The Wheelchair Clinic at Roger C. Peace Rehabilitation Hospital is available for individuals who need an evaluation to determine what type of wheelchair is most appropriate for them. Ever-changing guidelines for procuring a wheelchair has been a challenge for all involved in getting a first or a replacement wheelchair. The Wheelchair Clinic will help guide you through this process.
The process for getting into Wheelchair Clinic starts with a doctor’s referral for a wheelchair clinic physical therapy evaluation that can be sent via your electronic medical record or faxed to 864-455-6342. For more information, call 864-455-8788.
What to expect at the Wheelchair Clinic
At your appointment a team member will:
- Review your medical history
- Determine mobility challenges
- Determine mobility goals
- Review wheelchair options including demonstrating equipment
- Perform pressure mapping to assist with skin protection
- Train the wheelchair user
- Train the caregiver
- Discuss insurance options
Our demo equipment available during the wheelchair clinic appointment includes the latest technology available in power wheelchairs, manual wheelchairs, wheelchair cushions, wheelchair back supports, positioning devices and alternative drive controls for power wheelchair operation.