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In honor of the 2019 World Wide Pressure Injury Prevention Day this Thursday, November 21, 2019 we're taking a look at preventing wound development. Today we're taking a look at product technology that can help prevent pressure injuries from developing.
Part 1 in our series about Power Assist Devices.
We live in a busy world, and everyone is racing to get from one place to another. People who use manual wheelchairs push their wheelchairs 2000-3000 times per day on average in order to check off all the items on their to do lists. Propulsion isn’t the only issue though. Many manual wheelchair users over use their joints and muscles in their arms due to propulsion, transfers, and overhead reaching. The Paralyzed Veterans of America Clinical Practice guidelines tells us that nearly 75% of manual wheelchair users experience shoulder pain. And as a clinician who worked in seating and mobility for 9 years prior to working for Permobil, my clinical experience supports this claim.
Click here to see Part 1.
Last week we took a look at 4 funding myths and misconceptions. Today we're taking a look at a few more funding myths and misconceptions.
Myth & Misconception #5: A Group 3 wheelchair base with tilt, seat elevator and power elevating legrests should be billed as K0861
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