What does the HeadPod do
* The Headpod gives a child the opportunity to move their head within their plane of strength and on towards the goal of independent head control.
* It provides a child with a "real world" upright field.
* For many children, Head pod will reduce the hyperextension of a child's arms which is often seen as a child...
Headpod Head Support Standard Kit:
|Ideal||Ideal for children aged 2 to 8 with cerebral palsy or any syndrome causing hypotonia in the neck muscles.|
|Very Suitable||Very suitable for children up to 15 years old who have no severe spasticity, or musculoskeletal deformities.|
|Recommended||Recommended for adults who have no muscle or joint deformations or mechanical restrictions that prevent the head from being fully upright. Use in adults is recommended in cycles shorter than 60 minutes and especially useful during mealtime, computer activities or transportation.|
|Not Indicated||Not indicated in people with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) or other advanced diseases presenting severe dysphagia, and children with a great deal of extensor tone in the trunk.|
The main benefits are both for the user and the caretakers and include:
|(1) Adjustable arc|
|(1) Silicone frontal strap|
|(1) Occipital mesh|
|(1) One suspension arm|
|(1) Headrest chair adaptor|
|(1) Rigid backrest chair adaptor|
|(1) Universal adaptor|
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