Pressure Area Care

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Sumed® Back Pack

Exciting News! You can now buy the Sumed® Back Pack at the Sumed Online Store

Our top reason to buy this product? Forget the fuss of modification

Spinal alignment and pressure redistribution for affective wheelchair support

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A unique opportunity to provide a comfortable back support without modification to the wheelchair. Sumed Backpack can enhance pressure relief and distribution.

A sagging canvas back on a wheelchair may well contribute to poor posture, a decrease in overall function, reduced mobility, sacral sitting and development of kyphosis.

The Backpack, by eliminating this 'sling' effect, is designed to assist in minimising these potential problems while also helping to reduce tiredness and relieve back pain.

  • Stable and balanced sitting position: Comfort and relief from back pain
  • When applicable it can be used to help tilt the pelvis forward when placed in the lower back area therby improving the seating position
  • Size: 14x15" (36x38cm)
  • Supports and stabilises lower back: Encourages good spinal alignment
  • Promotes good weight distribution: Redistributes overall pressure
  • Ergonomic design: Follows body structure
  • Lightweight and portable: Easily transferred - any seat, any cushion
  • Multi-Use: In the office, at home, leisure activities
  • Travel: Ideal for use in cars, planes, trains, buses
  • Maintenance: Easy to clean and maintain
  • Warranty: Guaranteed against manufacturing
    defects for a period of 24 months from the date of purchase
    • Sumed® Back Support for wheelchairs

Some Medical Uses:

  • Weak abdominal muscles
  • Degenerated discs
  • Herniated discs
  • Muscle spasms in back
  • Back discomfort due to pregnancy
  • Spinal fusion
  • Weak spinal muscles