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Joystick armrest poses medical risk, says study

January 7, 2016HME News Staff

ELKINS PARK, Pa. - A new research study has found that central driving has several benefits over traditional armrest mounted joysticks. “(Armrest mounted joystick controllers) force a change in body posture and weight distribution with deleterious effects over time,” said Alberto Esquenazi, director of the Gait & Motion Analysis Laboratory at MossRehab, which conducted the study using Active Controls Central Drive System. “When operating a PWC with an armrest mounted drive control,...

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