Serving the Seating & Wheeled Mobility Professional
A high-density foam shell surrounds a uniquely styled gel bladder to form a comfortable gel cushion unsurpassed in pressure redistribution. The Gel Pro Elite’s segmented gel bladder contains an aqueous, highly viscous gel for immersion and envelopment around bony prominences. Gel-Pro gel cushions help to stabilize and reduce the “rocking” motion found in other types of gel cushions. Available in 16", 17", 18", 20" 22" and 24" sizes.
The Comfort Care general-use foam cushion is designed to provide comfort and basic protection for wheelchair users. It’s covered with Vyvex-I, an incontinence-resistant, fluid-proof, low-shear nylon cover. Optional Vyvex-III, Black Poly Cotton, Navy Poly Cotton, Plaid Poly Cotton or Grey Vinyl cover materials are also available. The 3" core is a high-density, fire-retardant foam to support and help redistribute pressure. Comfort Care is available in 2", 3" and 4" thicknesses and in sizes 16", 17", 18", 20" and 22"; custom sizes can be ordered. Comfort Care is HCPCS coded E2601 and E2602.
Key Kids’ Words: Pressure mapping sized for kids
Blue Chip’s Measure X pediatric wheelchair seating pressure mapping system provides a visual representation of interface pressures between a child’s body and the seating surface. And it’s available in sizes to fit kids: 10x10", 11x11", 12x12", 13x13" and 14x14" to fit wheelchairs with seat widths of 14" or less. Seat sensors are available in standard and high definition. Measure X’s powerful software is designed to provide 2D and 3D pressure maps, plus average pressure graphs and informative histograms. The easy-to-use interface features adjustable color gradients, the ability to record and save sessions and customized data displays.
The Amara Therapeutic Wheelchair Back
System is designed to improve comfort and
support by eliminating the hammock effect
of standard wheelchair backs. Amara backs
were created to maintain spinal and shoulder
alignment and to provide superior pressure
redistribution. They’re 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. All Amara backs have
Vyvex-III non-shear covers. The backs are
Blue Chip’s seat sensor pressure mapping
system is easy to use and can encourage
clients to make their equipment choices
based on health rather than cost. Seat
sensors are available in standard and high
definition; both versions help ATPs and
clinicians to communicate efficiently with
clients via easy-to-understand visuals
and pictures as they learn about pressure
injuries and prevention. A wireless version of
SensorsEdge, which works with mattresses
and seating surfaces, is also available.
The GRZ is a dynamic self-adjusting air bladder
system consisting of three individual air cell
chambers that work to redistribute pressure
and adjust to the user’s body weight and
position. For wheelchair users at moderate
to high risk of skin breakdown who also need
significant postural support, the GRZ enables
therapists to offer proper alignment and trunk
stability and to adjust for pelvic obliquities.
The GRZ accomplishes all this without needing
pumps or adjustments. An adjustable strap
secures the cushion to the chair for safety. The
GRZ is 4" thick and is available in 16", 17", 18",
20", 22" and 24" widths. It’s coded E2622 and
A combination of fluidized gel and foam, the Gel Pro Elite car cushion helps to stabilize its user and maintain a proper seated position. The shell is made of high-density foam surrounding a segmented aqueous gel bladder. The bladder’s fluidized gel provides comfort and optimal pressure redistribution, including in areas where skin is close to the bone.
Pressure mapping can be a powerful clinical and teaching tool to help prevent devastating pressure sores. The SensorEdge system has a 16x16" sensing area with 16x16 standard or 32x32 HD resolution. A wireless option is also available, as are larger (sensing area 32x80") systems for pressure mapping with mattresses.
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