broken bone prevention for children with mobility impairments

Broken Bone Prevention for Children with Mobility Impairments

Broken Bones Break My Heart I was talking to one of my OT friends about a student we used to share. He is an elementary-age boy who has the most sparkling eyes and brilliant smile, but who has missed weeks of school, weeks of instruction, weeks of fun, weeks of social interactions, and who has [..}


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Physical Therapy Must-Have Equipment: EasyStand Bantam

The Bantam as a Bench Necessity is the mother of using equipment for other than its originally intended purpose. When our Early Childhood Education building was being remodeled, things had to be shuffled around and put in storage. We got to play our own little version of the, “If your [..}


Standing Device Funding Guide - EasyStand Bantam

NCART Releases Standing Device Funding Guide

With over hundreds of research studies on standing and weight bearing you would think that both private and public healthcare payer sources would fund Standing Devices without a second thought. Unfortunately, in today’s ever shrinking insurance coverage and payment arena that is not the case. In [..}


Video Blog Episode 01: Staying Active After a Spinal Cord Injury

Matthew Tilford discusses how he stays active post-SCI, and offers advice for how those that are newly injured can do the same. [..}


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Have a Seat? No thanks, I’ll Stand!

I look outside and see the wheelchair that just sits.…next to the scooter and the barely used patio set outside the sliding glass door of our townhouse.  Further in the scene, is Gunnar, age 2 ½, climbing the ladder to the slide while together, Daddy and Roa make the loop around the climbing [..}


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Stand For Your Future

Hello my fellow standers, I’d like to introduce myself as this is my first blog for EasyStand. I’m Matthew Tilford and if you are an Easystand Facebook friend, you might remember me from my “standing and sanding” picture I posted to the page. By the way, I apologize to all the men out [..}


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10,000 Fans!

We recently hit the 10,000-fan mark on our Facebook  page, so naturally we see that as cause for celebration! We pulled together a video  from all of us at EasyStand to show our fans how much we appreciate every one of them! We love seeing our fan's posts online and are grateful to them for [..}


Life After SCI: The Tiffiny Carlson Story

Our latest video in the Life After SCI series is live. The Tiffiny Carlson Story is chock full of great tips for those with recent spinal cord injuries, but will be just as relevant for veteran wheelchair users. Tiffiny tells it like it is and doesn't shy away from topics, check out the video - it [..}


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Caroline is my kind of fighter!

I was lamenting not being able to move my fingers the other day, and then I ran across Caroline Lanctot. When she was 10 months old, she was in a car accident that left her a ventilator-dependent quadriplegic. Caroline is now in 5th grade, and she has pulled me out of a dark place. It's too easy [..}


Educational CEU Seminar on Standing by EasyStand

“Standing Justified” Educational Seminar

Last week we kicked off our new 2012 educational seminar "Standing Justified" in Dallas, Texas.  We were excited to have over 50 clinicians and rehab technology suppliers in attendance! “Standing Justified” is a CEU accredited program on standing and weight bearing that explores the health [..}