MEDesign Backfriend Back Support

Product Code: BCS901, BCS9011, BCS902
£64.95ex. VAT

MEDesign Backfriend Back Support has been designed by a leading orthopaedic consultant to enhance the comfort and support of chairs at home, work and when travelling. Because there is no fitting needed the back support is suitable from pretty much any chair and works well on a car seat

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Carry Case
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MEDesign Backfriend Back Support Product Details

MEDesign Backfriend Back Support is a combined backrest and seat support that acts as a seat. The design of chairs and seats does not always provide good postural support. As a result, many people find themselves suffering from posture-related pain, including backache, which eventually could lead to a musculoskeletal injury. Backfriend is a very effective way of providing an enhanced level of comfort and support to protect people against injury and pain related to sitting.

Backfriend provides improved lumbar and thoracic support and is height adjustable so it can be set to suit your needs and provide maximum anatomical spinal support. The support is available with single or double padding to add extra comfort and the padding is made from fire-resistant CMHR polyether foam.

Above all else Backfriend Back Support is adaptable. Whether your chair is soft and sagging, or hard and upright as a church pew it will bring you relief from posture-related pain and discomfort.

Backfriend is constructed from very strong material but is still light to carry and the inbuilt handle enables you to easily take it wherever you go.

 Ergonomic Benefits

Ergonomic products can significantly improve your health and wellbeing at work and allow you to perform at your best. Good sitting posture means your ears, shoulders and pelvis are kept in alignment. A back support promotes this good posture as it physically prevents you from slumping which can cause flexion stress. Back flexion can lead to discomfort and in the longer term could cause a musculoskeletal injury. With a back support in place, you should sit so that your back remains flush with the backrest as this provides the correct amount of support. Similarly, the support should not push your back forwards as this can overly accentuate the natural curvature of your spine.

If you have an ergonomic office chair, the chances are your chair will have some form of built-in back support and better still the chair will have been specifically designed to suit your body requirements. However, there may well be many instances where the place you sit has inappropriate back support, if any at all. A portable ergonomic back support is perfect for these situations as it enables you to convert your chair into something with improved postural support. Depending on the portability of the back support this can also be suitable while commuting on public transport, in your car and when flying.

If you have had an injury, a back support could help aid the rehabilitation process. The support will allow you to relax so your body can begin and maintain the healing process, free from stress and strain.

MEDesign Backfriend Back Support Features

  • Enhanced back and seat support
  • Single or double padding
  • Helps alleviate back, neck and shoulder pain
  • Lightweight and robust
  • Built-in carry handle for portability
  • No attachment or straps needed
  • Suits most body shapes and sizes
  • Fire-resistant foam


  • Width (cm): Back: 29.5 | Seat: 41
  • Depth (cm): 36.5 Seat
  • Height (cm): 48 Back

Pose Evaluation Form

If you require one of our ergonomic chairs and are unsure which model and features you require then please complete our POSE Form below.

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Delivery Information

For all delivery only stock orders, we aim to deliver the goods within 4 working days. Not all products shown on the website are held in stock or can be sent via courier ie desktops and therefore the delivery time of these goods may vary. We will keep you updated regularly with estimated delivery times on these goods.


Delivery charges below are for UK mainland only orders. For all other destinations please contact us for a quote or proceed to the checkout and enter your delivery information.

Accessories ordered on their own are charged at £5 + VAT per delivery - this offer is only available for internet orders. All orders including a boxed chair or desk (No Setup) are charged at £15 + VAT per order


The personal delivery and setup charges below are for deliveries to Mainland UK only.

Chair:  £60
Desk:  £60

If you order a Chair and a Desk together then only one £60 charge will apply.


We offer a two week trial period on the majority of products (exclusions do apply ie Software, Headsets etc) which starts from the day you receive your item(s). If you wish to return an item then simply email us at so we can provide a returns note and number. Upon receipt of the returned items we will issue a full refund excluding any outward delivery charges. Please contact us if you are unsure whether your item would be available on this two weeks return period.

Goods and packaging must be in their original condition and returned within business hours, carriage paid with the returns note enclosed.

If you are returning an item due to a fault or damage then please contact us and we will arrange for the collection of the item(s).

For further information on our returns policy please visit our Delivery & Returns page.