Knowledge Base

If you are a physio or occupational therapist working with an individual who is utilising a manual or power wheelchair, you should have a better understanding of the shoulder than a sports physio. Yes, that’s right you read that sentence correctly.

Spinal Cord Injuries (SCI) involve damage to the nerves of the spinal canal. These nerves allow our brains to communicate with the rest of our bodies and include control of motor function and sensory perception, including those vital functions like breathing and blood pressure.

Updated Corpus® seating system and cushions aim to improve immersion into the seat for increased comfort and stability. A new fresh look comes to the F-series with a sleek new design, more color options and new powerful LED lighting.

The pelvis is the key to maintain correct posture as it dictates the position of the head, trunk and extremities for users in wheelchairs.

Good posture is characterised by: