Inflatable Lap BuddyBy Rehab Management: Rehab Today,
Publication Date: June 25, 2012
Article features an inflatable arm and hand rest for wheelchair users. The AliMed Inflatable Lap Buddy is designed to give users upper extremity support and posture assistance. The device reportedly is easily inflated with a hand inflator bulb which is included with it. It is also designed to support light activity such as reading. The Lap Buddy can be deflated for easy storage, has no hard edges, and can be easily cleaned. According to the manufacturer, it can also serve as a reminder to its users to ask for assistance prior to getting out of their wheelchair, thus protecting against falls.
Assistive Products Discussed: ALIMED INFLATABLE LAP BUDDY (MODEL 77338)
Published by: Ascend Media LLC (Website:http://www.ascendmedia.com)
Link to text: http://www.rehabpub.com/RMN/2012-06-25_07.asp