The 6628 Side Opening Head Support is designed for use by individuals who are unable to independently maintain proper head positioning. Available in three sizes, this support cradles the entire head and may be used mounted or unmounted to a seating system or wheelchair. Made of closed cell vinyl-coated foam, the support features reinforced front and back plates, a hinge on one side, and a quick release buckle on the other side for ease in use. SIZES: Unmounted extra small, unmounted small, unmou
The 6809 High Back Hensinger Head Support is a head and neck support that consists of the 6810 Hensinger Head Support (see separate entry) with a 1.5 to 2 inch higher back for additional occipital support. The cushions are made of vinyl coated foam. The device comes unmounted or mounted. SIZES: Extra Small, Small, Medium, and Large. COLOR: Blue or black.
The 6810 Hensinger Head Support is a wrap around collar designed to support the head by using base support areas at the occiput and jaw line. Manufacturer recommends this support be used in conjunction with chest support to help maintain mid-line head positioning. (Proper head positioning should result in improved breathing, swallowing, and simplified feeding; and may also be conducive to more social interaction and awareness during classroom activities.) The support fastens with a one-snap rele
The 6812 Modular Head Rest with Mount Plate is a head and neck support designed for use with the Hensinger Break-Away-Mount Plate (see separate entry). An adjustable vertical connector attaches the two devices together. Three vinyl coated foam discs cradle the head and may be adjusted for the use of head switches. COLOR: Black.
The 6815 Hensiger with Mount Bar consists of the 6810 Hensinger Head Support (see separate entry) mounted on an aluminum bar designed to be attached to TumbleForm feeder seats or Danmar Trunk Support (see separate entries). The device slides over the seat with back buckle fasteners. Channel brackets for securing the bar after the head support is positioned are included. SIZES: Small, Medium, Large or Extra Large. COLOR: Bright blue. These custom colors are available for an additional $26: light
The 6821 Size Reducer is a foam insert designed to accommodate persons between sizes of the Hensinger Head Support (see separate entry). The vinyl coated foam insert fits into the inner circumference and has velcro straps which wrap around the head support. There are two models: Narrow and Wide. The narrow model can be used over or under the covers. The wide model adds some additional occipital support as the top foam piece folds over the back of the Hensinger. SIZES: Narrow or Wide. DIMENSIONS
The Acuback heat roller is designed to relieve tension with therapeutic warmth. IT is microwavable and offers back and neck support. Nubby or textured supports create acupuncture-like therapy to release tight muscles and the design recreates the natural curve of the lumbar spine. Realigns the upper back and neck. Place it under neck, lower back, legs, or hands. Warm in microwave for one minute for 75 minutes of deep, soothing heat. Carrying case included.
The Adjustable Head Support is a padded head positioner with support legs designed to enable the head to be supported in prone, supine, or seated positions. The angle of support can be adjusted by altering the support legs. It may be useful for diagnostic testing, therapeutic massage, and cranial compression. OPTIONS: Extension legs are available. DIMENSIONS: Extension legs are five inches long.
The Deep U Headrest, model DUHR100, is a wheelchair headrest designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury and other people who use wheelchairs who need to keep their heads positioned upright and centered. DIMENSIONS: 11 x 5 inches.
The Dynamic Forehead Strap System is a headrest accessory designed to support the head for individuals who have difficulty maintaining their head in an upright position. It is meant for use with the S.O.F.T. headrest system (see separate entry). The system consists of pulleys that allow the forehead band to move with the user, providing greater freedom of movement. The strap is designed to float about freely with the user. The straps are available in two different styles. The first features a te
The Gerimate Bolster is a back support cushion designed to offer support and comfort for persons using Geri-chairs. WARRANTY: If merchandise is received in damaged condition, a claim must be reported within five days from date of receipt of shipment.
---- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To provide a do-it-yourself solution for a young lady with head mobility issues to keep her head from falling forward while communicating and/or eating. A sturdy post was attached to the back of the young lady’s wheelchair. Various hats, headbands, etc. were modified by adding a string and hook. The string and hook are attached to the post on the back of the wheelchair keeping the young lady’s head upright. TITLE: The Hat Holder. WEBSITE: Workshop S
The Head Pod is a head and neck support system designed for children with inadequate head control with combined hypotonia of the neck and trunk. Straps fitted around the user's head are connected to a support over the user's head which is attached to the rear of the user's wheelchair. Users who benefit from the Headpod include children ages 2-12 years old who are unable to sustain the weight of their own head due to neck weakness, provided that there is no high extensor tone in the trunk or sign
The Head Support is a head positioner designed to disperse pressure on the head for individuals who must remain in a lateral or supine position for extended periods. The concave support features a triangular cut-out in the center to float the ear when the user is in a lateral position or the back of the head when supine. This support is available in a choice of economy or standard density.
The Head Support System, models PLUSH-1 and PLUSH-2, is designed to provide comfort and support for individuals who have difficulty holding their head in an upright position. The base is a durable metal panel which is padded with two layers of foam that makes them feel as soft as pillows. They are covered in zippered Darlexx fabric and are easy to remove for washing. This head support system comes with a choice of hardware: swingaway mounting hardware; detachable hardware; fixed mounting hardwar
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- A thermoplastic “hat” with an attached wire which is bent down around the face and under the chin. The switch is attached with Velcro to a small thermoplastic square at the end of the wire under the chin.
PURPOSE: To stabilize a switch for activation using jaw movements.
MATERIALS USED: Low temperature thermoplastic material, 18 inch x 6 inch sheet, preferably colored, stiff wire, such as hanger wire, about 20 inch long, plastic welder glue, pressure-sensitive
HeadsUp is a head support designed for use by children and adults with neurological or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This support consists of a hat and flexible elastic bands that fasten around a wheelchair headrest or high seat or chair back to hold the head up. Each side adjusts independently from the other, creating the ability to apply the desired amount of tension. As the elastic stretches, it allows a full range of motion;as the elastic stretches, the resistance incre
The Hydro Support Configuration, model HSC-1, is head support system designed for supporting the enlarged heads of individuals with hydrocephalus. It is a collection of four modular pads allowing a wide variety of positioning and options. Each cushion is padded with high quality foam and locks securely into place with ball and socket brackets. The cover is sewn from Darlexx water resistant lycra that is soft to the touch against the head. This head support system comes with a choice of hardware:
The Large Oxbow Headrest, model LOX100, is a headrest designed for use by use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury and other people who use wheelchairs who rotate their heads while seated in a wheelchair. It has flared ends that provide a flat area to rest the cheek when the head is turned to either side, and it is made of multi-layered foam with a zippered cover. DIMENSIONS (LxH): 16 x 8 inches.
The Large Padded Headrest, movel CPH100, s a wheelchair headrest designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury and other people who use wheelchairs. This large multi-layered foam padded headrest provides comfort, support, and positioning. The headrest comes with a zippered Triptex cover. DIMENSIONS: 13 x 10 inches.
The Lateral Facial Component model LFC-1 is an accessory for the SOFT-1 or SOFT-2 headrest systems (see separate entries) that provides additional support to persons with severe ATNR or difficulty aligning in midline position. The support consists of two independently adjustable pads placed in front of the user's ears and extending from approximately the cheekbone to the crest of the head. The user's hearing or visual field is only minimally interfered by the device. The LFC-1 may be ordered thr
The NE-AT Seat is a modular seating system of comfortable and supportive positioning pads designed for use in wheelchairs. Although each piece is available and can be used independently, the full NE-AT Seat comprises the NE-AT Seat, NE-AT Back, and NE-AT Headrest and is designed to fit into any mobility aid. The reusable and reshapable positioning pads are constructed of thick rubber bonded to nylon and filled with Styrofoam beads. This not only creates an airtight bladder, but adds cushionin
The Nodstop Special Needs is a head support designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, weak neck and shoulder muscles, or neurological disabilities such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or multiple sclerosis (MS) who require assistance in holding their head upright while in a seated or semi-reclined position. It keeps the user's head, neck and shoulders in an upright position, and assists caregivers by holding up the user's head so the caregiver can have both hands free to feed t
The Nodstop Travel is a head support designed for use as a comfort aid that promotes relaxation through support and stabilization of the head,neck and shoulders during travel, and by encouraging proper body mechanics and posture for healthy breathing and circulation. It can help provide restful sleep, relaxed neck and shoulder muscles, reduced pain and strain during travel, stabilized body posture and spine position, and improved breathing and circulation. It is for passengers using all modes o
The OCCI Dish is a head support designed to relieve preesure from the back of the head. This support features a detachable cervical pad and a Durafilm-coated core for moisturer resistance.
The Oval Head Support System, model OHS-1 and OHS-2, are head supports designed for individuals wo have difficulty holding their head up on their own. Both Designs are padded with high quality foam and lock securely into place with ball and socket adjustment. Model OHS-1 is designed for minimal support, while model OHS-2 is larger and designed for wide support and well padded for those with behavioral difficulties. Both pads are covered in Darlexx water resistant lycra that is soft to the touch
The Oxbow Headrest, model OX100, is a wheelchair headrest designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury and other people who use wheelchairs who rotate their heads while seated in a wheelchair. It has flared ends that provide a flat area to rest the cheek when the head is turned to either side. DIMENSIONS: 15 x 4 inches.
The S.O.F.T. (Sub Occipital Formed Three-piece) Headrest System is a head and neck support designed to provide lateral cervical support. The device consists of a rear occipital pad and two sub occipital pads curved to allow ear clearance and to prevent "hooking". Each of the 3 components is independently adjustable. The support system also features ball and socket adjustments to provide an additional plane of movement. The total unit is attached to a height adjustable rod that is attached to the
The Sleepy Time Headrest is a head and neck support designed for use by for children with neurological or physical disabilities sitting in car seats. Covered with cotton fabric, this support has a polyester fill that cradles the child's head and neck in all directions, without confining head movement. The Sleepy Time Headrest can be used in car seats, booster seats with backs, infant carriers, strollers, infant swings, wheelchairs, and feeder chairs. SIZES: Infant (for children up to 25 pound
The So Soft Deep U Headrest, model SSDU100, is a wheelchair headrest and head support designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury and other people who use wheelchairs and need to keep their heads positioned upright and centered. This unit has aggressive laterals for maintaining head position, tapered for minimal interference of vision. The headrest has a firm foam base topped with a 1-inch layer of visco/memory foam to provide pressure reli
The So Soft Oval Headrest, models SSO100S and SSO200L, is a wheelchair headrest designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury and other people who use wheelchairs. The headrest has a contoured shape for lateral support. It has a firm foam base topped with a 1-inch layer of visco/memory foam to provide pressure relief and comfort. The headrest comes with a zippered Triptex cover. SIZES: Small (SSO100S) or large (SSO200L). DIMENSIONS: 11 x 5 in
The So Soft Quad Headrest, model SSQ4100, is a wheelchair headrest and head support designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury and other people who use wheelchairs. The unit is slightly contoured for comfort and positioning. It has a firm foam base topped with a 1-inch layer of visco/memory foam to provide pressure relief and
comfort. This headrest comes with a zippered Triptex cover. DIMENSIONS: 9 x 6.5 inches.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: A pulley device to assist holding head erect for persons with degenerative disease of the central nervous system. A three foot wooden ski tip has a slot cut in the tip and a stationary pulley is mounted on the back of the ski. The ski is installed vertically in the middle of the back of the wheelchair by use of U-shaped metal clamps which fasten the ski to the back upholstery of the chair. a smaller pulley is attached at midline about 6 inches below th
The Travelin' Toddler's Car Cushion is a head support, polybag cushion designed to offer support and comfort while sleeping for children when traveling. WARRANTY: If merchandise is received in damaged condition, a claim must be reported within five days from date of receipt of shipment.
The Tumble Forms Carrie Collar, model 2774C, is a head and neck support designed to support the jawline and occipital region to help improve head control, neck flexion, and midline positioning for children who have physical disabilities. The collar may be used alone or with other seating systems. The horseshoe-shaped collar slips over the head, extends to the chest, and fastens in the front with a quick-release hook-and-loop fastener. The collar features the Tumble Forms waterproof coating.
The Unilateral Facial Component, models UFC-1, UFC-2, UFC-3 and UFC-4, is a support designed for holding one side of the face or head for individuals who have difficulty holding their head in a mid-line position. It is similar to the Lateral Facial Component but is recommende for providing additional support to the individual with mild ANTR. The single adjustable pad can be positioned for greatest support and then locked securely into place using ball and socket brackets. It comes in four differ
The Whit Kit, model A0001, is a large selection of head supports allowing the clinician to evaluate what head support system works best for the client. It includes head support pads and hardware which let the clinician create custom solutions by mixing and matching components. They come packed in a hard shell plastic case for transporting. Also included is the Quik Mount hardware bracket (see separate entry) for fast and simple assembly and adjustment on any wheelchair. Whit Kit comes complete w