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Service Spotlight: Adaptive Equipment

We know that the process of obtaining adaptive medical equipment can be daunting, but don't feel like you have to tackle it alone! The physical therapy team at the Boston Ability Center is here to help guide you through the process from beginning to end! 👍 They can:

✅ Provide you with the education you need to navigate the world of adaptive equipment

and understand your child's unique equipment needs

✅ Coordinate trials of different types of equipment

✅ Write letters of medical necessity for your child

Guide you through the ordering process. 

✅ Teach you how to best use different pieces of equipment before and after you receive them

Some examples of equipment that our physical therapy team can help you with include:

  • Manual wheelchairs

  • Power wheelchairs

  • Power assist systems for wheelchairs

  • Standers

  • Adaptive strollers

  • Adaptive car seats

  • Seating systems

  • And more!

BAC physical therapist, Jen Raheb, shares why she loves assisting families through their adaptive equipment journey:

"One of my favorite things to do as a physical therapist is to help patients and families with adaptive equipment.  I love the entire process. Everything from educating families on different types of equipment, to completing trials, to hearing about how happy they are when they finally receive their new equipment at home.  I also find it very rewarding to help patients obtain wheelchairs to improve their independence and access to their environment." 

-Jen Raheb, PT, DPT, PCS

For more information on how the BAC team can assist you and your child with your adaptive equipment needs, please call 781-239-0100 or email

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