Introducing New M1 Accessories

More on chair options allows you to truly customize the M1 to fit your needs.

  • Swing Away Leg Rest
    New Multi-Angle Swing Away Legrests Now Available on the M1

    The M1 multi-angle 65 to 80 degree adjustable swing away legrests were designed with an emphasis on ease of use and durability. Featuring a unique easy to access two function release mechanism, swing in/out flexibility and angle adjustable footplates – the M1 swing away legs address a full range of lower extremity positioning needs.

     

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    EZ Fold Backrest

    Traveling with your power wheelchair just got easier with the new EZ Fold Backrest option. Using a simple release mechanism the tubular backrest frame can be easily folded forward to reduce the height of the M1 for unoccupied transport.

    Download the Wheelchair Travel Guide

  • M1 Repositioning Handles 2
    Repositioning Handles: A New Take on an Old Classic

    The Permobil M1 repositioning handles offer a unique solution to an age old challenge. For users accustomed to “hooking” their upper extremity on a traditional backrest push handle, the fully adjustable repositioning handles offer the option to get support right where it’s needed.

  • A woman sat in a wheelchair with a dog
    Comfort and ROHO seating options now available.

    Comfort seating & positioning accessories now available for order on the M1. Choose the ROHO or Comfort seating solution that best fits your needs and enjoy a simplified ordering process for greater efficiency.

Education & Evidence

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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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Latest Blog Posts
Cushion Considerations: Cushion Medium

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:

Foam
Air
Honeycomb material
Gel/fluid inserts or
Combinations of the materials

Explaining Power Seat Functions: Power Standing

This is the 6th blog in our series about power wheelchairs. Check out the 1st blog,2nd blog,3rd blog,4th blog, and
5th blog
. 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.

Manual wheelchair frame materials: 6000 & 7000 series aluminum

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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