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Wheelchair Seating & Positioning Program

What is the Wheelchair Seating And Positioning  Program?

This program  evaluates  the need  for wheelchairs and seating  to increase  your mobility, safety, and independence.

Our team provides evaluation for adults and children with various disabilities including:

  • Quadriplegia
  • Paraplegia
  • CVA
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Other Physical Disabilities


  • Power Wheelchairs
  • Custom and Lightweight Wheelchairs
  • Scooters
  • Pressure Cushions and Backs
  • Positioning Devices
  • Other Mobility Devices


  • Many insurance plans pay for this treatment.
  • Financial screening is  available to answer questions about insurance coverage.
  • Referral and prescription from physician is needed.

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
North Campus
Main Hospital Building
475 Seaview Ave
Staten Island, NY 10305
(718) 226-9461

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