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Stacey Mullis, OTR/L, ATP, NPI-CPS

Stacey Mullis, OTR/L, ATP, NPI-CPS

Stacey serves as Director of Clinical Marketing and Education for Anthros. A practicing OTR for over 20 years, she has experience in school-based pediatrics, inpatient rehabilitation, long term care, and home health. With her interest in wheelchair seating and positioning, Stacey engaged the challenges of providing appropriate seating in various clinical settings. She now uses this experience to develop programs and resources to educate clinicians on the principles of seating and wheeled mobility. She is passionate about equipping clinicians and through her previous role as Director of Clinical Education with Comfort Company and now with Permobil she has taught nationally and internationally to increase therapist capacity in this specialty area. Mullis graduated from Western University in London, Ontario, Canada with a BA Linguistics and BSc Occupational Therapy. She is a member of the NCOTA, CTF Executive Board, NRRTs, RESNA, and AOTA.
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Seat Depth Adjustment: A New Approach

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Office Chair Basics: Seat Adjustments and Cushion Considerations for Tall People

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November 19, 2023
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The Pursuit of the Ultimate Office Chair for Spinal Stenosis Relief

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November 1, 2023
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Office Chair Solutions for Shoulder Pain and Habits to Avoid

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Your Comfort, Your Chair: Finding Relief for Your Spondylolisthesis

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October 18, 2023
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My Anthros Chair: Transforming Posture, One Sit at a Time

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A Trend That Might Need a Second Look – Are You Still Using Your Standing Desk?

September 27, 2023
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Sitting Smart: The Best Office Chair for Disc Herniation

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What is the source of my sciatica?

August 3, 2023
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What does your posture say about you?

July 27, 2023
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Is Sciatica Genetic?

July 26, 2023
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FSA Eligible Office Chairs

June 21, 2023
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Leg pain while driving: What is the cause?

June 5, 2023
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May 31, 2023
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Why good sitting posture can be an indicator of self confidence and success

May 22, 2023
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What is an “ergonomic” office chair and is it really what I should look for?

May 11, 2023
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Standing desks are only a thing because office chairs are so bad.

April 26, 2023
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5 Ways to Sit as Poorly as Possible

April 24, 2023
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How Ergonomic Office Chairs Are Saving Insurance Companies Money

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THE 2 LEAST UNDERSTOOD REQUIREMENTS TO MAINTAIN A GOOD SITTING POSTURE

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SITTING POSTURE AFFECTS STANDING POSTURE

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SAVE 10K-150K ON BACK SURGERY AND INVEST IN ANTHROS

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HOW YOUR POSTURE CAN PREDICT YOUR FUTURE SUCCESS

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HOW POOR POSTURE CAN CAUSE DEATH

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International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is an international standard-setting body that develops and...

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BEST OFFICE CHAIR SEAT CUSHION PT.3- CONTACT AREA

January 27, 2023
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BEST OFFICE CHAIR SEAT CUSHION PT.1- PRESSURE MAPPING

January 26, 2023
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How To Sit In Good Posture- The Biomechanics

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HOW THE SCIENTIFIC METHOD GUIDES ANTHROS

January 22, 2023
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IMPROVE YOUR POSTURE: SUPPORT THE PELVIS

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December 12, 2022
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