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Proof in motion.
The right chair can make all the difference — in your life, in your independence, and in your long-term health. See how we’re using the latest medical research to deliver information that moves everyone in our industry forward.
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Part 3 in our Wound Care Guide series. See Part 1 and Part 2.Check out our comprehensive, digital Wound Care Guide here.
Have you ever been to a ball game and had to sit on those hard bleachers for hours? They are so uncomfortable that stadiums actually sell thin foam cushions to help alleviate pain and discomfort for you to be able to make it through a ball game of two to three hours in length. OR have you had to drive during a long road trip and can barely feel your bottom at the rest stop because it has gone numb? That is why truck drivers often purchase cushions to sit on in their trucks.
Part 1 in our series focusing on wheelchair solutions for Veterans.
We at Permobil love our veterans. We believe they have fought for our freedom, and we are committed to fight for theirs. We do this by developing and manufacturing the most innovative products and technology to allow end users the best quality of life. We want our veterans to KNOW all the available options to help them live their best life, so we have developed this blog series to highlight real life solutions for wheelchair users
Part 2 in our Wound Care Guide series. See Part 1.Check out our comprehensive, digital Wound Care Guide here.
Let’s start off this blog by taking a quick quiz:
True or False? A cushion alone will prevent a patient from sitting in or developing an abnormal posture.
True or False? Any wheelchair model will work for a patient as long as they have a skin protection cushion.
True or False? Specialized back supports are only for treating pressure injuries along the spine.
The answers are:
United in purpose.
More than 40 years ago, Permobil was founded with an idea: that what people can achieve should never be a question of ability, and we have the technology to make this dream possible. This belief is the very foundation of each of our brands – Permobil, TiLite and ROHO.
The industry standard in enhancing mobility with more capable, more personal electric power chairs.
Pioneers in lightweight personalized wheelchairs, built for life.
Advanced seating and positioning for proven comfort and skin protection for everyone, compatible with any wheelchair.