Spex Blog

When it comes to wheelchairs that are essential for mobility and functional activities, these devices may become a form of self-expression and identity because they become an extension to the wheelchair user's body (Cifu, 2013, p.292). Children and teenagers may add decorative spoke guards or choose colours to promote self-expression. Therefore, prescription of assistive technology should meet functional needs, meet a clinical need and be nice to look at.

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Medifab at Rehacare 2019

Team Medifab at the Rehacare Exhibition; Düsseldorf, Germany.

We’re excited to have been a part in the world’s leading trade fair for rehabilitation and care, along with over 700 exhibitors from 40 countries. Thanks to those who came to experience the Medifab passion, in our search for global partners who are skilled in Seating & Positioning.

Enjoy our video of the action!


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To increase function of the Spex Lateral Trunk Supports, two new mounting bracket options have been created, and are now available for scripting.

These include both shorter than normal (for mounting laterals closer to the user's trunk) and one longer than normal (for mounting laterals further away from the client).

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See Medifab at Rehacare 2019!

The team at Medifab are exhilarated to be exhibiting this year's Rehacare exhibition in Düsseldorf, Germany!

Rehacare is the international trade fair for rehabilitation, prevention, inclusion, and care. With over 40 years of experience, Rehacare offers a mixture of information and communication possibilities for people with disabilities, in need of care, elderly, or with chronic diseases.

Medifab is looking to expand our dealer network, so we are on the lookout for passionate companies that are skilled in Seating & Positioning...are you interested?

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Medifab at the PMG Conference 2019

Medifab exhibited at the PMG Conference giving the attendees the Spex experience of innovation and passion! Watch our video and experience the buzz on the stand...


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Medifab are excited to showcase Spex Seating at the upcoming PMG Exhibition, held in Telford, UK on the 15-17 July

A number of new Spex innovations will be displayed for the first time in the United Kingdom, and the Medifab team are looking forward to connnecting and networking with delegates at this important industry event for prescribers and therapists. 

On display will be a full range of Spex seating to suit paediatrics through to adult wheelchair users. 

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Watch some highlights of the action on the Medifab booth at the 35th International Seating Symposium in Pittsburgh USA!

Our team enjoyed an amazing experience where we were meeting with so many passionate people who want to achieve great seating outcomes for wheelchair users.

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Width Adjustment Bracket Upgrade for Quad & Single Mount Back Support Hardware

Introducing the new Width Adjustment Bracket Upgrade for Quad & Single Mount Back Support Hardware!

This new mounting component provides greater flexibility when mounting back supports that are narrower than the wheelchair. The current Spex quad and single mount hardware L-brackets slide into this simple attachment, which relocates your mounting point 30mm further in from the lateral mounting slots. This allows for a total of 60mm narrower adjustment (30mm on each side of the back support).

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Watch and learn from Bruce Mascull, as he gives an overview of the Spex range of Medial Knee Supports.




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Medifab's Spanish distributor, Rehagirona, has participated last week in Orto Medical Care of Madrid, Spain's largest fair in the orthopedic sector. 

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Medifab Reps Present at Otago University

This week, Medifab Reps, William Mascull and Charlie Fisher attended the Otago School of Physiotherapy in Dunedin, New Zealand to present to a room of 2nd year Physiotherapy Students.

"We coached them through the scripting of manual wheelchairs and what clients suit each style of chair, and also touched on seating," William said.

A total of 120 students attended in total over the four separate classes coached by the Reps.

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Nova Spex Fitting Centre

Our Spex Seating dealer in Taiwan has just opened a purpose-built wheelchair fitting centre in downtown Taipei, Taiwan. 

This modern development is complete with an indoor wheelchair track and ramps for visitors to trial the chairs, as well as an interactive 'Spex Wall' display for visitors to personalise their wheelchair with a seating system that meets their individual postural and functional requirements.  

Medifab thanks Nova for their support and passion for Spex seating and this is shown in their dedication to the Spex brand. 

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