Anchors: A Way to Increase Independence
June 11, 2013
by Diane McCormack, OTR
Rifton’s Anchor family is more than a collection of suction cup grab bars and hand grips. The Anchor family is a set of distal arm stabilizers that enhance proximal stability of head, shoulder, trunk and pelvis. In essence, they assist students and young adults in becoming more independent in the classroom, community and home.
Previously, a hierarchical development theory emphasized working on...