Positioning Components




  • Available in aluminum or carbon fiber shells, the Active Series Back Support line is designed for wheelchair users with active lifestyles.
  • Weights start at 2.1 lbs. with integrated hardware.
  • Durable Zytel discs to ensure the adjustments that users need during setup and support for everyday performance.
  • Feature 15° forward and rearward locking angle adjustments to dial in the best fit.
  • Offered in lengths starting at 8" and widths from 14" to 18".


  • (800) 736-0925

Ride Designs

Java Back

Java Back

  • The Java’s patented biomechanical design provides the flexibility to easily and independently optimize pelvic support and balance the trunk, supporting the normal rhythm and movement of the body.
  • Available in widths of 14-20".
  • Three back heights: Regular (below scapulae), Tall (mid scapulae) and Grande (top of shoulder; all heights are available in 3" or 6" depth.
  • Height, depth, angle, pelvic support and trunk balance can be independently adjusted.
  • Simple, compact quick-release hardware offers 20° of back angle adjustability, 2" of seat depth availability and 2" of back width adjustability.


  • (866) 781-1633

Inspired by Drive

Miko Tilt-in-Space

Miko Tilt-in-Space

  • Designed for children with limited mobility.
  • The base provides tilt-in-space pressure relief that shifts pressure away from posterior locations; Quick-Lok reversible seat positioning to allow the seat to be moved from a forward to a backward position; adjustable postural support for added comfort; adjustable and removable armrests; and transit brackets for safe transport.
  • Available in three colors and two sizes.
  • Optional accessories include all-terrain rear wheel, oxygen tank holder, canopy, molded tray and Poziform belts and harnesses.
  • Seating system sold separately.
  • (800) 454-6612

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