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Cushion geometry: why are contours important?

Looking for more information on seating and positioning? Check out our digital page all about what to look for in seating and positioning products here. This is part 5 of our series on seating and positioning. See part 1, part 2, part 3, and part 4. When evaluating a cushion, it’s important to note whether it is linear…

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Skin protection through methods of pressure distribution

Looking for more information on seating and positioning? Check out our digital page all about what to look for in seating and positioning products here. This is part 4 of our series on seating and positioning. See part 1, part 2 and part 3. Being seated full time automatically means that skin protection is required. However, there…

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Attributes of Great Seating: Stability

Looking for more information on seating and positioning? Check out our digital page all about what to look for in seating and positioning products here. This is part 3 of our series on seating and positioning. See part 1 and part 2. This time in our series on the attributes of great seating we will…

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Choosing a Back Support: Shape of the Shell

Looking for more information on seating and positioning? Check out our digital, rehab-focused Wheelchair Seating & Positioning Guide here. There are three areas to consider when choosing a back support: shape of the shell, medium, and adjustability. Today we are looking at the shape of the shell and the benefits and considerations of each style. Shape of…

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Benefits & Considerations of Cushion Mediums

Looking for more information on seating and positioning? Check out our digital, rehab-focused Wheelchair Seating & Positioning Guide here. We’ve talked before on the Permobil blog about cushion mediums, but in this blog post we’re looking a bit closer at the different types of cushion mediums and the benefits and considerations associated with each medium. Foams Typically…

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Attributes of Great Seating: Positioning

Looking for more information on seating and positioning? Check out our digital page all about what to look for in seating and positioning products here. This is part 2 of our series on seating and positioning. This week in our series on the attributes of great seating we will discuss positioning. We define positioning as…

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Attributes of Great Seating: Skin & Soft Tissue Protection

Looking for more information on seating and positioning? Check out our digital page all about what to look for in seating and positioning products here. This is part 1 of our series on seating and positioning. At Permobil, we have wheelchair seating solutions for every individual. Solutions designed for all ages, sizes, abilities, and needs.…

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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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