Your chair, your style.

Permobil is excited to offer a new line of color options featuring hydrographic accent pieces that allow you to choose the pattern that best represents your individual style. 

Sugar Skulls

Inspired by the Mexican Holiday, Dia de los Muertos, this vibrant skull infused pattern puts a fun twist on a classic.

Water Lily

Your chair is your canvas. These soft hues of pink and purple watercolor flowers bring your masterpiece to life.

Fireball

Burn up the streets with flames so realistic you are bound to set off some alarms! With accents in deep orange and red against a matte black background, your chair has never looked so cool.

Mossy Oak® Breakup® CountryTM

Go into the wild with this exclusive digitally enhanced camo pattern from Mossy Oak. The natural elements allow your chair to blend in while standing out.

Carbon Fiber

Leave the competition behind with the high tech look of carbon fiber. This black and grey carbon weave will give your chair the elegance and performance you expect from Permobil.

CDG Poly

This fun, edgy pattern was created exclusively for you by Nashville native and long time Permobil user Charlie W. Daniels. This inspired design will definitely help set you apart as you pay homage to Charlie’s Memory.

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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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What in the construction of an offloading wheelchair cushion allows for pressure redistribution?

Part 5 in our Wound Care Guide series.SeePart 1,Part 2,Part 3, and Part 4.Check out our comprehensive, digital Wound Care Guidehere.

Through the built-in contours of an offloading style cushion, the therapist can help align and stabilize the spine, pelvis, and LEs to allow the pressure and shear forces to be transferred from a smaller surface area to a greater surface area. The contours needed for offloading pressure are:

Offloading vs Immersion: Wheelchair Cushions for Pressure Injuries

Part 4 in our Wound Care Guide series.SeePart 1,Part 2, Part 3.Check out our comprehensive, digital Wound Care Guidehere.

The rule of thumb to minimize peak pressures with the goal of reducing the risk of or healing an existing pressure injury is: remove pressure from a small surface area that cannot withstand constant pressure or shear forces and REDISTRIBUTE it across areas of greater surface area. For example, we can redistribute pressure from the ITs to the femur and as much of the gluteal surface as possible. And we achieve this through either offloading or immersion.
One method is not necessarily better than the other; a therapist must understand what the benefits and considerations are of all methods and choose the best option for each patient. Utilize cushions that through their construction offload or immerse, or combine the principles.
Let’s review in detail the principle of offloading.

The Benefits of Standing for a Wheelchair User

Part 2 in our series focusing on wheelchair solutions for Veterans. See Part 1 here.

If you work in an office setting, you’ll notice that there is an increased push towards standing desks and even treadmill desks. It has been well documented that prolonged sitting affects your health. So, if this is true for able-bodied individuals, it is certainly true for a wheelchair user.

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