Specialty Wheelchair Backrests

Specialty wheelchair backrests are higher end "off the shelf" backrests that offer a large variety of adjustments, accessories and back support options. Most specialty back supports offer adjustments such as back angle, depth and height plus adjustable lateral supports to maximise the comfort and positioning of the wheelchair user.

Action® Twister® Adjustable Tension Back Support

The Twister® back is a hybrid back support using hook and loop technology to support users with normal to severe kypho-scoliotic vertebral misalignment.

Akton® polymer cubes horizontally line the back of the cover and are designed to accommodate deformity while ensuring comfort and pressure relief. The cube construction makes the product exceptionally lightweight and allows air to flow between rows, keeping it cool. This lightweight design makes this product ideal for active users.

Available in two heights; Short (for chair backs 16" or lower) and Tall (for chair backs 17" or higher). The backs are for both cane back and rigid frame chair and when ordering you must specify if product is for a wheelchair with or without push handles. Custom sizes not available.

  • 15" to 23" Widths
  • 11" to 16" Heights (Short)
  • 17" to 21" Heights (Tall)
Action Twister Back Support

Invacare Dual Flex 10 Wheelchair Back

The Infinity line of backs from Invacare feature a modular design the can accommodate a wide range of body sizes and types, while easily adapting to growth with a minimal number of components. These unique backs allow for configuration to the desired postural support level, and depth of contour, while adjusting easily to provide optimal balancing of the body within the wheelchair frame.

  • Includes a Thoracic Support Panel in addition to a Sacral Support Panel for users who need a higher level of back support.
  • Width-adjustable mounting hardware fits up to three wheelchair widths per model.
  • Quick-release hardware facilitates removal of back from wheelchair for portability.
  • Attractive canvas cover hides underlying hardware.
  • Lightweight only adding up to 5 pounds to weight of the wheelchair.
Invacare Dual Flex Back

Invacare Dual Flex 10 Max Contour Wheelchair Back

The Infinity line of backs from Invacare feature a modular design the can accommodate a wide range of body sizes and types, while easily adapting to growth with a minimal number of components. These unique backs allow for configuration to the desired postural support level, and depth of contour, while adjusting easily to provide optimal balancing of the body within the wheelchair frame.

  • Includes a Thoracic Support Panel in addition to a Sacral Support Panel for users who need a higher level of back support.
  • Width-adjustable mounting hardware fits up to three wheelchair widths per model.
  • Quick-release hardware facilitates removal of back from wheelchair for portability.
  • Attractive canvas cover hides underlying hardware.
  • Lightweight only adding up to 5 pounds to weight of the wheelchair.
Invacare Dual Flex 10

Jay 2 Wheelchair Back

The J2 Back is the first off the shelf back product designed to position the pelvis and the trunk independently. It is lightweight and angle adjustable, allowing for easy installation and removal to fold the chair.

  • Lightweight, easy to fit and install.
  • Designed to address pelvis and trunk positioning independently.
  • Up to 15 degrees on seat-to-back angle change available.
  • Height, width and angle adjustable for ease of fit with no loss of seat depth.
  • Soft comfortable foam helps increase sitting tolerance.
Jay 2 Wheelchair Back

Jay Care Wheelchair Back

The Jay Care Back is an easily adjustable, pre-contoured back support. Offering 39 degrees of angle adjustability, as well as a pre-contoured soft-segmented foam insert. Designed to accommodate the kyphotic thoracic spine.

  • Helps decrease back pain and provides a functional sitting posture.
  • Soft, segmented foam conforms easily to bony spine to relieve pressure on skin.
  • Built-in lateral supports.
  • Easily adjustable.
Jay Care Back Support

Jay J2 Deep Contour Wheelchair Back

An off the shelf back support designed to provide posterior lateral pelvic stabilization along with enhanced trunk stability. It is lightweight and angle adjustable allowing for easy installation, fitting and removal to fold the wheelchair

  • Designed to fit the body first, then the wheelchair.
  • Height, width and angle adjustable for ease of fit with no loss of seat depth.
  • Up to 15 degrees on seat-to-back angle change available.
  • Designed to address pelvis and trunk positioning independently.
  • Deep fixed lateral support provides lateral trunk stability without decreasing function.
  • Personalized fit is easy with velcro-attaching positioning accessories.
Jay J2 Deep Contour Back




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