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Replacement Wheelchair Swing-Away Foot Rests, CAS20078R

Wheelchair Swing-Away Footrests Replacement
Instructions for Use

General Care:

To ensure that your elevating leg rests have a long service life, inspect them regularly and follow these general maintenance tips:

Wipe metal parts with a clean, soft cloth at least once a week. All metal parts can be cleaned with auto wax or similar products. If exposed to moisture, dry immediately. Do not use an abrasive cleanser that will scratch the finish. Use mild soap and water when cleaning calf pads. NEVER use ammonia-based cleaning solutions on pads, which may cause them to loosen or crack.

To ensure the best service from your product, contact Cardinal Health at 1-877-227-3462 for more information. DO NOT use non-Cardinal HealthTM parts.

Warning:

Do Not Attempt To Install Or Use Your Swing-Away Footrests Without Reading All Instructions Carefully. Failure To Follow Instructions May Result In Injury.

Consult with your healthcare provider if:

  • you require additional instruction on the proper use of this product.
  • you have any disability or physical limitation or are taking any medication that could cause interference with the safe use of this product.

Prior to use, and following any repairs or adjustments, ensure that all attaching hardware is securely tightened and that all push buttons are completely engaged. Failure to do so may result in injury or damage.

Front rigging should not be so low that it causes uncomfortable pressure to thighs at front of seat upholstery.

Footrest should not be lower than 2½ inches from the ground to ensure proper clearance.

If any component of this product is damaged or missing, discontinue use immediately. Contact Cardinal Health at 1-877-227-3462 for repair and/or appropriate replacement parts. DO NOT use non-Cardinal HealthTM parts.

Use Cardinal HealthTM accessories only. The use of other manufacturers' accessories can result in an improper fit and risk of fall and/or injury.

Failure to follow the above instructions may result in serious injury and/or damage to the product. Cardinal Health assumes no responsibility for any injury or damage caused by improper installation, assembly, or use of this product.

Assembly

To Install:

Contents

(2) Swing-away footrest assemblies

To Install/Remove:

  1. Holding one swing-away footrest assembly, turn the assembly to the side so that the open front portion is perpendicular to the wheelchair.
  2. Line up the hinge plate of the swing-away footrest assembly over the hinge pins located on the front of the wheelchair.
  3. Lower the swing-away footrest assembly over the pin until it rests on the hinge plate.
  4. Rotate the entire swing-away footrest assembly towards the front of the wheelchair until it locks into place. The foot plate should be at the front of the chair when the leg rest is locked into place.
  5. Repeat Steps 1-4 to install the opposite swing-away footrest assembly.
  6. To remove, push the leg rest release lever to disengage, rotate the swing-away footrest assembly outward, and lift the assembly off of the hinge pins. 
Usage

Adjusting Height of Foot Plates

  1. Sit in chair with your feet on the foot plates.
  2. Using a hex wrench, loosen the bolt on the clamp around the support assembly.
  3. Raise or lower foot plate to a position that provides the most support of your thighs, then re-tighten bolt.
  4. Repeat Steps 1-3 for opposite foot plate.

Caution:

Front rigging should not be so low that it causes uncomfortable pressure to thighs at front of seat upholstery. Footrest should not be lower than 2½ inches from the ground to ensure proper clearance.