Wheelchair Backs


VARILITE®

Icon Back System

Icon Back System

With wheelchair users, caregivers and technicians in mind, the Icon Back System was designed for those who want fast installations, versatile adjustability and simple operation. The system includes a range of back types and sizes, all with VariLock hardware and VARILITE air-foam floatation cushions for superior comfort. Just two components need to be attached to the wheelchair; others are all pre-installed. Adjusting the angle, depth, width and height of Icon backs is quick and easy: All adjustment screws are accessible from the rear of the back support or the outside of the cane brackets. Adjustments can be made with the user in the chair.

  • (800) 827-4548

Sunrise Medical

JAY J3 HV Back

JAY J3 HV Back

We can’t control the weather, but JAY’s new J3 HV back can influence a wheelchair user’s all-important microclimate. The J3 HV back can provide warmth or cooling at the flip of a switch. Internal thermal technology includes evaporative cooling to dissipate moisture and pull it away from the body. A rechargeable battery provides at least eight hours of continuous use, and indicator lights tell a wheelchair user if heat (red) or cooling (blue) is currently on. An automatic shut-off feature is incorporated for additional safety. A microclimatic cover features wicking material and a layer of 3DX space fabric to promote airflow and dissipate heat/moisture.

  • (800) 333-4000

ROHO, Inc.

Next-Generation AGILITY Back

Next-Generation AGILITY Back

The next generation of ROHO AGILITY back systems offers significant enhancements, plus a five-year warranty on the shell and hardware, to match the replacement and funding needs of many wheelchair users. Enhancements include comfortable air and foam options; larger cutouts to the shell for a fresh new appearance; smaller and easier-to-install hardware; air/foam/cover ventilation system for improved breathability; and a lighter shell for easier transport.

  • (800) 851-3449

Invacare

Matrx Elite TR

Matrx Elite TR

The Invacare Matrx Elite TR back was specially designed for manual or power tilt-only or tilt/recline applications. With that in mind, the back includes an extra layer of SuperSoft HR foam for improved immersion and comfort, and incorporates full support across the client’s shoulder area. The Matrx Elite TR’s “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

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 coded E2611-2612.


    Ride Designs

    Corbac Adjustable Back

    Corbac Adjustable Back

    Ride’s Corbac back support safely supports the pelvis and trunk while helping to reduce pressure and shear at the spine and sacrum. Its 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

    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. The Q-Back is available in three contour depths — Active Contour, Deep Contour and Extra Deep Contour — with 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

    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

    Motion Concepts

    Invacare Matrx MX2

    Invacare Matrx MX2

    This “barely there” back is designed to offer unmatched comfort, support and peak performance. Thanks to new hardware options, sizes and cutouts, the MX2 back provides 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. The solid carbon fiber back shell is contoured for optimal fit and support, and cutouts reduce weight and buildup of heat and moisture. Your most active users will appreciate the new 6" back height.

    • (888) 433-6818

    Stealth Products, Inc.

    Tarta Original

    Tarta Original

    Contouring depths and location are fully customizable on the Tarta Original back, thanks to an array of interchangeable ribs. The Tarta Original is 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. This 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

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