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Permobil Blog / November 21, 2019

Preventing Wound Development with Product Technology

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In honor of the 2019 World Wide Pressure Injury Prevention Day this Thursday, November 21, 2019 we're taking a look at preventing wound development. Today we're taking a look at product technology that can help prevent pressure injuries from developing.

Cushions play a critical part in the prevention and/or treatment of wounds. Permobil utilizes ROHO® air technology to address the problem of wound development.


 

ROHO® DRY FLOATATION Technology

DRY FLOATATION Technology is designed to conform to an individual's seated shape and is recommended for individuals who may have a history of, or who currently have skin and soft tissue breakdown. ROHO Shape Fitting Technology prevents peak pressure points and shear forces.

 


 

Permobil is committed to continue to be the leader in innovation and technology that prevent and help heal pressure injuries. Click here to learn more about 2019 World Wide Pressure Injury Prevention Day. To see our full offering of ROHO® cushions click here.

 


Wound Care Guide


 

Ana Endsjo-1Ana Endsjo, MOTR/L, CLT
National Education Manager - Long Term Care Division

Ana Endsjo has worked as an occupational therapist since 2001 in a variety of treatment settings. She has mainly worked with the geriatric population, dedicated to the betterment of the treatment of the elderly in long term care centers. Her focus has been on seating and positioning and contracture management of the nursing home resident. With this experience, her hope is to guide other therapists, rehab directors, nurses, and administrators through educational guides, blogs, webinars, and live courses in her role as National Education Manager - Long Term Care Division.

 

 

Categories: wheelchair seating, Complex Rehab, clinical education department, wheelchair positioning, pressure injury, seating & positioning, wheelchair accessories, power wheelchair, manual wheelchair

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