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CEO succession at Permobil: Jon Sintorn to step down after nine years. Bengt Thorsson new CEO from September 1st

After nine years as CEO of Permobil, a global leader in advanced rehab solutions, Jon Sintorn will leave on August 31st. Bengt Thorsson, currently President EMEA at Dometic, and with extensive experience from various positions at Scania, will succeed him on September 1st, 2018. During the last decade, Permobil has grown from a niche player…

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Permobil introduces the TiLite Pilot!

June 4, 2018– Permobil is pleased to introduce the TiLite Pilot, an all-new manual mobility solution for kids. Its’ innovative frame design and materials encourage exploration and allow children to learn new skills in a safe environment. The TiLite Pilot features revolutionary adjustment that grows the way a child grows, setting a new standard for what pediatric…

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Permobil Manual Wheelchairs introduces Precision Lock Back Angle Adjustment

April 24, 2018 – Permobil Manual Wheelchairs is pleased to introduce the new Precision Lock Back Angle Adjustment. Engineered to complement our Precision Lock Caster Adjustment, this new technology enables an exact ¬fit with effortless adjustment. The Precision Lock Back is unique in that critical modifications can be made while the customer remains in the…

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ROHO Scientific Advisory Board Chair Presents for the First Time in Australia

ROHO Scientific Advisory Board Chair Presents for the First Time in Australia Belleville, Illinois – 11/28/2016 – Dr. Amit Gefen, Chair of the Scientific Board at Permobil, was the invited speaker at two sold-out conferences in Australia. More than 1,200 attended the two meetings. To see a video from the event, go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pPMcnK5Kf-0 Permobil…

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ROHO launches state-of-the-art AGILITY CARBON® back

ROHO launches state-of-the-art AGILITY CARBON™ back ST. LOUIS, November 15, 2016 — “Carbon is the new back” is the resounding theme for the new AGILITY CARBON™ back from ROHO, a business unit of Permobil. The new back is compression-molded and lightweight, featuring a 12K flat tow weave and carbon fiber construction that combines high-strength performance…

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Scientific Advisory Board Members are invited speakers at the upcoming NPUAP focus meeting

Scientific Advisory Board members are invited speakers at the upcoming NPUAP focus meeting BELLEVILLE, Ill., November 7, 2016 — Two key members of the Permobil Scientific Advisory Board will be part of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) Research Symposium, “The Perfect Storm: Microclimate, Pressure and Shear Forces in Pressure Injuries,” November 9, 2016,…

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Dr. Amit Gefen Receives High-Profile Career Award from the WUWHS/Journal of Wound Care

Dr. Amit Gefen is the recipient of the Career Award from WUWHS/JWC. Dr. Amit Gefen Receives High-Profile Career Award from the WUWHS/Journal of Wound Care St. Louis, MO. –  October 17, 2016    Dr. Amit Gefen, Professor in Biomedical Engineering and Chair, ROHO, Inc. Scientific Advisory Board recently received the Career Award for Advances in Pressure…

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Ultrasound shown to be a viable risk assessment tool for Deep Tissue Injuries

Ultrasound shown to be a viable risk assessment tool for Deep Tissue Injuries October 5, 2016 (St. Louis, MO.)   A recent study concluded ultrasound (US) is a good, viable measurement method to assess anatomical structures and identify one of the key risk factors of deep tissue injury.  The study authors believe ultrasound examinations hold the…

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Dr. Amit Gefen in Australia

8/25/2016  St. Louis, Mo. –Permobil Australia will host Dr. Amit Gefen, B. Sc in Mechanical Engineering, MSc and Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Tel Aviv University, at a one-day conference November 8, 2016 at the L’Aqua, Cockle Bay Wharf, Darling Park in Sydney, Australia.  Dr. Gefen’s keynote presentation is entitled “The Etiology of Pressure Injuries: …

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