Re: elderly man unable to sit

Maybe his hip range of motion is limited that he can't flex to 90 degrees to maintain a sitting posture. You could be right about the core strength as well. Where is your uncle now? Is he in a nursing home? If he is, therapy should evaluate him for a decline in status and mabye look at alternative seating to prevent him from sliding out of the chair.

Posted By Mary PT on November 24, 2009 at 00:02:18:

In Reply to: elderly man unable to sit posted by Theresa on October 12, 2009 at 01:14:51:

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