Checklist when fitting a wheelchair cushion

August 9, 2018

When fitting a wheelchair cushion there are a number considerations that should be adhered to ensure good posture of the patient. From our years of experience in designing and manufacturing our Relax Range of innovative seating solutions, we have compiled a handy checklist that can be followed when fitting a wheelchair cushion.

General patient considerations

Anatomical Position

Pelvic position:

Is it neutral? Posterior (PSIS) and Anterior Superior Iliac Spine (ASIS) should be level. If not:

Posterior pelvic tilt:

Anterior pelvic tilt:

Hip flexion:

Hip Abduction:

Is the pelvis rotated?

Is patient position symmetrical?

If not:

Pelvic obliquity:

Wheelchair:

Patient history:

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