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Mobility

Buy the book: Therapists publish guide

November 21, 2017Liz Beaulieu, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - There's a new Bible on seating and mobility.Therapists and ATPs Michelle Lange and Jean Minkel published a clinical resource guide on seating and mobility in November through SLACK Books, part of the Healio Network, that spans a whopping 440 pages.“There are a number of assistive technology books on the market, but some of them haven't been updated in awhile and many of them dedicate only one chapter to seating and mobility,” said Lange, OTR/L ABDA ATP/SMS, who practices...

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On the Editor's Desk

Spotlight on CELA: 'We have to advocate the data'

October 13, 2010Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Simon Margolis at NRRTS sent out a bulletin this week announcing the clinical guest speaker at CELA 2011: Jean Minkel. Here's a Q&A with Minkel that will appear in the November issue of HME News. Physical therapist Jean Minkel says CMS can't have it both ways. If clinicians can provide evidence that manual wheelchairs, used over time, can result in injuries—and they can, she says—the agency needs to open up its wallet for power wheelchairs, sometimes both. Here's what Minkel, an independent...

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