The Importance of Standing

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The Importance of Standing – a review of the clinical benefits of standing, standing in abduction and understanding the impact of product configuration on client outcomes.

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The Importance of Standing

There are many clinical benefits to standing along with being a great way to improve your child’s outlook on the world. Standing improves blood pressure and circulation, helps digestion, encourages muscle development, provides opportunities to increase social skills and much more!

The Jiraffe range of standing frames offers a wide variety of standing positions to address every child’s needs.  

Standing is one of the most complicated things that humans do: controlling lots of joints and body parts with gravity working hard to pull you down to the floor.  If you have weak muscles or lack strength to stand on your own then there are many products to help you.  Standing is many different positions and you might want to stand prone (tilted forward), upright or supine (supported behind) and although each position offers you something special, they all offer greater weight bearing through your legs which helps to strengthen your bones.  Standing is important for physical and social skill learning.

Why choose Jiraffe

Hello. We are Jiraffe. Read all about us, our mission in life and why we do what we do here.

How to buy

There are various ways to buy from the Jiraffe range, depending on the type of product. Find out how to buy our products here

Get in touch

We’re always looking for enthusiastic children, young people, therapists and parents to tell us what they want and how we can improve. Why not send us your story, thoughts, ideas ? Just email us at yourstory@jiraffe.org.uk.