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Question of the Week--Choose your answer to see others.

In a typical week, which of the following wheelchair accessories do you most often recommend?

Chest or shoulder support

Hip or pelvic belt

Leg, calf or ankle strap

Footplates, platform or box

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A new angle on hip belts

In surveys, therapists most often report setting hip belts at 450 to the wheelchair seat rail.

However, several leading clinicians and our experience suggest manually feeling for the best belt angle, as shown in this short video.

1) Push and hold the user in a correct, comfortable position.

2) Your hands suggest the angle and mounting position for the belt.