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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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This is the 2nd blog in our series on cushion considerations. Check out the1st blog and our Wheelchair Seating and Positioning Guidefor more information about wheelchair seating.
It is important to understand the available mediums when choosing a cushion. No matter the geometry, the quality of the medium will affect the application of the cushion. Each material or medium has benefits and considerations. The mediums or materials commonly used in cushion fabrication include:
Gel/fluid inserts or
Combinations of the materials
This is the 6th blog in our series about power wheelchairs. Check out the 1st blog,2nd blog,3rd blog,4th blog, and
. Check out our
Power Wheelchair Guide
for more information about power mobility.
Our last two blogs in the power wheelchair series have been about power seat functions. We know that power seat functions are the different positions a power wheelchair can achieve and today we're taking a closer look at power standing.
Hi again. In our last Balanced Ride blog we discussed the importance of material science in the complex rehab technology industry. Frame material choice in ultra-lightweight manual wheelchairs (ULMWCs) plays a pivotal role for someone searching for a more Balanced Ride. Today we are going to dive a bit deeper how and why aluminum is used when manufacturing ULMWCs. Aluminum is the material used most often, though it is still surprising that it was only 50 years ago that people started to use it in the design and production of ULMWCs. Especially when you consider the fact that wheelchairs or similar devices have been used for over 2000 years.
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More than 40 years ago, Permobil was founded with an idea: that what people can achieve should never be a question of ability, and we have the technology to make this dream possible. This belief is the very foundation of each of our brands – Permobil, TiLite and ROHO.
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