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1. (WO2017147703) WHEELCHAIR BACKREST AND REAR WHEEL ASSEMBLY

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/147703    International Application No.:    PCT/CA2017/050274
Publication Date: Sat Sep 09 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Thu Mar 02 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: A61G 5/10
A61G 5/02
A61G 5/08
Applicants: MOTION COMPOSITES INC
Inventors: COUTURE, Pierre-André
ARCHAMBAULT, Michael
BLEAU, Alexandre
LAMARRE, Maxime
STEPHANI, Alec
GINGRAS, David
Title: WHEELCHAIR BACKREST AND REAR WHEEL ASSEMBLY
Abstract:
A system of bracket assemblies for a wheelchair comprises a pair of bracket assemblies adapted to be connected to respective sides of a seat frame of the wheelchair. Each of the bracket assemblies has a base adapted to be secured to a seat frame member of the seat frame, an arm adapted to be secured to a backrest frame member of a backrest frame, and a pivot pivotally connecting the base to the arm for rotational movement of the arm relative to the base. One or more blocking mechanism blocks the rotational movement of the arm relative to the base in a use orientation of the backrest frame. A rod having opposed ends connected to the base of the pair of the bracket assemblies for spacing the bracket assemblies away from one another. A rear wheel unit is also provided.