Manual Chairs


Invacare

Solara 3G

Solara 3G

An ATP & Clinician Best Pick of 2016:

You can do the “tape” test, where you place tape on the person’s back at the level of the top of the back support. Then when placing this backrest angle into recline, the tape remains visible on the seated individual’s back. This indicates that the Solara 3G’s backrest angle and backrest contribute to the reduction of shear and friction. When seated in other similar manual wheelchairs, the backrest angle reclines/opens, and accommodation is not made during this movement. This results in the individual and the backrest no longer supported, with the head often coming off the backrest and the lateral thoracic pads becoming “earmuffs.”

  • (800) 333-6900

Ki Mobility

Little Wave Flip

Little Wave Flip

By integrating styling elements seen in strollers — and 500+ color combinations! — this new tilt-in-space chair seeks to facilitate the first step toward early-intervention positioning. Because the Flip has fewer parts than other tilt chairs, its seat height, depth and width are easy to change as the child grows. A tube-in-tube seat rail design is modular so changes can be made without replacing parts. The raised pivot point on the folding back allows more seating to remain on the chair when it’s folded.

An ATP & Clinician Best Pick of 2016:

A great transition for the kiddos and their parents who still want a stroller concept, but have outgrown the appropriateness of a rehab stroller. Can put any seating on it, and love the way it folds!

— Anne Kieschnik, ATP, CRTS, Numotion

  • (800) 981-1540

Thomashilfen North America

ThevoTwist

ThevoTwist

This stroller-style pediatric folding wheelchair offers tilt in space (-10° to +31°) and recline (90° to 145°) functions for children with moderate to complex medical and positioning needs and is particularly beneficial for kids with low muscle tone in the trunk. A patented tipping-prevention function (Balance Safety System) prevents the child’s weight from shifting backward so center of gravity is maintained. Micro Stimulation Technology — an anatomically shaped spinal column plus gently moving parts — respond to the child’s natural movements to give the child tactile cues as to how he/she is sitting and to encourage improved body awareness. Seat position is reversible.

  • (866) 870-2122

Leggero

TRAK

TRAK

A lightweight, easily foldable, dependent wheelchair, TRAK offers 45° of tilt in space and 30° of hip-angle adjustment, plus easy adjustment of handlebar, back height, seat depth and knee angle. The RESPOND seating system can be contoured to fit each child; options include trunk supports, therapeutic tray, curvature configuration, hip guides and a positioning wedge kit.

  • (844) 503-5437

Convaid

Trekker

Trekker

The lightweight, compact Trekker can take kids around in style while supporting their positioning needs. The Trekker offers adjustable tilt from -5° to 45°, 170° of recline, plus “functional” and “rest” positions to match whatever activity is happening at the moment. Trekker’s seating can be forward facing (so the child can look out at the world) or rear facing (to look at the caregiver). A WC19 transport option is available.

  • (888) 266-8243

Ki Mobility

Little Wave Clik

With width/depth growth of 8" to 16", this chair promotes independence for kids. Index System tubing has dimples to optimize adjustment and eliminate guesswork. The Little Wave Clik promotes proper positioning and wheel access, so you’re one “click” away from a just-right fit. The dynamic fifth wheel allows you to adjust range and spring rate to match your rider’s abilities. With a 12.5-lb. transport weight and 165-lb. weight capacity.

  • (800) 981-1540

P.R.O. CG Tilt

P.R.O. CG Tilt

Freedom Designs’ tilt-in-space wheelchair is lightweight (34 lbs. in transport configuration) and compact (21.75" long), with simple adjustments for great maneuverability. The Precise Rotational Orientation makes the chair easy to push, tilt/untilt and turn to fit well into everyday environments and activities.


Leggero

REACH

REACH

The lightweight, foldable REACH stroller is available in 12", 14" and an innovative frame design so caregivers can fix the tilt angle at 10°, 20° or 30°. Up to 5" of depth growth is built into the seating system. Handlebar, back height, seat depth and hip/knee angles are easily adjustable.

  • (844) 503-5437

Epical Solutions

FreeWheel Attachment

FreeWheel Attachment

By attaching to rigid-framed manual wheelchairs (or to folding chairs via an adaptor), FreeWheel enables consumers to push over surfaces that would otherwise be difficult or impossible to navigate. The attachment is designed to provide a longer wheelbase and reduce resistance and drag when rolling over broken sidewalks, curbs, carpet, gravel, dirt, grass and snow. Encourages a more active lifestyle by improving accessibility in all sorts of everyday and exceptional situations.

  • (517) 488-7315

Mobility Direct (U.S. distributor)

Wheelblades

Wheelblades

Invented by Swiss wheelchair user and outdoor enthusiast Patrick Mayer, Wheelblades offer chair users greater access in snowy conditions. Wheelblades attach to front casters of manual chairs; the Wheelblades’ greater width distributes the user’s weight and propulsion energy over a greater surface area to keep casters from sinking into the snow. Two tracking channels on the underside of the Wheelblade compresses snow to ensure stability. Wheelblades can be easily and quickly attached to front wheels measuring 1.8 to 6 cm wide (approximately .71" to 2.36" wide). Check out wheelblades.ch, or Wheelblades’ American distributor for more information.

  • (877) 914-1830

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