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.


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

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

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.

    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.


      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

      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

      Invacare

      Matrx PS Cushion

      Matrx PS Cushion

      • Lightweight seat cushion designed to provide superior positioning, stability and comfort.
      • Helps to maintain the client’s pelvic position and prevent sliding out of the wheelchair, while durable, high-resilience foam prevents clients from bottoming out.
      • Made with Ultra-Fresh for antibacterial and odor protection.
      • The cushion’s anatomically contoured shape and innovative, reversible outer cover provide customized comfort throughout the day for users with all types of diagnoses and seating needs.
      • (800) 333-6900

      Motion Concepts

      Invacare Matrx MX2

      Invacare Matrx MX2

      • Unmatched comfort, support and peak performance while providing more adjustability than ever before.
      • Carbon fiber Fixed Mount hardware provides the ultimate in suspension for shock absorption, tone control and a comfortable ride.
      • Quick-release hardware features popular Mini-Set brackets for ease of adjustment and portability.
      • Solid carbon fiber back shell is contoured for optimal fit and support, and cutouts reduce weight and buildup of heat and moisture.
      • Active users will appreciate the new 6" back height.
      • (888) 433-6818

      Bodypoint, Inc.

      Aeromesh Belts & Calf Supports

      Aeromesh Belts & Calf Supports

      • Bodypoint shower chair belts and wheelchair calf supports are made from Aeromesh, a polyester mesh that is silky and smooth, not stiff against the skin.
      • Water, soap, dirt and air flow freely through, and Aeromesh’s porosity prevents buildup of moisture, grime and heat.
      • Shower belts have Bodypoint’s strong, standards-tested side-release buckle, and oversized D rings for easier grasping.
      • Hook-and-loop calf supports, in panel and strap styles, have an Aeromesh layer against the skin, with a stiffener layer underneath.
      • (800) 547-5716

      ROHO, Inc.

      Hybrid Elite SR

      Hybrid Elite SR

      • The next generation of hybrid foam-and-air cushions — combining a stable, contoured foam base and a ROHO Dry Floatation air insert — is ROHO’s Hybrid Elite SR.
      • A new sealed, contoured foam overlay improves comfort along the cushion’s leg troughs without compromising overall stability.
      • Now compatible with Smart Check, the hand-held device that helps consumers find and continuously maintain their proper inflation levels throughout the day.
      • (800) 851-3449

      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

      • 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

      Stealth Products, Inc.

      Tarta Original

      Tarta Original

      • Contouring depths and location are fully customizable, thanks to an array of interchangeable ribs.
      • Made of harmonic steel central plates that construct the spine; composite vertebrae; a breathable AirMesh cover; high-resiliency foam in all pads; and lightweight aluminum ribs.
      • Design allows for an infinite height range (standard heights are 8-14"), as well as outstanding breathability.
      • Hardware options include rigid mount, height-adjustable rigid mount, quick-remove cane mount and quick-remove, bolt-on rigidizer bar.
      • (800) 965-9229

      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

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