• Backrest for the Backfriend Back Support
  • Replacement Backrest for the Backfriend Back Support System

Backrest component for the Backfriend Back Support system. Can also be used separately as an independent back support.


We occasionally get requests from customers who wish to purchase the Backfriend Backrest or Seatbase components as separate items. To obtain the maximum benefit, the Backrest and Seatbase should ideally be used as a combined unit. But needs vary and both parts can be used separately.

The backrfest is supplied with attachment holes and Velcro for use with the Backfriend seatbase. The backrest can also be special ordered without holes or Velcro if it will never be attached to a Backrest.


  • Firm anatomically shaped backrest support.
  • Quality fire-resistant foam and fabric upholstered over a resin frame.
  • Width: 29.5cm (11½”) · Height: 48cm (19”)
  • Weight: 3.5 lb.
  • CMHR foam meets UK Furniture and Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations 1988. S.I. No. 1324, Schedule 1, Part I; BS.5852, Part 2.
  • Fabric is inherently fire resistant and meets UK BS EN 1021 - 1:2006 (cigarette), BS EN 1021 - 2:2006 (match), BS 7176 : 2007 Low Hazard, UNI 8456 + UNI 9174 Classe 1, NF - P - 92 - 507 M1, DIN 4102 B1.
  • CE Marking.
  • Manufactured in the United Kingdom.


MEDesign Backfriend Wool Fleece Covers
MEDesign Backfriend Replacement Hinges (pair)
MEDesign Backfriend Replacement Hinge Locks (pair)
MEDesign Backfriend Replacement Velcro
Seatbase for the Backfriend Back Support
MEDesign Backfriend

Use | Fit 

Seated tasks

Spine fit


  • This is a VERY FIRM backrest support.
  • Fits mild and average lumbar lordosis spinal shapes.
  • Position the backrest height where it is most comfortable.
  • Maximum body weight 260 lbs.


  • For maximum comfort, recline the backrest 15°- 20° or more.
  • Not recommended for power wheelchairs or scooters.


  • Remove minor stains with a damp cloth or sponge. Major cleaning is best done with a dry foam cleaner of the type used for car upholstery.
  • Some initial wear may occur on the corners if there is friction on the seat.
  • Forcing the Backfriend into too narrow a space or knocking the edges against hard surfaces may damage the edge seal.


Defects in materials or manufacture which occur within 12 months from the date of purchase will be repaired or replaced at the option of MEDesign Ltd., free of charge. Repairs required because of accidental damage, normal wear and tear, or misuse are chargeable. Shipping charges for warranty services are the responsibility of the customer.

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Backrest for the Backfriend Back Support
Brand: MEDesign
Item #: MED-BF0/B-001
Our Price: $91.00
1 units available


  • Ships in 3 - 7 business days from Oklahoma.


  • Full refund of the purchase price for returns within 30 days. Product must be in as-new, saleable condition in an original unopened package.
  • We do not refund shipping charges except in case of our error or product defect. If your purchase included free shipping, actual outbound shipping costs will be deducted from your refund.
  • See our Returns and Refunds policy for additional information.