Crutches: Underarm or Forearm In this video Cindy discusses Crutches: Underarm or Forearm We would love to hear from crutch users about your experiences/opinions. Please leave us a comment below! Underarm or Axillary Crutches | https://amzn.to/2KMEJWj (affiliate link) – more typically used in the United States – held under your arm with top of the […]

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Raising Chair Height Using a Platform Riser Cindy is demonstrating the use of a homemade platform riser. This can be a good option to help adapt the height of a favorite chair or recliner in order to make it easier/safer to get up and down from the chair due to weakness or post knee or […]

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Assisting Someone with Sitting and Standing In this video the caregiver will learn how to instruct an individual to safely stand up from or sit down onto a sitting surface. This would apply to a chair, bed, toilet, car seat, etc. Depending on the sitting surface, the hand placements for push off will of course […]

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A Sliding Board Transfer to a Wheelchair Sliding boards are a great way for people that use wheelchairs to maintain functional independence or to assist caregivers with transferring their loved-one into and out of a wheelchair. However, many people are unfamiliar with them or how to safely use them. Learn how to instruct an individual […]

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Adapts Portable Transfer Sling Up next is Robin from Adapts Portable Transfer Slings. Adapts portable transfer sling is designed for emergency transport that can be used every day! Originally invented by a flight attendant who knows the airlines have no good plan for emergently evacuating passengers with limited mobility whose wheelchairs are in cargo–the ADAPTS manual […]

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Video Timestamps: 01:04 – Easi-Care Yellow 01:14 – GaitBelt[dot]com 01:49 – Norco Gait Belt Hey, PTs, OT’s and CNA’s, are you tired of the plastic buckles on the wipeable gait belts? Do you miss the easily adjustable metal buckles? Cindy gives viewers a few examples of wipeable gait belts with metal buckles. Cotton gait belts […]

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PROFlex Leg Lifter designed by Cindy Cindy, Physical Therapist with Adaptive Equipment & Caregiving Corner here to talk about the Vive PROFlex 2-in-1 Leg Lifter. https://amzn.to/3eMne83 (affiliate link) I’m super excited to be talking about this not only because it’s a great physical therapy tool but also because I’m the INVENTOR of this product! I […]

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Furniture Cruising or Wall Cruising is when a person is unsteady while walking so they touch or hold onto furniture or walls to help maintain their balance. Family members and patients who furniture or wall cruise have an increased risk for falls. Give us a call today and let’s schedule an appointment to discuss ways […]

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Orthostatic hypotension is when your blood pressure drops when you go from lying down to sitting up, or from sitting to standing. Significant lightheadedness with change in position should be reported to your primary care physician.. Give us a call today and let’s schedule an appointment to discuss ways to decrease your personal fall risks. […]

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Foot and Ankle Issues: Have you had your tires checked lately? The feet are like tires on a car. Not having good contact with surfaces increases fall risk. Give us a call today and let’s schedule an appointment to discuss ways to decrease your personal fall risks. Find FREE helpful videos here: https://www.adaptiveequipmentcorner.com/youtube-videos Adaptive Equipment […]

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