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  • How To's

    Rifton SoloLift Frequently Asked Questions

    How is the Sololift different from the mobile sling lift I’m familiar with? Many organizations have purchased mobile sling lifts for patient transfers, but staff often finds them to be cumbersome, inconvenient, and limited in the types of transfers they can accommodate. As a result, these expensive devices gather dust while caregivers resort to dangerous manual lifting. The Sololift is superior...
  • Therapeutic Benefits

    Rifton Prone Stander: Features & Benefits

    Prolonged immobility in a sitting or lying position can result in contractures, skeletal deformity, skin ulcers, and digestion, respiration, or circulatory system deficits for special needs children. However, independent standing requires the ability to extend the hips and knees, and bear weight to hold the body upright against gravity. The different types of joints in the body require different amounts...
  • How To's

    Guidelines for Functional Use of the SoloLift

    The Rifton SoloLift revolutionizes lifting transfers for adolescents and adults with disabilities. The SoloLift will transfer clients into an upright supportive walker or standing device. Even a low-functioning, non-weight-bearing individual can be assisted to move from sitting to standing, replicating the normal arc of movement in the transition from sit-to-stand. With the SoloLift, this natural movement...
  • SoloLift

    Enables one caregiver to transfer even very large clients from chairs, wheelchairs, beds, gait trainers and the floor with zero lifting.
  • Adaptive Tricycles

    Adapted for kids and teens with physical limitations, these trikes help improve leg strength and reciprocal movement while having fun: What could be better than biking around the block with peers?
  • Evidence Based Practice

    Evidence Update

    Once again Ginny Paleg, DScPT, MPT and Roslyn Livingstone, MSc have delivered a valuable literature review, this one on the all-important topic of gait training. In the therapy community we’re well aware of the importance of mobility for the developing mind and body. Because children with cerebral palsy at GMFCS levels IV and V are not independently mobile, supportive gait trainers provide critical...
  • Rifton Wave (Bathing & Transfer)

    Providing a stable, cushioned yet quick-drying seat for bathing in or out of tubs and showers, the Rifton Wave makes bathing a more relaxed and pleasant experience for both user and caregiver.
  • Activity Chairs

    Adaptive seating to meet the needs of clients of all ages and diagnoses with our hi/lo or standard base options and positioning accessories.
  • PT/OT

    MOVE for Adults in Action in Bakersfield

    Bakersfield ARC (BARC) MOVE for Adults program is the perfect solution for supporting adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. On my first visit to Bakersfield, California, in 2008 to take the MOVE (Mobility Opportunity Via Education) Basic Provider’s course, I was introduced to BARC. The center had just become a MOVE certified adult model site for visitors to see firsthand how the...
  • Blue Wave Bath Chairs

    Providing a stable, cushioned yet quick-drying seat for bathing in or out of tubs and showers, the Blue Wave makes bathing a more relaxed and pleasant experience for both user and caregiver.