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.
Part 1 in our series 24 Hour Positioning: Why Wheelchair Seating Can Only Do So Much by guest author Tamara Kittelson-Aldred, MS, OTR/L, ATP/SMS. As an occupational therapist working in seating and mobility for 30 years, I watched the posture of many clients deteriorate over time despite my endeavors. I used to ask myself what I was missing. Children…
This week we’re pleased to feature Robbie Vance and his uplifting account of how getting his power wheelchair opened the door to opportunities and helped him recover many parts of his life that facioscapulohumeral (FSH) muscular dystrophy had taken away. I fought it. The symbol of weakness sat by itself in the guest room where I…
Why should we worry about providing a more supportive, adjustable back support that will conform to the patient’s spine?
Part 10 in our Wound Care Guide series. See Part 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 here. Check out our comprehensive, digital Wound Care Guide here. Is your spine flat? Of course not! We have natural curvature to our spine and need to support it so it doesn’t flatten out or progress into an…
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.