Independent Living Centres Australia Inc
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Bodypoint Ankle Huggers

ILC Reference NO 43:68:001
Item sourced from ILC VIC database

Bodypoint Ankle Huggers

Factors to Consider
An alternative to shoe holders which can allow more movement.

Short Description
Black feet positioning straps that wrap around the ankles and attach to the wheelchair footplates. They are foam padded with seat belt style webbing attached. The positioning straps wrap around the ankles, leaving the rest of the foot free to shift naturally. They fasten with hook and loop (Velcro) that passes through a D ring, allowing some adjustment in their circumference. Attachment is to the wheelchair footplates with screws. Available in five sizes to suit children and adults. Accessories are available.

Price Guide
Refer to supplier details for pricing.

More Details
Available in extra small, small, medium, large and extra large sizes.
Sizes are the circumference just above the ankle.
The overall circumference range is 114mm to 330mm depending on the size. Each size has a certain amount of adjustment in circumference.

The circumference around the ankle can be adjusted using hook and loop (Velcro).
The height of the ankle supports are adjustable using buckles.

Toe straps may assist reduce unwanted rotation and lifting of the foot.
Fixed mounting kit.
Dynamic Strap Kits aim to stabilise the feet but the elastic straps allow more movement.

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

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Place Of Manufacture
Bodypoint Designs (UK)

Supplier Information
Name:  Linds Rehabilitation Equipment - Bendigo
Price:  POA
  78 Beischer Street
  Vic  3550

Postal Address:
  PO Box 5099
  Vic  3550

Phone:   (03) 5441 8966
FAX:  (03) 5442 8375
  Showroom operates 8:00 - 5:00 Monday - Friday
   Delivery time usually next day if in stock, if products require customisation additional time required for delivery.
   Contact Linds for courier delivery costs and postage costs.

Name:  Linds Rehabilitation Equipment - Gippsland
Price:  POA
  17 - 19 Bond St
  Vic  3850

Postal Address:
  PO Box 1376
  Vic  3850

Phone:   (03) 5144 7796
FAX:  (03) 5144 6044
Toll Free:  1800 501 601
  This company services all of Gippsland.
   Showroom open Monday to Friday between 8am and 5pm.
   Contact Linds for courier delivery costs.

Name:  Linds Rehabilitation Equipment - Hallam
Price:  POA
  58-60 Star Crescent
  VIC  3803

Postal Address:
  PO Box 380
  VIC  3806

Phone:   (03) 9796 3399
FAX:  (03) 9796 3313
  Opening hours:
   8.00am - 5.00pm Monday - Friday
   An appointment may be preferred for complex enquiries. Appointments are not always necessary.

Name:  Seating Dynamics Limited
Price:  POA
  Unit 3
  19 Boden Rd
  NSW  2147

Phone:   (02) 9620 7839
FAX:  (02) 9012 0087

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