Category: ROHO Products

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Transfers, Travel Tips and Bladder Management On A Crowded Flight

I’ve always enjoyed traveling. One of my favorite movies is the 2009 comedy-drama “Up in the Air.” I easily identify with the main character, Ryan Bingham, played by George Clooney. Bingham, who loves his job although it requires him to fly around the country, has a goal of accumulating 10 million frequent flyer miles, putting…

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Is It Time To Replace Your Cushion?

“How do I know when it’s time to replace my cushion?” This is an important question that frequently comes up at consumer shows, a question that has a several answers. Read to learn more!

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How To Go About Getting the Proper Back Support

Guest blog post by Bob Vogel My previous column, The Importance of Back Support in Overall Health With SCI, discussed how crucial proper back support is; having a positive effect on everything from pressure reduction in the lower pelvis—meaning reduced risk of pressure ulcers—better posture, reducing or eliminating back and neck pain, healthier shoulders, to…

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SCI, Scuba Diving and the Art of Cognitive Restructuring

Guest blog post by Bob Vogel In my pre-SCI (spinal cord injury) days I competed on the professional freestyle snow skiing circuit. Vying for the upper echelon of the sport, I soon discovered the difference between top athletes is as much mental as it is physical. I also had a few hurdles to overcome, not…

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The ROHO Group to Unveil New Wheelchair Back at the International Seating Symposium

The ROHO Group will unveil the new ROHO® AGILITY™ Back System at the 2012 International Seating Symposium in Vancouver, Canada. With the unveiling, The ROHO Group will offer International Seating Symposium attendees a firsthand look at the new ROHO AGILITY Back System. The unveiling will take place on Wednesday, March 7, 2012, at 10:40 a.m.…

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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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How to Keep Your Equipment Clean

Guest blog post by Bob Vogel One of the perks of being a journalist is having the opportunity to attend many wheelchair events — like the Abilities Expo. One of the things that puzzles me — you may have noticed it, too — are wheelchair users who have a disconnect between how they dress and…

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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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Introducing new ROHO® SOFFLEX® 2 Mattress Overlay System

The ROHO Group, manufacturer of support surface products for medical and consumer applications, is introducing a new non-powered ROHO® SOFFLEX® 2 Mattress Overlay System, designed for individuals who require skin protection. The SOFFLEX 2 Mattress Overlay System provides the same effective ROHO® Shape Fitting Technology® pressure redistribution known throughout the industry. The SOFFLEX 2 is…

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