Spex Blog

Chloe Brelsford

We are excited and proud to announce that Jaden Movold is now a Medifab and Spex ambassador! 

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Sophie Mynett

 

Wonder what the team have been up to this year? ...and wonder what's to come in 2023?!

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Chloe Brelsford
Meet Lily! A bright, bubbly and happy 11-year-old who lives with her mum, dad and sister in beautiful Canterbury, New Zealand. 
 
Lily and her sister are surviving triplets and spent the first 6 months of their lives in NICU after being born at 24 weeks gestation.
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Sophie Mynett

Mauri Tū Kaha Gray’s iwi affiliations include Kāi Tahu, Kāti Māmoe, Waitaha, Rangitāne, Ngāti Porou and Kahungunu.

Mauri lives in Ōtautahi (Christchurch) and has a diagnosis of Tetraplegia Cerebral Palsy. Medifab and Spex have been privileged to support him with a wide variety of equipment since he was 4 years old.

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Spex Back Support Shell

Boletín de Detalles Técnicos:

 
Actualización Fundamental 1: Se ha añadido una columna de ranuras interiores horizontales a las carcasas de 12” de ancho en adelante, permitiendo 60mm más de ajuste en ancho aplicable para todos los montajes.

  • Puede seguir instalando a cualquier altura utilizando las ranuras para montaje habitual.

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Spex Back Supports

 

Bollettino tecnico dettagliato: 

Aggiornamento chiave 1: Una colonna di intagli orizzontali è stata aggiunta nei gusci da 12 pollici in su, aggungendo 60mm di regolazione laterale per tutti i tipi di attacco:

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Back Shell

We're excited to announce that we've made some improvements and added extra features to our standard back support shells! 
 

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We are very pleased to announce that Celtic Therapy and Rehab Services is our preferred supplier for the NHS sector throughout the UK.

The team at Celtic are poised and ready to support the NHS right now with a limited range of common products stocked in Swansea. 

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Clinical Justification for Head Supports

This article is for wheelchair users and prescribers of wheelchairs who want to understand more about why a head support may be required and how to justify the need.

 

What is the purpose of a head support and what are the benefits?

The head support on a wheelchair serves a variety of functions.

  1. To provide posterior support to the back of the head during transit to prevent whiplash when travelling in a vehicle.

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Why Is the SuperShape Back Support Softness Important?

Supershape® provides an extra supportive wheelchair back solution, with Shape Technology for contouring to provide postural integrity, pressure relief, and comfort. In this video, Bruce Mascull uncovers the purpose of the SuperShape back support softness and why achieving the right density is important for wheelchair users with varying postural needs.

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What is the difference between the Spex Classic and the Spex SuperShape back supports?

View the video where Bruce Mascull, General Manager at Spex Seating provides a detailed comparison between the Spex Classic and Spex SuperShape back supports which will help to uncover the design that is best suited for you and your seating needs.

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Bariatric Seating Solutions: Considerations for People of Size With Postural Asymmetry and Wheeled Mobility Needs

This clinical resource will discuss some of the differences between bariatric and non-bariatric populations and key considerations in providing seating solutions for this wheelchair user cohort. It is important to understand this because failure to match technology to the person’s needs can result in adverse consequences relating to pressure management, postural support, and/or comfort. Body shapes can be so different and seating solutions need to respond accordingly. Obesity is on the rise – “In 2016, more than 1.9 billion adults, 18 years and older, were overweight.

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