By standing in the Squiggles+, children bear their weight through their bones and joints, which helps shape them while increasing their strength.
Evidence would suggest that standing has a beneficial effect on hip joint formation. Standing stretches tight muscles and provides an alternative position. Socially, standing is also important as it enables interaction with their peers at the same level.
New features include: An activity tray with improved height and adjustability, a new height-adjustable push handle, which can be lowered for prone use, an improved pivot chassis, which facilitates horizontal loading, accommodates hip abduction, a new foot pedal to ease carer effort and a larger, more comfortable medial knee supports to distribute pressure, especially in abducted standing.
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Posture & Function
Hip Abduction now achievable, 60 degrees bilaterally. With a measurement gauge to monitor and aid repeat-ability. Hip laterals also shift in sync with the legs as they move through the arc of abduction. Larger, more comfortable medial knee supports to distribute pressure, especially in abducted standing. Improved wrap support to maintain knee in neutral flexion or extension. Individual footplates to accommodate leg length discrepancy. Improved pivot chassis facilitates horizontal loading, accommodates hip abduction, with new foot pedal to ease carer effort. Activity tray with improved height and adjustability which can be used in either prone or supine position. New height-adjustable push handle, which can be lowered for prone use.