So what exactly is complex rehab technology?
Basically, it includes mobility devices such as manual and power wheelchairs that are professionally tailored to fit a person’s medical and functional needs.
No matter what disability someone may live with, whether it’s spinal cord injury or traumatic brain injury, nobody falls under the same umbrella of needs. We are all different, and that’s a good thing.
Some folks in DC do not recognize the positive impact that complex rehab technology has on many lives. They’d rather group everyone into one category. And why not, it’s easier–except for those who must learn to live with equipment that strips them of their independence and health. A wheelchair that works for one person, doesn’t work for everyone else.
Read more at UnitedSpinal.org.