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Physical therapy equipment

Physical therapy equipment refers to the tools used for recovery of parts of the human body adversely affected by injury or surgery.

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Physical therapy equipment

Axle

Medical devices; Physical therapy equipment

The part at the center of a wheel; a wheel rotates around an axle with the help of ball bearings.

Body Mechanics

Medical devices; Physical therapy equipment

Refers to the best or safest body position to use in order to accomplish a heavy task.

Casters

Medical devices; Physical therapy equipment

The two small wheels at the front (or the rear) of the wheelchair which swivel in all directions. They contribute to the maneuverability of the wheelchair and come in either solid or pneumatic ...

Crossbrace

Medical devices; Physical therapy equipment

The center frame of the wheelchair, which is just below the seat. On folding wheelchairs, crossbraces join the two sides of the wheelchair frame together, as well as providing support for seating.

Custom

Medical devices; Physical therapy equipment

When a frame or a wheelchair is built to an individual's specifications.

Dump

Medical devices; Physical therapy equipment

The angle between the seat rail (the two side rails that go from front to back on either side of the seat) and the floor, though it commonly means an exaggerated angle.

Durable Medical Equipment (DME)

Medical devices; Physical therapy equipment

The general category of equipment which includes wheelchairs, bath benches, hospital beds, bedside commodes and walker etc. Also see Rehabilitation Technology Supplier.

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