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.
Stealth Products, Inc.
Tarta Original Back
The Tarta Original backrest was designed to be adaptable to the end user’s needs. Every single part of the Original can be customized to fit the individual, using minimal tools and via easy adjustments. Tarta Original is the most flexible backrest in the world: The central column gives freedom of movement and support to improve quality of life for the user. Comfortable, washable foam pads can be used in any combination, and with 12 different shapes to choose from, it’s unique to each individual’s needs. The Original is the winner of five international design contests, confirming the value of this revolutionary product.
With mild to moderate skin protection and a design that emphasizes comfort and prevention of sliding, Ride Designs’ Forward wheelchair seat cushion can be a great intervention for growing kids, seniors or clients who have sustained a stroke, brain injury or incomplete spinal cord injury.
The Forward’s design surrounds the pelvis with supportive contours while reducing pressure around at-risk bony prominences. The result is improved postural control without compromising skin protection. The cushion is made to help keep hips level and positioned at the back of the chair, which can enhance the wheelchair user’s seated stability. Now the Forward cushion is available in four additional sizes — 14x18", 15x15", 15x17" and 17x17" — in response to industry demand.
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.
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.
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.
Matrix Seating USA
Custom Back Support
The Micro-Modular Seating insert allows clinicians to make unlimited adjustments after the shape has been formed, without using a heat gun. The unique, removable shell and see-through insert design enable confirmation of contact between the client and the back. Proprietary open-cell foam is soft to the touch, but maintains appropriate positioning, breathability and pressure relief. Breathable custom covers maximize heat and moisture reduction. Lightweight, fully adjustable mounting hardware has a quick-release design. Coded E2617.
Inspired by Drive
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.
Stimulite Contoured Cushion
Designed to provide positioning as well as comfort, the Stimulite Contoured Pediatric cushion has a soft top layer fused to a firmer bottom layer of flexible Stimulite honeycomb. Adductors, abductors and an ischial dish comfortably position the child, while the soft honeycomb cells hold the child securely in place. By providing optimal pressure relief, stability, shear force reduction and ventilation, the cushion helps to protect against pressure injuries. At 2.5" thick and weighing 1 to 2 lbs., the cushion is suitable for all activities and is naturally antibacterial.
Matrx Kid*ab*ra Vi Cushion
Ideal for pediatric users at moderate to high risk for skin breakdown, the Invacare Matrx Kid*ab*ra Vi wheelchair seat cushion was designed with dual-density, high-resiliency foam with a viscoelastic insert for comfort and support. The moisture-resistant, breathable cover protects the foam and can be easily wiped clean — important for busy families on the go.