--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Padded extension to one side of a wheelchair seat to allow the stump of an above-knee amputee to be elevated and remain in extension. Instructions for building a board to fit between the wheelchair and its cushion with retractable shelves that can accommodate either a left or right amputee; and a foam pad with strips of velfoam which attaches to pieces of velcro on the shelf. Includes list of materials, drawings and photographs. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodwo
The Swing Away Stump Support is an amputee leg support designed for use with wheelchairs. The device has a metal frame and a vinyl covered cushioned leg support for below knee amputees. Available for the right or left leg, the support adjusts horizontally and vertically. Models are available to fit a variety of chairs, including Everest & Jennings, Invacare, and Breezy.
The Uplift StumpRest Pack, model SRPACK, is an amputee leg support designed for use on wheelchairs by individuals with below-knee amputation. The StumpRest unit comprises a universal cross-frame drop-base with a moisture-proof ABS plastic top with retractable sliders that accommodate right, left, or dual amputations. The pack includes a choice of StumpRests (model SR 16, model SR 18, or model SR 20, one standard foam slider cushion, and two Versa Lock drop hook retainers (all components are also