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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

Mag Wheels

Medical devices; Physical therapy equipment

Wheels usually made of composite material, with either 7 or 9 spokes.

Pneumatic

Medical devices; Physical therapy equipment

Involving "air" as in air-filled or pneumatic tires.

Posture

Medical devices; Physical therapy equipment

The alignment of the body. Posture can affect how you feel and how you function in your wheelchair, especially over the long run.

Pressure

Medical devices; Physical therapy equipment

Or more accurately, interface pressure, which is the measure of the force exerted over an area of the body due to contact with a seating support surface. If sensation is impaired, the person does not ...

Propel

Medical devices; Physical therapy equipment

Making a wheelchair move. It can be by "hand," as in manual propulsion, or by motor.

Push Handle

Medical devices; Physical therapy equipment

The handles on the back of some wheelchairs that make it easier for an attendant to push the chair from behind.

Push Rims

Medical devices; Physical therapy equipment

The ring on the sides of the rear wheels of a wheelchair where the hands are placed for propelling the wheelchair. They can be plain aluminum, coated with plastic or even fitted with projections that ...

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