Wheelchair and seating specialty clinic

Wheelchair & Seating Specialty Clinic

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Wheelchair & Seating Specialty Clinic

Maximizing mobility in the lives of those in our care is imperative. Whether you need a wheelchair for simple mobility or choose a chair-based active, athletic lifestyle, the professionals at Centra Rehabilitation are experts at finding the best chair for you. We evaluate manual chairs, power/electric chairs, back systems and seat systems. We also assess current wheelchair users for equipment modifications and upgrades.  

Why Choose Centra

A properly fitted wheelchair, scooter or transportation device can provide support, improve health and mobility, and promote independence. Centra Rehabilitation can assist all people with disabilities  to improve their seating and mobility. Often, services are provided for people who have these conditions:

  • Brain injury
  • Stroke
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Cerebral palsy (chronic condition affecting body movement and muscle coordination)
  • Spina bifida (a birth defect that can result in various, severe disabilities)
  • Post-polio syndrome (physical disabilities following the initial polio incident)
  • Pressure sores (damaged tissue caused by lack of blood flow due to pressure)

Our Services

This clinic offers rehabilitation services to help you at each stage of your rehabilitation and recovery.  Depending on your needs and your referring physician's orders, this clinic can provide:

  • Physical, occupational and speech therapy
  • Assistive technology specialists with expertise in seating and positioning
  • Pressure mapping assessment to determine which wheelchair or equipment provides the most appropriate pressure relief
  • Propulsion analysis to examine each push on the handrim of a manual wheelchair
  • Opportunities to experience a variety of equipment
  • Wheelchair movement skills evaluation
  • Wheelchair or seating recommendations for specialized wheelchairs (ultra-lightweight, bariatric, tilt-in-space), power wheelchairs and scooters
  • Fitting adjustments and practice sessions when new equipment is delivered
  • Patient education and training with our wheelchair skills mobility program

If you are currently using your own mobility equipment, we can help with:

  • Positioning issues or a wheelchair that no longer supports you properly
  • Modifications to allow pressure sores to heal or minimize risk of recurrence
  • Changes in your ability to move or walk that may require equipment changes


Centra's Wheelchair & Seating Specialty Clinic can help you select and obtain seating that is comfortable, contributes to your health and meets your lifestyle and mobility goals.  Call us today at 434.200.7600.

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