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.
When we are considering a manual wheelchair, are we considering a power assist option? We have been discussing shoulder preservation and how it relates to the weight of the wheelchair, the configuration of the wheelchair, and to the individual and their pre-morbid shoulder health. We have also discussed how mobility is NOT and should NOT…
As we continue our discussion on shoulder preservation one common question that comes up from therapists, end-users, and families frequently is: Should Propelling a Manual Wheelchair be Exercise? This question comes in many forms. Often the therapist in the dilemma of worrying about the end-user being as independent as possible, the idea of maintaining the…
A critical part of a wheelchair, by definition, is the rear wheels and a critical part of the rear wheels is the type of tyre used. There are pros and cons for different tyre types. Rachel asked me to write about my experience with pneumatic and solid tyres, so here goes. In my earlier years…
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50 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.
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.