To determine the overall length of the tube:
Left hip guide width = 2”
Right hip guide width = 2”
Individual seat width = your measurement with caliper at the hips
Extra tube length plus 3”
Equals total length of tube
Facts to remember:
A Overall width of hip guides ( + ) pelvic plates ( + ) patient’s seat width cannot exceed overall
wheelchair frame width.
B. Arms on wheelchair must be adjustable height and removeable.
C. There must be enough clearance between bottom of top section of the arm tube holding
arm pad and any vertical arm section holding the arm tube to remove pelvic tube or this
system will not work.
D. There is only 1” width adjustment of the hip guides in this system. The pelvic tube is not
length adjustable. Any width adjustment exceeding 1” will require a longer padded tube.
E. This system is used to control extensor thrust reactions of individuals in wheelchair. It is not
intended to be used as a safety device to keep an individual seated in their wheelchair in any
moving vehicle. Use only transit approved devices for this application.
F. Must use a seat belt with a buckle on the lateral side of the leg to ensure the users safety in
their wheelchair. It is supplied with this system. The padded tube does not replace a user’s