Alternative Driving Methods for People with Muscle Weakness

Alternative Driving Methods for People with Muscle Weakness


Complex rehab power wheelchairs support a host of features, including alternative driving methods, power seating and customizable programming. These features are essential for many clients with muscle weakness. This webinar will explore proportional and digital driving methods which require less active range of motion and force for use with this population. Programming tips to reduce effort and fatigue will also be discussed. Case studies will also be included.

After taking part in this webinar, participants will:

  1. Describe 3 clinical implications of muscle weakness on use of a power wheelchair standard joystick.
  2. Identify 3 alternative proportional access methods applicable to muscle weakness.
  3. Identify 3 alternative non-proportional access methods applicable to muscle weakness.

This purchase is for individual access to the On-Demand Practice Evidence Webinar from November 21, 2017. Access to the recording, handouts and certificate is provided by email immediately following purchase. No cancellations/refunds will be provided once the purchase is completed. Please visit the Webinars FAQ for technical requirements and additional information

This access will expire on February 28, 2021.

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Michelle L. Lange

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