Jay J3 Wheelchair CushionGel Cushion:
The Jay J3 Cushion is a lightweight, low maintenance, Gel cushion designed for the person at high risk for skin breakdown. The J3 Cushion offers adjustability and customization for maximum patient comfort and stability, not found in other seat cushions.Custom Fit:
The J3 Cushion comes with standard Gel inserts, yet offers additional Gel pads for a custom fit. This versatility provides individualized posture control and reduced surface tension and pressure distribution. The J3's pelvic loading area is designed to evenly reduce pressure under the pelvis. Jay calls it the PLA (Pelvic Loading Area), and the PLA can be ordered to fit the user's pelvis.How to order the J3 Cushion:
Don't be intimidated by the lengthy order form for the J3 cushion. Just use the J3's 6 step order form that covers all aspects of an individual's customization requirements. First, download the J3 order form
to see all options. In addition to the standard wheelchair seat sizes, the J3 uses patient specific information for determining Gel pads, pelvic loading area, positioning components, and cushion cover type.Step 1Cushion Height:
Determine Cushion Height. How much immersion and envelopment does the user require? Standard or Deep height?Step 2Cushion Size:
Determine Cushion size (width & depth). Available sizes range from 12" x 12" to 24" x 24".Step 3PLA (Pelvic Loading Area) Size.
PLA size is determined by the ASIS to ASIS (Anterior Superior Iliac Spine) measurement. Use these measurements:
< 9.75" Choose size A
9.75" – 11.75" Choose size B
> 11.75" Choose size CStep 4PLA Insert.
The Factory Filled works well for basic pressure reduction. The Field Variable is designed for in-field adjustments as well as for determining a non-standard Factory Filled volume.
The Factory Filled PLA Insert features 3 fluid chambers. If modifications are necessary, call Customer Service to specify fluid volumes.
The Field Variable PLA Insert is designed to adjust to changing user needs over time. It ships with two supplemental fluid inserts and can accommodate two additional pads, which can be ordered in: small, medium, large, x-large.Step 5Cover Options:
The standard Stretch Cover reduces cover tension.
The Incontinent cover features moisture-resistant material that resists fluid absorption.
The Microclimatic cover is made from 3DX™ spacer fabric that helps to transfer heat and moisture away from the body.Step 6Positioning Cushion:
When positioning components are required, select the positioning accessory from the menu. Use the guide below: