The Positioning and Mobility Clinic provides a team approach to the evaluation, fittings and follow-up of wheelchairs (manual and power), seating systems, standers, adaptive car seats, adapted chairs and adaptive bath equipment. The equipment chosen is designed to meet the needs of the individual and his or her family.
A typical visit consists of the following: a thorough consultation and evaluation with the client and team members to identify positioning/mobility needs, recommendations and assistance in the integration of other assistive technology, interaction with the referral source, school personnel, primary therapists, physicians, and others to assure quality of care. Individuals benefit from this service if they require specialized mobility and positioning and seating solutions to enable them to be as functional and independent as possible.
Our highly experienced therapists lead the Clinic and specialize in the area of positioning and mobility. They work closely with the individual, family members, primary therapists, physician and the rehabilitation technology supplier. Each of the suppliers represented in the Clinic is part of the National Registry of Rehabilitation Technology Suppliers (NRRTS) and their representatives must have their ATS/CRTS credential.
Positioning and Mobility Clinic is available for children and young adults who are in need of evaluation, fitting, and follow up for the following equipment:
The primary goal of this service is to provide optimal seating and mobility solutions for each individual's needs.
The positioning and Mobility clinic provides a unique team approach to the evaluation, fittings, and follow-up for each piece of equipment. The Occupational and Physical Therapist with experience in the area of positioning and mobility will lead the clinic working closely with the client, family, primary therapist, physician, and rehabilitation technology suppliers. The equipment chosen is designed to meet the needs of the individual and his/her family.
A typical visit consists of the following:
Parents, physicians, nurses, teachers, therapists or other healthcare professionals can refer a child to the Positioning and Mobility Clinic.
A prescription from your child's treating physician for "Occupational/Physcial Therapy evaluation & treatment services in the Positioning and Mobility Clinic" is required for billing and scheduling of services. The prescription MUST include a diagnosis and diagnostic code.
For additional questions or to make an appointment, please call the Positioning and Mobility Clinic Intake Coordinator at 630.261.6210
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