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.
Our focus continues on alternative drive controls in our power wheelchair series. We know that these are technologies that allow power wheelchair users to control their power wheelchairs even when they can’t use a traditional joystick. In our last blog about alternative drive controls, we discussed head array, sip & puff, and switch arrays &…
Today our focus turns towards alternative drive controls in our power wheelchair series. When a client seems unable to use a standard joystick, the first step is to try some modifications that may solve the problem: Positioning of the individual Mounting/placement of the joystick Alternative joystick knobs (shape, texture, height) Programming adjustments (ie. throw, dampening,…
As we work our way through our blog series about power wheelchairs, our attention turns towards mechanics of the power wheelchair. Today we’re taking at look at torque and tracking technology. Torque Torque is the twisting/turning force that causes rotation around an axis. In power wheelchairs this is a function of appropriate gearing of 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.