Corpus® Seating System

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Evolutionary Becomes Revolutionary

The Corpus seating system features an ergonomic design that follows the contours of the body. Seat width and depth adjustments are indexed and clearly marked for a custom fit and future adaptability. The height adjustable Corpus Ergo backrest features a strong formed aluminum shell tapered to provide support and maximize upper body function. The sliding backrest assembly can also accommodate virtually any after-market backrest.

Industry leading Corpus power seat functions perform like no other with biomechanically optimized pivot points, seamless shear reduction and enhanced legrest articulation to maximize positioning throughout full range of movement.

  • A man lying on the Tilt Permobil Power Wheelchair.
    Independent Repositioning Mode & Memory Seating

    Power positioning is further enhanced with programmable memory seat positions and the exclusive Independent Repositioning Mode (IRM). IRM enables automatic sequencing of tilt, leg elevation and recline promoting maximum benefit of pressure relief protocols without loss of positioning.

  • ActiveHeight™

    ActiveHeight 12″ & 14″ power adjustable seat height goes beyond traditional vertical only elevation. Featuring 3 points of contact and 3.5″ rearward center of gravity shift for added stability. ActiveHeight takes seat elevation to new heights and allows travel at up to 3.2mph elevated.

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  • ActiveReach™

    Go beyond typical seat elevation to maximize your function with ActiveReach. ActiveHeight elevation and ActiveReach forward tilt perform seamlessly to create a seating system like no other. Up to 10 degrees of no charge ActiveReach forward tilt technology is available on any chair with ActiveHeight. ActiveReach anterior tilt pacakges are available up to 45 degrees on F-Series chairs and 20 degrees on M-Series chairs.

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  • Permobil Corpus Power Recline Feature
    Enhanced Power Recline

    Corpus integrated power recline provides up to 180 degrees full range, smooth, safe power recline for users up to 300lbs. Featuring over 5.25” of seamless mechanical sheer reduction and a 2x stronger recline actuator with quieter operation and locking nut protection for increased safety.

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.

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Latest Blog Posts
Abilities Virtual Interview with Chuck Witkowski & Paul Amadeus Lane

Permobil has attended and supported the Abilities Expo for a number of years. So when the event for the disability community moved from an in-person experience to a virtual experience we were excited to be a part of the first Abilities Virtual. Below is a video of the interview between the president of Permobil Chuck Witkowski and Paul Amadeus Lane along with the transcript of the conversation.

Cushion Geometry: Linear and Contoured

There are three areas to understand when choosing a wheelchair seat cushion: methods of pressure redistribution, cushion geometry, and cushion medium. Today's blog focuses on cushion geometry.

Linear

Refers to a flat seat cushion
Can be a variety of mediums (foam layers, foam with gel, air, etc)

Taking a closer look at the K0005 ultra lightweight manual wheelchair

This is the 3rd blog in our manual wheelchair guide series. See the 1st blog and 2nd blog. Check out the Manual Wheelchair Guide to learn more.

So far in our manual wheelchair blog series we've taken a look at both the DME and CRT manual wheelchair options on the market. Today we're taking a closer look at the CRT K0005 ultra lightweight manual wheelchair.
Ultra Lightweight Manual Wheelchair Requirements

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