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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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Wheelchair frame progression, part II

We’re continuing our look at the progression of manual wheelchair frame design with part II. We’re getting closer to how the design has been refined and evolved in the manual wheelchair as we know it today! This two-part blog belongs to our TiLite balanced ride blog series. See part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4 and part 5.…

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Wheelchair frame progression, part I

This two-part blog belongs to our TiLite balanced ride blog series. See part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4 and part 5. See our page all about a TiLite Balanced Ride here. Today, we’re excited to share with you a look at the progression of manual wheelchair frame design in the hopes of deepening your understanding of the choices to consider…

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Is the Headrest just an accessory?

When prescribing a wheelchair and seating system, there is usually discussion on what are blanket-branded as accessories. When we look at the definition of an “accessory” we find: NOUN – a thing which can be added to something else in order to make it more useful, versatile, or attractive. “a range of bathroom accessories” synonyms: attachment · extra · addition · add-on · retrofit · adjunct ·…

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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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