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Permobil introduces the ROHO® AGILITY® Active series of back supports – now available in carbon and aluminum!

November 14, 2018 – Permobil is pleased to introduce the Agility Active series of back supports. Available in both lightweight aluminum and carbon shells, these backs are designed for individuals with an active lifestyle and are now available in additional sizes. Integrated adjustable hardware helps ensure lateral stability by providing the consumer with performance that lasts.

“We are excited to release this new series of back supports,” says Eric Murphy, VP of Marketing for Permobil Seating and Positioning. Being able to provide the Agility Active line in both aluminum and carbon was essential for our users – but it had to be lightweight, durable and look great.”

The all new ROHO AGILITY Active series of back supports are:

For the active user, keeping their mobility system as light as possible is critical. Both the aluminum and carbon shell options are lightweight. Starting at 2.1 pounds with integrated hardware, the ROHO AGILITY Active series will not weigh the wheelchair down.

The ROHO AGILITY Active series utilizes durable Zytel® discs to ensure the adjustments the user needs during setup and support for everyday performance. With 15 degrees of forward and rearward locking angle adjustment, the ROHO Agility Active can be easily adjusted to fit the user’s needs.

Offered in lengths starting at 8 inches and widths from 14 inches to 18 inches, these back supports have been designed to fit a variety of active users. The ROHO AGILITY Active series line of backs are coded (E2620) and allow for a carbon upgrade option.

With a streamlined design, variety of sizes and availability in both aluminum and carbon, makes the ROHO AGILITY Active a great option for active users and can be added to almost any manual wheelchair.

About Permobil
Permobil founder Doctor Per Uddén believed that helping people achieve the greatest level of independence is a basic human right and, for over 50 years, Permobil has held fast to that belief. Permobil is proud to be the global leader in advanced medical technology, forever striving to understand our users’ needs and improving their quality of life through state-of-the-art healthcare solutions. Today, these solutions include power wheelchairs, seating and positioning products, and manual wheelchairs. Permobil is part of Patricia Industries, a subsidiary of Investor AB and is headquartered in Sweden. Permobil has 1600 team members in 17 countries around the world. For more information regarding the company’s storied history and complete product line visit

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