The best innovations are often caused by dissatisfaction with existing solutions or no solutions at all. So it was with Alu Rehab and Netti wheelchairs.
In the late 1980s a group of friends on the Norwegian west coast came to the conviction: “This can be improved!” One of the friends had a family member who was wheelchair bound. He was touched by the challenges that the family and wheelchair users faced daily.
They began to develop a completely new chair with sophisticated adjustments focusing on a comfortable sitting position. With mutual help and the inspiration and ideas from the family they developed a chair with innovative solutions. Through support and relief of the body the chair gave the brother a sense of well-being. It was important to have the possibility to change position, due to many hours of sitting every day, in order to prevent damage such as distortion and pressure ulcers