Impact of Mobile Manual Standing Wheelchair on Standing Dosage and Utility
Andrew H Hansen
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September 2021 -
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Many standing frames and standing wheelchairs support people in the standing position but once upright their utility is limited to those activities that are immediately within the range of the position where the person stood up. Joystick-operated power wheelchairs can move between work surfaces while remaining in a standing posture but can be difficult to maneuver in tight spaces, require specialized equipment for transportation, and limit the user’s potential for exercise. Numerous exoskeletons...