Can ventilation improve posture? A Study from NHS Guys & St Thomas Wheelchair Services

Can ventilation improve posture? This study was presented at PMG 2019 by Victoria Curling and Suzanna Shari from NHS Guys & St Thomas Wheelchair Services (Kings College Hospital). Can ventilation improve posture? Raphael is a 52-year-old man with CP, LD, asthma and h/o respiratory failure. He has complex seating needs: pelvic obliquity ↑L, scoliosis concave…

Glasgow Interspinal Games Team 2018 - wheelAIR

wheelAIR meet Glasgow’s Inter Spinal Games team

This week, we had a fantastic opportunity to go to Glasgow’s Spinal Unit where we met the Glasgow Inter Spinal Games team.    We will be supporting the team by offering the 8 members with a wheelAIR cooling backrest to use before and at the event.  We will be attending the games later this month with our…

Jo Southall – how to keep cool in a wheelchair with wheelAIR

Meet Jo Southall, the occupational therapist who has to constantly consider how best to keep cool in a wheelchair.  Simply staying cool & functional at room temperature should be easy, unfortunately for me it isn’t. My name is Jo Southall and I’m an Independent Occupational Therapist. I live with a number of complex medical problems…