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What is the best wheel chair cushion?

What is the best wheel chair cushion?

Rojo: Typically the cushion should be patient specific' and a rojo cushion is a pretty good one. Hopefully, the individual underwent pressure mapping to assure a proper fit; an improper fit might lead to skin breakdown and pressure 'ulcers' which require medical intervention. ...Read more

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Wheelchairs (Definition)

Wheelchairs are devices used for mobility by people who are temporarily or permanently ...Read more


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What is the best mattress/cushion for preventing bed sores?

What is the best mattress/cushion for preventing bed sores?

No pressure, no sore: Is the general rule. People with normal sensation and mobility never stay in one position for too long. Pressure over a bony prominence can cause skin injury in as little as two hours. That is why debilitated patients and those with spinal cord injuries are placed on pressure-relieving mattresses, turned and repositioned frequently and checked for the presence of early pressure sores frequently. ...Read more

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What is the best hemorrhoid cushion for the best effective relief?

Try a few: I believe the best would be if you can get as round inflatable on open in the middle ( donut shape).Why don't u see a proctologist he can possibly relieve you from your problem once and for all and is not necessarily surgery. ...Read more

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What cushion is the best for coccyx pain on a plane?

What cushion is the best for coccyx pain on a plane?

Donut: Most people do well with a donut type cushion that relieves pressure on the coccyx. ...Read more

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What's the best seat cushion for low back pain?

What's the best seat cushion for low back pain?

Good seat back: The best would be one that has a cushion for the lower back to maintain the normal curvature of the lower back. ...Read more

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What should I look for in a wheelchair cushion?

What should I look for in a wheelchair cushion?

Depends: Although, it depends on a user's preference a lot, a few common things you don't want to miss - comfort, durability, ease of taking care of, fitting your existing wheelchair, the ease of replacement, and cost. ...Read more

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Is it better to sit on a cushioned chair or a hard chair for studying? What is the right height?

Is it better to sit on a cushioned chair or a hard chair for studying? What is the right height?

Whatever feels good: In medical school, i studied in armchairs, coffee shops, barnes and noble, in bed, in a park, in the car, etc. Whatever works for you, go for it. Good luck, and happy studying! ...Read more

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Dull ache in lower back from sitting wrong in wheelchair. Would a cushion help?

Dull ache in lower back from sitting wrong in wheelchair. Would a cushion help?

Possibly: A cushion may help but not unless the person in the wheelchair is able to correct their posture to sit with better alignment. This may require evaluation of the current chair and recommendations for a different type of chair if necessary. ...Read more