Spex Lateral Trunk Supports:
Swing-Away Axial

Provides the correct support structure with patented mechanically rotational system.

Struggling to find an effective lateral trunk support solution for wheelchair users that present with complex postures?

The Spex Axial Swing-Away Lateral Hardware, with its patented mechanically rotational system ensures that the user’s trunk is always kept well supported even in the most challenging positions. A well-fitting lateral support will improve balance, posture, and comfort in the wheelchair.

Allowing movement in all support surface planes enables the lateral pad to rotate to correctly align to the user’s trunk, regardless of complexity of posture.

As well as offering width and depth adjustment that all Spex Lateral Supports provide, the innovative mechanism of the Axial Swing-Away enables multi-angular adjustability of the support pad.

Complete your Lateral Trunk Support solution by selecting from our large variety of lateral support pads. The optimum fit to the user’s body shape and postural requirements can be achieved through a range of shapes, sizes, overlays and covers.

Axial lateral mechanisms are provided with a comfy protective sleeve that ensures the user’s arms are protected from any hard surfaces.

Benefits of Axial Swing-Away Technology

The Axial Swing-Away Lateral Supports are multi-adjustable and provide the ultimate positioning for clients with complex postural needs. It’s patented rotational system allows for the lateral pad to be positioned virtually anywhere assuring postural control, balance and improve of function for its users. If gradual trunk alignment is required, the axial lateral supports can be endlessly adjusted for gentle and progressive correction towards neutral.


How to script Spex Lateral Trunk Supports
Spex Hardware
Select Hardware
Select Pad
Lateral Upgrades

1. Swing-Away Axial Bracket

Style Code
Adult lateral bracket with Axial adjustment 1266-2301-100
Paediatric lateral bracket with Axial adjustment 1266-2311-100

Choose from standard covers or comfy-covers to protect the user’s arms from the lateral hardware.

Standard Comfy-cover


Pad Style Height Depth Pad with Standard Cover Pad with Comfy Cover
Narrow Straight 0 85 mm 115 mm 1266-3010-400 1266-3010-800
Narrow Straight 1 95 mm 145 mm 1266-3011-400 1266-3011-800
Narrow Straight 2 95 mm 180 mm 1266-3012-400 1266-3012-800
Narrow Straight 3 115 mm 210 mm 1266-3013-400 1266-3013-800
Narrow Straight 4 115 mm 240 mm 1266-3014-400 1266-3014-800
Narrow Curved 1 95 mm 145 mm 1266-3021-400 1266-3021-800
Narrow Curved 2 95 mm 180 mm 1266-3022-400 1266-3022-800
Narrow Curved 3 115 mm 210 mm 1266-3023-400 1266-3023-800
Narrow Curved 4 115 mm 240 mm 1266-3024-400 1266-3024-800
Broad 1 105 mm 130 mm 1266-3031-400 1266-3031-800
Broad 2 125 mm 140 mm 1266-3032-400 1266-3032-800
Broad 3 140 mm 150 mm 1266-3033-400 1266-3033-800
Broad 4 160 mm 155 mm 1266-3034-400 1266-3034-800
Broad 5 195 mm 165 mm 1266-3035-400 1266-3035-800
Broad 6 230 mm 175 mm 1266-3036-400 1266-3036-800


You can extend the mechanism forward if the backrest foam is thick:

Code Style Extends depth
1266-2420-100 Deep contour bracket kit 30mm
1266-2430-100 Deep contour extended bracket kit Up to 115mm