Adjustment of sitting position

– technique to adjust sitting position; a method for people with impaired arm function and good trunk balance


User receives help to move backwards in the wheelchair (video)

The user bends forward and an assistant grips him under the sitting bones (ischial tuberosities) and pulls him back. At the same time the user pushes himself back (the user has some trunk and leg function).

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The user

User receives help to move backwards in the wheelchair
User receives help to move backwards in the wheelchair

Tipsare: Kenneth

Kenneth lives in an apartment. Since 2006 he has a high incomplete tetraplegia with strong spasticity. He has personal assistance 130 hours a week.