - Sunrise Medical Australia

MOT (Hons), BHlthSc. Occupational Therapist (OT), Clinical Sales Consultant - Australia

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