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Durable Medical Equipment Clinic

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For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 814-467-3465.

The Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Clinic at Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber is designed as a community service to provide custom adaptive medical equipment within this under-served area. It specifically allows individuals the opportunity to receive specialized equipment without the need to travel long distances to receive it. The clinic offers a comprehensive evaluation with a physical therapist and DME supplier, focusing on the patient’s current needs and mobility.

Who can benefit from this?

  • Adult and pediatric population.
  • Those in need of custom fitted equipment.

What takes place?

  • PT evaluation of impairments and functional mobility.
  • Assessment of appropriate devices for patient’s needs.
  • Trial of equipment for determination of safety and comfort upon availability.

What do individuals need to participate?

  • Physician’s prescription for Physical Therapy Equipment Evaluation.
  • Proof of participating insurance.

We focus on custom fitted durable medical equipment versus off-the-shelf devices, including:

  • Manual and Powered Wheelchairs
  • Specialized Walkers and Gait Trainers
  • Adaptive Strollers
  • Adaptive Positioners
  • Bath/Toileting Systems
  • Adaptive Car Seats
  • Adaptive Beds
  • Standers