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Comfort Company: Moldable Active Lateral Pads

Product Description

Lateral supports designed to attach to a wheelchairs frame or a selection of Comfort Company backs directly. Allows the user to have adjustable lateral support with any chair or back (unless already built in).

Moldable construction allow slight adjustments to be made to the shape of the pads, providing customizable support and comfort. 

Cover fabric options:

  • STRETCH-AIR — designed for air transmission and heat reduction. This breathable laminate combines a high-stretch polyester top layer with a breathable vapor barrier.
  • COMFORT-TEK — the fluid proof exterior has supple leathery properties that provide an easily cleaned surface and protection for the inner cushion. Comfort-Tek has multi-dimensional stretch and helps alleviate pressure on bony prominences.

    Cover Fabrics

    Hardware options: Swing Away (width adjustable), Swing Away - cane mounted (width adjustable), or Non Swing Away (rigid).  Designed to ease transfers, the swing away lateral features an easy to use, push button release.


    • Swing-away or rigid hardware available
    • Max distance between lateral pad is equal to the width of the wheelchair
    • Minimum distance between lateral pads is 8" less than the width of the wheelchair
    • Gear teeth allow laterals to adjust in 0.2" increments and lock tightly into place.
    • Pivot points are inside of wheelchair cane to eliminate interference if backrest is reclined or moved backwards.
    • Vertical height adjustable slots on Acta-back®, Visco Back® or Embrace™ backs
    • Cover fabric options: Air Stretch or Comfort-Tek


    Dimensions 4” – 7” Long x 3” – 6” High
    Max Width Adjustment 8"
    Depth Adjustment 1.5"
    Height Adjustment 5"
    Warranty Limited Lifetime 

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    BT ID: Special Order Item
    X = Depth | Y = Height
    HCPCS: E0956