Wheelchair – trunk support to Panthera

Soft trunk support in wheelchair helps maintain balance

Back wedges on wheelchair
Back wedges on wheelchair

Description
Soft wedge cushions in back upholstery.

Model: back wedges from ETAC

Users comments
This tip is part of the series ‘5 tips to make your Panthera more comfortable,’ see associated tips.

Purchased from
ETAC, www.etac.com/exp (last checked May 2017)

Paid for by
County Council

This tip is from 2009

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Tipsare: Tomas

Tomas lives in an apartment together with his partner. He works part time as a photographer. He was injured in 1983 and has a low tetraplegia. He has home help one hour a day.