What is a Tilt in Space Manual Wheelchair?

Tilt in Space Manual Wheelchairs are wheelchairs designed for a user who has limited ability to reposition themselves in a standard manual wheelchair and as a result, is at risk of pressure injuries. Those wheelchairs are designed to minimize the fatigue caused when patients holds his/her body upright for a long period of time.

The Tilt in Space Manual Wheelchairs back and seat tilt. This facilitates weight re-distribution and the preservation of skin integrity. It also optimises user comfort, decreases user fatigue and assists with head control. Therefore, tilt in space wheelchairs can improves the overall sitting tolerance or endurance of the patient.

(Source: Clinical Benefits of Tilt & Aspire Rehab RS)

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