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.


Amylior Inc.

Amy Seat

Amy Seat

  • Complex power positioning solutions for all your needs, including standard and custom seating systems.
  • Each component is designed, engineered, produced and distributed from Amylior’s local facility to eliminate discrepancies in the final products.
  • Seating solutions are of the highest quality and are backed by a comprehensive warranty.
  • Dedicated customer service and tech support professionals can help to configure even the most complex seating.
  • Designs interface seamlessly with most rehab power bases, while offering a multitude of modules to choose from.

https://amysystems.com/

  • (888) 453-0311

VARILITE®

Meridian Cushion

Meridian

  • Made for clients at high risk of tissue breakdown and a high level of positioning needs.
  • Recommended for clients with motor and neurological dysfunction due to spinal cord injury, stroke, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy or brain injury.
  • Therapists value the integral pre-ischial ridge and wedge effect created by the Meridian’s dual chambers.
  • Users value its low weight, comfort and ease of use: No pumps or accessories. No kneading or manipulation.
  • Exceptional pressure distribution, positioning stability, comfort and simplicity make the Meridian VARILITE’s most advanced skin protection cushion.

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

  • (800) 827-4548

Aquila Corp.

SofTech Cushion

SofTech Cushion

  • An automatic therapeutic cushion built to prevent and treat existing pressure sores.
  • Changes pressure distribution 60 times per hour, replacing the need for manual pressure lifts.
  • Each cushion is custom made to the needs of the client and can offload directly under an existing pressure ulcer while stimulating circulation throughout the posterior.
  • System components are integrated into the cushion base, so there is no separate control box to mount.
  • Operates via Bluetooth wireless technology and features a redundant power switch on the side of the cushion.

https://aquilacorp.com/products/softech/

  • (866) 782-9658

Sunrise Medical

QUICKIE Q700M SEDEO ERGO

QUICKIE Q700 M SEDEO ERGO

  • Sunrise Medical’s most advanced mid-wheel-drive power wheelchair.
  • Delivers intelligent seating for complex mobility, seating and positioning needs.
  • Advanced engineering and sophisticated electronics deliver a personalized chair tailored to the client.
  • The patented Biometric Repositioning system mirrors the body’s movement through changes in seat positions.
  • An all-new feature of this power chair is the SWITCH-IT Remote Seating app.

http://www.sunrisemedical.com/community/newsfeed/usa/2018/september/sunrise-medical-quickie-q700-m-sedeo-ergo-the-ulti

  • (800) 333-4000

Symmetric Designs

APEX Headrest Pads

APEX Headrest Pads

  • Engineered using the highest-quality materials to provide a plush, yet supportive headrest pad, the new APEX Headrest Pad line is a stylish solution for headrests with a focus on craftsmanship, simplicity and durability.
  • Features an adjustable contour (alloy shell), dual-layer plus foam, a zipper-free design, a removable Neoprene or Dartex reversed cover; and a shell embedded into foam for edge protection.
  • Pads are available in oval (widths of 8", 10", 12", 14") or winged (9" or 11") shapes. The winged shape can be positioned with the wings at the top or the bottom.

https://www.symmetric-designs.com/apex-headrest-pads

  • (800) 537-1724

Bodypoint, Inc.

Shoulder Harness Strap Guides

Shoulder Harness Strap Guides

  • These sleek, easy-to-install guides optimize the positioning and comfort of chest and shoulder harness straps on almost any backrest, while enabling the use of harnesses on more chairs.
  • The thin, stylish design with long mounting slots is widely compatible with different harnesses, pull-styles and end fittings.
  • Optional Mounting Adapter plates provide even more mounting and adjustment possibilities.
  • Details include built-in threaded holes that allow attachment of harness end fittings directly to strap guides.

https://www.bodypoint.com/ECommerce/category/upper-body/shoulder-harness

  • (800) 547-5716

Stealth Products, Inc.

Essence SPP Cushion

Essence SPP Cushion

  • Features lateral and pre-ischial shelf contours; a high-density, specially formulated foam base; and coccyx and sacral relief.
  • The Coolcore cover is standard on the Essence SPP cushion with a four-way-stretch poly liner being optional.
  • Comes with optional contour wedges for better positioning in the pelvic region in .5" and 1.5" heights.
  • Currently available in the following sizes: 16x16", 16x18", 18x16", 18x18", 18x20", 20x18" and 20x20". Plus, 22" widths will be launching soon in depths of 20", 22" and 24".

http://cushions.stealthproducts.com/

  • (800) 965-9229

Dynamic Health Care Solutions

NXT Xtend

NXT Xtend

  • This height-adjustable thoracic back provides the opportunity to precisely target the thoracic region.
  • An adjustable upper section provides optimal lateral thoracic support.
  • A precise system of height adjustment allows for incremental changes; a scapular cutout provides support for the spinal column, plus shoulder freedom for improved wheelchair propulsion.
  • Engineered as a two-piece lightweight aluminum shell, the NXT Xtend is also available in an Xtend Deep Model, which offers adjustable contours for optimizing midline support and positioning.
  • NXT’s unique, one-hand quick-release provides easy removal of the back.

http://dynamichcs.com/product_nxt.php?pr_ref=C1&pr_cat=nxt&pr_sku=C1&pr_title=nxt%20Backs%20and%20Cushions&pr_co=nxt&pr_cty=cdn

  • (866) 875-2877

Dynamic Health Care Solutions

NXT Armadillo

NXT Armadillo

  • Features an aluminum three-section modular shell with a dual-density visco gel and polyurethane foam back cushion.
  • Adjusts to the contour of each user’s spine and accommodates users with kyphosis and spinal deformities.
  • Provides aggressive support of the PSIS and is ideal for supporting optimal or neutral pelvic positions in a step-by-step process.
  • The back features incrementally adjustable width, depth and angle.
  • It wraps around the curve of the spine for users with kyphosis and offloads the spinous process in the recess of the middle channel.

http://dynamichcs.com/product.php?pr_cat=nxt&pr_sku=NMAPSB14&pr_ref=C17&pr_title=Optima%20Armadillo%20Back&pr_cty=cdn&pr_co=nxt&pr_dist=Welcome

  • (866) 875-2877

Supracor Inc.

Stimulite Tension Adjustable Back

Stimulite Tension Adjustable

  • Weighs 3 to 4 lbs. and has a weight capacity of 350 lbs.
  • Contouring naturally to the user’s body, perforated honeycomb cells circulate air and evaporate moisture while equalizing pressure for comfort and stability.
  • The “footprint” of the flexible honeycomb cells stimulates blood flow to enhance circulation and prevents bruises in the lower back.
  • Naturally antimicrobial and completely recyclable, and is also machine washable.
  • Cover is removable and breathable.

https://www.supracor.com/products/show/117

  • (800) 787-7226

Permobil

ROHO AGILITY Active Back

ROHO AGILITY Active Back

  • 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".

https://permobilus.com/products/seating-and-positioning-by-roho/back-system-products/agility/

  • (800) 736-0925

Quantum Rehab

TRU-Comfort 2 Back Cushion

TRU-Comfort 2 Back Cushion

  • Provides adjustable positioning and pressure management.
  • Compatible with both TRU-Balance 3 Power Positioning Systems and the Static Seat Frame System.
  • Four-way stretch, recovery, fluid-resistant, breathable cover.

https://www.quantumrehab.com/wheelchair-cushions-and-back-cushions/

  • (800) 800-8586

VARILITE®

Icon Back System

Icon Back System

  • Keeps users, caregivers and techs in mind by delivering fast installation, versatile adjustability and simple operation.
  • Icon backs include VariLock hardware and VARILITE air-foam flotation cushions for superior comfort.
  • Just two components need to be attached to the chair; all others are pre-installed.
  • Adjusting angle, depth, width and height for an Icon back is simple: Adjustment screws are accessible from the rear of the back support or outside of the cane brackets, so adjustments can be made while the user is in the chair.
  • Operating the system is as easy as opening the caps and sliding the back support out of the hardware.

https://www.varilite.com/products_category.aspx?catID=3

  • (800) 827-4548

Symmetric Designs

Free Form Seating

Free Form Seating

  • Combines customizability with ease of use and adjustability.
  • Allows for gradual corrective positioning and also can accommodate growth and weight fluctuations.
  • Modules can be removed or recessed for total off-loading.
  • Designed to be lightweight and breathable, while also being able to support users with kyphosis, scoliosis, lordosis or other positioning challenges.
  • This back can be covered with the most appropriate padding for each user, and Free Form’s design can dampen vibration and provide some dynamic movement.

https://www.symmetric-designs.com/free-form-seating

  • (800) 537-1724

Sunrise Medical

JAY J3

JAY J3

  • Offers a range of width, height and contour depth shells to fit varying needs.
  • Lightweight and adjustable, with many hardware choices for easy installation.
  • J3 hardware uses a clamp style to fit frame tubing from 3/4" to 1 1/8", making it a highly compatible aftermarket option.
  • Solid shell comes in five contour shapes and four support heights to provide support for different postures and functional needs.
  • 20° of angle adjustability and +2" of width adjustment
  • Available in a carbon fiber shell that weighs as little as 2.2 lbs. with RH hardware.

http://www.sunrisemedical.com/seating-positioning/jay/wheelchair-backs/j3-back

  • (800) 333-4000

Stealth Products, Inc.

Diego Pediatric Seating

Diego Pediatric Seating

  • Inspired by the everchanging complex rehab industry and the need for pediatric seating system designed for that market.
  • A pediatric modular growth seating system.
  • Sound positioning features in a next-generation seating system that is not just a scaled-down version of an adult seat, but one designed specifically for a smaller user.

https://www.stealthproducts.com/pages/diego-system

  • (800) 965-9229

Stealth Products, Inc.

True Forming Back

True Forming Back

  • Designed for comfort, a custom fit and trouble-free adjustability.
  • Easily accessible hardware is available in both two- and four-point mounting options and is neatly hidden behind a Velcro in-place flap to maintain a sleek and clean appearance.
  • Comes with patented Coolcore technology on the seat and back cover options.

https://stealthproducts.com/about/true-forming-back/

  • (800) 965-9229

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.

https://www.ridedesigns.com/java-back

  • (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

Sunrise Medical

Quickie IRIS

Quickie IRIS

  • IRIS is an acronym for Intelligent Rotation in Space. Created by Sunrise Medical in 2006, Rotation-in-Space or Tilt-in-Space helps to facilitate respiration, feeding, pressure relief and visual alignment for the wheelchair user.
  • Features up to 55° of Intelligent Rotation in Space Technology, the broadest range of positioning and caregiver options, numerous adjustments, and it’s one of the lightest and strongest tilt-in-space wheelchairs available today.
  • Intelligent Rotation in Space technology means the seat frame rotates around the user’s center of gravity.
  • Available in adult or pediatric models.
  • (800) 333-4000

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