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Otto Bock - Advantage Wheelchair Cushion AC18X18 to 24" x18" or Custom Discontinued

$401.00 340
(You save $61.00)

Otto Bock - Advantage Wheelchair Cushion AC18X18 to 24" x18" or Custom Discontinued

$401.00 $340.00
(You save $61.00)
SKU:
AT121001
Weight:
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Through the combined cushioning properties of Floam and a unique design, the OTTO BOCK Advantage wheelchair cushion has been developed. Discontinued.

 

It's virtually impossible to bottom out, is truly pressure relieving and is not subject to catastrophic failure due to leaks. All of this is provided in an industry leading lightweight, low profile design. (a 14" x 14" cushion weighs a mere 2.25 lbs., and is only 2 inches high)

*Optional small, medium and large cells allow for a cushion fit in a wide range of standard and custom sizes

Benefits of The Advantage:

  • Lightweight, low profile
  • Produces clinically acceptable levels of pressure distribution
  • Virtually eliminates the risk of bottoming out and any potential for catastrophic failures due to punctures or leaks
  • Self-corrects to quickly and automatically adjust to the dynamic conditions that occur within the seating environment
  • Simple to use. No need to frequently check air-fill levels or fluid position
  • Easily modified to accommodate individual requirements assuring a custom fit 

Accessories:

  • Optional small, medium, and large volume cells offer a customized fit.

Replacement Parts:

* Foam base
* CEL-PAK
* FLOAM Cells
* Outside cover 

* Custom sizes are available for a slight surcharge, depending on the size. Contact customer service for a price quote.

Otto Bock has a long history in the durable medical products market. To understand how they started, we want to give you a little history on OTTO BOCK: 

  • 1919 OTTO BOCK's success story started in Berlin Kreuzberg, where prosthetist Otto Bock founded his first company ‘Orthopädische Industrie GmbH’. Component fabrication developed by Otto Bock revolutionizes the industry, making it possible to supply the large numbers of disabled veterans that came back from World War I with prostheses. 
  • 1920 OTTO BOCK relocation to Königsee, Thueringen (former East Germany).
  • 1946 Max & Maria Näder founded the ‘Northern Branch’ in Duderstadt in the South of 'Niedersachen' to secure sales and the procurement of raw materials in West Germany after World War II.
  • 1947 Max Näder becomes manager of the newly founded ‘Orthopädische Industrie KG’.
  • 1948 The company assets and private property of the family in Königsee are expropriated without compensation.
  • 1953 The Companies founder - Otto Bock died at the age of 64. To replace poplar wood, which has become a scarce commodity, synthetic materials are used in lower limb prosthetics. Otto Bock - Kunststoff is founded in 1953 and becomes a leading supplier of foams and foam systems for the flourishing automotive and other industries.
  • 1958 OTTO BOCK spreads their wings and opens their first foreign branch in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
  • 1960-1970 Two groundbreaking developments take the quality of prosthetic fittings to a new level—myoelectric upper limb prostheses and the modular system for lower limb prostheses.
  • 1987 Max Näder founds the independent Otto Bock Foundation. First service deployment at the Paralympics in Seoul
  • 1988 Since the Summer Games in Seoul, Ottobock has been supporting Paralympic sports and providing technical service for the athletes during the games.
  • 1990 Professor Hans Georg Näder, son of MaxNäder becomes head of the family company at age 28. OTTO BOCK is still owner-managed in its third generation and develops into a strong brand. OTTO BOCK now has locations in more than 40 countries worldwide.
  • 1992 After Germany reunified, OTTO BOCK buys back its former headquarters in Königsee, Thueringen and builds it into a production facility for wheelchairs.
  • 1997 The C-Leg, the world’s first fully microprocessor-controlled leg prosthesis system, opens up a completely new dimension of walking, with unrivalled safety and dynamic response.
  • 2006 The  newly ActiGait neuroimplant, an Innovative therapy option for stroke patients suffering from dorsal flexor weakness, significantly improves gait pattern in individuals. OTTO BOCK goes under the skin for the first time!
  • 2007 The prototype of the first "thought"-controlled arm prosthesis in the world is presented to the public in Vienna. lt leads us to the future where remaining nerves will be used to control arm prostheses directly.
  • 2009 OTTO BOCK opens the Science-Center in Berlin. This innovative Center is dedicated to mobility and interactively exhibits a fascinating experience for all people. In the same year of the company’s 90-year anniversary, Max Näder dies at the age of 94.
  • 2010 OTTO BOCK presents two more innovative products in prosthetics with the Genium leg prosthesis system and the Michelangelo Hand at the Orthopädie + Reha-Technik trade fair in Leipzig, 
  • 2012 Professor Hans Georg Näder opens OTTO BOCK's new wheelchair manufacturing plantat the former Bötzow brewery: A site, with over 23,000 sq ft. It will include a creative mix of residential, commercial and cultural space.

That is why we like OTTO BOCK! Wouldn't you?

 

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