--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Modification of a wheelchair armrest to provide a surface for positioning or exercising a paralyzed or partially paralyzed arm. Describes an armrest made of wood padded with foam-backed carpet, which is attached to the arm of a wheelchair with a hose clamp, and which has a Velcro safety strap to hold the arm in place. Includes instructions, diagram and photographs. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. Assembly. AUTHOR: Pifer, R G TITLE: Armrest Modification f
The Cozy Cushion is a combination foam seat and back cushion with attached armrest pads designed for use with wheelchairs. This one-piece unit is covered in soft brushed poly and padded with high-density foam and prevents skin contact with a wheelchair's vinyl upholstery and metal parts. Covering the seat, back, and armrests, the Cozy Cushion permits use of seatbelts and positioning belts. SIZES: Model 703005 fits 16-inch wide chairs and 703006 fits 18-inch chairs.
---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted elbow support for a wheelchair user with hemiparesis following stroke. Following a stroke this individual experienced muscle weakness in her left arm which also affected her sitting balance. When sitting in her Sunrise Breezy wheelchair, her left arm would slip off the narrow armrest and she would fall sideways. Working with her occupational therapist, a commercial project was tried as a solution but proved to wide for th
The Fleece Arm Rest Pads or Fleece Wheelchair Arm Rest Pads are designed for use on wheelchairs, office chairs, or walkers. These pads can be taken on and off with the sewn in Velcro brand closure strips. DIMENSIONS: 12 x 11 inches. COLOR: Dark green, brown, gray, black, red, blue, fuchsia, white, or purple.
The Fleece Wheelchair Armrest Covers are wheelchair armrest pads designed to prevent skin irritation. These padded fleece covers attach with Velcro. DIMENSIONS: These pads are available in 10 inches long or 14 inches long. COLOR: Natural.
The Fleece Wheelchair Armrest Pouches are wheelchair armrest pads and side pouches designed for use by individuals with mobility or lower extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury and others who use wheelchairs. The pouches are made of washable denim and feature fleece armrest covers that provide comfort and protection to elbows and wrists. The armrest pouches can be mounted over wheelchair arms with Velcro fasteners. Each pouch features a convenient storage compartment for carrying books, ma
The Gel Ovations Arm Pads are wheelchair armrest pads designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury and others who use wheelchairs. These pads are designed to provide comfort and protection to elbows and wrists, help prevent pressure sores or ulcers, and aid in healing of existing sores or abrasions. These pads come in a variety of sizes and have T-nut spacing to allow installation on most armrests without the need for modifications. DIMENSI
The Lap Pal with Nylex Cover is a lapboard designed for use as a wandering patient system for wheelchair users with Alzheimer's disease or cognitive disabilties. This safety cushion fits snugly across the user's lap and securely against the wheelchair's arms, helping to keep the user from sliding down or getting out of the chair unassisted. The cushion is made of durable, lightweight polyurethane foam covered with Nylex fabric, and provides a resting place for user's arms. The cushion is flame-r
Maxidy Arm Rest Pads, desk length and full length, are designed for use with all wheelchairs. Both arm rests are constructed of long-lasting, durable urethane foam. Maxidy arm cusions offer a universal fit on all wheelchair models and are guaranteed to be rip-free, soft and comfortable. They are easily installed on wheelchair arms and all necessary hardware is included.
---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adaptation to protect various parts of an electronic wheelchair for a child with right hemiplegia, vision impairment, and developmental delay. There were a number of fittings on the chair that needed attention and had been damaged by the child. The first issue was the control panel for the joystick, which had a thin film cover over the membrane touch buttons that set the direction and mode. The buttons didn’t work unless they were
The Orthocare Pivoting/Horizontal Arm Positioner - Pronated is a wheelchair armrest pad that will adapts to all wheelchair arms. This device was designed to provide pronated hand positioning with natural palmar arch. The armrest is cut down at the proximal end to allow for better positioning of the arm, and is narrow at the wrist section to decrease arm roll. The arm and hand are secured in place with 2 Velcro straps. A reinforced pivot rivet pivots the arm in a horizontal plane. DIMENSIONS: 18-
Polyester Wheelchair Pads are footplate (model MSC019470), calf (model MSC019471), armrest (model MSC019472), and seat / back (model MSC019473) pads designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. These soft, flame-retardant polyester pads protect and support the arms, legs, and feet. The pads are machine washable and do not mat. The calf, armrest, and seat / back pads are latex-free.
Th Sammons Preston Flipaway Armrest, models 604401 and 604402 is a armrest designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or other seating systems. Features include a heavy duty hinge that allows the arm rest to flip up and out of arms way, a three-inch recess that serves as a beverage or ashtray holder, and a one-inch black vinyl foam padding. The armrest can also be used as a work surface or for transporting small items. Model 604401 is designed for right side attachment and Model 604402
The Sheepette Wheelchair Armrest Pad, model D3004, and Seat Pads, model D3005, are decubitus pads designed for use by individuals at risk for pressure sores or ulcers. Made of synthetic sheepskin, the seat pad is a one-piece pad that covers wheelchair back and seat to provide pressure relief. Also made of synthetic sheepskin, the armrest pads cover the armrests of the wheelchair to reduce pressure on the arms and elbows.
The Sheepskin Wheelchair Arm Pad is a wheelchair armrest pad designed for use by individuals at risk for pressure sores/ulcers. Made from Medical Sheepskin, these pads attach to the wheelchair armrest with Velcro straps and are fully washable.
The Sheepskin Wheelchair Arm Rest Covers are wheelchair armrest pads designed for use by people with mobility disabilities, spinal cord injury and others who use wheelchairs. These pads are made of tanned natural sheepskin are machine washable and dryable. Each pad has adjustable Velcro straps to attach it to an armrest of a wheelchair. The pads fit full (model 112) or desk (model 113) size armrests and are sold in pairs. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 14.5 x 16 inches (model 112) or 9.5 x 5 inches (model 11
The Soft Seat is a seat cover for a wheelchair designed to enhance comfort and reduce pressure sores. Model 6392 is a seat and back pad set and model 6394 is a pair of armrest pads. These machine-washable sets (sold separately) are made of synthetic fur padding and fit most wheelchairs with full-length arms. The seat back pad secures to the wheelchair with loops that slip over the push handles.
The Spenco Wheelchair Pad, model 31-252, is a decubitus pad and armrest pad for persons using wheelchairs. The cotton/polyester covering provides protection for the arms and torso. The back of the pad is covered with waterproof sheeting.
Synthetic Lambskin Armrest Pads, model MSC019670, are wheelchair armrest pads designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. The pads are flame-retardant, machine washable, and latex-free.
The Synthetic Sheepskin Wheelchair Accessories are a set of wheelchair armrest and legrest pads and seat and back cushion covers designed to provide comfort and protection for people who use wheelchairs. All items are made of high-pile synthetic sheepskin and are nonallergenic. Model 703010 is a pair of wheelchair armrest pads, model 703020 is a wheelchair legrest pad that fits between and over the legrests, model 703040 is a pair of footrest pads, and model 703050 is a set of a wheelchair seat
Unreal Lambskin Wheelchair Accessories are decubitus pads for various pressure points including the seat, back, arm and footplates. These covers are made of synthetic fleece for pressure relief and prevention of decubitus ulcers. The material consists of 3/4-inch pile and is stain resistant, nonflammable, nonallergenic, nontoxic, machine washable and dryable, and resists packing down. Foot plate, arm and removable desk arm pads are sold in pairs. BACK COVER: Fits all standard adult wheelchair mo
The Upholstered Padded Armrests, model 65, are wheelchair armrest pads designed for use with wheelchairs with full- or desk-length armrests. COLOR: Upholstered to match color of seat and back upholstery.
The Wheelchair Arm Protectors are wheelchair armrest pads designed to prevent skin irritation for individuals who use wheelchairs. Made of polyester and acrylic fabric, these pads wraps over the wheelchair arm with Velcro attachments. SIZES: Full length (fits arm rest measuring 13 to 15 inches) and desk length (fits arm rests measuring 8 to 11 inches).
The Wheelchair Armrest Cushions are wheelchair armrest pads designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. These foam-padded nylon-covered pads attach to the armrests with Velcro fasteners and provide protection against pressure sores and comfort for sensitive arms and elbows. Model 703015 is designed for chairs with full-length arms and model 703016 is designed for chairs with desk-length arms. Model 703130 is an extended cushion that extends beyond the armrest and covers the armrest post
The Wheelchair Coverings are decubitus pad and seat covers, armrest and legrest pads for wheelchairs designed for use by individuals with lower extremity and mobility disabilities, spinal cord injury and others who spend most of their time in wheelchairs. Made from Hitemp, urine resistant medical sheepskin, these pads help reduce the risk of pressure sores and ulcers and body aches. The pads are made separately to fit the seat, back and arms of the wheelchair. They are washable and are available
The Wheelchair Slipcover, model 6393, is a seat cover for a wheelchair designed to enhance comfort and reduce pressure sores. This one-piece plush synthetic fur pad covers the wheelchair seat and back. DIMENSIONS: This pad fits most 16-, 18-, and 20-inch wheelchairs.