The 4-Square Pillow provides a soft, safe spot for reading, napping or daydreaming. Perfectly sized for all ages.
The 6919 Positioning Pillow is a body positioner and infant positioning cushion made of a foam blend. Small squares of foam fill an inner pillow case made of vinyl, which is covered with an outer pillowcase that zips off for washing. SIZES: Small or Large. DIMENSIONS: 20 x 20 inches (small) and 32 x 20 inches (large). COLOR: Forest green.
Ableware's Standing-Sitting Turntable is a rotating pivot disk designed for people with limited mobility and other related disabilities. The flexible design allows the user to sit on the device and turn on a bed or chair. It is useful for getting in and out of a car seat. A rubber disk on the bottom provides a non-skid surface while the top plastic disk slides against a fabric center. The turning disk provides a smooth, controlled motion, to make the user feel secure.
The Achievement Deluxe Sidelyer is a side lying positioner designed for use with children with neurological and physicdal disabilities. Designed to ease positioning for children, this unit enables children to lie on their left or right side in a secure, comfortable position. This positioner includes two padded safety belts that adjust for the girth and the height of the child. Made of high density flame retardant foam, this side lyer is covered with 21-ounce, flame-retardant vinyl and secured to
The Achievement Modified Incline Ramps are positioning wedges designed for use with children or adults with mobility, severe physical, or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injuries. These wedges are intended to provide gentle support when positioning an individual in a supine or prone position. Constructed of firm, comfortable, fire-resistant foam, these wedges are covered in extra heavy- duty anti-bacterial fire-retardant vinyl. Velcro-backed safety straps are included. These wedges can
The Achievement Positioning System is a positioning wedge system designed to provide firm, comfortable positioning for children and adolescents with neurological or severe physical disabilities. This system can be used in a variety of configurations including prone, supine and sidelying positioning. Unit assembles as a cube for easy storage and has Velcro tabs for connecting the pieces. The wedges are made of fire-retardant dense foam and easy to clean vinyl. SIZES: The set includes two small we
Adjustable Postural Infant Support is designed for infants up to 2 years of age. It is designed to provide posture support for infants who may require an upright position after feeding or who have limited posture control as a result of developmental delays. There is a safety mirror and contrasting colors for visual appeal. The horseshoe design in the lower section nestles the infant and helps to prevent sliding. Parents and caregivers can move the filling from one compartment to another to a
The Air-Lite Donut Floor Sitter is designed for children with sensory processing delays and/or autism. The soft support of the Air-Lite Donut Floor Sitter provides calm and focus for those who have a hard time concentrating. The seat allows for side and back support to enhance attention while listening, reading and communicating. The product can be used for circle time, homework time, reading and one-on-one therapy. Made of soft, flock material. Inflates with a hand pump and air valve.
The AliGel™ Chest and Axillary Roll Covers is designed for use by individuals with arthritis, lower extremity and upper extremity disabilities. The chest positioner is design for wrapping around open rolls and to be used as a stand-alone positioner. Larger size for chest roll, smaller for axillary. Both come with hook-and-loop attachment.
The AliGel™ Chest Positioner is designed for use by individuals with arthritis, lower extremity and upper extremity disabilities. The chest positioner is design to uniformly conform to a patient’s shoulder-to-chest area. Has rounded edges for the axilla. Provide optimum upper body positioning while alleviating pressure on the thorax area.
The AliGel™ Contoured Chest Rolls is designed for use by individuals with arthritis, lower extremity and upper extremity disabilities. The chest rolls contoured conform to an adult's rib cage in prone position. Flat bottom provides stability and keeps positioner in place. Available in three different sizes.
The AliGel™ Contoured Head/Leg Rests is designed for use by individuals with arthritis, lower extremity and upper extremity disabilities. The device helps stabilize the users head while providing easy access to face and top of cranium. Also use to position and protect knee or calf from pressure.
The Back and Joint Pain Reliever is a machine that replicates the pain-relieving effects of inversion therapy while lying flat on one's back. Padded ankle and arm supports hold the body in place on the cushioned bench, while an easy-to-reach lever allows users to extend feet downward by applying only the amount of force that they find most comfortable. The result is a reviving stretch that relieves pressure on the spine as well as decompresses the joints in the shoulders, hips, knees and ankles.
BallsEase is an inflatable ball that is designed to be used as a therapeutic body positioner or support. The ball is not intended to be fully inflated so that it will mold to a body’s shape. It can be inflated by blowing through one’s mouth or using a pump. The BallsEase does not contain latex and can be cleaned with a mild detergent and a damp cloth. SIZES: Available in small and large. DIMENSIONS: 10-12 inches diameter (small) or 12-15 inches diameter (large). COLORS: The large size is oran
The Balzac Balloon Ball is a large, inflatable, textured balloon designed to encourage motor skills and balance for individuals with a physical disability. Place noisy objects such as coins inside the balloon to make it an audio tracking device for individuals who are hard of hearing. The protective cover allows clients to throw and kick the balloon safely. The Balloon comes with four bladders and a handbook with dozens of ideas. OPTIONS: Also available is a set of four replacement bladders, mod
Bean Bag Beds are body positioners designed for use by children and adults with neurological or severe physical disabilities. Made of tough, wipe-clean vinyl, these positioners conform to the user's body shape. SIZES: Model 9SBBB is a Senior Bean Bag and model 9JBBB is a Junior Bean Bag. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): Model 9SBBB is 25 x 215 x 78 centimeters and model 9JBBB is 25 x 120 x 60 centimeters.
The Bedfellow Positioning Roll, model 6306, is a positioning roll designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities. This flexible three-section pillow provides full body support in lateral and dorsal positioning. The pillow can be folded to fit body contours and the center pillow can be rolled while still attached or zipped off to provide lumbar or head support. Side leaning while seated can be managed by buttoning the two sides of the pillow together in front of the users. The Bedfell
The Better Baby Seat is a body positioner designed for infants with digestive, physical, and neurological disabilities. This seat can position the child at 30 degrees in the prone position to aid with gastro-esophageal reflux. A firm support for the head and trunk is included. The seat can also be used for reclined positioning. In both positions, the child is secures with a soft, roomy diaper-style seat harness. The harness and a removable, washable pad are included. OPTIONS: A vinyl pad and har
The BetterBack a portable seat is a self-supporting unit that can easily be carried and used anywhere. The BetterBack provides a comforting, natural back support and was designed to prevent slouching while maintaining a neutral spine position. Its contoured wood shape keeps the integrity of the seat and back components independent of the surface on which the user places it. The seat also helps users maintain a comfortable, anatomically correct sitting position. DIMENSIONS: 15.5 inches depth x 13
The Body Pillow - Washable Poly Satin is a body support pillow designed for patient positioning, individuals with arthritis, side posture pregnancy comfort, and supportive comfort in bed?. The poly satin material is permanently bonded to a fine polyester mesh, making it soft as satin but machine washable and dryable. The hypo-allergenic polyfill core adds soft support.
JazzRX is a clinically designed back cushion meant to help reduce the health risks of sitting still, prevent "C" curve in the back and improve spinal alignment. It helps reduce back pain during long periods of sitting whether in car, airplane or at work and home. DIMENSIONS: 16 inches length x 0.5 inches height x 16 inches width inches. WEIGHT: 1.1 pounds. COLOR: Black.
WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: 3-year, 100 percent performance guarantee.
Boppy is a body positioner designed to provide support for infants in a prone or suppine position and to provide support while sitting for young children.The C-shaped padded, cushion style support features an opening to cradle an infant or to fit around a child's hips. Two of these cushions may be stacked for support while sitting. OPTIONS: Cotton slipcover. COLOR: The pillow is white. The slipcover is available in blue with bees or pistachio dots.
The Buckwheat Sleeping Pillow is a body support pillow designed for use by individuals with arthritis and other disabilities. The pillow helps relieve muscle tension, headaches, neck and back pain. Shifting hulls mold to the body's natural contours for exceptional comfort. Allows fresh air to circulate, keeping your head and neck cool while users sleep.
The Careflex Huggle Therapeutic Chair is designed to provide a prescriptive postural solution for those with disabilities in the classroom. The Huggle features a single frame design that can be adapted for the individual needs of a child. It comes as standard in the open Sprite configuration, though is often customized with various accessories. The Huggle’s modern design is adjustable.
The Chill-Out Chair Rock'r is a specialized therapeutic seat that features a unique deep v design to provide additional stable support to those who need trunk alignment.
The Chill-Out Chair Roller is a specialized therapeutic seat that features a unique deep v design to provide additional stable support to those who need trunk alignment.
The Cloud Cushion, model 9CLCL, is a body positioner designed for use with individuals with neurological or severe physical disabilities. Made from strong PVC vinyl, this inflatable cushion also contains a layer of foam. When properly inflated, this cushion conforms to the user's body shape. DIMENSIONS: 84 x 84 x 12 inches.
The Comfort-U Total Body Pillow is a body support pillow designed for use by individuals with arthritis and other disabilities. Filled with hypoallergenic Fossfil, this U-shaped pillow has long "arms" to provide complete body support in any position. The pillow can be wrapped to any position to cradle specific areas, including the head, arms, neck, back, and hips. Shaking this pillow out restores it to its original shape. A cotton zippered cover is included. OPTIONS: A natural unbleached cotton
The Contour Twist Neck Pillow is a head and neck support cushion designed to properly align the head and neck during rest or sleep. This cushioned pillow can also be used for leg and lumbar support. Made of soft poly foam with bendable linkage inside, the pillow can be used to support other body areas such as the waist, lower back, and shoulders. DIMENSIONS: Available in 26 or 32 inches long. COLOR: Navy and ecru.
The ContourSleep Bed Wedge System is a total sleep and relaxation system reducing pressure on the spine, relieving muscle tension and reducing stress on the heart. OPTIONS: Optional cervical pillow. (Not included in the system). COLOR: Cream. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.
The Doodlebug Insert, model 1065, is a back support cushion designed for use with Kay Kinder Chairs (see separate entry, as well as other positioning chairs and high chairs. This terry cloth covered foam support also reduces the width and depth of the chair, enabling it to be used by smaller children. The cover can be unzipped and remove for washing. COLOR: Red or light blue.
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a sleep positioner for children with disabilities, particularly those children who experience muscle tension and loss of muscle tone. Doze is a sleep positioner that assists with side-lying posture at bedtime. The pod-like design decreases the risk of sleeping in awkward positions that may interfere with growth, put pressure on the spine, as well as affect air flow resulting in breathing problems. The Doze design is inspired by the armad
The Dreamkuddle is a soft body positioner designed for use by children with cognitive, emotional, or neurological disabilities. This body-sized pillow is designed to provide a cuddly "nesting" spot for relaxation and calming. This pillow conforms to the body to provide proper positioning where needed. This pillow is filled with hypo-allergenic material and covered in a water proof vinyl. OPTIONS: Cotton pillow case sold separately. DIMENSIONS(LxD): 30 x 22 inches. COLOR: natural pillow case.
The Dublup is large geometric shapes designed for use with children with severe physical or neurological disabilities. Supplied in two sections, these foam-filled PVC shapes can be combined to create a variety of large shapes. SIZES: Size 1, model 9DLP1, is suitable for children up to four years of age. Size 2, model 9DLP2, is suitable for children from four to nine years of age. Size 3, model 9DLP3, is suitable for children nine years of age and older. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): Size 1 is 10 x 48 x 15
The Dublup Ballpool is ball flotation therapy designed for use with children with neurological, balance, or mobility disabilities. The Ballpool walls are created by joining two Dublup Size 1 shapes (see separate entry). The unit is then lined by attaching the included ball sack inside the walls with Velcro to complete the pool, which can then be filled with the included 800 balls. OPTIONS: An additional sack of balls is included. DIMENSIONS: The pool is 57 inches in diameter. COLOR: The balls co
The Elelvating Bed Wedges, series 5530, are positioning wedges designed to elevate the head or legs of individuals with breathing, circulatory, lower extremity, or back disabilities. These foam wedges are available with or without a cloth covers. DIMENSIONS: 7.5 x 27 x 24 inches, 10 x 27 x 24 inches, or 12 x 27 x 24 inches.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- DESCRIPTION: A sturdy, padded support for use with school chairs. Height and thickness can be customized to suit a particular student’s needs.
PURPOSE: 1. To provide firm support for the student’s back while I a chair, improving trunk stability and providing a stable base from which to the arms for functional tasks.
2. To reduce the seat depth of a chair, allowing the student to sit upright with the pelvis in neutral position and feet flat on the floor or
The Gel-Top Sensory Stimulation Tray provides both tactile and visual stimulation to calm and soothe as students press the gel and watch the stars move. It also reduces pressure on arms and elbows when the tray is used for postural support and positioning. Tray fastens easily to wheelchair arms by wrapping the hook-and-loop bands around the chair arms and the tray.
Human Beans are body positioners designed for use by children, teens, and adults with physical or neurological disabilities. These large, cylindrical pillows aid in positioning for side lying, prone or supine, or sitting. Available in a Sleeping Bean (adult), Teen Bean, or Kidney Bean (infant or children), all models are hypo-allergenic, filled with polyester, and covered in Staph-Check antibacterial waterproof vinyl. OPTIONS: Cotton pillow case/cover. DIMENSIONS: The Sleeping Bean is 5.5 feet l
The Inclined Mattress Topper is a gradually raised bed topper that provides relief from the symptoms of heartburn, sinus congestion and snoring. The mattress topper starts level with the foot of the bed and inclines subtly, raising a sleeper's upper body to reduce acid reflux and allow gravity to gently drain sinus passages. The interior is made from supportive cooling gel memory foam that contours to the shape of the body to relieve pressure points and provide a comfortable cushion on which to
The Incliner Wedge is a positioning wedge designed for use by individuals with respiratory disabilities or acid reflux. This wedge elevates the head and shoulders and is crafted of two layers of plush foam. This folding wedge can be used under or on top of a fitted sheet and has a removable, machine-washable velour cover. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 24 x 24 x 7 inches. WEIGHT: 3.5 pounds. WARRANTY: 90-day satisfaction guarantee.
Specifically designed to appeal to young children and their families, the Jenx Monkey is a fun and gentle introduction to standing. Offering smooth and easy angle adjustment, even with the child in the product, the Monkey can go from upright at 90 degrees, down to 20 degrees prone – providing a way to gradually build tolerance to standing as part of a therapy program. The capacity for outstanding thoracic and pelvic support coupled with flexible leg positioning make the Monkey prone stander an o
Jenx Prone Stander-Orange is a dedicated prone stander designed to provide support anteriorly for children with mobility and neurological impairments such as cerebral palsy, spina bifida and Tethered spinal cord syndrome. The individual support pads can be adjusted in relation to each other to ensure a proper fit. Children with longer bodies and shorter legs can be just as comfortable as those with shorter bodies and longer legs. The hip and chest straps are closed in the center and then adjus
Ziggy is one-of-a-kind cushion that can be used for positioning, support, comfort and imaginative play.
The Corner Seat has an adjustable height back and can be used with or without an upper back support. An abduction block is used to help keep a child well positioned, with their hips neatly back into the seat.
The Kaye Supine Positioner, model SP2, is a body positioner designed for use with children with neurological, severe physical, or visual disabilities. This unit provides a structure to enable children from one to six years of age to experience visually-directed play in the supine position, encouraging reaching, postural stability of the head and shoulder girdle, visual convergence, visual scanning, and visual attention. The unit consists an adjustable washabel nylon hammock support for the head
Olympic Vac Pacs are body positioners designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities.These products are patient positioning systems comprised of large rubberized vinyl bags filled with tiny plastic beads. The bags are soft and pliable until the air is drawn out through a special valve. Atmospheric pressure forces the beads into a solid mass conforming to the exact molded shape. Vac Pacs hold their shape for 24 to 48 hours and allowing air back in to the bag returns Vac Pacs to a soft
One Way Seating Aid is designed for use by individuals with limited mobility in their lower extremities as a result of a stroke, spinal cord injury or cerebral palsy. It can be used in a chair or wheelchair to hold the user in position and prevent them from sliding forward. The device has an internal, one-way fabric that minimizes sliding forward and allows the user to slide back into the seat. It comes with a non-slip cover and is machine-washable.
The Orthopedic Knee Pillow (OKP) is a body support pillow designed to ease pain caused by pregnancy, injury to hips or back, lower back syndrome, and general sleeping discomfort. Sleeping in the fetal position with the OKP causes the hips to flare, reducing pressure on both hips' capsule and sacroiliac joints. With this reduction of pressure, many lower back syndromes become less painful.
Outta Bed is a bed mobility aid designed for use by adults and older children with mobility, neurological, balance, or severe physical disabilities, or spinal cord injury, arthritis, weakness, or pain in home and other homecare settings. This device can be positioned for right- or left-side use and mounts primarily to the bed frame of a standard home flat bed as well as to the floor and wall for added stability. This device can be used to assist in transfers to and from bed and to and from a wa
The Penta Pillow is a body positioner designed for use by individuals with upper or lower extremity disabilities. This pillow has five sections, each filled with polyester and covered with cotton/polyester ticking, to form a trough to elevate and protect the arm, leg, or shoulder. This machine-washable pillow can also be used as a wedge to prevent rolling out of bed, to elevate bedding off the feet, or to provide abdominal support for pregnant women. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 20 x 8 inches. WEIGHT: 1.13
The Physio-Roll is a peanut-shaped inflatable roll designed to provide control and security for individuals with physical disabilities during balance activities. With a saddle-shaped middle, the roll cradles the user and the overall shape limits rotation to forward and backward. Used with or without a blanket, the roll can be used in squeeze play and tactile activities. DIMENSIONS: 12, 16, 22, 28, or 34 inches in diameter. CAPACITY: Up to 250 pounds depending on size. COLOR: Red, yellow, or blue
The Physio-Roll Outrigger Ball is a peanut-shaped inflatable roll designed to provide control and security for individuals with physical disabilities during balance activities. With a saddle-shaped middle, the roll cradles the user and the overall shape limits rotation to forward and backward. Used with or without a blanket, the roll can be used in squeeze play and tactile activities. DIMENSIONS: Available in 16-, 21.75-, and 27-inch heights. COLOR: Assorted.
The Posey Pressure-Relief Positioning Roll is a body positioners designed for use by individuals at risk for pressure sores or who require positioning assistance while seated or in bed. The roll provides full body support in lateral or dorsal positioning, and its flexible construction conforms to the user's body, reducing pressure. The role has a strap to secure it to a bed, chair or wheelchair. The straps can also be used to tie one roll to another. Models 6304 and 6304SC are high density for m
The Torso Block, no. 9-100, is part of the Alimed Positioner Foam Blocks series. This foam wedge cushion is designed to support the back at a 27 degree angle. DIMENSIONS: 12 x 16 inches with a 7-inch high rounded top.
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To assist a four-year-old child with muscular dystrophy with floor sitting. The child is unable to sit independently, so a large plastic laundry basket is used as a positioning aid and also keeps toys nearby, enabling him to interact with his peers. For additional support, the basket can be placed against a wall. MATERIALS: Laundry basket. AUTHOR: Howell, E. TITLE: Assistive Technology Ideas that Work. WEB SITE: cenmi.org/mits/downloads/atideas/PD/SH_PD6.pdf R
The Positioning Wedges are body positioners designed to promote proper hip and spine alignment for people with back and lower extremity disabilities. These foam wedges also reduce sacral pressure to prevent or aid in healing pressure sores. Model 554010 comes with a cloth cover and model 554020 comes without a cover. DIMENSIONS: The wedges are 8 x 8 x 17 inches.
The Posture Improving Saddle seat is designed to replicate an equestrian's posture to aid in reducing back fatigue and discomfort while seated. The slight forward slope shifts the pelvis forward and raises the buttocks above the knees, resulting in a semi-standing posture that discourages slouching. The sides of the seat are also sloped, spreading the knees apart (hip abduction) and keeping the pelvis upright to reduce stress on the back, shoulders, and neck. The structure also removes contact p
The Rehabilitation Cushion System is a set of positioning wedges designed for positioning children and adults with physical disabilities for therapeutic exercise. The system consists of two large wedges and two small wedges that lock together with Velcro fasteners. The cushions are made from dense urethane foam covered with stain-and flame-resistant vinyl fabric. DIMENSIONS: The large wedges are 31 x 27 x 14 x 20 inches and the small wedges are 16 x 14 x 8 x 20 inches wide. Fastened togethe the
The Self-Inflating Back Rest is an easy-to-use and easy-to-store product that provides lumbar support whether users are at work or on the go. Users can adjust the back rest with just the twist of a valve, giving them full control over the level of inflation. The Self-Inflating Back Rest can provide support for people struggling with a herniated disc or sciatica. When not in use, the Self-Inflating Back Rest can be instantly deflated, rolled up and stored in a carry-on bag, briefcase or purse. Th
The Roll-Control Bolsters are body positioners designed to provide secure positioning for individuals with physical disabilities. Intended for individuals who lie on their sides, these vinyl-covered, foam-padded bolsters eliminate the need for propping with pillows and prevent arms and legs from being caught between the mattress and side rails. Attached straps secure the bolster to the bed and aid in positioning. The bolsters are latex free. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 34 x 8.5 inches.
The Rolls are therapy foam shapes designed for positioning and/or balance training. These cylindrical cushions are made of high-density foam with a waterproof and cleanable vinyl cover. DIMENSIONS: Nine different sizes are available, measuring 7 x 17 inches, 5 x 20 or 22 inches, 8 x 20 or 36 inches, 6 x 24 inches, 5.5 x 20 inches, and 10 or 12 x 36 inches.
The Body Positioner, model A578-1, is designed for use by individuals with spinal, lower extremity, and other physical disabilities. This soft, flexible wedge can be used effectively to shift various body parts into necessary positions. If placed underneath the back, the Body Positioner supports the spine and relieves pressure on the sacrum. Placed underneath the side, the Body Positioner stablizes the trunk. It helps maintain a pelvic tilt in pelvic traction when placed underneath the thighs. A
Sammons Preston Versa Form Positioning Pillows, models 2820, 2821, 2822, and 2823, are body positioner pillows designed to provide support and proper positioning for children and adults with physical disabilities. These pillows are filled with styrene beads which conform to the shape of the user. When air is extracted using a vacuum pump, Versa Form molds to the body shape, creating firm support. When a valve is released, allowing air into the pillow Versa form regains its flexibility and is rea
The Sciatica Saddle Pillow is designed for those who deal with sciatic nerve issues, chronic back pain or experience balance problems. This pillow helps relieve pain by off-loading pressure from thighs and shifting weight back to the pelvis, where the body is equipped to take the pressure.
The Six Piece Modular Positioning Set consists of foam positioning blocks designed to create individualized occupational and physical therapy treatment programs for persons with varying disabilities. The design accommodates numerous positions within the developmental sequence. The pieces are vinyl-covered, and therefore waterproof and cleanable with soap and water. The set consists of interchangeable rectangles, squares, and triangles (wedges). All sets come with four straps included. SIZES: Thr
Skillbuilders Rolls and Half Rolls provide an adaptive shape for rolling and rocking movements, coordination and vestibular training and positioning. Thick, waterproof polyurethane coating is seam-free and allows for easy cleaning. Rolls have a solid core to help prevent "bottoming out". OPTIONS: Size options. SIZES: Various. DIMENSIONS: According to size selected.
COLOR: Blue or Red. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.
The Sleep Posture Pillow/Side Sleeper Pro is a body support pillow designed for use by individuals with sleep apnea, snoring, fatigue, neck and back pain, and bed soreness. This pillow is formed and shaped to support the head, neck, back and jaw for proper alignment. The pillow encourages side sleeping rather than rolling onto the back or stomach which can cause a twisting of the spine and back strain. A small space on the pillow accommodates the user’s ear and prevents painful "ear folding." Th
The Sleep-Improving Pillow Wedge is a positioning Wedge designed for use by individuals with respiratory or circulatory disabilities or acid reflux. The pillow is sized for use by one person and is crafted from two layers of medical-grade urethane foam, with a quilted cotton/polyester cover that zips off for washing. DIMENSIONS (HxWxL): 5 x 26 x 32 inches. WEIGHT: 4 pounds.
---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted wedge for sleeping for a young adult with quadriplegic cerebral palsy. Initially an abduction wedge was used to assist in keeping the young adult’s hips in correct position after repeated surgeries. However, while the wedge is no longer needed for orthopedic reasons this individual does not feel comfortable sleeping without it but has since outgrown the original wedge. The new design had to account for variations in body me
Slouch Couch is designed for young children who have difficulty independently sitting upright as a result of low muscle tone, cerebral palsy, Down’s syndrome or traumatic brain injury. It is designed to keep their head and upper body at a higher level than their legs. This allows parents and caregivers to supervise and maintain eye contact with the child. If additional support is needed, there is a harness that can be used to secure the child in place. The curved shape allows youngsters to re
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,
The Southpaw Sensory Rockers are contoured rocking chairs that provide gentle sensory stimulation while holding the user in a cradled position. This positioning is fine for those who only need mild vestibular input.
The Southpaw Virbro-Acoustic Bean Bag Chair is designed for those who require additional sensory input. The chair provides vibratory sensory input that calms a user with the vibration and music. One stereo speaker is installed in the Bean Bag and will attach to a Southpaw Stereo Rover. The chairs are covered in durable, commercial strength 20 oz. vinyl, and backed by non-woven polyester.
Special Tomato Soft-Touch Therapy Rolls are therapy and positioning rolls designed for use by children or adults with physical disabilities. The rolls are made from a soft, seamless, latex-free material that is impermeable to fluids, with a solid inner core (except for the 4 x 24 inch size). Each roll has a handle and can stand on end for storage. DIMENSIONS: 24 inches long with diameter of 4, 6, or 8 inches; 36 inches long with diameter of 8, 10, or 12 inches; and, 48 inches long with diameter
The Springzback is a body positioner designed for use by individuals with lower back strain or pain, lower back disabilities or balance disabilities. This device assists the lower back muscles by providing support for the upper body during forward bending. It provides support similar to that experieced by propping the hands on the knees while leaning forward. The unit has an internal, compact, two-stage adjustable spring-loading differential mechanism that allows free opposing leg movements (as
Sta-On-Pads are adjustable foam positioning cushions for the legs, knees, ankles, arms, chest and back. The adjustable fire retardant foam pad with a washable cotton cover is attached to wide strap by a velcro patch. The strap is positioned around needed area and fastened with a Velcro closure. SIZES: One size fits all. DIMENSIONS: Pad-101, large for legs is 12 x 6 x 2 inches. Pad-102, small for arm/ankle is 8 x 4.5 x 2 inches. Pad-104, large for chest/back is 12 x 6 x 2 inches.
The Swivel Cushion offers the support of a ring cushion with the added feature of a swivel cushion. Its ergonomic design helps to reduce pressure on the spine and tailbone. It is designed for women who are pregnant, new mothers, or anyone recovering from surgery. It can also be used by people with limited mobility while entering and exiting a vehicle.
All-Purpose Pillow, with its unique "peanut" shape, can be used as a neck roll, lumbar cushion or leg spacer. It comes with a removable, washable cover with a convenient carrying strap. DIMENSIONS: 13 inches length x 5 inches width. WEIGHT: 1 pound. COLOR: Black. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.
The Nest is an oversized positioning seat designed for use by children with neurological or severe physical disabilities. This soft seat offers surround-around comfort and security while placing child in correct 90-degree body alignment. The Nest’s center gives way slightly, firming and drawing the sides together for support. Comfortable for one child, it can be used as a place for a child and a therapist to relax and work. This seat is made of rugged nylon. DIMENSIONS: Approximately 78 x 59 inc
Therapy Balls, models 1311-1315 and 1361-1366, are designed for therapeutic exercise for individuals with a physical disability. They can be used with clients in almost any developmental position for an endless variety of activities for flexion, extension, equilibrium reactions, and postural adjustments. The balls are made of soft heavy-duty molded vinyl and can be soft inflated using the Inflator/Deflator Pump (see separate entry) or firmly inflated to full diameter using the Air Station (see s
The Thirteen Piece Modular Positioning Set, model 13-011, is a set of large foam shapes designed to be used interchangeably and in combination to position children and adults for therapy sessions, play or work activities, in a wheelchair, or for nighttime positioning. The pieces are made of high-density foam cover with waterproof and cleanable vinyl. The set includes cylindrical rolls and 8 rectangles in a variety of sizes. DIMENSIONS: Rolls are 7 x 7 inches, 5 x 20 inches, 8 x 20 inches, 5 x 5
Tumble Forms 2 Adolescent Thera-Wedge System is specially designed for adolescents and small adults and provides dynamic therapy and proper positioning. It consists of two wedges contoured on one side and flat on the other. Use together to help break extensor patterns and relax clients into a flexion pattern.
The Tumble Forms 2 Tadpole Pediatric Positioner, Model 4772T, is designed specifically for early intervention programs serving infants from birth to three years of age with cerebral palsy, motor delays, or other motor dysfunctions. The Tadpole allows the therapist to position the child/infant in prone, seated, postural drainage, and side-lying positions. The unit includes the base, one half roll with lateral supports, a half roll, a positioning strap, and a tray with mirror. It also comes comple
The Tumble Forms 2 Universal Grasshopper System, model 4775, is a body positioner system designed for use with children and adults with physical disabilities. The Grasshopper consists of 17 different shapes and forms for adaptive support. Among the positions that can be incorporated into the therapeutic program using this system are side-lying, prone, supine, long-leg sitting, and log-roll sitting. By attaching the Tumble Forms log to the base, the Grasshopper becomes an active therapeutic treat
The Universal Sidelyer is a side lying positioner designed for use by children with neurological and physical disabilities. It is designed to enable preschoolers and adolescents to lie on their left or right side in a secure and comfortable position. The unit includes a full seamless backrest panel attached to a plywood base. Features include two separate block modules that serve as a headrest and leg abductor. The soft upholstery is urine proof, easy to clean, and latex free. DIMEMSIONS (HxLxW)
The Versa Form Plus Positioning Pillows are body positioning pillows designed for use by individuals with spinal, lower extremity, and other physical disabilities. These pillows are designed to provide firm, effective positioning and support. They are filled with tiny styrene beads and molds to the body, creating firm support when air is extracted using the vacuum pump (pump not included). When the valve is released to allow air into the pillow, the pillow can be reshaped. The pillow shells are
The Wedge is a body positioner designed to support the body for various activities in prone, supine or sitting positions, and can also be used for elevating the lower extremities in cases of edema. It is made of high-density foam with a washable, waterproof vinyl cover. DIMENSIONS: A variety of models are available with heights between 4 and 12 inches, lengths of 22 to 40 inches, and widths of 20 to 24 inches.
The Wedge No Flux Inflatable Bed Wedge is a positioning wedge designed for use by individuals with eating or swallowing disabilities including hiatal hernia, acid reflux, heartburn, or GERD. Intended for use in the prone position, this portable positioning wedge elevates the user's upper body to a height of up to 6 inches when inflated. The positioning wedge features a travel/carrying case, a hand pump, and a removeable, washable cotton cover. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 6 x 36 x 24 inches when inflated
The Worm is a positional device designed for use with children from 1 to 6 years of age with upper and lower extremity motor control as a result of neurological impairments, cerebral palsy and developmental delays. The unique shape of this balance roll allows more movement possibilities and can encourage imaginative play.