Seating & Positioning

Appropriate seating and positioning can enable you to be more comfortable in your wheelchair for longer periods of time while accomplishing more activities such as getting ready in the morning and doing household chores.


Physipro

Contour Insert

Contour Insert

  • Made of urethane foam, this cushion features a space in the pelvic region in which an extra pad — made of gel, air cells or other foams — can be inserted.
  • This hybrid concept allows alternating between work on the sitting posture and protection at the skin level.
  • Provides better control of the pelvis and increased stability of the trunk.
  • Four removable inserts are available for customized applications.
  • The contoured foam base is designed to provide relief in the coccyx and sacral areas.
  • Engineered for users with current pressure injuries or high risk of developing them.

https://www.physipro.com/en/product/contour-insert-cushion-2/

  • (819) 823-2252

VARILITE®

Evolution

  • Designed for wheelchair users at high risk of tissue breakdown and symmetrical positioning needs, the Evolution offers superior pressure distribution, positioning, stability and comfort.
  • The user-friendly cushion requires no pumps, kneading, manipulation or accessories to function.
  • VARILITE’s Air-Foam Floatation gives the Evolution an ultralight weight without compromising pressure distribution and comfort.
  • Commonly used for wheelchair users with spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy or traumatic brain injury.

https://www.varilite.com/products_detail.aspx?prodID=5

  • (800) 827-4548

Invacare

Freedom NXT Tilt-in-Space

Freedom NXT Tilt-in-Space

Positioning + Power Add-On

  • A lightweight, compact and transportable option made especially for active families.
  • Add the new Alber e-fix E35 Power Add-On Drive to create the ride that active kids have been dreaming about and the independence their caregivers have been asking for.
  • Families on the go will appreciate how easily it disassembles, lifts and stows into small spaces for transport.
  • The entire system adjusts to meet the ever-changing needs of growing children up to 225 lbs.

https://www.freedomdesigns.com/WC%20NXT.html

  • (800) 333-6900

VARILITE®

JUNIOR Seat Cushion

JUNIOR Seat Cushion

Designed using anthropometric data

  • Designed to provide a comfortable, stable foundation for exploration and adventure.
  • Lightweight, multi-stiffness foam promotes immersion, stability and positioning, while a washable, water-resistant cover lets kids be kids.
  • The JUNIOR has a VARILITE self-inflating valve for quick and easy adjustments.
  • Thanks to the use of anthropometric data, VARILITE’s engineers created this cushion with a full range of size-appropriate seating and positioning items.

https://www.varilite.com/products_detail.aspx?prodID=52

  • (800) 827-4548

Ride Designs

Corbac Adjustable Back

Corbac Adjustable Back

  • Safely supports the pelvis and trunk while helping to reduce pressure and shear at the spine and sacrum.
  • Adjustable tension design offers control, comfort and protection with a quick, easy-to-use mounting system.
  • The 1.75-lb. back can be precisely fit with adjustable thoraco-lumbar-pelvic supports, and straps provide almost infinite fine-tuning of posterior and lateral contours.
  • Spacer mesh overlay promotes air circulation and wicks moisture away from the back surface.
  • (866) 781-1633

Ride Designs

Custom Cushion 2

Custom Cushion 2

  • An intuitive and accurate process enables shapes to be quickly scanned then sent with photos and order information through a secure, encrypted iOS app. The result is a cushion made specifically to match its user’s unique shape and that helps to decrease long-term skin risk while improving sitting stability.
  • The lightweight Custom Cushion 2 is about 1.8 lbs. (for an average 16x16" size) and features a softer base.
  • Upgrade the standard cushion with Soft Fit options of two or three layers of spacer mesh fabric.
  • The included Ride CAM wedges can be used to adjust cushion contours to accommodate weight change, tissue atrophy and postural changes.
  • Optional well inserts can be added to support bony prominences and to support microclimate management.
  • (866) 781-1633

Invacare

Matrx Elite TR

Matrx Elite TR

  • Specially designed for manual or power tilt-only or tilt/recline applications.
  • Includes an extra layer of SuperSoft HR foam for improved immersion and comfort, and incorporates full support across the shoulder area.
  • “Easy Set” hardware installs and adjusts in minutes, and all adjustments can be made with the user still seated in the wheelchair, for added convenience.
  • Bariatric Elite TR backs with a 500-lb. weight capacity are also available.
  • (800) 333-6900

R82

Scallop Seating System

Scallop Seating System

  • Already popular in Europe, the Scallop portable seating system is now available through R82 Convaid.
  • This lightweight system comprises a flexible shell and cushion combined with Velcro to create supported seating for children (GMFCS levels 1 through 3) on the floor or in a chair.
  • Provides stability without inhibiting movement, and also offers helpful tactile stimulation.
  • The system includes a colorful, reversible cushion; two straps; a belt; and a seat pit.
  • Available in four sizes, with maximum user weights of 33 lbs. through 154.3 lbs.
  • Folds up into an easily carried tote bag thanks to two carry handles.
  • (844) 876-6245

Quantum Rehab

12" iLevel

12" iLevel

  • Based on consumer feedback, the iLevel will feature 12" of vertical lift, which is 2" higher than previously available.
  • The additional height will elevate most iLevel clients to between 5'6" and 5'8" to be closer to average adult height, and is expected therefore to further improve environmental access.
  • Extra Stability Technology mechanically stabilizes the Edge power base while its user is elevated to enable the chair to be driven over varied terrains at up to 3.5 mph.
  • LED headlights and taillights in the fenders will now be standard when iLevel is ordered to enhance its user’s visibility outdoors.
  • (800) 800-8586

Blue Chip Medical Products Inc.

Amara

Amara

  • Designed to improve comfort and support by eliminating the hammock effect of standard wheelchair backs.
  • Created to maintain spinal and shoulder alignment and to provide superior pressure redistribution.
  • Available in three configurations: fixed back, adjustable back, or dual-zone back.
  • The fixed and adjustable backs are made of high-density Medflex foam, while the dual-zone back has a combination of Medflex and Viscotec memory form for added comfort.
  • Vyvex-III non-shear covers.
  • (800) 795-6115

Quantum Rehab

ADI Q-Back

ADI Q-Back

  • The Accessible Designs Inc. (ADI) Q-Back, exclusively for Quantum Rehab’s TRU-Balance 3 systems, features a contoured shell, viscoelastic foam and a breathable cover for optimal positioning, pressure management and comfort for complex rehab clients.
  • Available in three contour depths — Active Contour, Deep Contour and Extra Deep Contour.
  • Heights from 19" to 25".
  • With angle adjustment available via the TRU-Balance 3 seating system, the ADI Q-Back can meet a wide range of challenging needs.
  • (800) 800-8586

Inspired by Drive

Nessie

Nessie

What’s Seahorse Green, Pool Blue or Mermaid Pink and combines clinical positioning benefits with fun, inviting aesthetics? It’s Nessie, perfect for the child working on floor positioning at home or in clinic. Designed especially for young children, Nessie offers support as kids are crawling, lying down or sitting in various positions. Nessie comes in three sizes, and its arms can be widened or narrowed to achieve just the right position. Nessie uses open-cell memory foam that’s sealed inside a waterproof plastic liner. The cover and the liner can be easily spot cleaned or washed.

  • (800) 454-6612

Pride Mobility Products

Jazzy Air

Jazzy Air

This power chair elevates/lowers with a touch of the “Air” button to provide 10" of power adjustable seat height in just 16 seconds. Once elevated, Jazzy Air’s user can drive up to 3.5 mph (and up to 4 mph while not elevated) to keep up with companions. The Jazzy Air’s armrests are angle, height and depth adjustable for maximum function and comfort, and bright LED marker lights help Jazzy Air to be seen. A Mid-Wheel 6 drive design with Active-Trac suspension provide enhanced performance and maximum stability.

  • (800) 800-8586

Permobil

M3 Corpus

M3 Corpus

Permobil’s new mid-wheel-drive M3 Corpus power chair offers Active Reach, the ability to combine 12" of seat elevation with up to 20° of forward tilt to make it easier to reach higher shelves or simply be in a more active, functional position while eating or working at a desk. M3’s unique suspension geometry and linear spring design provide added stability, while a new FlexLink suspension offers advanced vibration reduction. The M3 features 7" performance casters and an adjustment-free flutter damping device for a better ride at low speeds.

  • (800) 736-0925

Motion Concepts

Invacare Matrx Elan

Invacare Matrx Elan

  • With an elegant, supportive and comfortable design, the new Elan headrest supports a wide range of pediatric through adult applications.
  • Clean, compact and streamlined aesthetics are complemented by hardware with six points of adjustment to provide an infinite choice of positioning opportunities.
  • Multi-disk locking provides superior holding strength.
  • Co-molded, dual-firmness HR foam surrounds backing plates and can be easily removed for modification.
  • Features aluminum plates that can be formed to desired shape, and standard zippered, moisture-resistant, breathable Startex or infection-control covers.
  • (888) 433-6818

Matrix Seating USA

Matrix Easy Fit

Custom-Molded Seating

  • Allows modifications to be made even after the original shape has been formed.
  • Unique see-through design enables clinicians and ATPs to confirm optimal contact between clients and their seats/backs.
  • A breathable, custom cover maximizes heat and moisture reduction to help provide superior pressure relief for wheelchair users of varying needs, in varying environments and during a wide range of activities.
  • (800) 986-9319

Star Cushion Products Inc.

Stabil-Air Cushion

Stabil-Air Cushion

  • The new, patented Stabil-Air from Star Cushion Products uses air and foam technologies to provide higher levels of stability for wheelchair users.
  • Designed to offer greater postural control and improved positioning.
  • Combines the dynamic weight distribution benefits of an air cell cushion with the stability and positioning benefits found in foam cushions.
  • Foam supporter pieces strategically inhabit the interior of selected air cells of this cushion in an innovative design that helps users to achieve both support and stability in their wheelchairs.
  • (888) 277-7827

ROHO, Inc.

AGILITY Carbon Back System

AGILITY Carbon Back System

  • With a compression-molded, lightweight carbon fiber construction, the AGILITY Carbon combines high-strength performance with a streamlined design.
  • With single clamps on each side, hardware is smaller, lighter and stronger than typical fixed-back hardware.
  • Discs lock into the carbon fiber to create a solid backrest; when loosened, the discs allow the shell to rotate independently to provide 15° forward/rearward angle adjustment in 5° increments.
  • Widths range from 14" to 18" in 1" increments.
  • (800) 851-3449

ROHO, Inc.

Quadtro Select

Quadtro Select

  • Created for consumers who need a high level of skin protection, have asymmetrical postures or require progressive positioning.
  • Available in low, mid or high profiles, in widths and depths from 12" to 24".
  • Made of flame-resistant, black Neoprene made without latex, and features a stretch polyester/Spandex cover.
  • This cushion is also suggested for users who have fair to poor balance or a progressive condition.
  • (800) 851-3449

Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare

Adjustable Tension Back

Adjustable-Tension Back

  • 350-lb. weight capacity -- designed for clients with mild positioning needs, including kyphosis, rotation, scoliosis or redundant back tissue.
  • 1" thick, high-density foam pad provides optimal pressure distribution to enhance client comfort.
  • Back secures directly over the wheelchair’s canes for added stability and safety.
  • Breathable cover is fluid resistant and easy to clean and maintain.
  • Includes a carry pocket that folds with the wheelchair for easy portability.
  • (877) 224-0946

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