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ROHO Co-Authored Study Finds That Adjustability and Adaptability Are Critical Characteristics of Pediatric Support Surfaces in the Prevention of Pressure Injuries

ST. LOUIS, April 28, 2016 – A research team, including a director from ROHO Inc., a division of Permobil, recently completed two groundbreaking studies that determined that the adjustability and adaptability of pediatric support surfaces – characteristics of ROHO cushions and mattresses – are critical in the prevention of pressure injuries, which are now referred…

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ROHO Co-Authored Study finds that Air-Cell-Based Cushions Counteract the Increased Risk of Pressure Ulcers of Overweight, Diabetic Chronic Sitters

ST. LOUIS, March 3, 2016 – A research team, in partnership with a director from ROHO Inc., a division of Permobil, recently completed a study that determined air-cell-based cushions, such as ROHO cushions, counteract the increased risk of pressure ulcers that comes from obesity and diabetes. The study was peer-reviewed and published in the January…

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Groundbreaking Research Uncovers New Insights for Reducing Deadly Pressure Ulcers in Wheelchair Patients

Study shows air cell cushions are 10,000 times better than standard foam for preventing deep tissue injury  ST. LOUIS, December 10, 2014 – ROHO, Inc., a leader in wheelchair seating solutions since 1973, today announces research findings that recognize adjustable air cell cushions as medically superior for reducing deep-tissue injuries and skin breakdown1, which can…

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ADA Access is Patriotic and Profitable!

Guest blog post by Bob Vogel It is unfortunate that media reports on Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) access (Title III) usually focus on financial costs to businesses or municipalities, when the reports should be pointing out that ADA access is patriotic and profitable. The crucial link to ADA access and patriotism became clear to…

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How SCI And Gluten Created A “House Worthy” Mystery

Guest blog post by Bob Vogel The month of May marked the final episode of  “House”, the TV show about a misanthropic medical genius who headed a team of diagnosticians. A theme of each episode was a medical mystery–the patient’s life hanging in the balance. The symptoms would mimic a malady or disease, tests would…

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Upcoming FREE Webinars

United Spinal Association is hosting several FREE webinars as a part of their webinar series. You can find more information on their website at unitedspinal.org. ADA Training Webinars Puerto Rico Building Codes–March 23, 1pm-3pm EST (Click Here For Details) Virgin Islands Building Codes–March 30, 1pm-3pm EST (Click Here For Details) United Spinal Association’s Accessibility Services…

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Why there is such a big price difference in medical products that look so similar

Guest Blog Post by Bob Vogel Evaluating a product by price alone can be confusing and misleading. Why do two cushions that “look” similar have significantly different prices? This is an important question, especially when it comes time to order your next cushion. In order for a DME (durable medical equipment) cushion to be sold…

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Why You Need to Ask for Your Cushion by Name

Guest blog post by Bob Vogel In my experience with DME (durable medical equipment) dealers, competition leads to quality. I was injured in 1985 — a T10 complete paraplegic — my first cushion and wheelchair were covered by Medicaid and provided by a local DME dealer. In the 90’s I worked as a sales rep…

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