Spex Classic
T Shape
Back Support

Easily solve upper torso positioning needs for most wheelchair users with the Spex Classic T Shape Back Support. 

The T Shape Back Support incorporates the classic Spex contouring cube system to allow on-the-spot customisations for torso comfort and asymmetry needs, whilst also providing greater stability for the user’s upper body.

Greater stability in the trunk can allow for improved head and neck movements, and greater contact surface can aid with pressure distribution for comfort. The contouring and immersion ensures that individual body shape and comfort needs are easily responded to with the T Shape Back Support.

The T Shape provides superior upper back and shoulder support, and is especially useful in situations where the user requires tilt-in-space and their upper body and shoulders will have more contact with the contact surface of the back support.

  • Superior upper back and shoulder support
  • Effortless customisations
  • On-the-spot adaptions for changing postural needs
  • Instant results
  • Cubes can be removed and added at any time
  • Contouring doesn’t move or slip out of adjustment
  • Additional contouring support wedges can be used to further enhance the degree of contouring for individual body shapes

While the standard Classic Back Support style with its rectangle shape fits between the wheelchair canes, the T Shape sits in front of the wheelchair canes due to the additional shoulder support components. This will inhibit the recline adjustment that is available in most Spex back support hardware.


Designed for the individual who:

  • Requires a comfortable back support to reduce torso pain
  • Requires spinal alignment and support
  • Has skin breakdown/pressure care needs
  • Has bony or protruding skeletal prominences
  • Have changing postural needs
  • Pertains a maladaptive or asymmetric posture


For Mild Bony Prominences For Immersion For Asymmetry

Without even adjusting the cube system, the Spex back support has slight contouring and integrates a comfortable pressure reducing foam surface layer to absorb mild bony prominences and asymmetries for uniform torso contact.


For individuals that require immersion into the back support, simply adjust the cube contouring cell system to configure for a perfect fit and shape for the user’s back.


For asymmetrical or maladaptive postures, the contour can be arranged to provide the matching shape required to support the user’s torso profile.


Contouring the
Spex Classic T Shape
Back Support Surface

A special feature of the Spex back support is the adjustable contouring-cell cube system which incorporates into the upholstery unit of the backrest. Easy configurations are performed for asymmetrical trunk postures without the need for complicated custom/bespoke seating.

The cover un-zips from the top of the back support and remains fixed to the shell whilst you remove the inner upholstery unit. Changes to the contouring are made
on-the-spot for instant results.

Further postural enhancements to the degree and depth of contouring are achieved with the positioning kit of support wedges (included with every Spex back support).


Back Support Contouring Charts

Videos &
How to use the Contouring Chart
How to Install and Adjust: Spex Quad Mount Quick-Release Hardware
Weight Capacity
Size Options
Product Codes
Dimensions for T Shape and Surface extensions