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Seating and Mobility Clinic

The Seating and Mobility Clinic works with adults who need special seating or help in movement. These needs are often because of physical disability or injury, including pressure ulcers. Our specialists will help you obtain mobility equipment that meets your physical, lifestyle and financial needs.

Why Choose Seating and Mobility Clinic at Vanderbilt

  • Knowledge and experience

    Our physical therapists are certified in assistive technology by Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA). This special training enables them to make the best recommendations to meet your unique needs.

  • Personalized care

    After an in-depth assessment, our physical therapists will tailor your treatment plan to meet your unique needs and health goals. These goals may include making changes to your seating and positioning for better skin health or healing of a pressure ulcer.

  • Social services

    Our physical therapists work with local RESNA-certified suppliers to help you get a mobility device that fits your lifestyle and financial needs. We will also work with your insurance provider to address coverage for your device.

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:

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    In-depth assessment of seating, positioning and skin protection
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    Pressure mapping and assessment
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    Seating and mobility options such as backrests, cushions, scooters, wheelchairs and other support components