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All About Bedsores

How to Find the Right Wheelchair

It’s very important to have a wheelchair that’s fitted to you—not a “wheelchair in a box.” One size does not fit all, and most insurance companies won’t replace a wheelchair for 5-7 years, so you can get stuck with one that’s all wrong for you.

In these videos, physical therapy experts answer the most important wheelchair questions:

 


Additional Sources

Mayo Clinic: Preventing Bedsores (Pressure Ulcer)

Harvard University Medical School: Bed Shores (Decubitus Ulcers) A to Z

Model Systems Knowledge Transition Center (MSKTC):Skin Care & Pressure Sores: Recognizing and Treating Pressure Sores

National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel: Educational and Clinical Resources

MedlinePlus: Pressure Sores

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