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Wheelchair Frame Progression

This blog is part of our TiLite balanced ride blog series. Seepart 1,part 2, part 3, part 4, and part 5. See our page all about a TiLite Balanced Ride here.

Today, we’re excited to share with you a lookattheprogression of manual wheelchair frame design in the hopes of deepening your understanding of the choices to consider when selecting your next chair.
AsCurtis touched on earlier, the development of mobility using rolling devices started over 2,000 yearsago! But in the last80years, thedesign has been refined andevolved into the manual wheelchair as we know it today. Let’s take a look at that progression…

Attributes of Great Seating: Positioning

Looking for more information on seating and positioning? Check out our digital page all about what to look for in seating and positioning products here. This is part 2 of our series on seating and positioning. See part 1 here.
This week in our series on the attributes of great seating we will discuss positioning. We define positioning as “the ability to decide where and how to place the pelvis and thighs.” In essence it refers to the cushions ability to be adjusted for individual postures.

Attributes of Great Seating: Skin & Soft Tissue Protection

Looking for more information on seating and positioning? Check out our digital page all about what to look for in seating and positioning products here. This is part 1 of our series on seating and positioning.
At Permobil, we have wheelchair seating solutions for every individual. Solutions designed for all ages, sizes, abilities, and needs. In this blog series we will explore all things seating and positioning from the pressure management to material, shape, and clinical applications of our seating and positioning product lines.

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