Customer Stories

Customer Stories

Huntingtons Disease Atlanta chair

A Chair for Anne Marie With Huntington’s Disease

Anne Marie has Huntington’s Disease and receives 24 hour care. She was sliding and falling every few minutes from her old arm chair, often ending up on the floor. Swapping to the Seating Matters Atlanta chair had a huge impact on the life of both Anne Marie and her family. Here is their story.

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Sydney GoFlat™: A Chair For Amelia, Michael & Alex

Here are the stories of Amelia, a palliative care patient with a spinal cord injury, Michael, a patient with burns to 80% of his body, and Alex, who recently underwent cardiac bypass surgery. The Sydney GoFlat™ chair was life changing for these three individuals. Find out how.

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Who is Martina Tierney?

Entrepreneur. World-Renowned Occupational Therapist. Mother. Grandmother. Founder & Global Clinical Director of Seating Matters. Martina Tierney is many, many things. But, in her own words, “I suppose I was never really good at being an employee”. So how did that realisation lead to the launch of Seating Matters, and a seating revolution that would transform patient care across the globe?

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Milano Case Study – Sarah’s Story

By Seating Matters, Case Study, Cerebral Palsy, Scoliosis This case study is a real patient scenario. The images have been created from real photographs taken with permission. This is a real person in a real situation but illustrations have been used in order to protect their identity. Images & Content…

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Atlanta Case Study – Margaret’s Story

By Seating Matters, Case Study, Pressure Injuries, CVA, Stroke This case study is a real patient scenario. The images have been created from real photographs taken with permission. This is a real person in a real situation but illustrations have been used in order to protect their identity. Images &…

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Monaco Case Study – Rachel’s Story

By Seating Matters, Case Study, Fall Prevention, Arthritis This case study is a real patient scenario. The images have been created from real photographs taken with permission. This is a real person in a real situation but illustrations have been used in order to protect their identity. Images & Content…

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Sorrento Case Study – Valerie’s Story

By Seating Matters, Case Study, Dementia, Limited Mobility This case study is a real patient scenario. The images have been created from real photographs taken with permission. This is a real person in a real situation but illustrations have been used in order to protect their identity. Images & Content…

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Phoenix Case Study – Ben’s Story

By Seating Matters, Case Study, CVA, Osteoarthritis, Kyphosis This case study is a real patient scenario. The images have been created from real photographs taken with permission. This is a real person in a real situation but illustrations have been used in order to protect their identity. Images & Content…

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Bariatric Sorrento Case Study – Alan’s Story

By Seating Matters, Case Study, Bariatric This case study is a real patient scenario. The images have been created from real photographs taken with permission. This is a real person in a real situation but illustrations have been used in order to protect their identity. Images & Content © Seating…

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KYPHOSIS AND SLIDING IN CHAIR – BEN’S STORY:

By Martina Tierney OT  Case Study, CVA, Osteoarthritis, Kyphosis Ben is an 87-year-old male, who had suffered a stroke (CVA) and also had osteoarthritis. He had a history of pressure injuries and spent up to 14 hours per day in his chair and used a patient lift for all transfers. Seating Issues: Kyphosis,…

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BARIATRIC CHAIR AIDS STROKE PATIENT RECOVERY

By Martina Tierney, OT Len Nixon is a bariatric gentlemen, approaching 181kg.  After suffering a stroke, Len found himself being admitted to hospital in Belleville, Ontario.  Because of Len’s bariatric condition he was spending most of his day in bed in hospital, occasionally being transferred by a lift to a…

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BEAR FOUND HIS “SAFE PLACE” IN HIS SPECIALIST CHAIR FOR CHILDREN

I often share stories of older people who are benefiting from their Seating Matters chair.  Today I want to tell you about 13 year old Logan ‘Bear’ Matthews and his Mum Alison, from Luton, UK. Bear suffers from complex epilepsy, a condition that affects his brain. Epilepsy can start at…

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COMFORT CHAIR THAT HELPS WITH EDS AND POTS

By Martina Tierney, OT Jess Hodges is 26 and lives in Lincolnshire, UK with her parents.  Jess suffers from various conditions that effect her everyday life, resulting in her having to spend a lot of time seated and in bed.  She has epilepsy, Ehlers-Danlos syndromes(EDS) and Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia (PoTS).  PoTS effects Jess’s heart…

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A Chair for Lindsey: Cerebral Palsy and Scoliosis Pain

By Martina Teirney. OT Lindsey Spoon is a stylish young lady living outside of Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was born with cerebral palsy, a motor and movement condition that affects her muscles and mobility. Due to her condition, she has always used a standard wheelchair to get around. Despite all the…

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