It takes less than 15 minutes for a pressure sore to develop. It takes a minimum of 32 hours (1-2 times a week for 16 weeks) for a pressure sore to heal. That is a 30 minute trip to the wound care facility and a 60 minutes wound care visit. And that is for a
A greats fitting wheelchair is essential. You know your kid, you know your body. Active participation and yes sometimes insurance appeals are needed to assure you get what you need.
I still remember getting Mel’s first chair. Read about it here: https://transitionalmoment.wordpress.com/2012/11/30/mels-first-wheelchair/
One of the saddest things to me is seeing a child, in a chair, that does not fit them. Chairs are like a child’s shoes. The correct fit can mean all the difference in usability, comfort and self-confidence. A child’s life style, activity level and motor control should drive the selection. I plan on it taking
I hesitate in writing this piece. When you Google wheelchair or anything about wheelchairs you get so many posts, so many strong opinions about how a wheelchair is giving up on walking. You find people recommending stroller to those whose child is getting to heavy. However the replies do not seem to be from those who