Paediatric Positioning Equipment
- Tadpole Pediatric Positioner Item Code: MS30058FREE ShippingDesigned specifically for early intervention programs. Infants from birth to age three with cerebral palsy, motor delays or other motor dysfunctions benefit from this multi-use unit as an essential part of and effective therapy program. Ideal for clinic or home-based use. The latex-free Tadpole positioner includes a carrying bag to conveniently store all modules: 860x480mm (34x19") Base, Half Roll, Wedge, and Tray with Mirror for creative positioning. The therapist can create passive, active and developmental exercises for the user.Uses IncludePositioning (side lying, prone, supine or sitting)Weight bearing to particular body areas (e.g. pelvis, arms)Vestibular activityPostural drainageThe soft Tumble Forms 2 covering is easy to clean, non-toxic and latex free.The Tadpole offers a range of positioning options: Prone: With the half roll and two lateral supports, the Tadpole Positioner facilitates active body extension, head flexion, chest elevation and forward propping of arms for midline hand touching. The mirrored unit encourages the child's curiosity. The log roll can be placed under the base for vestibular activities.Seated: The base and wedge modules can be used together for long leg or log roll sitting. Either side of wedge may be used depending on the desired degree of upright or reclined position. The attached tray provides additional support and a surface area for activities.Side-lying: The log roll can be attached to base for side-lying to facilitate control of lateral head and trunk movements. The base can be propped up to position the child for improved respiration.£1,012.19 with VAT Relief
- Thera-Wedge System Item Code: MS30054FREE ShippingProvides dynamic therapy and proper positioning. Specially designed to meet the needs of adolescents and small adults. This system consists of two wedges contoured on one side and flat on the other. Use together to help break extensor patterns and relax clients into a flexion pattern. Provides proper prone and supine positioning, whether used alone or together.Complete system includes one double sided 430mm (17") contoured wedge with ankle drop off, one double sided 305mm (12") contoured wedge, two wrap straps and one abductor module.£1,077.79 with VAT Relief
- GUSTAV Item Code: MS10423FREE ShippingThe Gustav unit is designed for a range of conditions.It is extremely good for prone positioning as side rotation and slipping down are eliminated due to the unique support it provides. Visible reduction of high tone and the reduction of muscle spasm are soon observed. Whilst prone, good shoulder rotation can be achieved. Supine and side lying are also possible, as is secure, comfortable postural drainage.Length 965mm (38"). Width 584mm (23"). Depth 635mm (25"). Weight 5kg.
- DIANA Item Code: MS10421FREE ShippingThis unit is used extensively with the care of the terminally sick child. Professionals, parents and especially the children respond to this very simple lightweight and aesthetically pleasing unit.It has been especially designed for night positioning for abduction and adduction. The unit is placed as close to the crutch as possible to reduce hip rotation.Reduced night tone can be observed, therefore it copes with strong extensor spasm and the unit acts as an inhibitor.Good body symmetry is achieved just by using this unit.Length 483mm (19"). Width 610mm (24"). Depth 229mm (5"). Weight 1.5kg.
- TIMOR Item Code: MS10424FREE ShippingDesigned for postural drainage. When placed face downwards, a child is held securely and comfortably, which is an important factor when children need long and frequent treatment sessions. When placed face up, it creates an effective pillow that gives good trunk, neck and head support. This application caters for patients with respiratory problems. It is also useful for kyphosis and scoliosis.Length 483mm (19"). Width 571mm (221/2"). Depth 356mm (14"). Weight 1.8kg.
- JEFFERY Item Code: MS10422FREE ShippingFor night positioning, this unit copes with clients having reduced activity, eg. muscular dystrophy. It gives effective abduction and adduction. A corrective midline position is achieved and reduction of the lumbar curve has been observed. The unit is positioned as close to the crutch as possible to reduce hip rotation.Length 686mm (27"). Width 610mm (24"). Depth 254mm (10"). Weight 2.5kg.
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