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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Part 1 in our series focusing on wheelchair solutions for Veterans.
We at Permobil love our veterans. We believe they have fought for our freedom, and we are committed to fight for theirs. We do this by developing and manufacturing the most innovative products and technology to allow end users the best quality of life. We want our veterans to KNOW all the available options to help them live their best life, so we have developed this blog series to highlight real life solutions for wheelchair users
Part 2 in our Wound Care Guide series. See Part 1.Check out our comprehensive, digital Wound Care Guide here.
Let’s start off this blog by taking a quick quiz:
True or False? A cushion alone will prevent a patient from sitting in or developing an abnormal posture.
True or False? Any wheelchair model will work for a patient as long as they have a skin protection cushion.
True or False? Specialized back supports are only for treating pressure injuries along the spine.
The answers are:
Part 1 in our Wound Care Guide series. Check out our comprehensive, digital Wound Care Guide here.
When we talk about wounds caused by pressure, we often only consider the pressure on our bottom. However, pressure can be created by any support surface that comes in contact with the body such as the:
the back support
the arm rests
the head support
United in purpose.
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.
The industry standard in enhancing mobility with more capable, more personal electric power chairs.
Pioneers in lightweight personalized wheelchairs, built for life.
Advanced seating and positioning for proven comfort and skin protection for everyone, compatible with any wheelchair.