Rifton Equipment

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Rifton, NY  ·  Products for Life from People Who Care™ Since 1977, Rifton has partnered with therapists to design and manufacture durable, adjustable adaptive equipment.
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Tamara Kittelson-Aldred MS, OTR/L, ATP/SMS reviews an exciting new resource for clinicians who work with seating and wheeled mobility. https://www.rifton.com/adaptive-mobility-blog/blog-posts/2018/july/seating-and-wheeled-mobility

Tamara Kittelson-Aldred MS, OTR/L, ATP/SMS reviews an exciting new resource for clinicians who work with seating and wheeled mobility. https://www.rifton.com/adaptive-mobility-blog/blog-posts/2018/july/seating-and-wheeled-mobility

Michele Shusterman, founder and president of CP NOW shares from her experience and vision: https://www.rifton.com/…/2…/june/advocacy-for-cerebral-palsy #advocacy #cerebralpalsy https://www.rifton.com/adaptive-mobility-blog/blog-posts/2018/june/advocacy-for-cerebral-palsy

Michele Shusterman, founder and president of CP NOW shares from her experience and vision: https://www.rifton.com/…/2…/june/advocacy-for-cerebral-palsy #advocacy #cerebralpalsy https://www.rifton.com/adaptive-mobility-blog/blog-posts/2018/june/advocacy-for-cerebral-palsy

A video demo of Rifton’s new treadmill base is featured along with current research on gait training. Don’t miss the footage of a teenager demonstrating successful supported treadmill walking in the Dynamic Pacer. https://www.rifton.com/adaptive-mobility-blog/blog-posts/2018/june/treadmill-gait-training-practice

A video demo of Rifton’s new treadmill base is featured along with current research on gait training. Don’t miss the footage of a teenager demonstrating successful supported treadmill walking in the Dynamic Pacer. https://www.rifton.com/adaptive-mobility-blog/blog-posts/2018/june/treadmill-gait-training-practice

SMART Goals will make certain that adaptive equipment is used to help students access their curriculum. Find out how. https://www.rifton.com/adaptive-mobility-blog/blog-posts/2018/may/smart-goals-for-adaptive-equipment

SMART Goals will make certain that adaptive equipment is used to help students access their curriculum. Find out how. https://www.rifton.com/adaptive-mobility-blog/blog-posts/2018/may/smart-goals-for-adaptive-equipment

A private physical therapy practice in North Carolina shares video and descriptions of young clients’ successful gains with the Pacer's treadmill base. https://www.rifton.com/adaptive-mobility-blog/blog-posts/2018/may/great-strides-with-dynamic-pacer

A private physical therapy practice in North Carolina shares video and descriptions of young clients’ successful gains with the Pacer's treadmill base. https://www.rifton.com/adaptive-mobility-blog/blog-posts/2018/may/great-strides-with-dynamic-pacer

A therapist’s early identification of children at risk for CP leads to specific and timely interventions that prevent progressing secondary impairments and improve quality of life. https://www.rifton.com/adaptive-mobility-blog/blog-posts/2018/march/early-intervention-cerebral-palsy

A therapist’s early identification of children at risk for CP leads to specific and timely interventions that prevent progressing secondary impairments and improve quality of life. https://www.rifton.com/adaptive-mobility-blog/blog-posts/2018/march/early-intervention-cerebral-palsy

Evidence supports the provision of early mobilization services by therapists to positively influence outcomes for individuals with brain injury. https://www.rifton.com/adaptive-mobility-blog/blog-posts/2018/february/early-mobilization-brain-injury-evidence

Evidence supports the provision of early mobilization services by therapists to positively influence outcomes for individuals with brain injury. https://www.rifton.com/adaptive-mobility-blog/blog-posts/2018/february/early-mobilization-brain-injury-evidence

Should intervention focus on the child or the environment? This evidence-based look at school-based intervention strategies offers sound advice for the practicing therapist. https://www.rifton.com/adaptive-mobility-blog/blog-posts/2018/february/child-context-focused-intervention

Should intervention focus on the child or the environment? This evidence-based look at school-based intervention strategies offers sound advice for the practicing therapist. https://www.rifton.com/adaptive-mobility-blog/blog-posts/2018/february/child-context-focused-intervention

An interesting 2018 research study looks at the impact of device quality on daily activities and independence, and confirms the importance of reliable mobility devices. https://www.rifton.com/adaptive-mobility-blog/blog-posts/2018/january/research-informs-quality-mobility-devices

An interesting 2018 research study looks at the impact of device quality on daily activities and independence, and confirms the importance of reliable mobility devices. https://www.rifton.com/adaptive-mobility-blog/blog-posts/2018/january/research-informs-quality-mobility-devices

Packed into 30 minutes, this webinar includes interesting research findings on muscle tone and range of motion, bone mineral density, and the issue of hip displacement for children with cerebral palsy. In addition, a brief overview of Rifton standers offers information on stander features and tips for positioning children in standing.

Packed into 30 minutes, this webinar includes interesting research findings on muscle tone and range of motion, bone mineral density, and the issue of hip displacement for children with cerebral palsy. In addition, a brief overview of Rifton standers offers information on stander features and tips for positioning children in standing.

The therapists at Langan School developed an efficient storage, maintenance, and cleaning system for their adaptive equipment and we think you’ll love it too. https://www.rifton.com/adaptive-mobility-blog/blog-posts/2018/january/move-curriculum-rifton-adaptive-equipment

The therapists at Langan School developed an efficient storage, maintenance, and cleaning system for their adaptive equipment and we think you’ll love it too.

An activity-based approach to toileting with the Support Station gives opportunities to build transfer, standing and hygiene skills. https://www.rifton.com/adaptive-mobility-blog/blog-posts/2017/december/toileting-skills-support-station

An activity-based approach to toileting provides valuable opportunities to teach transfer, standing and hygiene skills.

For integrating motor learning into pediatric PT, here are some practical research-based suggestions  as presented at the APPT conference: https://www.rifton.com/adaptive-mobility-blog/blog-posts/2017/december/motor-learning-principles-pediatric-conference

These are some research-based and practical suggestions for integrating motor learning into pediatric PT as presented at the APPT conference.

A recent study shows that applying limb resistance during BWSTT improves active involvement during gait in children with CP.

A recent study shows that applying limb resistance during BWSTT improves active involvement during gait in children with CP.

This workbook provides guidance on making a successful case of medical necessity for the Rifton TRAM.

This workbook provides expert guidance on making a successful case of medical necessity for the Rifton TRAM.

In the Meadowood special education program, the pride and self-worth students experience as they do the same thing their classmates do is invaluable.

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