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State Spinal Cord Injury Service

Spinal Seating Modules


Wheelchair seating is a complex process; do not be discouraged if the first chair or configuration trialled is not completely satisfactory. While the full configuration may not be right, it is likely that observation and consideration of the trial will give insight as to what elements are working, and which need to be reconsidered.

Do not give up too quickly! While there are rare instances where it may not be possible to achieve outstanding results in all four seating clinical objectives as well as meeting all of a client’s seating goals, in general patience and steady progress will yield a good seating result.


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