The chair that grows with you.

Designed to grow with a child for years to come, the Koala Mini-flex is the ideal pediatric wheelchair for toddlers. While it is scaled to fit the needs of children, the Koala is built with the same rugged motor and front-wheel-drive technology as Permobil’s full-size adult chairs.

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    Optional Footplate Bumper

     

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    Optional Remote Stop System

     

The low seat-to-floor height allows little users to interact at the same height as their peers, and the integrated elevation provides them with easy access to a variety of surface heights such as tables and desks. Plus, the tilt feature offers improved stability and rest, a necessity after a long day of play.

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We build for you.

Look around Permobil, and you’ll see people who not only understand the challenges you face, they live them every day. And they know how to use design, technology and creativity to solve these challenges.

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Made for you by:

Philip Warren
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YOUR CHAIR, YOUR COLORS.

We believe that your chair should be a reflection of your personality, so we offer a wide variety of standard color options for you to choose from for your shroud and hubcaps. Don’t see a color you like? We also offer custom solutions to give you the perfect product in the perfect color.

Frame Colors
  • Onyx Black
  • Platinum Silver
  • Cobalt Blue
  • Purple Rain
  • Popstar Pink
  • Volcano Red
  • Extreme Yellow
Fabric

Colors represented on our website are for reference only. Please see your local provider for actual color samples.

Onyx Black Platinum Silver Cobalt Blue Purple Rain Popstar Pink Volcano Red Extreme Yellow

It doesn’t stop there. Accessorize your Permobil. See accessories.

Education & Evidence

Proof in motion.

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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Latest Blog Posts
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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Support

Koala R-Net

Contact our Support Representatives:
800-736-0925
support@permobil.com

Specifications
Maximum User Weight 80 lbs
36 kg
Maximum Speed Options 4 MPH
6.5 km/h
Driving Range (1) 15 mi
25.5 km
Base Width 23"
585 mm
Base Length 32"
810 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 21"
535 mm
Ground Clearance 2.5"
65 mm
Seat Elevation 4"
100 mm
Battery Type M40
Drive Electronics R-net
Maximum Slope (2) 10° Up / 6° Down
Seat to Floor Height (ELEVATOR) 15"
(ELEVATOR) 375 mm
(SEAT TUBE) No Seat Tube Option
Tilt Options (POWER) 0° — 25°
(MANUAL) No Manual Option
Recline Options (POWER) No Power Option
(MANUAL) 85° — 120°
Legrest Elevation (POWER) No Power Option
(MANUAL) 90° — 150°
Armrest Pad Lengths 8", 10"
200, 260 mm
Seat Widths 10", 12", 14"
260, 310, 360 mm
Seat Depths 10", 12", 14"
260, 310, 360 mm
Backrest Heights 14", 16", 20"
360, 410, 500 mm

1 THIS REPRESENTS THE THEORETICAL DRIVING RANGE WHEN TESTING THE WHEELCHAIR ACCORDING TO RESNA WC-2, SECTION 4. THIS TEST IS PERFORMED UNDER IDEAL CONDITIONS AND ACTUAL RANGE WILL VARY DEPENDING ON BATTERY AND DRIVING CONDITIONS.
2 REFER TO OWNER MANUAL FOR SAFE DRIVING PRACTICES.