Adaptive equipment use

Evidence Based Practice Updates in Motor Learning February 14, 2022 by Lori Potts, PT
Research continues to increase knowledge in the field of motor learning. Understanding the mechanisms of motor learning can contribute to therapist interventions to further promote motor skills.
Stories Death of a Father and a Founder December 14, 2021 by Joe Keiderling
Last month saw the death of one of Rifton’s founding fathers. Jerry Voll grew up in Louisville, Kentucky, and studied for the ministry at Lancaster Theological Seminary in Pennsylvania.
Therapeutic Benefits Student Achievement in Adapted Physical Education Through Teamwork and Practice
Angela Campbell, MS, APE Specialist, discusses the role of the collaborative special education team towards helping children achieve their adapted physical education goals.
Evidence Based Practice Evidence Update: The Effects of Inclination, Hip Abduction, Orientation and Tone on Weight-Bearing in Adaptive Standers September 06, 2021 by Elena Noble, MPT
This new exploratory and descriptive study is the first to measure weight-bearing during standing in different degrees of hip abduction, stander inclination and stander orientation.
Videos Chest Prompt
Cathy Ripmaster, MS, PT, demonstrates the chest prompt on the Rifton Pacer and discusses positioning for effective gait training.
Videos Arm Prompts
Cathy Ripmaster, PT demonstrates the arm prompts on the Rifton Pacer and discusses positioning for effective gait training.
Videos Series Intro
Introducing “Pacer Positioning in Depth,” a new video series with Cathy Ripmaster, MS, PT. We’ll talk about the various Pacer support and positioning components and demonstrate how to use them.
Tips & Advice When the Pacer Chest Prompt Is Too High July 14, 2021 by Elena Noble, MPT
Cathy Ripmaster, MS, PT demonstrates some ways to fix a common problem with positioning in the Pacer.
PT/OT Toileting Concepts for Children with Disabilities June 28, 2021 by Elena Noble, MPT
For many parents and teachers of children with special needs, toileting seems like an unattainable goal. In this webinar, Lori Potts, PT discusses strategies to address these barriers for improved toileting successes.
Webinars Benefits of Dynamic Movement in Gait Training
Lori Potts, PT discusses how dynamic support options lead to better gait training outcomes.
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