Upsee Assessment & Prescription

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assessment and prescription before purchasing the up see you must be able to answer yes to three key questions this helps us and you make sure the up see is suitable for your child is your child already in a standing or walking program your child’s participation in a physical therapy standing or walking program ensures that your child has developed the necessary skills to get the most out of using their up see if your child is not able to participate in a standing or walking program use of the app see is not recommended as it may cause discomfort or injury to them or you if you are in any doubt about your child’s level of ability please consult your physical therapist for advice when standing or your child’s shoulders below your navel if when standing tall your child shoulders are higher than your navel your child is too tall for you both to use the up sea safely the relationship of your child’s height to you is extremely important for your back care as well as for the stability and safety of you both if a taller adult is not available to use the product with your child it is not recommended that you purchase the up sea are you and your child able to stand upright while using the app see it is important that both adult and child are able to stand upright while using the app see for example the child’s head should not be pushed forward by an adult’s large stomach if this is not possible most commonly due to height or width size or any other physical reason the UPSI should not be used as it may cause you to lose balance or feel unstable if you’ve answered yes to all three questions the UPS you may be considered suitable for your child to start using if you have answered no to any of the questions we strongly recommend that you seek advice from your therapist before purchasing the up see other contraindications reasons not to use the up see your child has severe high tone very tight muscles your child has a history of lower limb fractures for example brittle bones your child has severe asymmetry differences between left and right sides of the body including hip dislocation your child has severe lower limb contractures shortening of the leg muscles your child shows discomfort in or out of the up see your child has an unstable medical condition requiring fast repositioning for treatment ladies here pregnant adults who suffer from back pain mobility balance problems or any other health-related issue that may be aggravated by the use of the up C please take note of maximum user weight SARP lickable for each size of child harness extra small 15 kilograms small 15 kilograms medium 20 kilograms and large 25 kilograms the up see has not been tested beyond this weight capacity if you are in any doubt about your child’s or your own ability to use the app seat please consult your physical therapist

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