--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Padded, angled footrest for use when seated in an armchair. Lists materials (wood) needed and provides instructions for constructing a footstool angled to support the feet in comfort. The height and angle of the stool can be determined by experimenting with cushions. Should be well padded, particularly under the heels. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Easy to Make Aids for Elderly People REF: London, England: Souvenir Press: p 84-
At Ease Adjustable Foot Support, model FS18AJ, is a foot support designed to promote proper posture, reduce fatigue and back strain and relieve stress on the legs, back and neck. The tilting support platform allows the user to vary the leg position and aids in circulation in the legs and feet. This foot support adjusts in height and angle and is ideal for workstations with multiple users. The platform is made of molded and texturized plastic and the frame is made of durable chrome tube. The supp
The At Ease Standard Foot Support and High Foot Support, models F300 and F600, are foot supports ergonimcally designed to support proper posture, reduce fatigue and back strain and relieve stress on legs, back and neck. The tilting support platforms allow the user to vary leg positions and aids in circulation in legs and feet. Both models have a durable wooden platform laminated with a non-skid vinyl surface; a lightweight chrome frame; and rubber feet to hold it in place. DIMENSIONS: Models F30
---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create custom adapted footplates for an electric wheelchair used by an individual with reduced mobility and strength. When this individual sits in her chair with the footplates at a comfortable height for her, they rubbed on the wheels, particularly when she was turning. Additionally, this individual did not have enough strength in her feet to push the footplates up out of the way when she wanted to get out of the chair. Sometimes a care giver co
The Dynamic Articulating Footrest is a footrest extender designed for use by people with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury and others who use a manual or power wheelchair. This footrest extender allows for both extension and rotation of the footplates to mimic the motion of the knee joint and leg. It also allows for three different ranges of articulation (knee rotation): 0 degree (linear motion only), 30 degrees and 50 degrees. A shield is used to prevent pinch point
The EasyRiser, model PL24AJ, is a foot support designed to prevent pain in the back shoulders or arms for individuals whose workstation is standing at a tall counter. There is an anti-fatigue mat that provides cushioned comfort for the feet and legs and the sturdy steel frame and legs are built for durability. The platform adjusts to put the user at the right height to reduce fatigue and back strain, and the rubber feet hold the platform in position. The foot support is large enough to move arou
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Small angled stool to facilitate putting on shoes and socks, tying laces or clipping toenails. Stool made of softwood, large enough to rest one or both feet on, holding the toes higher than the heels, making the feet easier to reach. Includes instructions an drawings. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Easy to Make Aids for Elderly People REF: London, England: Souvenir Press: p 30-31. Also available from Prentice- Hall, Englewoods C
Footrest tops ($295 per pair) allow adjustment of knee angle. Anterior-posterior adjustment. Removeable hardware attaches to aluminum pans or other rigid seat panels. Bottom of tube has clamp to allow use of standard footrest L-bars. Footrest bottoms ($185 per pair) have flip-up footplate with heel loop. Small for 12 and 14 inch chairs, large for 16 and 18 inch chairs.
The One Piece Econo Footrest Extender is an economical device that attaches to a wheelchair footrest for prevention of foot drop and feet from slipping behind the footrest. The raised footrest improves posture and allows for proper seating alignment. The cushioned back protects lower leg against contact with the wheelchair, and the device secures easily with quick-release straps.
This Portable Foot Rest is designed for individuals who are in danger of DVT or Deep Vein Thrombosis. A foot rest may be needed to correct posture. The foot rests extends, is adjustable and folds up to fit in a carry on bag.
CUSTOM ADAPTATIONPURPOSE: To enable an individual with multiple sclerosis and severe footdrop to use a wheelchair without assistance. The woman is unable to lift her feet up to conventional footrests. A pair of powered footrests were designed and fabricated using automobile power window motors and switches. The footrests detach when not needed and
can be mounted on the wheelchair while the user is seated in it. Both footrests lower to ground level, enabling the user to slide her feet on or off.
The TarsalRest Adjustable Foot Support, model FR19AJ, are foot supports ergonimcally designed to support proper posture, reduce fatigue and back strain and relieve stress on legs, back and neck. The tilting support platforms allow the user to vary leg positions and aids in circulation in legs and feet. The extra height with this support is ideal for any one who works on a stool or high chair. The adjustability makes it versatile for different environments or tasks. The non-skid platform is rubbe
The TarsalRest Foot Support, models FR19 and FR19X, are a foot supports designed to promote proper posture, reduce fatigue and back strain, and relieve stress on the legs, back and neck. They are ideal for providing circulation in the legs and feet. These foot supports feature a chrome frame that is durable and lightweight, a non-skid platform surface that won't damage shoes, and a tiliting support platform that allows users to vary their leg position. DIMENSIONS: Two models available in 3 or 6
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To keep a wheelchair user's feet off the floor after footrests have been removed to avoid striking door jams and walls. Obtain about 42 inches of strong nylon strap (similar to that found on luggage) and wood dowelling that will fit into the hollow part of the wheelchair footrest fastener. Cut the dowel to fit each opening. Attach the strap with a screw to the top of each dowel. MATERIALS: 42 inches of nylon strapping, wood screws, and wooden dowel. TOOLS: Saw a