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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 materials: aluminum, titanium, and carbon fiber

Empowering consumers by allowing them the freedom to choose their manual wheelchair (MWC) frame material allows them the ability to utilize a device that...

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Treat my wheelchair like you would treat me!

“We can probably patch it up with some duct tape”, the baggage handler told me as I stared at the sideways bent armrest, supporting the control box used...

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Process to obtain new mobility equipment: fitting, delivery, maintenance, repairs, & follow up

In blog one, two, and three of this series we discussed the process to obtain complex rehab technology (CRT) by reviewing the importance of preparing for...

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Process to obtain new mobility equipment: funding

In blog one and two of this series reviewing the process to obtain complex rehab technology (CRT) we reviewed the importance of preparing foryour...

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Process to obtain new mobility equipment: Your team

Obtaining new equipment, as discussed in our last blog “A little preparation goes a long way,” is a multi-step process. This week we are looking at the...

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Process to obtain new mobility equipment: A little preparation goes a long way

Obtaining a new wheelchair and/or seating system is a multiple-step process. As you embark on the journey to obtain new equipment, it is important to lay...

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Introducing the Wheelchair Nerds podcast

Permobil is thrilled to announce the launch of their new podcast, Wheelchair Nerds. This exciting new venture is all about building meaningful connections...

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Taking a closer look at wheelchair cushion and back support covers

Cushion selection can be hard to narrow down as there are so many options out there. It's a topic we've spent a lot of time discussing on this blog. We've...

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Solid seat insert for wheelchair: taking a closer look at cushion components

A solid seat insert is a removable, firm component that goes underneath your cushion. The solid seat insert creates a stable base of support underneath...

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The Faces of SmartDrive: Nicole

In this series, we are exploring ways SmartDrive can help people who use manual wheelchairs and have non-traditional propulsion patterns. To tell these...

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