Corpus® Seating System

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Evolutionary Becomes Revolutionary

The Corpus seating system features an ergonomic design that follows the contours of the body. Seat width and depth adjustments are indexed and clearly marked for a custom fit and future adaptability. The height adjustable Corpus Ergo backrest features a strong formed aluminum shell tapered to provide support and maximize upper body function. The sliding backrest assembly can also accommodate virtually any after-market backrest.

Industry leading Corpus power seat functions perform like no other with biomechanically optimized pivot points, seamless shear reduction and enhanced legrest articulation to maximize positioning throughout full range of movement.

  • A man lying on the Tilt Permobil Power Wheelchair.
    Independent Repositioning Mode & Memory Seating

    Power positioning is further enhanced with programmable memory seat positions and the exclusive Independent Repositioning Mode (IRM). IRM enables automatic sequencing of tilt, leg elevation and recline promoting maximum benefit of pressure relief protocols without loss of positioning.

  • ActiveHeight™

    ActiveHeight 12″ & 14″ power adjustable seat height goes beyond traditional vertical only elevation. Featuring 3 points of contact and 3.5″ rearward center of gravity shift for added stability. ActiveHeight takes seat elevation to new heights and allows travel at up to 3.2mph elevated.

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  • ActiveReach™

    Go beyond typical seat elevation to maximize your function with ActiveReach. ActiveHeight elevation and ActiveReach forward tilt perform seamlessly to create a seating system like no other. Up to 10 degrees of no charge ActiveReach forward tilt technology is available on any chair with ActiveHeight. ActiveReach anterior tilt pacakges are available up to 45 degrees on F-Series chairs and 20 degrees on M-Series chairs.

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  • Permobil Corpus Power Recline Feature
    Enhanced Power Recline

    Corpus integrated power recline provides up to 180 degrees full range, smooth, safe power recline for users up to 300lbs. Featuring over 5.25” of seamless mechanical sheer reduction and a 2x stronger recline actuator with quieter operation and locking nut protection for increased safety.

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
Power Wheelchair Basics: Suspension

This is the 8th blog in our series about power wheelchairs. Check out the1st blog,2nd blog,3rd blog,4th blog,5th blog,6th blog, and 7th blog. Check out ourPower Wheelchair Guidefor more information about power mobility.

As we work our way through our blog series about power wheelchairs, our attention turns towards mechanics of the power wheelchair. Today we're discussing suspension. Suspension is important to provide the individual driving the wheelchair a smooth, comfortable ride over various terrains while maintaining stability and traction for optimal wheelchair base performance.

Suspension
"Mechanism of a device that is intended to reduce vibration" (Waugh & Crane, 2013, p. 32)

Power Seat Function Combinations

This is the 7th blog in our series about power wheelchairs. Check out the 1st blog,2nd blog,3rd blog,4th blog, 5th blog, and blog 6th. Check out our Power Wheelchair Guide for more information about power mobility.

Our last three blogs in the power wheelchair series have been about individual power seat functions. Simply put power seat functions are the different positions a power wheelchair can achieve. Today we're looking at how power seat functions and combinations available on different power wheelchair base types.

Power seat functions can always be combined. The available power seating options, however, are dependent to some extent on the type of power wheelchair base selected. Not all power wheelchairs can accommodate all power seat functions or the amount of the power seat function required for medical and/or functional needs. Some of the potential benefits to combining power seat functions include:

Cushion Considerations: Providing the Required Postural Support

This is the 3rd and final blog in our series on cushion considerations. Check out the1st blog and 2nd blog. Check out our Wheelchair Seating and Positioning Guidefor more information about wheelchair seating.

As we determine the appropriate method of pressure redistribution and cushion material, we must be aware of and consider how to address any postural abnormalities that may be present. Everyone is unique and has distinctive shapes and angles. Examples of asymmetrical postures at the pelvis include:

Pelvic tilt
Pelvic obliquity
Pelvic rotation

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