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Special Needs Standers

Special Needs Standers are designed for the wheelchair-bound individuals to fulfill their mobility and standing needs. These standers provide independence, safety and reliability to individuals with mild to severe disabilities. Prone standers, Supine Standers, Vertical Standers, Sit To Stand Standers and Multi-Positioning Standers are available from top brands.

EasyStand Sit-to-Stand

Sit-to-Stand EasyStand allows a child to either sit in the device and gradually be moved into a standing position, or be transferred directly from a seating position in a wheelchair into a stander.

  • Assist the user by allowing for less lifting transfers to make standing more frequently another therapy benefit.
  • Aid to support all kinds of physically challenged individuals with mild to severe infirmities, including paraplegia and quadriplegia.
  • Some allow the device to be used in both the seated and standing positions, while others use the sit-to-stand feature solely to simplify transfers and improve safety.

Dynamic / Multi Position Stander

The Dynamic / Multi Position Stander enable clients with conditions such as cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, leg amputation, spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury, who are wheelchair-bound individuals with the greatest possible mobility, independence and safety required.

  • Allow switching from supine to prone or upright standing in literally seconds without using any tools.
  • Used to improve circulation and the joint weight posture achieved through upright position improves bone density.
  • A client standing in the Dynamic stander is at the eye level of peers, facilitating social interactions with their environment.

Prone Standers

Prone Standers are mobile standing device dedicated to assist prone standing. They support the front of the body while the user is leaning forward allowing them to easily view and interact with their surroundings and promotes the development of their upper trunk and neck muscles for postural control.

  • Provide anterior support and stability while encouraging weight-bearing.
  • Can help both adults and children to develop skills in standing and endurance.

Supine Standers

Supine Standers are robust standing support that offers children comfort and safety while standing. A child who lacks the strength or ability to lift or control the head and shoulders may find them ideal standing aid.

  • Support user in standing position when prone standing does not allow optimum positioning.
  • Allows for partial weight bearing and helps better control of the head, trunk, pelvis, knees and feet.
  • Children are supported at the back, leaving their hands free to access items on a tray or table in front of them.
  • Some have casters for movement and the angle can be adjusted, while on their back, from horizontal to vertical.

Vertical Standers

Vertical Standers require good head and good trunk strength for proper use and therapy. Some of the vertical standers offer additional trunk supports to accommodate those individuals who have mildly decreased trunk strength.

  • Provide ideal vertical postural alignment to assist with daily postural management.
  • Offer lower body and upright support to aid in achieving vertical alignment while standing.
  • Can be used in a variety of places to maximize trunk strength and promote independent, upright standing abilities.