Savant Head Positioning

Savant Head Positioning
12. February 2020 author

Custom gel head support.

Now containing 25% softer gel + stiffer lower support arms

The Savant Headrest™ is custom mouldable gel support for the head.
Cool, light-weight and easily shaped by hand.
The gel pads give soft, customized head support. A perfect fit!

Features:

  • ​low profile headband gives anterior support
  • quick release clamps hold the headband in place
  • high Lateral Pads give effective lateral flexion control
  • mid-Lateral Pads are shaped for comfort behind the ears
  • sub-Occipital Pads form extra support below the occiput
  • the pads are filled with a soft silicone gel for comfort
  • the Savant is covered with a soft and durable nylon/lycra knit fabric

Benefits for the Fitter:

  • easy to fit (headrest can be shaped by hand)
  • attaches to standard three point hardware
  • optional use of headband (included) for additional anterior support
  • the pads are easily reshaped by hand

Benefits for the Wearer and/or Caregiver:

  • cool and comfortable
  • allows for air circulation
  • low profile; unobtrusive appearance
  • easy to keep clean (sponge clean with soap and water, then air dry)
  • total control for the head

Options and Accessories

In addition to the three sizes, Savant Head Positioning also offers three configurations of the arm supports. A forehead positioning strap is always included.

Please contact us for the part number of the size and configuration required.

Side Pads

To be used for increased temporal support. These pads are ready to be bolted on. The Savant has pre-threaded holes ready to mount the pads.

Forehead Strap

The quick release forehead strap is rigid and will not fall down over the eyes. It is included with every Savant.

The soft forehead strap pad is breathable and soft. The strap is nylon and the pad has soft lycra covering air mesh. It can be machine washed and replaced as necessary.

The buckles can be removed if the strap is not required.

Savant Sizing

Adult

On the Client:
Circumference at forehead 22″ – 24″ 56-61 cm
1/2 Circumference behind ears 8″ – 9″ 20-30 cm
On the Adult Headrest:
Inside distance along top support 14″ 36 cm
Inside distance along middle support 8″ 20 cm
Overall Height 6″ 15 cm

Small

On the Client:
Circumference at forehead 18″ – 22″ 46-56 cm
1/2 Circumference behind ears 6″ – 7″ 15-18 cm
On the Small Headrest:
Inside distance along top support 12″ 30 cm
Inside distance along middle support 7″ 18 cm
Overall Height 5″ 13 cm

Pediatric

On the Client:
Circumference at forehead 14″ – 18″ 36-46 cm
1/2 Circumference behind ears 5″ – 6″ 13-15 cm
On the Adult Headrest:
Inside distance along top support 9″ 23 cm
Inside distance along middle support 5″ 13 cm
Overall Height 4.5″ 12 cm