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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.
As we continue working our way through power wheelchair topics, our focus turns to the different power seat functions available on the market today. Simply put, power seat functions are the different positions a power wheelchair can achieve. These different positions can be important to perform functional tasks during the day (e.g., seat elevation for reaching…
In our last blog about power wheelchairs and mobility, we discussed the benefits and considerations of drive wheel placement. This week we’re continuing our look at drive wheel placement in regards to indoor maneuverability. When instructing for indoor maneuvering, keep in mind: wheelchairs pivot at the drive wheel initiate the turn when the center of…
What is the difference between Front-Wheel Drive, Mid-Wheel Drive, and Rear-Wheel Drive wheelchairs?
We will be taking a look at power wheelchairs and mobility in this new blog series, and today we’re addressing drive wheel placement. The drive wheel is simply the larger wheel on the power wheelchair and can have a big impact on the way the power wheelchair maneuvers in different environments. Below we discuss the…
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, ROHO and Comfort Company.
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.