Product Features

The Acta-Relief™ LTS features the revolutionary, award-winning Boa System consisting of three integral parts: a micro-adjustable dial, super-strong lightweight laces, and low friction lace guides. The Boa System is designed to effortlessly adjust bringing comfort and support to the lower and upper thoracic regions. The Acta-Relief™ LTS is available with four different size lateral trunk supports.

  • The Boa System

    Boa’s patented system consists of three integral parts: a micro-adjustable dial, super-strong lightweight laces, and low friction lace guides. The Boa System is micro-adjustable as each click of the Boa dial offers one millimeter of precision fit adjustment. The Boa System is secure as the dial is locked into place it will stay that way. Boa delivers a smooth, even adjustment with no pressure points for maximum comfort and a customizable fit. The Boa System offers an adjustable solution free of messy straps, ratchets, and fasteners.

  • Compass® 4 Hardware

    Compass® 4 Hardware is strong, light, and independently adjustable in depth and angle of recline. The Compass® 4 Hardware is easier to adjust and has a wider range of motion than leading competitor hardware.

  • Lateral Trunk Support Sizes

    Acta-Relief™ LTS lateral trunk supports come in four different sizes: extra small at 4″ D by 3″ L, small at 5″ D by 4″ L, medium at 6″ D by 4″ L, and large at 7″ D by 5″ L.

  • Pressure Redistribution Properties

    Unlike traditional back supports that can create peak pressure regions, the Acta-Relief uses The Boa System to accommodate deformities and allow for immersion through the shell creating even pressure along the entire back.

Acta-Relief™ Product Features:
  • Designed to effortlessly adjust, The Boa System brings comfort and support to the lower and upper thoracic regions
  • With Boa, equal and stable pressure distribution is accomplished in an “off-the-shelf” back design
  • The open back frame design gives the ability to offload the pressure typically seen on spinal deformities through the back frame opening
  • Available head support attaches through the use of a bracket giving the necessary clearances to accommodate more aggressive deformities

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