The Adjustable Trunk Supports are lateral supports designed to assist in positioning the body of wheelchair users. The supports mount to the side frame of wheelchairs.
The Arm Tray Lateral Stabilizer is a combination lateral trunk support and arm trough designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. This foam-padded stabilizer fits wheechairs with full-length arms and reduces lateral leaning while providing improved arm positioning. Model 706140 has a washable polyester cover, model 706141 has a washable synthetic sheepskin cover, and model 706142 has a spray-and-wipe clean nylon cover.
Lateral trunk support for adaptive positioning. 1/4 inch ABS plastic base with separate removable or replaceable cushion. Can be used with a sling or solid back. Pads are straight, not contoured and can adjust vertically, horizontally and front to rear. Universal pad mount allows pad to be oriented to body. Mounts on back frame. Nonpivoting. Sizes: 4 inches long by 3 inches high, 5 inches long by 4 inches high, 6 inches long by 5 inches high, 7 inches long by 6 inches high. Custom sizes availabl
The Bolster Thoracic Supports are straight lateral trunk supports designed for use in conjunction with the Otto Bock MOSS II seating systems (see separate entries). Two sizes of polyurethane foam pads ($20 to $18) slide over straight or 1 or 2 inch offset metal fixtures which mount to the sides of aluminum channel back frames ($29.25). They are adjustable vertically. They are available with strap kits which attach with velcro or buckle closures to the front of pads for anterior trunk support. CO
The BTS/STS Custom Fixtures and Bending Tool are a ball and rod fixture for STS lateral trunk support or slim line fixture for BTS lateral trunk support. They have an 18 inch rod which can be custom bent and cut. The bending tool may be clamped in a vice and used to shape the rods.
The Burnett Body Support is a seating support designed to provide postural support for children and adults with diagnoses associated with multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, stroke or dystonia.
Carrie Mobile Potty Seat is designed for individuals with limited postural control and mobility as a result of neurological impairments. It is shaped to position legs in a slight flexion and abduction to encourage bladder and bowel functions. Seat can be positioned over 18 inch institutional toilets and most residential toilets (except when in reclined position), or used as a free-standing commode. Latex free high-density foam has washable, seamless coating that is urine and stain-resistant and
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide support for an individual with Parkinson's disease who leans to the right when fatigued. A Henley Twin Electic Recliner was custom-made to the user's measurements. Once the chair was complete, it was modified by adding thoracic fins to maintain the body in an upright position. The fins were mounted on brackets spaced 300 millimeters apart on a steel tube frame. The right-hand bracket, the side on which the user primarily needed support, could be moved up an
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Shirts are modified to hide chest strap in wheelchair. Shirts and sweaters have small slits made at the appropriate height on each side. The straps are inserted through the shirt and secured in the correct position. The shirt is then buttoned over the chest strap to provide a better appearance in the wheelchair. SKILLS REQUIRED: Sewing. AUTHOR: TITLE: Clinical Forum. REF: Newsletter: Volume 1, No 1, Fortress Scientific, 61 Miami St, Buffalo, NY 14204.
Custom Recliner Trunk Controls Series 300 are accessories designed for support of trunk in cases of poor lateral trunk control or scoliosis. The Trunk Control Series includes: three Scoliosis Systems: Regular and Hinged - steel reinforced with self skinning foam, washable fleece, adjustable vertically, in/out, and laterally, can be custom-made, and Bolt-on Chip - same features as Regular and Hinged system, but includes hardware attached to outside of bucket back, chest strap holds pads to indivi
The Deluxe Lateral Arm Support, model 6320, is a trunk support designed for use by wheelchair users who lean laterally. This padded trough has an ambidextrous design, enabling it to fit either wheelchair armrest. The contoured trough supports the arm and encourages arm use and rehabilitation. Optional self-releasing straps may be used to stabilize arm position. This support has a soft, water-repellent, wipe-clean vinyl cover.
The Elevated-Arm Lateral Support is a combination lateral trunk support and elevating armrest designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or geri chairs. This support, which comes with a launderable synthetic sheepskin cover, helps reduce leaning to one side while permitting the arm to be elevated to control edema. Model 706020 is a right-handed model and model 706021 is a left-handed model. DIMENSIONS: Both models are 12.75 inches high at the lowest point.
Styled specifically to appeal to very young children and their families, and developed in conjunction with therapists and care-givers, the Bee seating system by Jenx is a playful and gentle introduction to supported seating. Providing a high level of versatility through a comprehensive range of fixed and height adjustable bases, along with a wide variety of head, trunk, leg and foot support options mean each Bee can be exactly tailored to the needs of any individual child. Adjustable back angle
Trunk supports. For use with Adaptive Engineering Lab positioning system or most manual or power chairs. Provide lateral trunk support. Adjusts laterally and vertically. Attach to back frame of wheelchair.
The Lateral Body Support is a lateral trunk support designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or geri chairs. These vertical supports stabilize the torso to provide positioning support to reduce leaning to the left or right. The supports feature a built-in armrest trough. These supports are available with a choice of three covers: launderable synthetic sheepskin, launderable polyester, and spray-and-wipe clean nylon. DIMENSIONS: Available in a choice of 12.75 or 14 inches high.
The Lateral Pads are lateral trunk supports designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. Made of textured urethane self-skinning foam, these pads are equipped with T-nuts in all one-inch on center mounting holes. SIZES: Small, medium, or large. DIMENSIONS (WxDxH): The small pad is 3.25 x 4.25 x 1.25 inches. The medium pad is 4.25 x 6.25 x 1.25 inches. The large pad is 5.25 x 6.25 x 1.25 inches. COLOR: Black.
The Lateral Stabilizer Armrest Bolsters are lateral trunk supports designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. These bolsters fit over the wheelchair armrests to reduce lateral leaning and provide cushioned support for the arms. The bolsters come in a choice of three covers--launderable polyester, launderable synthetic sheepskin, and spray-and-wipe clean nylon--and are available in models for full- and desk-length armrests. DIMENSIONS: Available in a choice of 5 or 6 inches wide.
The swingaway Lateral Support (model SS20) can be mounted to aluminum pans or other rigid back panels, and it is designed to provide lateral trunk support to seated individuals. The support has a spring-loaded mechanism. It is adjustable forward and back and laterally. A malleable foam pad is included.
The Lateral Support Orthosis is a lateral trunk support designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. Designed to facilitate an erect sitting posture, this orthosis is made of contoured plastic foam, padded with foam for comfort, and covered with a durable spray-and-wipe clean cover. The orthosis accommodates all torso heights and the lateral support wings can be adjusted by adding foam to the wing pockets or by warming the plastic frame with a heat gun and adjusting the wings. The foam
Lateral Supports are lateral trunk supports designed for use by individuals with mobility or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury. All pad sizes are available in stationary or swing out style. SIZES: Small, medium, large, or extra large. DIMENSIONS (HxD): 3 x 3 inches (small), 3 x 4 inches (medium), 4.5 x 4.5 inches (large), 4 x 6 inches (extra large).
The Lateral Thoracic Pad Assembly, model ASTP, is a lateral trunk support designed to provide support to the sides of the upper body area. Stainless steel slide brackets (included) are used for mounting the pads to a solid back panel. A knob on the bracket permits easy removal. The pads are cold rolled steel, bent to 5 inch radius, with captive fasteners. These can be ordered unpadded or with 1/4-inch closed-cell foam upholstered with neoprene rubber bonded to a nylon terry cloth slip cover. SIZ
Heavy duty adjustable hardware system for mounting head and trunk supports. Ball joints allow angulation of supports but tighten securely to maintain position. Adapters allow mounting to aluminum pans or 7/8 inch tubing. Use with Otto Bock pads or custom-made flat pads. Quick handle for frequent adjustment.
The Matchett Support Range consists of soft polystyrene bead-filled cushions designed to aid individuals to attain and maintain their optimum postural requirements, spread warmth and comfort to reduce stress and aid recovery, and remain in the required position unlike normal pillows. It is designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, stroke, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). It helps to promote stability, comfort, circulation, body symmetry, and breathing.
The Miller's Complete Support Systems are lateral trunk support components designed to be mounted off the seat, back insert, modular pan, or wheelchair frame, depending on the application, to give support to the trunk and pelvic areas or to provide adduction. Components of the seat, back, or pan-mounted systems include fixed, swing-away, and multiplane inserts, pads, and doglegs. The doglegs allow approximately 2 additional inches of lateral adjustment. The Multi Plane provides greater flexibili
The NE-AT UseR Adjustable Lateral (NE-ATURAL) Bracket Mount is lateral trunk support hardware designed for use by individuals with neurological or severe physical disabilities or cerebral palsy. This width-adjustable lateral bracket mount interfaces with most commercial and custom seating systems and converts most commercial and custom lateral brackets into lateral brackets that can be adjusted in width by the user or caregivers to make room for winter jackets or sweaters. Existing swing away o
PAL (Positive Action Lateral) Swing-Away Lateral Support is a lateral trunk support designed for use by individuals with balance disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or spinal cord injury who use wheelchairs. The pad angle of this lateral thoracic support can be rotated plus or minus 10 degrees. It is designed to fit the Evolution Back from Varilite (see separate entry). The pad has a steel base encased in multi-stiffness closed-cell foam with a washable cover, and is available in curved
The Posey Lateral Stabilizers, models 6312SC, 6316SC, 8212, 8212SC, 8216, & 8216SC, are lateral trunk supports designed to promote proper trunk alignment for people with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury and others who use wheelchairs who lean laterally. The secure fit prevents rolling of the stabizer on the armrest. These bolsters are available with removable, washable cotton covers (models 8212 and 8216) or vinyl (models 6312SC, 6316SC, 8212SC and 8216SC). The
The Geri Chair Side Support is a lateral trunk support designed for use with individuals with balance disabilitieis. Intended for use in geriatric chairs, the unit is hinged for use in reclining chairs. Made of closed-cell foam, the support can be modified with an electric knife, can be used on the right or left side, and is secured by attached wrap-on material. The support can be used only on one side or on both sides. OPTIONS: Short or long torso support insert and hook-and-loop attachment str
The Side Thoracic Support and Hardware is a trunk support pad with mounting hardware for either lateral or side support designed for wheelchair users. An extruded aluminum clamp attaches to the back frame of the wheelchair. It has a passive locking system which may be disengaged, and allows the pad to swing away for easy transfer. Contoured support pads are injection molded foam with semi-flexible steel reinforcement, and can be shaped as needed. Hardware may be ordered for the left or right sid
Slim Supports are lateral trunk supports designed to provide bilateral torso support for people who use wheelchairs or geri chairs. Constructed of plywood and padded foam and covered in wipe-clean vinyl foam, model 6322 fits standard wheelchairs and secures with Velcro straps and model 6323 fits inside the armrests of geri chairs.
The Slip-On Neoprene Trunk Lateral Pad is lateral trunk support pad designed for people with neurological or mobility disabilities or cerebral palsy. The pad is intended to protect and provide comfort to users of lateral trunk supports. The pad is made of extra thick neoprene rubber, which is cushy, waterproof, and can conform to curves. Each pad can be cut to fit a specific support. The neoprene is bonded on the outside to a stretchy fabric and on the inside to loop Velcro that can fix the pad
The Snug Supports are lateral trunk supports designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. These supports are placed inside the wheelchair to provide support and reduce lateral leaning. They also serve to reduce the interior space in the chair, adapting a standard chair for the needs of a smaller user. These supports feature a foam-padded plywood frame and a spray-and-wipe clean vinyl cover. Adjustable straps permit attachment to any wheelchair. Model 706310 is a pair of supports and mod
Lateral trunk support for adaptive positioning. 1/2 inch plywood base with 1 inch neoprene foam padding covered with Naugahyde, shelterlite, or synthetic lambswool pads. Pads are straight, not contoured, with L shaped brackets to allow vertical and horizontal adjustment. Designed to be used with an I Back. Sizes: 4 inches long by 3 inches high, 5 inches long by 4 inches high, 6 inches long by 5 inches high, 7 inches long by 6 inches high. Custom sizes available.
Somlent Plush Range is designed for positional support for individuals with a diagnosis of cerebral palsy, stroke, generalized weakness or dystonia. It can be used to provide lateral support in a chair, pressure relief and/or support for heels and legs, provide support of hand or arm in a chair or on the bed, it can be folded as an abduction wedge and can be used to give reassurance and comfort. Both the Plush Round and the Plush Roll are covered in waterproof washable 4-way stretch material,
Trunk support component for adaptive positioning. 1/4 inch contoured ABS plastic base with separate removable pads. Positive locking pivot mechanism. Wide range of vertical, horizontal and front to rear adjustment. Pads can be oriented to body to minimize undistributed pressure. Back bar mounts attach to back frame of wheelchair, Solid I Back Mount attaches to solid back insert with special bracket. Sizes: small 3 inches high by 6 inches long, medium 3 inches high by 7 inches long, large 4 inche
Two pairs of custom size pads and one pair of custom bent swing away Kydex brackets with hinges. Slotted brackets are secured onto solid back with bolts through threaded wood inserts, with adjustment for width, or clamp onto back uprights of wheelchair. Supports wrap around trunk and secure in front with velcro strap. Can be ordered with 2 hinges, for stationary rear pads, or 4 hinges, for greater ease of transfers. Pads are 1/2 inch thick medium density foam and 1/2 inch birch plywood. May be o
Two pairs of custom size pads and one pair of custom bent swing away Kydex brackets with spring loaded aluminum locking mechanisms. Slotted brackets are secured onto solid back with bolts through threaded wood inserts, with adjustment for width, or clamp onto back uprights of wheelchair. Supports wrap around trunk and secure in front with velcro strap. Locking mechanisms allow rear pads to lock into a stationary position for support while front pads are able to swing open. When unlocked, all fou
One pair of custom size pads and custom bent Kydex brackets with spring loaded aluminum locking mechanism. Pads swing away for transfers when released, and lock securely. Secured to solid back with bolts through threaded inserts. Pads are 1/2 inch thick medium density foam over 1/2 inch birch plywood.
Lateral supports that can be mounted on LaBac Systems sliding back, on chairs with upholstery mounted on the front of the back posts, and on chairs with upholstery mounted on the back of the back posts. Swingaway feature offers quick client access. Pads available in 3 by 4 inches, 4 by 4 inches, 4 by 5 inches, 4 by 6 inches. Made of molded plastic shell with foam pad. Naugahyde cover. Additional intermediate brackets available.
The Swingaway Lateral Trunk Support is designed to provide positioning support for people who use wheelchairs.Model 31425 is a Swingaway Kit with Pad and includes tapered L brackets, a swing-away hinge, an extender, all mounting hardware, and the support pad. The brackets can be arranged in a variety of configurations for flexibility and growth. The extender bracket permits extra flexibility in any direction. The supports flip out of the way while entering and exiting the chair and they have sin
Lateral trunk support pads. Naugahyde covered foam. T nuts with 1 or 2 inch spacing for mounting to brackets. Curved rectangular, or pear- shaped pad. 3 to 6 inches high by 4 to 7 inches deep.
Custom size trunk pads mount to solid back with T-nuts and bolts, or clamp to wheelchair uprights. Pads are 1/2 inch thick medium density foam over 1/2 inch birch plywood. Brackets are Kydex ($206) or aluminum ($195) and are bent to custom angles. Back-mounting brackets are slotted to allow adjustment of width, and adjust in height by relocating. May be ordered complete, or brackets and pads may be ordered separately.
The Wheelchair Side Support is a lateral trunk support designed for use with individuals with balance disabilitieis. Made of closed-cell foam, the support can be modified with an electric knife and can be used on the right or left side individually or on both sides. OPTIONS: Short or long torso support inserts. DIMENSIONS: The optional short torso support is 6 inches long and the optional long torso support is 9 inches long.
Wheelchair Side Support provides lateral torso support for wheelchair users with cerebral palsy, neurological disabilities, or upper extremity disabilities. These vinyl-covered foam bolsters reduce a standard 18-inch wide seat to 16 inches wide, thereby improving lateral support and reducing side-to-side rocking that can cause skin damage. Bolsters are available for high-back wheelchairs (model ALI1241) or for standard and desk-length arm wheelchairs (model ALI1240). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 1 x 15 x
The Snug Supports are lateral trunk supports designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs and lean bilaterally. These rigid-frame wings are padded with foam and covered in wipe-clean vinyl and attach to most wheelchairs, providing support at the shoulder level. Model 706320 is the Standard Support model. Model 706322 is the X-tra Support model which features integral armrest pads which fasten the bottom of the wings to the wheelchair armrest frame to provide additional support for larger
Wheelchair Wing Backs, model 6321, are lateral trunk supports designed to provide bilateral torso support for people who use wheelchairs. Constructed of plywood and padded in foam and covered in wipe-clean vinyl, these wings attach to the screws on the wheelchair back to provide support without taking up seating space. The angle may be adjusted to accommodate user needs. DIMENSIONS (WxL): 8 x 10 inches.
Pads are foam padded plywood, covered with naugahyde. Oval shaped pads in 3 sizes: 4 inches by 5 inches, 4 inches by 6 inches, and 5 inches by 7 inches. Rectangular pads are 4 inches by 6 inches. Deep curved pads in 3 sizes: 3 inches by 4 inches, 4 inches by 4 inches, 6 inches by 6 inches. Mount to solid backs with offset brackets, angle brackets, or mounting rails. Fixed or removeable. Custom foam and pad sizes available. Oval and rectangular pads available in 12 colors, curved pads in black on