The calf supports are angle and height adjustable pads that attach to the legrests. These padded calf supports are necessary to support the lower legs when the leg is elevated, or to keep feet from falling behind the footplates when in the neutral seated position. Calf supports are especially important when using a tilt-in-space power seating system and/or power articulating elevating legrests. The padding provides an additional surface to distribute pressure, and has a mild contour to accommodate the lower leg.
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See our blog about iOS 13 and the amazing new accessibility function here. Today we're talking with Lucy about using the built in Bluetooth on her Permobil F3 Corpus power wheelchair.
You have read our overview on some of the new options available on iOS 13, relating to the different adaptations that can be made for physical considerations on an iPhone or iPad. Now we want to tell you the story of “Lucy and her Amazing iPad” and how she has used improvements in technology to complete school work, play educational games, and of course, take selfies! Below is our interview with Lucy.
Permobil recently announced that Charles ‘Chuck’ Witkowski, II has been named its Executive Vice President (EVP) Business Region (BR) Americas. Sweden-based Permobil will look to Witkowski – an entrepreneurial leader with a strong healthcare background and passion for applying life sciences to product development that improves people’s lives – to advance its mission of moving people forward, literally and figuratively, without regard to society’s definitions of ability.
The last part in our 4 part series about Power Assist Devices. See Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.
For the final post in this series, we will be focusing on the funding trends and considerations for power assist devices. These past few weeks we’ve talked about all the great applications of power assist devices, but how do we get this piece of equipment for our clients? Coverage for power assist devices varies based on the funding source. Let’s look at the most common funding sources and how power assist devices are typically covered.