Custom Seating

SHAPE Matrix Seating

What You Need to Know

What You Need to Know

What You Need to Know

Personalised Clinical Assessment

Our seating team of clinical professionals, consisting of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Rehabilitation Engineers, are known for their experience and expertise within the field of custom seating.

We aim to design and manufacture SHAPE Matrix Seating Systems to offer maximum comfort and functionality, this is achieved by completing a thorough clinical and environmental assessment.

A physical evaluation is also completed and includes: joint movement and range, sitting balance, alignment and flexibility of the spinal column including the head and neck.

Many other individual practical needs and restrictions are also taken into consideration at this stage, such as skin condition, pain, spasticity, vision, reflexes, eating needs, toileting needs, breathing, transfer methods, communication needs and other factors that affect positioning.

If you believe you would benefit from a custom moulded seat, we can provide a complete service from assessment to delivery. Contact us via the enquiry form or at to book an appointment. Alternatively please contact your Wheelchair Service representative.

Technical Info

Technical Info

  • Seat contours created with Matrix components

  • Custom moulded to suit your body shape and needs

  • Optimal ventilation when used with spacer fabric

  • Ability to grow / adapt to changing needs

  • Available as seat or back only or as a full system

  • Available in a large range of fabrics and finishes.

  • Fits most wheelchairs and is available with a wide range of accessories.

  • Manufactured in the UK

  • Robust seating system tailor made to your physical needs

  • Superb ventilation for users that suffer from excessive heat

  • The ability to grow and adapt the seat over time to suit your needs

  • Potential to reinforce the seat in specific areas for stronger users

  • Potential to add flexibility in the seat to provide a dynamic element

  • Potential to introduce areas of pressure relief

  • Washable padded covers available in a number of fabrics and colours

  • Incontinence resistant covers available

  • Available as a seat only or back only or full body mould

  • Easily interfaced to the most commonly used wheelbases

  • Available with a range of Accessories – Headrests, Harnesses, Footplates

Our Custom Contoured Seats can be fitted to the majority of wheelbases, please view our range of Kids and Adult wheelchairs.

Online Spare Parts Ordering

Online Spare Parts Ordering

Ottobock offer an online shop for a fast and efficient way of ordering spare parts for a wide range of our mobility products - our Online Spare Parts Catalogue.



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Contact Us

How can we help?

Get in touch with Ottobock UK by completing the enquiry form below. If your request is urgent you can call us on 01784 744900. Monday to Thursday 08:30 to 17:00 & Friday 08:30 to 16:00.