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.


Matrix Seating USA

Custom-Molded Seats & Backs

Custom-Molded Seats & Backs

  • This infinitely adjustable custom-molded wheelchair seating can be grown to accommodate weight gain and evolving positioning requirements.
  • The design of the seating system provides optimal pressure distribution and superior ventilation to reduce buildups of heat and moisture.
  • Because this system can flex with the wheelchair’s movements, it maximizes shock absorption to reduce shear and pressure.

http://www.matrixseatingusa.com/

  • (800) 986-9319

Symmetric Designs

Axion Rotary Interface

Axion Rotary Interface

  • The Axion enables headrest pads and head positioning devices to rotate with the user’s head, thus transforming static headrests into dynamic positioning devices.
  • Combined with the user’s head support, the Axion allows the head support to rotate to reduce shear forces and improve peripheral vision.
  • Head support that also enables the head to move horizontally.

http://www.symmetric-designs.com/axion-rotating-headrest-interface.html

  • (800) 537-1724

ROHO, Inc.

AGILITY Carbon

AGILITY Carbon

  • 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.

https://roho.com/product/products/wheelchair-backs/agility-back-system/agility-carbon/

  • (800) 851-3449

Dynamic Systems Inc.

Laminar

Laminar

  • Made of viscoelastic polyurethane gel foam (Pudgee) on top of open-cell viscoelastic polyurethane foam (Sunmate), with a removable, washable stretch-fabric; waterproof Dartex; or Stretch-4 cover.
  • Available in 16", 18" and 20" widths and 16", 18" and 20" depths, the Laminar has an unlimited weight capacity.
  • An optional non-halogenated fire retardant can be added to the SunMate layer for extra protection.
  • Other options include generic contouring and a Dureflex waterproof film.
  • Designed for wheelchair users at high risk of pressure injuries or skin breakdown.

https://www.sunmatecushions.com/pages/laminar-orthopedic-cushions

  • (855) 786-6283

ROHO, Inc.

Hybrid Elite SR

Hybrid Elite SR

  • The Hybrid Elite Single Compartment cushion is now Sensor Ready and compatible with ROHO’s Smart Check feedback system.
  • The Hybrid Elite SR is an adjustable, air-filled wheelchair support system that combines the ROHO Dry Floatation cellular design with a contoured foam base.
  • It’s built to conform to a client’s seated shape in the pelvic loading area to provide skin/soft tissue protection, positioning and an environment to facilitate wound healing.
  • Smart Check can assist its user by saving an inflation range during cushion setup, then checking the cushion to make sure inflation remains within the saved range.

https://roho.com/hybridelite/

  • (800) 851-3449

VARILITE®

Meridian Cushion

Meridian

  • Designed for clients at a high risk of skin breakdown who also require symmetrical positioning support, including prevention of posterior pelvic tilt.
  • Adjustable, self-inflating, dual-chambered multi-stiffness foam and air cushion with dual valves.
  • Wave contoured, closed-cell bases are available for added postural positioning; a closed-cell Wedge is also an option.
  • Available in widths from 12" to 24" and depths from 14" to 20" and has a weight capacity of 750 lbs.
  • Choose from a tailored mesh or incontinence cushion cover.

http://www.varilite.com/products_detail.aspx?prodID=6

  • (800) 827-4548

Invacare

Matrx Flovair Contour

Matrx Flovair Contour

  • Designed to provide pelvic stability, pressure management, leg positioning and pressure relief to wheelchair clients living with skin-integrity issues.
  • The moisture-resistant, zippered inner cushion cover easily wipes clean for quick and convenient maintenance for consumer or caregivers.
  • The zippered inner cover design also helps ATPs and clinicians who need to access the Matrx Flovair Contour to make seating modifications in clinical or provider settings.

http://www.invacare.com/cgi-bin/imhqprd/inv_catalog/prod_cat_detail.jsp?prodID=ITFG88

  • (800) 333-6900

Quantum Rehab

Synergy Spectrum Foam

Synergy Spectrum Foam

  • Constructed of viscoelastic foam with a four-way-stretch standard cushion cover.
  • Available in widths from 10" to 32" and depths from 10" to 28", the Synergy Spectrum Foam is sized to fit a large range of your wheelchair users, from pediatric to adult and bariatric (thanks to the cushion’s 650-lb. weight capacity).
  • 3" high and designed to provide positioning support and skin protection.
  • Available options include an incontinence cover and a solid seat insert.

http://www.quantumrehab.com/quantum-cushions-and-backs/synergy-spectrum-foam.asp

  • (800) 800-8586

Permobil

F5 Corpus

F5 Corpus

  • Permobil’s new front-wheel-drive F5 Corpus boasts a smaller footprint with an improved center of gravity, a more rigid chassis, fully independent oil-dampened suspension and a lower seat-to-floor height.
  • A new three-point tilt and seat elevator system provides solid stability and performance.
  • Offers 14" of seat elevation and anterior/posterior tilt.
  • Optional anterior tilt is available in 10°, 20° and 45° to facilitate transfers and reaching, while maintaining 50° of posterior tilt.
  • Retains favorite features, such as arc legrests, an open armrest design, and UniTrack System.

http://f5corpus.permobil.com/

  • (800) 736-0925

Convaid

R82 Stingray

R82 Stingray

  • Adjustments, comfort and lightness in steering are key attributes of the Stingray wheelchair, which boasts a 180° turnable seat, even with the child seated.
  • Angle adjustability makes it easy to find exactly the position that’s best for any user.
  • With an efficient suspension and a safe and secure braking system, the R82 Stingray is easy to drive for parents while offering functional positioning for the child.

http://www.r82.com

  • (888) 266-8243

Thomashilfen North America

ThevoSleepingStar A

ThevoSleepingStar A

  • Wing suspensions to provide tiny movement impulses that calm children as they are in bed.
  • The “active” A model additionally provides sensory support by providing the movement for children who cannot supply movement themselves.
  • Choose Wave, Rotation, Inclined Plane or Static from the movement “menu” to reduce pressure, pain and spasms and improve quality of sleep.
  • The quiet system ensures operation without disturbing the child’s rest.

https://www.thomashilfen.us/sleepingstar

  • (866) 870-2122

Stealth Products, Inc.

Tarta Backrests

Tarta Backrests

  • An ergonomic backrest that uses state-of-the-art materials and design concepts to provide adaptable support that optimizes function for busy users.
  • Ideal for busy children who experience a range of environments and activities every day.

https://www.stealthproducts.com/?p=568

  • (800) 965-9229

Stealth Products, Inc.

Custom Seating

Custom Seating

  • A custom linear seating using the highest-quality materials where Stealth pays close attention to detail to create the correct combination of base, foam and cover that meets the user’s current needs and also grows as needed.
  • Standard and customized back packages, plus back inserts, are available.

https://www.stealthproducts.com/?p=45&tb=pages

  • (800) 965-9229

Sunrise Medical

Folding Zippie IRIS

Folding Zippie IRIS

  • Comes with a folding option for a new dimension of compact, easy portability thanks to an XLOCK folding crossbrace.
  • Offers 40° or 55° rotation ranges, plus a rocker arm design that results in smooth, easy-to-control tilting within a compact wheelbase.
  • A foot-release tilt actuator provides handsfree tilting without exposed cables.
  • The angle-adjustable stroller handle fits parents of different heights.

http://www.sunrisemedical.com/manual-wheelchairs/zippie/tilt-in-space-wheelchairs/iris

  • (800) 333-4000

Leggero

TRAK

TRAK

  • Features easily adjustable seat depth and back height to dial in just the right combination of positioning and support for each child.
  • Is equipped with RESPOND seating that can be contoured specifically as needed.
  • A sunshade and under-seat storage bag come standard with each wheelchair to make outings and activities more convenient and enjoyable for the whole family.

http://leggero.us/products/?p=trak

  • (844) 503-5437

Freedom Designs, Inc.

P.R.O. CG Tilt

P.R.O. CG Tilt

  • Lightweight (34 lbs. in transport configuration) and compact (21.75" long), with simple adjustments for great maneuverability.
  • Precise Rotational Orientation makes the chair easy to push, tilt/untilt and turn to fit well into everyday environments and activities.

http://www.freedomdesigns.com/wc_pro-cg.html

  • (800) 331-8551

VARILITE®

JUNIOR Cushions & Back Supports

JUNIOR Cushions & Back Supports

  • Kids are not just miniature adults, which is why VARILITE used anthropometric data to create its JUNIOR line of seat cushions and back supports for active users.
  • Seat cushions are available in a 10x10" size using Air-Foam Floatation.
  • Back supports come in Mid or Deep configurations in a 10" size that fits chairs measuring 9" to 11".
  • Backs use Air-Foam Floatation with pediatric-specific VariLock hardware.

http://www.varilite.com/products_category.aspx?catID=7

  • (800) 827-4548

ROHO, Inc.

Smart Check

Smart Check

ROHO’s new Sensor Ready wheelchair seat cushion with Smart Check gives its user realtime feedback regarding cushion inflation. Not sure if your ROHO air cushion is properly inflated? Just press a button, and Smart Check lets you know. Your occupational or physical therapist can dial in the proper inflation range, and then Smart Check helps you stay on track. Available in high and mid profiles in widths 10-25" (high) and 12-20" (mid). Depths: 10-20" (high profile) and 12-20" (mid profile).

http://roho.com

  • (800) 851-3449

Stealth Products, Inc.

Custom Planar Seating

Custom Seating

From basic needs to highly individualized ones, Stealth Products’ custom manufacturing department can provide hardware solutions that exactly position seat, back and accessory surfaces for wheelchair users of all ages. Stealth can also handle seating components and systems ranging from early childhood to large adult sizing — and the Stealth team is also capable of fabricating custom sizes as needed. From head to toes, Stealth’s positioning department has an innovative and functional solution.

http://stealthproducts.com

  • (800) 965-9229

Therafin Corp.

Easy Clip Back

Easy Clip Back

  • Simplicity meets style in this basic positioning back (E2611).
  • Available in 14", 16" and 18" widths.
  • Easy to install, has a removable and washable cover, and includes a lumbar pad.
  • Adds just 2.5 lbs. to the chair and requires no special tools to install — just a tape measure.
  • (800) 843-7234

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