Positioning


Bodypoint, Inc.

Universal Elastic Strap

Universal Elastic Strap

Made of strong, high-stretch Neoprene, this strap offers a unique, flexible solution for temporary positioning. Use on the chest, abdomen, lap or legs anytime extra support is needed, such as during work, play, therapy, fittings or transfers. The ultra-fine hook-and-loop attachment won’t snag clothes, and the easy-grab end tab with its large thumbhole is great for users with limited hand dexterity. It’s available in three widths and a 56" length that can be cut shorter without fraying. Codes as E0960 (chest) or E0995 (calves), but also is a popular cash purchase.

  • (800) 547-5716

PaceSaver

BOSS HD Equalizer Bariatric Tilt System for Power Chairs

Offering a full range of tilt while also maintaining an environmentally practical low seat-to-floor height isn’t easy — but PaceSaver’s BOSS HD Equalizer system does just that. It provides 0° to 50° of weight-shifting tilt while managing to keep the seat-to-floor height at 17.5" to enable power chair users to optimally access various daily environments. The BOSS HD also offers 3" of center-of-gravity balance adjustment. The seat adjusts to 30" wide and 26" deep, and the sculptured back adjusts in angle, depth, height and back gap. Available options include elevating legrests or heavy-duty elevating legrests; swing-away and center column extra-wide/long footrest; thigh/hip/elbow supports; swing-away joystick mount; tie-down anchor points; and oxygen tank, among others.

  • (800) 255-0285

Ki Mobility

Focus CR Power Tilt

Focus CR Power Tilt

The Focus Power Tilt is designed to provide rehab clients with the benefits of tilt in space while allowing them to control their own tilt. The system includes features such as a standard toggle control (right or left) or pendant control that can be hung anywhere with a control lock-out feature and battery status indicator. An optional interface for electronic controllers such as egg switches is also available. The Power Tilt is equipped with a manual disconnect to reposition the client if the battery is accidentally discharged. When a power wheelchair is not the right choice for a customer, the Focus Power Tilt is designed to provide a fantastic option.

  • (800) 981-1540

Inspired by Drive

Tusky

Tusky

A multi-adjustable pediatric activity chair with tilt and recline, the Tusky combines moderate postural support with variable tilt-in-space functions. Tusky can be used in the classroom or at home for eating, learning and socializing. It comes standard with a pelvic belt, adjustable zippered chest harness, adductors, lateral thoracic supports, headrest and adjustable footrest.


    Bodypoint, Inc.

    PivotFit

    PivotFit

    Balance shoulder retraction with sternal support and safety via the PivotFit shoulder harness. Available in sizes to fit kids through adults, the PivotFit’s shape contours to the shoulders and ribcage for a supportive, comfortable fit. Pressure is distributed across a 25-percent greater surface area than a traditional H-style harness. The sternum strap’s low placement reduces choking risk and is easy to adjust to accommodate clothing changes while providing a snug fit. The strong, patented swivel buckle equalizes tension without bunching, allowing pads to pivot to the best placement for the user’s body shape and comfort.

    • (800) 547-5716

    Prime Engineering

    Superstand HLT

    Superstand HLT

    An ATP & Clinician Best Pick of 2018:

    Need a stander for your classroom? Order the Superstand HLT from Prime Engineering with the adjustable depth and height supports. The trunk laterals and hip guides will be in slots that go in/out and up/down by just sliding. Also, upgrade to the metal wheels. This one unit can go prone, supine, upright, abduct, and accommodate almost any postural impairment.

    For severe knee and hip contractures (20-90°), add the special system (get a longer bar for hip contractures). There will be no pressure on the patellae, and you can start to try to gain range. One study gained 3° a week! If you need more than 30° of abduction, order a longer bar and the rotational foot plates so you can align the hind foot with the tibia.

    For the final touch, order the water-resistant covers. These look great, but also offer an additional level of cleanliness, as you can swap them out and wash them between users.

    — Ginny Paleg, PT, DScPT, MPT

    • (800) 827-8263

    Seating Dynamics

    Dynamic Footrest

    Dynamic Footrest

    Traditional footrests can be damaged when subjected to significant forces. But the Dynamic Footrest provides an energy-absorbing range of motion. The footrest is capable of up to three types of movement: telescoping; knee extension; and plantar/dorsi flexion. By providing movement in response to client movement, the footrest enables forces to be absorbed, protecting client, wheelchair frame and seating system. Extensor tone is absorbed and diffused, reducing overall tone and posturing. The movement provided can increase sitting tolerance and decrease agitation.

    An ATP & Clinician Best Pick of 2018:

    I love the Seating Dynamics Dynamic Footrests because these move in response to client force, removing leverage and helping my client to stay in position instead of standing in their wheelchair! This reduces overall extension and helps the client better tolerate the wheelchair seating system.

    — Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS


      Stealth Products, Inc.

      Ultra Head Support

      Ultra Head Support

      An ATP & Clinician Best Pick of 2018:

      This head support has been around for a while, but it is one of my favorites! Its modular support provides occipital, suboccipital, and lateral head support to achieve and maintain neck alignment. I can even swap out a lateral pad with a switch to access an assistive technology device!

      — Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

      • (800) 965-9229

      Permobil

      M3 Corpus

      M3 Corpus

      An ATP & Clinician Best Pick of 2018:

      The anterior tilt packages and Connected chair features are one of a kind, and the chair overall is unmatched in terms of quality, durability and positioning.

      — Chris Bittner, ATP, Numotion

      An ATP & Clinician Best Pick of 2017:

      The integrated mouse/Bluetooth module allows mounting to the rear, which allows alternate drive clients to interact with their environment when funding sources are limited. The caster wheels’ new shape allows changing direction without a lot of unintended movement, which is crucial for an alternate drive client.

      — Jeff Decker, ATP/SMS, CRTS, National Seating & Mobility

      M3 is a great progression of Permobil’s mid-wheel-drive chair that users find very appealing functionally and aesthetically. The anterior tilt Active Reach options are changing the way we can view transfer solutions, and it also allows users to accomplish activities of daily living in a safer and easier way, including reaching into high cabinets and beyond obstruction.

      — Robert Houston, ATP, Numotion

      • (800) 736-0925

      Complex Rehab Supplies

      Proximity Closures

      Proximity Closures

      An ATP & Clinician Best Pick of 2018:

      These innovative magnetic buckles have opened up a whole new word for the end user and caregiver.

      These buckles are brilliantly designed to be super easy to open and to close for so many individuals with limited hand function,who previously had to forgo strapping due to the compromised independence they incurred.

      [President] Ken Keim has also kept cost within necessary limits to allow for constraints of funding. I think this new product is the best thing since sliced bread!

      — Mala Aaronson, OT, ATP, CRTS, National Seating & Mobility

      • (708) 671-8955

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