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BodiLink® Accessories now available on Corpus Seating System

BodiLink wheelchair accessories specifically designed for the Corpus power positioning seating system are an ideal combination. Together, they provide best in class hardware and anatomical support to provide the highest level of articulation and comfort to meet a vast array of positioning needs.

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  • BodiLink MAX 8 Head Support Hardware

    MAX 8 head support hardware provides the ultimate combination of strength and adjustability. The piano-hinge style joints, along with a double taper, result in the strongest hardware on the market. The MAX 8 hardware offers mid-line and lateral-offset to provide maximum adjustability and comfort.

  • BodiLink Lateral Trunk Supports

    BodiLink Lateral Trunk Support (LTS) hardware and pads have been designed with the body’s shape in mind and to facilitate enhanced comfort and proper trunk alignment. The GT2 swing-away hardware is a link/joint system used to increase adjustability. The spring-loaded joints allow for easy set up, and the swing-away mechanism can be placed on the top or bottom for easier removal for clients with limited dexterity. The premium moldable, supportive pad design, along with the unique wrist joint, allows pad rotation to match the body’s shape for improved contact area and comfort.

  • BodiLink Premium Lateral Pelvic/Thigh Supports

    BodiLink premium lateral pelvic/thigh supports (LPTS) pads are designed to provide enhanced comfort, additional base support and positioning for the user. The Telescoping Taper (TT) hardware with power mount makes it easy to install on Permobil power wheelchairs. The LPTS pads, in combination with the TT hardware, allow nearly infinite pad adjustability with 360o of swivel. The removable TT hardware features a trigger-release lever designed to be the most user-friendly trigger activation, and can be rotated in place for multiple configurations.

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