Seating Matters Blog

Our clinical team at Seating Matters is made up of occupational therapists, nurses, and a doctor of physical therapy so we have a unique understanding of our patient needs when it comes to seating.
We are changing the world of healthcare seating and through this blog we are educating fellow clinicians with informational videos and how to articles,  as well as sharing key industry news, and highlighting research to support evidence based practice.

Why does seating matter?

By Martin Tierney Understanding why seating matters, can make a difference to the life of patients and caregivers, preventing injury and reducing the cost of care.* What is Good Sitting Posture? By approximately ten months of age, a typically developing infant demonstrates good sitting posture. The infant sits with the…

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picture of a comfortable seating patient with complex needs


By Martina Tierney OT  Huntington’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, Motor Neuron/ALS, Multiple Sclerosis, Dementia, Alzheimher’s, Seating Assessment In a daily case load, each patient we encounter is different. They have individual needs which change and evolve throughout the duration of their medical condition.  When seating patients with complex conditions such as Huntington’s Disease,…

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If you’ve been following Seating Matters for a while, you’ve probably heard us mention Seating Assessments before.  Seating Assessments are scheduled appointments that we will arrange at a time and place that works for you and your clients. A trained Seating Specialist will make a home or facility call to…

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