Maintaining Your Ride Webinar

Posted by Reeve Staff in Life After Paralysis on March 31, 2020 # Mobility, Events

Complex Rehab Technology (CRT) requires attention, care, and maintenance to make sure it can perform to the highest capacity for every individual. The more that an individual can manage and take care of equipment, the longer it can last as well. Although managing this task can be difficult for some individual, this webinar will include some everyday care strategies for ROHO® cushions, Comfort cushions, TiLite manual wheelchairs, Permobil SmartDrive, and Permobil power mobility. We will all go over resources and tools that a person with a mobility impairment can use in their everyday life to assist in the care and maintenance of your customized equipment.

Our Presenters:

Tricia Garven is a Physical Therapist and Clinical Education Manager with Permobil Americas. She has utilized her experience and knowledge to educate audiences worldwide on topic of seating, positioning, and mobility solutions.

Doug Garven is an award-winning designer of manual wheelchairs for the past 27 years. He graduated with a degree in Industrial Design despite a T6 SCI in 1989. Currently, he’s the Product Design Manager at Permobil Manual Wheelchairs where he utilizes his passion for fast cars, cycling and sailing as the inspiration in his designs for the past decade.

Our Organization:

About Permobil: Permobil will develop, manufacture and market wheelchairs, seating and positioning and communication systems for people with disabilities. Our products lead in quality, performance, safety and function – all to provide our community of users with the best possible compensation for their disabilities.

About Permobil Foundation: As the philanthropic arm of Permobil, the Permobil Foundation believes that regardless of disability, everyone deserves a chance to reach their dreams without limitations. No person should be excluded from opportunity due to a disability. Independent mobility is a basic human right. This is the heart of why Permobil Cares.

This webinar is brought to you in partnership with Permobil, Permobil Foundation, and Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation.

Please register for Maintaining Your Ride: Cushion and Wheelchair Care and Maintenance on Apr 15, 2020 3:00 PM EDT at:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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