What Are Open Backed Pants?
As the name suggests, open back pants are an adaptive garment that are open at the back. Open back pants are an ideal adaptive pant for those in wheelchairs and those who cannot bear weight or be restricted by traditional pants. This type of pants are great for caregivers as they allow an individual to be changed in a standing or laying position.
Open back pants are cut out at the back, but have generous sized modesty flaps to provide coverage. They’re fastened using 3 snaps at the back of the pants. These snaps allow for adjustment by approximately 1.5 to 2 inches.
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Open Backed Pants vs. Seatless Pants
What is the difference between open backed and seatless pants? This is a question we are often asked by our Geri Fashions customers. The answer is very simple: there is no real difference between open backed and seatless pants.
Certain manufacturers of adaptive clothing refer to this style of adaptive pant differently, which is why we have products listed as both open back and seatless on our website. The design and functionality of these adaptive pants are the same; they both are cut out at the back with modesty flaps, and are done up using snaps.
Open backed pants are available in Gabardine, Mélange, Cozy Knit, Denim Look, and Twill materials. Please note that material content differs by manufacturer. If you would like to know the material content of a particular item on our website, please reach out to our customer care team for assistance.
Availability of the above materials will differ as our inventory does change. For our most up-to-date availability, please review our website or contact our customer care team to learn more.