Center of gravity

Lean Forward

It’s hard to get up from a couch sometimes. Especially a really big, soft, cushion-y one. Sometimes, I have to adjust a bunch of times in order to stand up from a couch. Doing the following will make that activity… Read More ›

Wheelchairs

I was at OT today and saw something really upsetting.  A guy was pushing an old woman in a wheelchair and came upon a little curb.  Not a full curb, just a little one.  So the guy didn’t re-adjust the… Read More ›

Weight Shifts

I was in occupational therapy today and there was this girl in there.  My OT made her do her entire hour of exercises standing up.  Why did she do that?  Because this girl has a hard time being on her feet. … Read More ›

Transfers

I got a whole lot of good feedback about my post entitled ‘Center of Gravity.’  In that post, I explained how to easily stand up.  Well, this time I’ll explain an easy way to transfer.  A transfer just means moving… Read More ›

Center of Gravity

I was talking to my friend recently(the OT) and she said that she used to date a guy who thought she was super strong because she could lift and move really heavy people.  Well, she’s not super strong(sorry Vic).  It’s… Read More ›