Wheelchair Fitting and Services

  • SSM Health Rehabilitation Network offer wheelchair fitting as well as additional services. Our specially trained occupational therapist is additionally credentialed by RESNA as an Assistive Technology Professional. He has specialized in custom wheelchairs for 11 years and is knowledgeable regarding equipment needs and the documentation requirements that are required by Medicare, Medicaid, and other Funding sources. He works closely with equipment providers and offers follow up appointments for post-delivery fittings as needed.

    • Test for least costly appropriate mobility device
    • Training on operation, loading, and process
    • Pressure mapping for best cushion
    • Custom molded seating for deformities
    • Communication with equipment provider
    • Measurements
    • Equipment trials and recommendations
    • Thorough assessment to maximize independence
    • Documentation requirements for Payer sources

  • SSM Health Physical Therapy provides this service at the following locations: