Evidence suggests that standing has a beneficial effect on hip joint formation. Standing stretches tight muscles, increases strength through weight bearing and helps assist the function of internal systems. Socially, standing is also important as it enables interaction with their peers at the same level.
The new Squiggles+ Stander offers new, additional features to the extremely versatile three-in-one Squiggles Stander for children aged 1-5 years. New features include: An activity tray with improved height and adjustability, a new height-adjustable push handle, which can be lowered for prone use, an improved pivot chassis, which facilitates horizontal loading, accommodates hip abduction, a new foot pedal to ease carer effort and a larger, more comfortable medial knee supports to distribute pressure, especially in abducted standing.