Super Shape Wheelchair Backrest

Product Code: SSWB

The SuperShape Wheelchair Backrest features Shape Technology for contouring that provides postural support, pressure relief and comfort.

The SuperShape Wheelchair Backrest features Shape Technology for contouring that provides postural support, pressure relief and comfort. The contouring design helps to apply surface contact to the body for increased support. The SuperShape can be fitted and changed anywhere, anytime and is ideal for users who have complex postural needs, significant spinal or trunk asymmetrics or is at risk of skin breakdown.


Designed for the individual who:
  • Has complex postural needs
  • Has significant spinal or trunk asymmetries
  • Has protruding skeletal prominences
  • Risks skin breakdown and has pressure care requirements
  • Requires greater immersion into back support for stability and comfort
  • Requires torso pain reduction

Contouring of the cushioning is essential to apply intimate surface contact to areas of the body which are contoured. The padded moulding structure is comprised of a three-layered Spex cube contouring substrate. The best result is achieved by creating areas of greater or lesser support with the adjustment of the multiple layered padded pocket cells. We have developed 2 different densities of Spex cube cells in order to provide stability and comfort where it is needed.

Create shapes, contours and comfort.


  • Expansion fabric cover that allows all kind of contouring without compromising skin protection
  • Comfortable pressure reducing foam surface layer to absorb bony prominences
  • Triple-layered cube contouring cell system provides configurations for a perfect fit and shape for the client
  • Customisation to contouring are performed on-the-spot, as many times as you want.
  • Created as the solution-solver for asymmetrical back postures
  • Modular componentry means you can ‘mix and match’ with different lateral pad options and positioning supports
  • Deep contour solution which offers exceptional contact to contoured areas of the body


  • SuperShape® back support can be fitted to virtually any wheelchair chassis
  • Contouring system comprises of three layers of pockets whereby padding can be increased or decreased to provide different shapes to suit any individual
  • Contouring can effectively make an intimate interface contact for even pressure distribution and comfort
  • Easily adapted to accommodate complex postural needs such as kyphosis, scoliosis, hyperlordosis, etc
  • Angle, depth and height adjustable
  • Breathable, washable cover
  • Sizes available from 10” to 20” and in different heights for each width
  • Choose from a large range of lateral supports and head supports


  • SuperShape® can adapt to changing needs and provide enough stability for complex and asymmetric postures
  • With the large range of Spex support options available, it is possible to start building a seating system using out-of-shelf products and then size and adjust them to achieve a one-of-a-kind fit for complex postural needs’ users
  • Easy set-up and optimum interfacing with a range of wheelchair chassis
  • Wide range of adjustment for growth and changing needs
  • Wide range of lateral supports (sizes, models and adjustments)
  • Robust and durable
  • Comfortable and pressure relief

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