CLINICAL SEATING SYSTEMS designed for pressure care and comfort

REQUEST YOUR FREE CLINICIAN’S SEATING HANDBOOK

This practical guide to seating is written by Martina Tierney, OT, and used in academia, in clinical practice and with caregivers around the world to guide their practices around specialist seating.

The handbook contains:

  • Providing practical tips on performing seating assessments.
  • Your go-to guide for supporting various spinal presentations.
  • An extended guide to seating bariatric and paediatric patients.
  • Information on the new staging guidelines for pressure injuries.
  • Expanded, detailed patient case studies.

 

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Kyphosis Chairs

Seating Matters is the only store that you need to visit when looking for a kyphosis chair online. We have a large range of seating that is suitable for those suffering from this condition and that will make your patients daily lives much easier to cope with. The best kyphosis chair is one that will take into consideration each part of your spine from the very base of the pelvis all the way right up into your head. Below, you can find out more about the seats we sell and the best seating for kyphosis. 

Get The Best Kyphosis Chair From Seating Matters 

At Seating Matters, we will have the perfect kyphosis chair for your patients. There are many different variations to choose from and if you are unsure of which will be best, please do get in touch with our helpful staff who will be able to advise you on what will be the most suitable chair. 

If you look at someone with kyphosis, they can appear hunched over. This is because this is a spinal deformity that causes a curve in the upper half of your back. There are many things that can cause this and it can affect people from socialising if their head is leaning over. It can cause a lot of different problems such as numbness, nerve issues, back pain, problem breathing and more. 

Here is what to look for in the best chair for this condition: 

  1. Pelvic Positioning – The pelvis is the bottom of the spine and it is vital that it is well-positioned. When you suffer from this condition, you can be more tempted to slouch down in your seat, however, it is best for those with kyphosis to have their hips placed on the back of the chair for support and to help alleviate any lower back pressure. 
  2. Head Positioning – Head support is a must for those who have severe kyphosis. Leaning forward causes the head to lean forward too and it can become difficult to support. Chairs with lateral support and backrest are a great option as they can provide both comfort and support around the head.  
  3. Tilting – Tilting chairs are best for those with kyphosis as this allows you to lean back and take pressure away from your spine. Plus, you can maintain your hip angle which keeps you in the same position. 

Get Your Free Clinicians Seating Handbook Today 

Don’t miss out on getting your free clinician’s seating handbook from Seating Matters today. This handbook is written by Martina Tierney who is an expert in this field and helps to design chairs that are perfect for those suffering from diseases like kyphosis, Huntington’s and dementia. In this handy guide, you will find a range of information from practical tips on performing seating assessments to new staging guidelines for pressure injuries. Request this from our team today and it will be posted to your address free of charge. 

Seating Matters provides clinical healthcare seating chairs for Disabled & Elderly people in Australia. We sell bariatric chairs, orthopedic chairs, cerebral palsy chairs, occupational therapy chairs, parkinsons disease chairs, huntington’s disease chairs, tilt space chairs, fall prevention chairs, motor neuron chairs, multiple sclerosis chairs, brain injury chairs, Paediatric chairs & other seating range in Australia. Browse our website for more information or contact us for more details.

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Each day I realise more and more the impact of seating on people's lives. For these people, the quality of their chair determines the quality of their life.
Martina Tierney
Founder and Clinical Director
Seating Matters

Seating Range

Milano

The Milano provides dignity, pressure care and comfort for people with limited mobility. The Milano has been designed specifically for care facilities to address pressure management, falls prevention, infection control, maintenance of mobility and safe manual handling. The Milano fits people of all of shapes and sizes through its adjustable seat width, seat depth and...

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Phoenix

The Phoenix accommodates people with complex or changing needs who require high levels of postural support, pressure care and comfort. Due to its customisation, the Phoenix gifts the luxury of comfortable and supportive seating for those who may otherwise not be able to sit out of bed. The Phoenix is often used as an alternative...

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Atlanta

The Atlanta is a safe, comfortable chair that provides dignity to people at risk of falling, sliding or injuring themselves. The Atlanta can accommodate people who are challenging to seat, and is often used for those with Huntington’s Disease, late stage dementia or in a palliative care setting. The chair is low to the ground...

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Sorrento

The Sorrento chair helps people needing high levels of pressure care, comfort and posture support. It is suitable for people in any setting, including hospitals, care facilities or their own home. For people with high pressure care needs, the tilt in space can be used to improve posture and redistribute pressure. The tilt movements include...

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Monaco

The Monaco has been designed for comfort and mobility with independence at the forefront of its design. It was designed to encourage independence in sitting by supporting the body and encouraging the users to stand up independently with little assistance. The Monaco chair provides stability in sitting without compromising function. Early use of the Monaco...

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Bariatric Sorrento

The Bariatric Sorrento is a tilt in space bariatric chair on wheels and can support patients up to 294kgs and has been designed to reduce the risk of injury to the patient and caregiver. Fully motorised to limit patient handling, the Bariatric Sorrento fully accommodates the user’s unique body shape which limits sliding, provides postural...

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Kidz Phoenix

The Kidz Phoenix is the most supportive and functional of the Seating Matters children’s range to accommodate spinal conditions and provide maximum support to highly dependent patients. The Kidz Phoenix tilt in space chair is clinically designed for complex upper body support in addition to pressure management, postural support and comfort. It accommodates those with...

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Kidz Sorrento

The Kidz Sorrento lends itself easily to changing user needs and is above all else the ultimate in comfort for children with complex medical conditions. The Kidz Sorrento is a simple to operate and functional chair which is designed to improve and maximise comfort as well as provide postural support and pressure management. With its...

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Milano

Phoenix

Atlanta

Sorrento

Monaco

Bariatric Sorrento

Kidz Phoenix

Kidz Sorrento

Clinically researched and trialled to prevent pressure injuries and falls

Designed by a world leading occupational therapist who understands the clinical impact of poor seating.

Learn more about the clinical research and trial behind the Seating Matters range. 

Ease of use

Learn how easy it is to adjust and manoeuvre Seating Matters chairs with some video instructions showing you just how easy it is.

The benchmark for quality

It takes continuous, careful planning to ensure our chairs are functional as well as being aesthetically pleasing. Each and every part of a Seating Matters chair has been engineered and devised to offer optimum quality and support for the user.

With it’s unparalleled frame warranty, we guarantee our high quality manufacturing standards and stringent testing, so you will be confident knowing you have a high quality care chair.

Reviews & Case Studies

Do you want to know what other people think about the Seating Matters chairs?

Or would you like to review some real life case studies that will go through various patient conditions and come up with real life solutions that can help provide a better quality of life for each and every patient.

Resources

Do you have any questions or are needing some extra resources?

Visit our Resources page where you will find our most Frequently Asked Questions, where you can book Training With Your Team, and download the Seating Matters brochures and product information.