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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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ROHO, Inc. Scientific Board Presents the Latest Tissue Injury Research at recent European Seating Symposium

ROHO, Inc. Scientific Board Presents the Latest Tissue Injury Research at recent European Seating Symposium St. Louis, MO.  August, 2016 – At the recent European Seating Symposium (ESS), held in Dublin, Ireland, the ROHO, Inc. Scientific Advisory Board (SAB), presented their most recent findings in a seminar, “Improving Patient Outcomes:  Bridging the Gap Between Science…

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Permobil Expanding in Canada Acquires Advanced Health Care

Effective September 1, 2016 Permobil will be taking over operations of Advanced Health Care. The acquisition is an important step for Permobil in its strategy to become the number one advanced rehab technology company in Canada, providing innovative advanced rehabilitation solutions for people with disabilities. With the acquisition, Permobil will invest to develop and further…

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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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Lifestand Discontinuation

Permobil Inc. is beginning to phase out the following models from our product offering: Lifestand Helium Lifestand Helium LS/LSE Starting May 1, 2016, we will no longer accept new quotes for any Lifestand models. All open Lifestand quotes and orders must be processed by June 1, 2016. After June 1, no open quote or order…

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ROHO Products Selected for Best Picks by Mobility Management

ROHO’s new Smart Check™ with Sensor-Ready single valve cushions, and ROHO’s AGILITY Back Systems are named in the 2015 Clinician Best Picks by Mobility Management Magazine. “Our Best Picks are chosen exclusively by healthcare professionals who work with seating & wheeled mobility equipment every day and know every product detail,” said Editor Laurie Watanabe. “Our…

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An Entirely New Level of Independence

REACH NEW HEIGHTS WITH THE F-SERIES FROM PERMOBIL The new F-SERIES boasts 12” & 14” seat elevator options with actuators that are almost 2x faster than ever before. Quickly raising you above the status quo. The AP Tilt module also utilizes 3 points of contact and moves the seat back laterally as you elevate. This…

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