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Our respected OT to present Star Air Cell Cushions at PMG

13. Jul. 2018.

Jo McConnell, Occupational Therapist and Etac R82 Clinical Manager, will be presenting Star Air Cell Cushions to reduce pressure injury risk at the Posture and Mobility Group Conference 2018.

PMG Conference 2018, 23rd-25th July 2018, Stand 29, Manchester Central, Petersfield, Manchester. M2 3GX.

We are a UK-leading specialist in Scandinavian-inspired assistive equipment for adults and children living with disabilities. As first choice for many professionals, healthcare providers and end users, Etac R82 supplies the quality and trusted Etac, R82, Molift, Immedia, Convaid and Star Cushion brands. As part of our continued educational initiatives, we will be presenting our Star range within the PMG conference so professionals can understand clearly why this range of pressure management cushions are so effective.

Providing air cell cushions to reduce the risk of pressure injury

Jo McConnell, Occupational Therapist and Etac R82 Clinical Manager
Exchange Auditorium. 24th July, 11:20 – 11:55am, slot 2.


In terms of assistive adults products, stand 29 will showcase the following:  

  • Star Air Cell Cushion range
  • Etac Cross 5 – medium active wheelchair
  • Etac Prio – active, multi-functional wheelchair
  • SPEX specialist postural cushions

For the disabled paediatric market, R82 products from Etac will include:

  • Cricket lightweight foldable buggy
  • Kudu wheelchair
  • Stingray buggy with swivel action
  • x:panda on multframe:x frame – adjustable dynamic seating system
  • Convaid Cruiser folding buggy wheelchair

FREE PRIZE DRAW! All attendees who experience the stability of the Star Cushions will have the opportunity to win a case of wine.


Jo McConnell, OT
Jo is a highly qualified OT with over 25 year’s of experience. She has worked in paediatrics and posture and mobility teams for the NHS, held the position of Senior Mobility Therapist for the Whizz Kidz charity and was Mobility Business Manager and Clinical Lead for a major assistive product manufacturer. She has outstanding knowledge regarding complex posture and mobility issues within paediatrics. Jo has been a PMG committee member since 2007 and was Conference Chair for four years. From an academic point of view she has also lectured at Coventry and Bristol universities.