Reviews & Case studies

Reviews

BOB AND BRAD – A SUPER CHAIR FOR THOSE THAT NEED IT – THE MILANO - REVIEW

The world’s most famous internet physiotherapists Bob and Brad gave an independent, honest review of the Milano. Have a look and see what they thought of the chair.

BOB AND BRAD – IMPROVE SITTING COMFORT, REDUCE PRESSURE ULCERS IN ELDERLY, DISABLED, STROKE SURVIVORS ETC

Bob and Brad discuss how to improve sitting comfort and reduce pressure ulcers in the elderly, the disabled, stroke survivors etc using the Milano chair.

Case Studies

BEN’S STORY

Ben, an 87 year old male, had suffered a stroke (CVA), and has osteoarthritis. He had a history of pressure injuries and spent up to 14 hours per day in his chair, along with being hoisted for all transfers. By Martina Tierney, OT Ben was a member of the intervention…

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RACHEL’S STORY

Rachel, a 94 year old female, has arthritis in her left knee and a history of falls. She mobilised with a walking frame and needed assistance for all transfers. By Martina Tierney, OT Rachel was a lady who took part in a Seating Matters research trial as part of the Intervention…

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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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Finding The Right Chair for Anne Marie With Huntington’s Disease

By Martina Tierney, OT I want to share with you Anne Marie’s Story.  For me, Anne Marie and her family’s story is one as an OT that I hear about often, but it can be difficult to explain the discomfort and danger someone like Anne Marie could be in whilst sitting…

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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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