iShear is the first clinical tool to measure Total Shear Force* (tendency to slide) in the seat plane. In clinics worldwide, sliding has always been reported as a major problem in wheelchair seating. Vicair iShear device helps you minimise sliding forces when setting up a wheelchair. It can be used on almost every common wheelchair by placing it underneath the cushion. No change in the client-seat base interface is required. Once installed, you can use the free iShear app for real time data monitoring.
The setup is easy: all you need is iShear and a mobile device. Simply download the free iShear app and off you go. It’s shear genius. iShear is a valuable tool which helps you to evaluate the set-up quality of a wheelchair’s seating system in any environment, location and situation.
- Free app: available for Android or iOS devices
- Correct postural set up: can be used to educate and check correct set up of wheelchair and seating system
- Pressure ulcer prevention: helps to see the effects of wheelchair and seating adjustments to minimise shear forces
iShear can be used as an instrument to help educate wheelchair users and caregivers about the correct use and set-up of the wheelchair. Understand the effect of recline and tilt, changing foot support angles or changing the seat depth with Vicair ishear. You can show the client in detail the consequences of an incorrect transfer. iShear helps you to justify adjustments to the seating system or to the wheelchair set-up. iShear can be easily used together with a pressure mapping system.