The use of a wheelchair can lead to freedom and independence. It is very important to have a thorough physical evaluation and assessment completed prior to ordering a wheelchair.
The wheelchair seating specialists at Summit Physical Medicine & Rehab have advanced training in the following areas:
- Physical evaluations
- Insurance reimbursement issues
- Documentation requirements to justify wheelchair need
- Specialized wheelchair cushion and back rests
- Equipment for motor vehicles to transport power chairs
- Manual wheelchairs and accessories
- Power wheelchairs and accessories
If you feel you could benefit from the use of a wheelchair, contact your physician and request a referral for a wheelchair evaluation.