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Item Details

Varilite Talon Back Support

ILC Reference NO 43:66:045
Item sourced from ILC VIC database

Talon Back Support

Short Description
A low profile backrest which helps position clients, especially those with spinal cord injury, by supporting the posterior superior iliac spine of the lower back/pelvis, while allowing for good upper body freedom of movement.

Price Guide
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More Details
This is a combination foam and air cushion with a 2 way air valve, allowing the user to adjust the support as required.
The Talon attaches to a rigid wheelchair stabiliser/spreader bar. Its mounting bracket provides adjustment in 3 dimensions - height depth and angle and is available in 3 lengths to permit a range of posterior and anterior positioning.

The 'ultra-lightweight' aluminium shell is oval shaped, with tapered and contoured ends for lateral support.

This is an air-foam floatation cushion. A two way valve allows input and output of air to allow individual customisation. The foam is bonded to puncture and water resistant fabrics with 4-way stretch capacity.

Only One Model Available

Varilite Talon Back Support
Overall Width..................................... From 360 mm to 510 mm
Overall Length.................................... 155 mm

Refer to the supplier and manufacturer manual for maintenance instructions and safety warnings.

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