Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Pediatric Wheelchair for Children

Pediatric Wheelchair are fabricated using finest grade raw materials such as aluminum, ms steel pipe, stainless steel pipe.Pediatric Wheelchairs specially designed wheelchairs are suitable for children up to 15 years of age and are capable for 50 kgs. Our range of pediatric wheelchairs are easy to handle and can be used for indoor as well as outdoor purposes. Pediatric Wheelchairs For Cerebral palsy  is a very common childhood condition, with a consistent prevalence rate estimated at 2/ 1000 children in developed countries.

Cerebral palsy occurs when parts of the brain that control muscles are damaged, causing varying degrees of lifelong disability. There is a wide spectrum disability within CP, ranging from mild physical disabilities to more severe cognitive and physical disabilities both.

Types of Cerebral Palsy:
Spastic CP
Ataxic CP
Mixed CP
Monoplegic CP

Spastic Cerebral Palsy:
This is the most common type of CP. Spastic is a condition of muscular rigidity or spasm that children with CP .

Ataxic Cerebral Palsy: 
Ataxic means unsteady or shaky movements that are less pronounced than in athetosis. These unsteady movements are observed when a child tries to carry out an activity. For example, when he/she reaches for an object or a toy, he/she may miss the target in the first attempt. Due to poor balance, standing and walking may take longer to learn. 

Mixed Cerebral Palsy:
Children with mixed CP show features of more than one type of cerebral palsy. For example, some children have spastic CP with athetosis.

Monoplegic: 
Occasionally a child has monoplegic CP, in which only one limb is affected. Monoplegic cases are few.

CP is usually caused by factors prior to birth: lack of oxygen passed to the child before birth, via infection spreading from mother to baby or by genetic disorder. Those not born with CP may develop it if they are infants who are extremely jaundiced, or suffer from infections to the brain like meningitis or from seizures or head injuries.

CP Child Chair  is a muscle problems that accompany can come with a lot of pain, and many children have a great deal of trouble sitting in normal chairs. There are many adaptive chairs used to improve the child’s sitting posture, and especially for feeding. Generally, an adequately arranged wheelchair with good trunk support, head control, and a lap tray can double up as a feeding chair as well. Some parents and therapists prefer to have a separate feeding chair; a frequently used type is a tumble form, which is a foam-molded chair in which the child can bend forward.

Features:
  • Foldable frame
  • Fixed armrest
  • Foldable footrest
  • Dual brake system
  • Seat – fabric seat with foam
  • Backrest – fabric backrest with foam
  • Cushion armrest


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