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MEDesign Backfriend

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Product Code / MPN BFSWeb
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Price: £56.15 (£67.38 Inc. VAT)
Most customers (80%) prefer the single padded seatbase model. Less padding means better and more controlled support to the pelvis and spine from the formed, shaped frame of the Backfriend. We do not (as a general rule) recommend using the double padded models in cars. With the extra height, some users can lock themselves against the roof! If you find the single padded version a little firm then a set of the real wool fleece covers make a world of difference offering optimum pressure dispersion without reducing the support from the frame of the backrest and seatbase parts.
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  • The Backfriend is a combined back rest and seat base which can be used in any seat or chair around the home, in the office, socialising with friends, when driving or indeed anywhere you need to sit.
  • A few words of advice when deciding which model of Backfriend to buy - Most customers (80%) prefer the single padded seatbase model and this is the version we recommend for use in the car.
  • Designed by a leading orthopaedic consultant, it is contoured to give the correct support to both the lumbar and thoracic regions of the spine.
  • Upholstered and fabric covered, it is very light.
  • Folds for carrying with the built in handle.
  • The height of the backrest is adjustable to suit the user.
  • Manufactured in the UK, more than 600,000 are in use in over 35 countries, and many of the world’s leading companies find them beneficial.
  • Available in 8 colours and a choice of Single (SP) or Double (DP) padding seatbase options*.
  • Tested amongst 12 back supports by What Car magazine who gave the MEDesign Backfriend (their only) 5 star rating.
    We quote: The MEDesign Backfriend is the only one we recommend: it can make a bad seat good. Beautifully designed to allow freedom of movement; excellent support while avoiding pressure points. Highly recommended.
  • MEDesign offers a 14 day home trial and money back guarantee.
Width: 29½cm (11½”)
Height: 48cm (19”)
Padding: 2½cm (1")
Width: 41cm (16”)
Depth: 36½cm (14½”)
Padding: SP - 2½cm (1") or DP - 5cm (2")
Total Product Weight: 1.6kg (3½lb)
EAN: Dependent on model - see Backfriend brochure

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* Most customers (80%) prefer the single padded model. We do not (as a general rule) recommend using the double padded models in cars. With the extra height, some users can lock themselves against the roof!
** For optimum pressure dispersion and luxurious comfort (unmatched by any synthetic fibre) we recommend the use of the real wool fleece covers.
*** Bundle Offers Terms and Conditions. Price quoted inclusive of UK VAT @ 20%. Offer only applies where all products ordered as part of a discounted bundle are retained by the end user i.e. subsequently returning one or more products from a bundle for refund will mean that any refund due will be adjusted to reflect the undiscounted mail order prices of the individual products in the bundle.

137 Product Reviews - Average rating 4.9 / 5 (Show All)
Back Friend Seat
- 12/01/2022
Had my Back Friend Seat since 1993/4 and always keep it out on a chair so it is there if I need it, would not be without it. Have had to order new Hinges and they have arrived within 48 hours from ordering to processing to delivery. Thank you for efficiread more
- 10/12/2021
Excellent service. Very prompt delivery and delighted with product. Highly recommend MEDesign
- 04/11/2021
I bought my original backfriend in 1995, following spinal surgery. It enabled me to visit a friend in Paris later that year. 26 years later I am treating myself to a new one!! It is wonderful in the car, and anywhere with soggy seats!
back friend indeed
- 22/09/2021
I have just received my 3rd backfriend and this time also bought the carrying case. These products are all very well made and the backfriend is a lifesaver. I use it in my car, in the office and take one when I need to sit on uncomfortable church seats. Iread more
very comfy backfriend
- 20/09/2021
I envied my friend for a number of years, but couldn't consider a backfriend a high priority. However, having tried one for a few hours in one sitting whilst recently on holiday with family, I decided there's no better time to get one than now! Very speread more
Customer service above and beyond
- 08/09/2021
Parcelforce delivery at first attempt went wrong - what you want from customer service then becomes extra important! Parcelforce didn't leave a card meaning I was denied their auto phone system options so I contacted ME Design and Neil was brilliant in fread more
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