The 6917 Non-Stomp-Down-Able Heel Loops are flexible polyethylene strap designed to provide an alternative to webbed heel straps on wheelchair footrests. An ankle strap is included for maintaining foot placement, as well as attachment screws. SIZES: Universally sized; one size fits all. COLOR: Black.
Tubular L-bar with adjustable angle footplate, heel loop and ankle strap. Small for 12 and 14 inch chairs, large for 16 and 18 inch chairs.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Padded, angled footrest for use when seated in an armchair. Lists materials (wood) needed and provides instructions for constructing a footstool angled to support the feet in comfort. The height and angle of the stool can be determined by experimenting with cushions. Should be well padded, particularly under the heels. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Easy to Make Aids for Elderly People REF: London, England: Souvenir Press: p 84-
Pair of velcro straps with mounting hardware and D-ring closures. Can be mounted to padded footboards or existing wheelchair footrests, positioned to strap ankle or forefoot.
At Ease Adjustable Foot Support, model FS18AJ, is a foot support designed to promote proper posture, reduce fatigue and back strain and relieve stress on the legs, back and neck. The tilting support platform allows the user to vary the leg position and aids in circulation in the legs and feet. This foot support adjusts in height and angle and is ideal for workstations with multiple users. The platform is made of molded and texturized plastic and the frame is made of durable chrome tube. The supp
The At Ease Standard Foot Support and High Foot Support, models F300 and F600, are foot supports ergonimcally designed to support proper posture, reduce fatigue and back strain and relieve stress on legs, back and neck. The tilting support platforms allow the user to vary leg positions and aids in circulation in legs and feet. Both models have a durable wooden platform laminated with a non-skid vinyl surface; a lightweight chrome frame; and rubber feet to hold it in place. DIMENSIONS: Models F30
Band It is an ankle strap designed for use by individuals with lower extremity and neurological disabilities who use wheelchairs. This positioning device is designed to be secured around the ankle, with the body of the device extending over the top of the userÆs shoe and orthosis. The device has a dynamic component that allows some movement at the ankle to prevent joint stiffening and full body tonal reaction, and reduce buttock shear. The device has a side-squeeze closure that can withstand 250
The Bi-Level Footrest Extender is designed for use by people who use wheelchairs and who have leg-length discrepancy. The extenders can be selected in a right-left or left-right combination and they feature a vertical centerboard which prevents the feet from crossing over and a padded legrest to prevent the feet from slipping off the footrests. DIMENSIONS: The extenders are available in a choice of 16 or 18 inches wide and with 1- and two-inch pads, 1- and 3-inch pads, 1- and 4-inch pads, 2- and
Footplates for Quickie wheelchairs. 90 degree/90 degreee aluminum footplates with a painted black texture surface. Replaced textured tape to provide nonslip surface.
Complete Feet is a foot support designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. This foam-padded unit covers the footplates, extends to the calf, and attaches to the chair with heavy-duty straps to help protect and control flaccid feet. The contoured leg troughs have foam in two densities to protect the ankles, reduce abrasions, and allign the legs. Rear cutouts reduce skin breakdown on the heels. DIMENSIONS (HxW): Available for 12 x 16,18,20, and 8 x 16,18,20 inch wheelchairs.
The Complete Feet Single Foot is a foot support designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. This foam-padded unit covers the footplates, extends to the calf, and clamps to the footplate to help protect and control a flaccid foot. The other foot remains free for foot propulsion of the wheelchair. The contoured leg trough has foam in two densities to protect the ankle, reduce abrasions, and align the leg. A rear cutout reduces skin breakdown on the heel. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 8-10 x 10 x 7.
---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create custom adapted footplates for an electric wheelchair used by an individual with reduced mobility and strength. When this individual sits in her chair with the footplates at a comfortable height for her, they rubbed on the wheels, particularly when she was turning. Additionally, this individual did not have enough strength in her feet to push the footplates up out of the way when she wanted to get out of the chair. Sometimes a care giver co
Drop-Stop is a footrest extender designed to prevent foot drop in people who use wheelchairs. The modular extenders create a platform which enables footrests on footrests and geri chairs to be raised from one to four inches to provide improved positioning, sliding control, and weight distribution. The included padded legrest cushion prevents the user's feet from sliding off the footrests. DIMENSIONS: Available in 16- and 18-inch widths and in a choice of one, two, three, or four inches high.
The Dynamic Articulating Footrest is a footrest extender designed for use by people with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury and others who use a manual or power wheelchair. This footrest extender allows for both extension and rotation of the footplates to mimic the motion of the knee joint and leg. It also allows for three different ranges of articulation (knee rotation): 0 degree (linear motion only), 30 degrees and 50 degrees. A shield is used to prevent pinch point
Wheelchair bumper fabricated of 1 inch wall steel tubing. Covered in urethane foam padding with nylon cover. Weighs 5 pounds. Attaches to most wheelchairs with swing away foot rests. 13, 15, and 17 inch widths. Specify width of chair when ordering. Black.
The EasyRiser, model PL24AJ, is a foot support designed to prevent pain in the back shoulders or arms for individuals whose workstation is standing at a tall counter. There is an anti-fatigue mat that provides cushioned comfort for the feet and legs and the sturdy steel frame and legs are built for durability. The platform adjusts to put the user at the right height to reduce fatigue and back strain, and the rubber feet hold the platform in position. The foot support is large enough to move arou
One pair of custom size slotted Kydex foot rest plates with mounting hardware and velcro heel straps. Mount to existing wheelchair footplates to increase foot placement area. Slotted for forward and back adjustment on footplate.
The Foot Board, model S-61, is a foot support designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. This foam-padded unit fastens to one footplate and rests freely on the other to bridge the gap between them and create a one-piece foot support. The support flips up for transfers.
Several styles of platforms mount to wheelchair footplates for foot positioning. Complete assembly includes one pair of bent slotted plastic platforms, two pairs of plastic side plates which mount to footplate, one pair of heel plates or stops, and one pair of velcro foot straps. Adjustable in height, depth, and angle. Available in small (3 inches wide) and medium (4 inches wide) sizes. May be ordered as complete assemblies or individual replacement parts.
The Foot Harness is a foot pedal attachment designed to keep feet fixed in place and provide neutral foot control on surfaces such as wheelchair plates and bicycle pedals. Sold in pairs, these foot harnesses promote proper alignment and weight bearing while helping to avoid injuries to the feet. Mounting hardware is included. The harnesses have a sandal-like design (heel/ankle straps) and a plastic mounting base for snap on/off attachment to the pedals. The length and width are adjustable. SIZES
The Foot Hugger is a legrest panel designed to prevent the wheelchair user's feet from sliding off the foot plates. This foam-cushioned panel is covered in wipe-clean vinyl. This unit protects the user's legs and includes an attached extender to raise the height of the foot plates. DIMENSIONS: All models fit 18-inch wide chairs. Model 6351 is one inch high, model 6352 is two inches high, model 6353 is three inches high, and model 6354 is four inches high.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Boxes to attach to standard wheelchair footplates to maintain position of feet. Design for making wooden boxes to maintain child's feet on wheelchair footplates. Includes materials list and diagrams. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Caston, D. TITLE: Easy to Make Aids for Your Handicapped Child REF: Book: Human Horizons Series, p 126. Also available from Prentice- Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ. NARIC CALL NUMBER: R1798. 1981.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Bumper-like foot shield for a wheelchair to protect the feet in case of a collision. It can also be used to push a ball in some wheelchair sports. Describes a six inch high foot shield for a wheelchair made of vacuum-formed 3/16 inch high-density polyethylene and attached to the footrest with three tubes. Includes photographs and a diagram. COMMENTS: Suggests that except for the polyethylene portion the guard can be manufactured in any shop. Designed b
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Small angled stool to facilitate putting on shoes and socks, tying laces or clipping toenails. Stool made of softwood, large enough to rest one or both feet on, holding the toes higher than the heels, making the feet easier to reach. Includes instructions an drawings. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Easy to Make Aids for Elderly People REF: London, England: Souvenir Press: p 30-31. Also available from Prentice- Hall, Englewoods C
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with a fused knee to have leg support in a wheelchair without creating pressure beyond the ankle. This device replicates a home footstool with the length reduced so only the ankle comes in contact with it. The unit attaches to the existing front rigging of the wheelchair and can be removed when not in use. TITLE: Wheeling Easy. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Vol. 12 no. 1, Autumn 2001: p. 16. PAGES (including cover): 2 2001.
One-piece ABS plastic footboard ($64). 3 sizes, 10 to 14 inches wide by 6 to 9 inches deep. Brackets ($47) attach footboard to bottom of solid seat insert. 2 size ranges, 6 to 9 inches long and 9 to 12 inches long.
Top and bottom sections allow mounting of one-piece footplates to aluminum pans or other rigid seat panels. Removeable. Fixed or adjustable knee and ankle angles. X-style foot straps.
The Footrest Receptacle and Pads is a foot support made of a vacuum formed plastic shell covered with molded foam, and mounts to a standard wheelchair footrest or Otto Bock Fullcare Orthotic Seating or MOSS II systems. Each footrest receptacle ($83.75) and pad ($50.25) is ordered separately. DIMENSIONS (HxWxL): Large is 13 x 10 x 6 inches; Medium is 10 x 10 x 5 inches (outside dimensions). COLOR: Black and grey.
The Footrest Swing Tube and Bracket is a one piece footboard which mounts to the insert bottom to support the feet and allow the seat and footplate to move as one. Knee flexion angle may be varied from 45 to 180 degrees with mounting hardware. The Seat Mount Footrest (model 33400, $156) is made of metal. The Footrest Swing Tube (model 33422, $36) provides for the use of independent footrests and legrest cradels and still allows for insert mounting. The Pivot Bracket (model 33420, $48), Swing Tub
The Gel Ovations Knee Buttons are knee protectors designed to prevent skin breakdown due to contact with metal legrest hardware. Sold in pairs, these gel protectors are available for manual fixed frame and elevating legrests. DIMENSIONS: 4.5 inches in diameter; 1.25 inches deep.
The Heel Loop, model 83, attaches to pegs at back of wheelchair footplates help to prevent the user's foot from slipping off footplate. The loop is fabricated of webbing. DIMENSIONS: 2 inches wide.
Heel loop flipper automatically flips wheelchair heel loops out of the way when the footrest is turned up. The flipper slips over the footrest hanger tube and locks with one twist. The coil shaped device slips over the tube, with a finger extended out behind the heel loop so that it is guided into a fold. Does not work with naugahyde covered heel loops or with elevating legrests. Works with most models or wheelchairs.
Footrest tops ($295 per pair) allow adjustment of knee angle. Anterior-posterior adjustment. Removeable hardware attaches to aluminum pans or other rigid seat panels. Bottom of tube has clamp to allow use of standard footrest L-bars. Footrest bottoms ($185 per pair) have flip-up footplate with heel loop. Small for 12 and 14 inch chairs, large for 16 and 18 inch chairs.
This Metatarsal cushion is meant to cushion the balls of the feet and relieve pressure in the middle foot. The stretchy polymer gel pads relieve pressure in the middle foot area. They come in a pair or a left and right set. Can be slipped over second toe so it will stay in place. Corrected foot support promotes better posture.
The One Piece Econo Footrest Extender is an economical device that attaches to a wheelchair footrest for prevention of foot drop and feet from slipping behind the footrest. The raised footrest improves posture and allows for proper seating alignment. The cushioned back protects lower leg against contact with the wheelchair, and the device secures easily with quick-release straps.
The Orthocare Slip-On Footrest Extenders ##3014 are designed to eliminate heel slippage and override, and to provide static positioning for spasticity. The extenders are made of vacuum formed ABS (plastic). They have a raised, curved heel section and flat foot section. Padded Velcro straps cross the instep to hold each foot in place. The slip-on mounting adapts to standard footrests. The design allows a vertical fold-up position without interference. Sold in pairs.
Custom size leg and footrest pads with two pairs of bent Kydex or aluminum brackets, mounting footrest pad to legrest pad, and legrest pad to bottom edge of solid seat with bolts through threaded wood inserts. Adjustment for length and depth available. Can also be ordered with four side pads, two on each side of legrest and two on each side of footrest. Pads are 1/2 inch thick medium density foam over 1/2 inch birch plywood, with vinyl covering.
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.
This Portable Foot Rest is designed for individuals who are in danger of DVT or Deep Vein Thrombosis. A foot rest may be needed to correct posture. The foot rests extends, is adjustable and folds up to fit in a carry on bag.
CUSTOM ADAPTATIONPURPOSE: To enable an individual with multiple sclerosis and severe footdrop to use a wheelchair without assistance. The woman is unable to lift her feet up to conventional footrests. A pair of powered footrests were designed and fabricated using automobile power window motors and switches. The footrests detach when not needed and
can be mounted on the wheelchair while the user is seated in it. Both footrests lower to ground level, enabling the user to slide her feet on or off.
The Samba is an adjustable hi-low, tilt-in-space chair that offers a unique midline support system for children requiring moderate to higher levels of postural control, suitable for both home and school. The midline support system incorporates a 4 point pelvic strap that corrects the position of the pelvis. This improves alignment and helps prevent rotation and backward tilt. The modular system also eliminates the need for knee blocks. Height, width and angle adjustments can all be made easil
The Wheelchair Foot Support, model A7481, is a foot support designed for use by people with weak, flaccid or hypertonic lower extremities who use wheelchairs. It positions the foot in proper anatomical alignment to assist in the prevention of ankle contractures. The foot portion effectively eliminates the need to continually reposition the foot and prevents feet from slipping off the wheelchair footrest. Made of rigid plastic, the support is covered to help prevent forward slippage and attaches
The Sheepskin Wheelchair Footplate Cover is a footplate pad designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. These footplate covers are made from Medical Sheepskin, are fully washable, and are held in place with elastic straps.
Molded ABS plastic shoe holder with padded ankle strap and forefoot strap. Attach to footplate with screws. Also available in extra heavy duty model. Sizes: Small 4 1/2 inches long by 3 inches wide, Medium 6 inches long by 4 inches wide, Large 8 inches long by 4 1/2 inches wide, and X-Large 9 1/2 inches long by 5 inches wide.
Molded plastic shoe holder in 4 sizes, 2 1/2 to 5 3/4 inches wide by 5 1/2 to 11 inches long. 1-inch nylon adjustable velcro straps at instep and toe. Hardware for bolting to footplate included. Replacement straps, pads for straps, and brackets for Motion Designs chairs available.
Shoe Holders are foot positioners designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. Made of Haircell plastic with nylon straps with quick-release plastic buttons, these shoe-shaped positioners ensure proper positioning of the feet. The 30101 models have one-inch on center mounting holes. The 30102 models do not have mounting holes. SIZES: Both the 30101 and 30102 models are available in small, medium, and large. DIMENSIONS (WxL): The small holders are 4.3 x 6 inches. The medium holders are 4.
Solid footrest with fixed or swing away brackets. Waterproof finished birchwood with plastic edges. All sizes. Mounts with 1 inch drop hooks and 30 degree clamps.
The Spenco Foot Pillow, model 31-559, is a pair of foot warmers and protectors designed for persons with lower extremity disabilities. The slippers are constructed of thick cotton/polyester and help relieve pressure on the foot, heels and ankle, whether a person is lying in bed or sitting in a wheelchair. SIZE: One size fits all.
The TarsalRest Adjustable Foot Support, model FR19AJ, are foot supports ergonimcally designed to support proper posture, reduce fatigue and back strain and relieve stress on legs, back and neck. The tilting support platforms allow the user to vary leg positions and aids in circulation in legs and feet. The extra height with this support is ideal for any one who works on a stool or high chair. The adjustability makes it versatile for different environments or tasks. The non-skid platform is rubbe
The TarsalRest Foot Support, models FR19 and FR19X, are a foot supports designed to promote proper posture, reduce fatigue and back strain, and relieve stress on the legs, back and neck. They are ideal for providing circulation in the legs and feet. These foot supports feature a chrome frame that is durable and lightweight, a non-skid platform surface that won't damage shoes, and a tiliting support platform that allows users to vary their leg position. DIMENSIONS: Two models available in 3 or 6
The Toe Loop, model 82, is a toe strap designed to prevent the user's foot from slipping forward off the wheelchair footplate. The strap is equipped with buckles for adjustment and are attached to the front of the footplate.
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
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To protect walls and furniture from being damaged by a wheelchair when the user has his/her legs straight out. With the user's legs straight out, the space taken up was large and made it difficult to avoid bumping into walls and furniture. To protect both the user's feet and surroundings, a frame that sits upright at the end of the chair was constructed of PVC tubing. The frame was covered in cellular foam and a strip of outdoor furniture fabric was laced around the f
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To assist an individual with mobility disabilities in transferring from a wheelchair. The wheelchair had a one-piece footplate that folded up during transfers and down to provide foot support. However, the user was unable to change the position of the plate as needed. The existing footplate was removed and replaced with hinged dual footplates. The new footplates were made from sheet aluminum cut to shape, with large overlaps joined with epoxy resin and pop-rivited for
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To keep a wheelchair user's feet off the floor after footrests have been removed to avoid striking door jams and walls. Obtain about 42 inches of strong nylon strap (similar to that found on luggage) and wood dowelling that will fit into the hollow part of the wheelchair footrest fastener. Cut the dowel to fit each opening. Attach the strap with a screw to the top of each dowel. MATERIALS: 42 inches of nylon strapping, wood screws, and wooden dowel. TOOLS: Saw a
The Wheelchair Heel Loops, model 7018, are designed to prevent the feet of wheelchair users from slipping off of the footplates. The loops are made of strong poly webbing. DIMENSIONS: 2 inches high. COLOR: Black.
Wheelchair Heel Loops (models 10A and 10B) are designed to facilitate foot positioning and to prevent the feet from slipping off the foot rests. The devices are easy to clean and stain resistant. Model 10A ($8) is made of polyethylene, a semi-rigid plastic. Model 10AV ($8) is made of extruded vinyl which retains its shape and does not freeze or become dysfunctional when dirty. Model 10AV.1 ($26) is made of extruded vinyl with 1-inch wide cushioned ankle straps, adjustment via hook and loop faste
Wheelchair Slippers are foot protectors designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. Each of these soft plush, machine-washable slippers feature a strap on the bottom that slides over the wheelchair footplate, securing the slipper to the footplate, protecting the foot and providing a surface for the wearer to push against to stop forward sliding. SIZES: Model 6480S-M fits women's shoe sizes 5 to 10 and men's shoe sizes 5 to 8. Model 6480M-L fits women's shoe sizes 10 and up and men's sh