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We’re ready to inspire you with what’s next.

Everything we do is inspired by our customers, and in turn we’re proud to share our latest creations with you. Check this page for our new products, new innovations and other insight into what we’re doing to improve lives. The information in the blog is for educational purposes only and is not intended to be medical, billing, or legal advice.

Manual wheelchair frame materials: Carbon Fiber

At Permobil, one of our mottos is “Innovating for individuals”. We firmly stand on the foundation of the belief that everything we do is to better the...

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Permobil Portrait: Doug Garven

For someone who wanted to design cars, not wheelchairs, Doug Garven’s experiences have been with some of the biggest names and companies in this...

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History of ROHO®

Over a million ROHO® cushions are used around the world each day, but how many people know where the name came from?

Well, it’s kind of a sweet story....

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How to make a custom wheelchair cushion: ROHO®

ROHO® specializes in high-quality cushions for individuals who require pressure redistribution and postural support. These cushions are primarily used for...

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The Permobil F5 Corpus VS power wheelchair transforms into a LEGO Ideas concept

There's a good chance that if you show a LEGO brick to an adult, teenager, or elementary-age child, they'll instantly recognize it. The sight of a single...

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Permobil Portrait: Mildred Trejo

Don’t give up on your dreams! Not the accident, or COVID, or getting rejected from OT school twice stopped Mildred Trejo (aka Milz). Besides launching a...

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How to clean and disinfect a ROHO® cushion and cover

Did you know it’s important to clean your ROHO cushion regularly to maintain hygiene and ensure your needs are met throughout the lifetime of the cushion? 

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Permobil Portrait: Ken Winward

Known as the Wheelchair Whisperer for his vision and expertise for what is possible with manual wheelchairs, Ken Winward has over 22 years of experience...

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The custom wheelchair seating relationship: it sounds complicated

Editor's note: This post was originally published in October 2022 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. 

Custom seating can mean...

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Permobil Portrait: Landon Rickley

Landon Rickley was born prematurely at 30-weeks gestation. Prior to discharging home from the hospital after his birth, Landon spent five weeks in the...

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