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  • Product Manuals

    Download or view our product manuals in pdf format.
  • About

    Our History Rifton began in 1977 as an offshoot of Community Playthings, a leading manufacturer of furniture and equipment for early childhood settings. When our designers paid a neighborly visit to a Connecticut home for children with disabilities, a therapist asked if they could custom-build a chair for one of their residents. In the next months similar requests trickled in, and before long designers...
  • Service

    Replacement parts Our replacement parts service is available to keep your equipment up and running. Give us a call. It is helpful to have the serial number from the product when you call. For older items we are able to supply common replacement parts if the design has not changed significantly. Your customer service representative can help you with any questions you may have about our products. Call...
  • Made in the USA

    Rifton Equipment represents the best of American values. Every piece of Rifton’s adaptive equipment comes from our factories in New York and Pennsylvania. Quality is our top priority, so we only work with suppliers and vendors that meet our high standards. And by partnering with local suppliers we help support the region’s economy and renowned vibrancy. Read more about our company. Our promise...
  • Assembly

    At Rifton, every detail is given complete attention, and every piece of equipment is custom-configured to meet the client’s specific needs. We adhere to strict quality control. Before any order leaves our factories, it is personally inspected and signed off to ensure quality and safety. We are people building for people – every component of a Rifton product is welded, assembled...
  • Design

    Our innovative and functional designs are the direct result of therapist feedback. Each component is thoughtfully designed and engineered to meet the needs of both therapists and clients. And we are constantly upgrading our products to bring you and your clients the opportunity for better results. Each new piece of equipment goes through rigorous testing before it’s...
  • Evidence Based Practice

    Prospective cohort studies can inform pediatric physical therapy practice

    The field of pediatric physical therapy has long recognized the difficulty of conducting high level research with the cerebral palsy population. Meeting the qualifications of a randomized controlled trial while implementing interventions with children with multiple physical disabilities – with all their varied daily realities – is extraordinarily difficult. In turn, the systematic review that...
  • PT/OT

    A patient with spinal cord injury recovers with the aid of an E-Pacer

    Previously on our blog we shared a post about the use of Therabands with the TRAM from Linda Rusiecki, a physical therapist at Blodgett Hospital in Grand Rapids. In another post, Janette Tazzia and Linda Rusiecki tell about Janette’s recovery from a stroke. Now here’s a story of an individual impacted by a spinal cord injury who made remarkable gains with use of the Rifton E-Pacer in his...
  • Evidence Based Practice

    Evidence Update: New Research Suggests Increasing Pediatric Intervention Frequency

    Existing evidence on pediatric therapy dosing is scanty and conflicting, though motor learning theory has long associated increased frequency and repetition of movement and skills with improved outcomes. A new study now appears to bolster this view in the context of school-based intervention. The study comes out of Norway, where almost all children with cerebral palsy are registered in CP-specific follow...