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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

Evaluation

Medical devices; Physical therapy equipment

The service offered by rehabilitation professionals, such as occupational or physical therapists, who work with their client to assemble equipment specifications and then justify the need for those ...

Electromagnetic Interference

Medical devices; Physical therapy equipment

Occurs when some device in a person's environment emits electromagnetic energy that is not compatible with the sensitive electronics incorporated into many medical devices such as power wheelchairs. ...

Fork

Medical devices; Physical therapy equipment

The part that attaches the front wheel or caster to the frame of the wheelchair.

Footrests

Medical devices; Physical therapy equipment

The place where the wheelchair user can rest his/her feet. Also called a foot plate.

Hand Control

Medical devices; Physical therapy equipment

A mechanical system that allows for operation of both the gas and brake pedals by either hand and is accomplished by means of a combination lever mounted to the steering column.

Hemi Wheelchair

Medical devices; Physical therapy equipment

A chair with a low seat-to-floor height that allows for foot propulsion of the wheelchair.

HCFA

Medical devices; Physical therapy equipment

Healthcare Finance Administration, which is the funding/reimbursement agency for Medicare which pays for wheelchairs.

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