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Methods of Pressure Redistribution: Immersion and Envelopment

We’ve talked about methods of pressure redistribution in the past. To quickly recap, pressure cannot be eliminated in seating, so instead we must focus on the redistribution of pressure. Taking the same amount of pressure and spreading it out over a greater surface area will do this, but even then, there are different methods in…

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A Year in Review: Permobil Webinar Series 2020

It’s safe to say this last year has been out of the ordinary. This has created many new challenges, requiring us all to adopt new ways of working. To help support clinicians, ATPs, providers, and the people who use our products, Permobil Academy offered even more virtual education opportunities during the year than before. Listed…

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Maintaining Your Ride: Cushion Care & Maintenance

This is our first blog in the series Maintaining Your Ride. We maintain so many things within our lives. We take care of ourselves and our homes, and we regularly maintain our vehicles and bikes, so why would wheelchair and seating components be any different? Wheelchairs and seating components are high performance pieces of equipment…

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ISO Standards: Stability Test Method

This is the 10th blog in our series on understanding cushion properties with the help of ANSI/RESNA and ISO standards. See part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, part 6, part 7, part 8, and part 9. Today, we are continuing our series on understanding cushion properties with the help of ANSI/RESNA and ISO standards.…

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ISO Standards: Envelopment Test Method

This is the 9th blog in our series on understanding cushion properties with the help of ANSI/RESNA and ISO standards. See part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, part 6, part 7, and part 8. We are nearing the end of our series on understanding cushion properties with the help of ANSI/RESNA and ISO standards.…

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ISO Standards: Flammability Test Method

This is the 8th blog in our series on understanding cushion properties with the help of ANSI/RESNA and ISO standards. See part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, part 6, and part 7. We’re continuing with our series on understanding cushion properties with the help of ASNI/RESNA and ISO standards. Today, we’re taking a look…

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ISO Standards: Microclimate Test Methods

This is the 7th blog in our series on understanding cushion properties with the help of ANSI/RESNA and ISO standards. See part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5 and part 6. We’re continuing with our series on understanding cushion properties with the help of ASNI/RESNA and ISO standards. As we work our way through different…

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ISO Standards: Horizontal Force & Shear Test Method

This is the 6th blog in our series on understanding cushion properties with the help of ANSI/RESNA and ISO standards. See part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, and part 5. We’re continuing our series on understanding cushion properties with the help of ANSI/RESNA and ISO standards. So far, we’ve covered the ISO 16840-6 standard of simulation of…

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