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Custom Acta-Embrace™

HCPCS Coding: E2617

Fully customizable advanced back care system.
  • Designed to offer all the options of the traditional "I" back system while making it infinitely easier to order, install, and adjust.
  • Planar seating system that incorporates a simple multidirectional thoracic support system.
  • Lateral hardware featuring Link System Technology.
  • Widths begin at 10" and go up to 28" plus.
  • Heights begin at 10" and go up to 22" plus.
  • Patented Moldable Aluminum Stays for custom thoracic contouring.
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Custom Acta-Embrace
Front View
Front View
Compass Hardware Installation
Compass Hardware Installation


  • Back Size (Width & Height)
  • Cover Material
  • Foam Selection & Thickness (6 options)
  • Moldable Aluminum Stays
  • Headrest Pad & Hardware (Moldable, Rigid/Offset, Standard)
  • Thoracic Pad & Hardware (Moldable, Rigid/Offset, Standard)
  • Lightweight Aluminum Shell
  • 4 Hardware Options
  • Custom Color
  • Custom Embroidery
  • Protective Lateral Hardware Cover
  • Adjustable Width Thoracic Supports
  • Foam in Place Kit


  • Fully adjustable for height, depth, and angle of recline.
  • Requires only 1.5" of space on each cane for mounting purposes.
  • All adjustments can be made while the user is seated in the wheelchair, eliminating the need for multiple transfers during the fitting process.
  • Quick-release feature allows backrest to be removed vertically within seconds.
  • Hardware may be installed within minutes and fits 3/4", 7/8", and 1" tubing.
  • Positive locking feature for angle rotation.
Compass HardwareNote: hardware appearance my vary depending on back support size and style.
Compass Hardware


  • 1. Cane mount fits 5 different cane diameters. Shorter strap that comes standard fits 3/4”, 7/8” & 1” while longer strap provided (not pictured) fits 1 1/8” & 1 1/4”.
  • 2. Slot lock nut system prevents unwanted rotation.
  • 3. Single design allows for easy adjustment with minimal fasteners.
  • 4. Single slot design uses very little space, allowing other hardware to mount.
  • 5. Minimal fasteners, but strong design.
  • 6. Track systems prevent rotation, allowing features to nest together for additional stability.
  • 7. Combination of aluminum and steel for ultralight hardware.


Easy Installation
8" height adjustability while user is in chair
Integrates every Acta-Series back support with the following power provider:
  • Quantum with TRU-Balance 3 Power Seating System
  • Permobil with Corpus 3G Power Seating System
  • Quickie with 3.7 Power Seating System
  • Rovi with Motion Concepts Power Seating System

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