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X-Ray

Sydvestjysk hospital

X-ray chair for patients

Daily challenges in an X-ray department: Examining many elderly patients who have difficulty in walking or other mobility problems. Moving the patient to a device for examination. Positioning the patient properly in relation to the device. Keeping the patient still while the examination is carried out.

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Surgery

Clinic for Eyelid Surgery in Denmark

Eyelid surgery – what the nurse recommends

Daily challenges for the assisting nurse: During surgery, it is often difficult to get close to the patient without compromising ergonomics and maintaining a good sitting position. When you assist during surgery, you sit in different work positions, for example when you are assisting with surgical tools or operate the microscope. A good chair must be able to support the different seating positions.

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Rehabilitation

EPI-Zentrum für Physiotherapie, Hamburg

Clinic Ergonomics – VELA Samba 420

The EPI-Zentrum Hamburg is an outpatient physiotherapy practice specialising in orthopaedics and sports medicine, making it a popular place for all types of athletes, including professionals from clubs such as HSV and FC St. Pauli. Knowledge about ergonomics is central to the treatment of patients. Nevertheless, when they are busy, it can be difficult for the physiotherapists to make sure they also think about ergonomics in relation to their own working environment.

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Rehabilitation

EPI-Zentrum für Physiotherapie, Hamburg

Clinic Ergonomics – VELA Samba 410

The EPI-Zentrum Hamburg is an outpatient physiotherapy practice specialising in orthopaedics and sports medicine, making it a popular place for all types of athletes, including professionals from clubs such as HSV and FC St. Pauli. EPI-Zentrum offers a wide range of individual treatments, such as manual therapy, sports physiotherapy and rehabilitation. Patients come with diagnoses, pain and symptoms in the neck, back, knees and other places, requiring therapists to work in various positions.

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Mammography

Sydvestjysk hospital, Denmark

Patient chair for mammography

Daily challenges in a mammography department: Moving the patient to the machine for examination. Positioning the patient properly in relation to the machine. Keeping the patient steady while the mammography is being performed. It is crucial to the effectiveness of the examination that the breast is positioned accurately so that the images show the desired tissue. A VELA Mammography Chair helps to keep the patient completely steady during the examination.

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Surgery

Clinic for Eyelid Surgery in, Denmark

Eyelid surgery – what the ophthalmologist recommends

Daily challenges for the ophthalmologist: Ophthalmologists often experience pain in the neck, upper back and shoulders due to static seating positions and demanding precision work during surgery. It is often difficult to get close to the patient during surgery without compromising ergonomics and a good sitting position. Backrests are often wide and may restrict the free movement of the arms during surgery.

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Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Optimal back and leg support

Daily challenges in intensive care: Pain in the lower back and tension in the neck caused by inappropriate stooping work postures. Getting closer to the patient without compromising your working position. Maintaining the lumbar support in different working positions. Changing the working height during examinations. The work in intensive care is precision work. Static working positions with stooped back are common as well as twisting the back and neck when reaching. A VELA standing support chair provides support at the correct working height and support to the back and lumbar area.

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Surgery

University Hospital, Fossvogur, Reykjavik, Iceland

Surgeon’s Chair

Daily challenges in a surgical department: Stooping working posture can cause pain to the neck, shoulders and lower back. Necessity to keep your hands and movements steady through many hours of surgery. Maintaining sterility and a good workflow with changing work positions. In a surgical department, there are difficult and demanding procedures during which the surgeon’s posture is compromised by static work positions where the shoulders are particularly stressed. Neurosurgery, ENT surgery and cardiovascular surgery require high precision and accuracy. Therefore, the surgeons need extra support, especially for their arms and shoulders.

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Dental

Dentist Skovsgaard, Assentoft, Randers, Denmark

Good ergonomics at the Dental Clinic

In 2007, the VELA Samba 150 chair was developed in collaboration with Herluf Skovsgaard. The chair is particularly suitable for dentists and assistants who work in forward-leaning, static and demanding postures as part of their daily work. In addition to working in his clinic, developing clinic equipment and developing workstations, Herluf Skovsgaard offers comprehensive course activities all over the world. As part of this, he educates dentists and assistants on working methods and clinic arrangements.

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X-Ray

Aalborg University Hospital, Denmark

Versatile chair for X-ray examinations

The Radiology Department is a highly specialised department carrying out 220,000 examinations and treatments every year. The department receives patients from the emergency reception and from different wards. Patients are referred for examination of all parts of the musculoskeletal system, severe scoliosis and pulmonary examinations. Most patients are walking and self-reliant but several have mobility problems or are otherwise walking-impaired and need to sit down and have support during the examination.

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