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J3™ Back Wheelchair Back

J3™ Back Wheelchair Back



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The JAY® J3 wheelchair back product line offers a multitude of width, height, and contour depth back shells to fit the back to the client. Each back is lightweight and adjustable, with numerous hardware choices allowing for easy installation.


New J3 Plus Backrest
Designed to specifically address the pelvic and trunk stability needs of the bariatric client, the new J3 Plus Backrest* features an optional lower vanity shell extension that can pivot to accommodate redundant tissues, allowing proper positioning without interference. Accommodating up to 500 lbs. in widths of up to 26", the J3 Plus Backs are available with either TH 2-point or FS 4-point hardware and features a 2.2" deep contour to provide for non-restricted movement.

* available on the Mid Thoracic shell only.

More sizes. More styles. More wheelchair backs for the perfect fit.
The JAY J3's solid shell is now available in four support height levels to provide support for clients with wide ranges of torso heights and levels of injuries. The addition of five new contour shapes also provides posterior and lateral pelvic and lateral thoracic stability to clients with varying postures and functional needs.

Posterior (PA) - 2.2" of lateral thoracic support
Posterior Lateral (PL) - 3" of lateral thoracic support
Posterior Deep (PD) - 6" of lateral thoracic support
Posterior Deep Lateral (PDL) - 6" of lateral thoracic support
Posterior Deep Contour (PDC) - 6" of lateral pelvic support
Lower Thoracic - 6.5" to 9.5"
Mid Thoracic - 12" to 15"
Upper Thoracic - 16.5" to 19.5"
Shoulder - 21" to 24"

PD Back Now in Over 40 Sizes
The most popular 6" deep back is now offered in heights from 8" to 24" and widths from 12" to 20". The PD Back provides excellent midline postural support and positioning while the curved 7" tall built-in contoured laterals offer exceptional thoracic stability.

J3 Made-to-Order Back Support
For those individuals who require a more complex seating solution, the JAY® J3 Made-to-Order Back Support can be used when an off-the-shelf back cannot accommodate an individual's orthopedic asymmetries. Featuring the J3 Back that you know and love, the mix-and-pour contouring system makes it easy to create a personalized solution to suit your client's specific needs.

Carbon Fiber Shell
The J3 Back now offers a Carbon Fiber shell option for the ultimate in lightweight performance. Weighing as little as 2.2 lbs. when combined with RH hardware, the J3 Carbon Fiber Back is the perfect addition to any Quickie ultra lightweight wheelchair. The J3 Carbon Fiber Back can also be paired with the Freestyle Backrest System, available on the Quickie 7R and 7RS.


Product Height:
Lower Thoracic: 6.5", 8", 9.5"
Mid Thoracic: 12", 13.5", 15"
Upper Thoracic: 16.5", 18", 19.5"
Shoulder Height: 21", 22.5", 24"
Product Width:
12" to 26"
Product Weight:
1.7 lbs. and up (without hardware)
User Weight Capacity:
12" to 20" widths: 300 lbs.
22" to 26" widths: 500 lbs.

Product Options
Hardware Options:
Hardware Angle Adjustability:
Hardware Width Adjustability:
Frame Tubing Compatibility:
3/4" to 1 1/8"
Headrest Mount Available:
Lightweight, contoured
Lateral Contour Support:
PA: 2.2"
PL: 3"
PD, PDL, PDC: 6"
1 1/2" soft foam
Outer Cover:
Spacer Fabric and Lycra® Stretch Outer Layer
Optional Positioning Accessories:
Spine Align Posture Conforming Inserts
Lateral Thoracic Pads
Chest Straps/Harnesses
Whitmyer® Head Supports
JAY Your Way Modifications Available:

Size Guide

Shipping & Returns

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