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All materials and captured shapes should be shipped to:

Ride Designs
8100 SouthPark Way, C400
Littleton, Colorado 80120 USA

U.S. suppliers, Click here for a pre-paid return label for a new back shape, cushion simulator, and/or cushion shape.

Dennis

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Ride Products Used:
Ride User Since:
2015
Biggest Seating Challenge:
Pressure sores and skin breakdown
How Ride Helped:
Pressure mapping shows no pressure on my hot spots and skin integrity is intact.
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When John, the sales rep, first showed me the cushion I laughed at him. No way was that hard piece of foam going to help me out.

Blessed with a flat ass it didn’t matter what kind of seating cushion or wheelchair system I used, pressure mapping always showed a hotspot at the point of my left ishey. Not surprising that after 30 years, my bottom finally gave out and I came down with chronic osteomyelitis. I needed surgery to remove bone and years of callused scar tissue from my bottom.

This, and a year in bed, I was ready to try something new.

The only reason I looked at this cushion was because I had run out of solutions. My plastic surgeon told me that I needed to do pressure releases every 15 minutes. The recommendation was impractical at best. A C4 quadriplegic for over 30 years, I drive with a chin control. A real pressure release requires tilting and reclining to an absurd angle, one that would cause me to no longer be able to reach my chin control, stranding me like a turtle on his back. Secondly, my job requires that I chair (no pun intended) meetings and do presentations that can last an hour or more. Like I said, impractical; and I’m sure I’m not alone in this reality.

I’ve been using the Java Cushion for six months-so far so good. With the Ride seating cushion, there is zero pressure on my bottom; zero. When checking my skin at the end of the day, I no longer have to worry about whether my cushion is inflated to the right level. The guesswork is gone. In addition, the cushion keeps me centered and in a sitting position that is far better for my posture. Do I still need pressure releases, absolutely, but I can do them on my time.

Chanda

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Ride User Since:
2015
Biggest Seating Challenge:
Gel cushions breaking open and having fear of skin break down until I was able to get another one.
How Ride Helped:
Offering a cushion that is not gel based and still holds integrity regarding reducing pressure and preventing sores.
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I have been paralyzed since I was 9 years old due to a gun shooting accident. Every person in a chair has a moment where they choose what they will do with their life after an injury. For ten years I struggled to stay healthy due to my injury. It was when I was down to 59 lbs. at age 21, that I knew I had to approach my health in a different way. That’s when I was introduced to integrative therapies and acupuncture, massage and chiropractic saved my life! I knew what I was supposed to do after this and became an advocate for persons with disabilities regarding their health. I am the Executive Director of The Chanda Plan Foundation which provides integrative health care programs to individuals with physical disabilities. I function daily from a power wheelchair as a quad and I wouldn’t be able to do what I love in life, if I wasn’t sitting on cushion with integrity that allows me to do so. Thank you Ride Designs for making the Java Cushion so I can continue to be sitting in my chair without concerns of skin breakdown and pressure sores, as I work long days in my chair.

Jenny

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Ride User Since:
2005
Biggest Seating Challenge:
With working so many hours a day in my chair, I needed a seating system that would prevent sores on my tailbone and ischials.
How Ride Helped:
Ride provided a system that allows me to work comfortably for 18 hours a day if needed. I don’t have to worry about sores or any skin break down.
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My name is Jenny and I’m a C4/C5 quadriplegic. I was paralyzed when I was nine months old and am now 33. Throughout that time span, I have sat on just about every cushion out there possible! I was always in search of a seating system that better fit my needs and in 2005, I finally found the answer.

I have been using a Ride Custom seating system since 2005 and will not make a change to anything else. I’m very petite and am prone to skin sores on my tailbone, ischials, and hips. As a sports producer and editor, I work long hours and there are many days that I’m in my power wheelchair for eighteen hours. Without my Ride Custom Seating system, I would not be able to maintain my health while successfully completing my daily responsibilities.

Ryan Crosby, ATP, SMS

Ryan has been a member of the Aspen Seating and Ride Designs teams since 2014 and is a certified Assistive Technology Professional and Seating Mobility Specialist. Ryan has extensive hands-on experience with seating evaluations as well as previous experience in the areas of purchasing and custom seating production. When Ryan is not working you can find him enjoying the outdoors, spending time with his family, playing guitar, woodworking and cheering on the Denver Broncos football team.

Keith Rogers, ATP, OTR

Keith has been demonstrating his expertise for Aspen Seating and Ride Designs since 2002. Prior to joining the team Keith worked as a pediatric Occupational Therapist for 18 years becoming head of several pediatric occupational therapy departments. Keith began his career with Ride working in the Aspen Seating Clinic performing seating evaluations and fittings. Off the clock he enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters as well as running, hiking and reading.

Stephen Bourne

Stephen has been a Direct Sales Representative for Ride Designs® since 2006. He has been working in the health care industry for over 20 years and holds a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. When he is not traveling between Canada’s six time zones, Stephen is home in Coquitlam, British Columbia, with his girlfriend, Heather and her three sons, Jack, Luke and Cole.

Daniella Giles, MPT, ATP, SMS

Daniella joined the Ride team in 2011 and brings over 20 years’ experience in physical therapy and education. She has worked in various rehabilitation areas including acute rehabilitation, home health and skilled nursing. Daniella resides in San Diego, California and enjoys spending time with her daughter.

Corey Fairbanks

Corey recently joined the team as an employee, but he has been a Ride Designs tester and user for over 12 years. He has been a representative and spokesperson for multiple rehabilitative products including wheelchairs, urological and adaptive sports equipment. Corey is extremely active having been a sponsored athlete for the last 15 years and is currently a member of the U.S. Wheelchair Curling Team. Off the clock, you can find Corey out riding his bike, attending professional sporting events and spending time with his two sons.

Colleen Wolstenholm

Colleen has been a member of the Aspen Seating and Ride Designs teams since their inception in 2001. Colleen wears multiple hats including the areas of human resources, compliance, contracting and customer support. Prior to joining the team she worked in the insurance and floral industries, owning her own flower shop at one time. Outside of work she stays busy with her husband, children and grandchildren. She also enjoys designing floral arrangements, reading, and writing.

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