Seating and Positioning on Pediatric Wheelchairs

If your child has a medical condition that makes it difficult for him or her to shift his weight or change position, you’ve come to the right place! Quantum has many innovative pediatric wheelchair technologies that can help your child and give him or her greater comfort, support and independence.

Edge 3 Stretto pediatric wheelchair

Edge 3 Stretto™ Pediatric Wheelchair

Known as the smallest power base in America, the Edge 3 Stretto™ is a milestone in pediatric power. This power chair has an overall width of 20.75 inches when 12.5-inch drive wheels are selected. Compared to other pediatric wheelchair sizes, this narrow width is perfect for maneuvering in tight corners or small spaces in the home, on the playground and at school. Every other chair is at least 2.5 inches wider than the Stretto! Click to learn more about the Edge 3 Stretto pediatric wheelchair.

Edge 3 Stretto Pediatric Tilt Wheelchair

One of the greatest things about the Stretto is that it can be customized to meet the needs of any child. The Stretto is compatible with TRU-Balance® 3 Power Positioning Systems. This seating system has many options to choose from. Available configurations include power recline, power tilt, power articulating foot platform, iLevel® power adjustable seat height and static seating. iLevel technology is extremely beneficial to your child’s independence. iLevel raises the seat of the wheelchair up to 12 inches and allows your child to drive the wheelchair while elevated at 3.5 mph on the Edge 3 Stretto. iLevel’s Extra Stability Technology® enhances safety for transfers, reach, grooming and many other daily living activities.

If your child is living with a medical condition such as cerebral palsy, it may be difficult for him or her to shift weight and sitting in one position for too long can lead to pressure sores. With a power tilt or power recline option, your son or daughter can independently reposition for pressure relief. TRU-Balance 3 on the Edge 3 Stretto can be adapted to your child’s unique posture. When your child needs a pediatric tilt wheelchair, the Edge 3 Stretto is a great choice!

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