AliMed® Anti-thrust Cushion

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AliMed® Anti-thrust Cushion
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Product Highlights

  • A restraint-free option for difficult wheelchair positioning problems
  • Anti-thrust cushion diminishes problems associated with forward thrust and sacral sitting while maintaining pelvic neutrality

 

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AliMed® Anti-thrust Cushion is a restraint-free option for difficult positioning problems. Cushion diminishes problems associated with forward thrust and sacral sitting while maintaining pelvic neutrality. Portion of the anti-thrust cushion with lower height is placed at back of wheelchair seat. The wheelchair user's legs drape over the higher portion of the anti-thrust cushion. We recommend this item for men as an alternative to the pommel cushion. Easily secures to the wheelchair with safety ties.

Cushion dimensions: 18"W x 16"D x 5-1/2"H' front to 3"H back

Available with Solid Support base (not convex) to fill wheelchair sling seat for more stable, flat sitting surface. Cushion is Grey, vinyl, with no-slip cover.

Anti-Thrust helps prevent forward sliding.

Anti-Thrust Positioning Cushions
have a higher front surface and a lower rear surface to help prevent forward sliding in the wheel chair. The sloped region between the front and rear surfaces is positioned in front of the ischial tuberosities to keep the pelvis in a neutral position and help support upright sitting. Anti-thrust protection can be helpful when extensor tone is present. Anti-thrust cushions offer a comfortable slide-control alternative to pommel cushions, especially for male patients.

AliMed Anti-Thrust Seat Base
Flat Base models can be used on any flat chair surface, on top of a solid seat insert, or on a wheelchair board. Convex Base models are intended for use with sling-seat wheelchairs. Construction Anti-thrust cushions are available in a variety of materials to meet specific needs. Choose a firm or high-density foam for greater stability, a softer foam for greater conformity, or a temper foam for pressure redistribution. Gel-topped models feature additional comfort and protection. The aqueous (water-based) cushion delivers cooling comfort, and the premium polymer gel (like T-Gel™) minimizes friction and shear forces for maximum skin protection. In addition, most anti-thrust cushions have nonslip bottoms and/or rear safety ties to help hold the cushion in position.
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