Pressure relief is an important issue for many wheelchair users. People who don't have feeling in areas
where pressure exists, who can't weight shift or are incontinent are at risk for pressure ulcers.
Pressure ulcers are areas where blood flow is restricted due to a combination of pressure, heat and
moisture may cause the tissue to die. Untreated, a pressure ulcers will grow in size and become a
serious health issue. At Handi Medical we have trained certified rehab professionals (ATP/SMS/CRTS) who
can perform pressure mapping for you or a client on different types of cushions or backs to help
determine the appropriate pressure relieving cushion or back while maintaining the stability needed in
their wheelchair. Handi Medical also works closely with many rehab centers in the area for customized