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.

Available Power Functions

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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.

Philip Warren
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Made for you by:

Philip Warren
Production Line Operator

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
  • Pop Star Pink
  • Volcano Red
  • Extreme Yellow
  • Green Apple
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 Pop Star Pink Volcano Red Extreme Yellow Green Apple

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
Exploring The PushTracker E2 with Aaron Baker

Four years ago my friend let me demo her SmartDrive & PushTracker, and within 10 minutes of using it, I knew it would change my life. Fast forward to today, and I have explored over 40 cities in the United States, discovered 3 countries, and traveled independently for business all because of the original Smart Drive and Pushtracker.
That is why when I discovered the new Pushtracker E2 I was a bit skeptical of changing a good thing. To be honest I am partial to the original MX2+ Pushtracker because it has literally changed my life. My thought was, if it’s not broken, why fix it?

Clinical Benefits & Funding Issues of Titanium Upgrade to Manual Wheelchairs

Funding for titanium upgrades to manual wheelchairs has become increasingly difficult over the last several of years. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) reports when they created the K0005 (ultralightweight manual wheelchair) code back in the early 1990’s they took the added expense for special materials, such as titanium or carbon fiber, into consideration when they developed the initial K0005 allowable. Based on Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) inquiries we do not believe this to be the case which is why we continue to pursue policy changes through CMS and Congress. Providing titanium upgrades wasn’t an issue until this 20+ year old information surfaced for the first time a few years back. Over time the reimbursement rates have been adjusted according to the annual Consumer Pricing Index (CPI) updates but that isn’t enough to cover the added cost of titanium.

Justifying a Power Assist Device

For more information about power assist devices check out our 4-part series here:Part 1,Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4.

Anytime there is a need for complex rehab technology, it’s important to understand the criteria for reimbursement and how to justify it appropriately. We looked recently at the coverage criteria for power assist devices and this week we will look in more detail at the justification piece. This is important because once you’ve identified that a client meets the criteria for the device, you need to know how to document to get it covered.

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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.