Seating & Postural Management

Posture is vital to our level of function and can greatly affect our ability to carry out day-to-day activities, whether in sitting in a wheelchair or at a computer desk; or  in lying in a position for sleep or rest.

Seating & postural management

At SP Therapy Services our Occupational Therapists are skilled in providing:

  • comprehensive assessment and recommendation for wheelchairs, specialist seating (moulded chairs, powered wheelchairs) and static seating
  • support for tissue viability through the recommendation and use of suitable cushions and mattresses
  • advice and recommendations for additional postural support to aid comfort in a wheelchair or armchair
  • advice and recommendation on lying supports and night-time positioning

Heather says “We are all aware if we are uncomfortable; it can be difficult to concentrate or to sleep. If we can move you can get up and stretch; if we can talk you can complain about the chair. What about if you could do neither? This is where a skilled OT can make a real difference.”

We can provide home visits & clinic appointments.

SP Therapy Services take great care in providing an exceptional standard of therapy to all our patients, whatever their individual age, diagnosis or location.

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