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    Yesterday, 11:46 PM
    if there is a vacuum in your sp tube then the bladder should be emptied (unless the vacuum draws the bladder against both openings in the catheter...
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    Yesterday, 08:01 PM
    My question is why the hell did a stage IV wound stagnate for three years WITHOUT a flap surgery? I think you need to get your wife to people who...
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    11-18-2019, 01:38 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread Stairs/Lift combo in Equipment
    very great! I wonder what the lift chair costs?
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    11-15-2019, 12:07 PM
    I agree with Elarson's advice. These are a fairly common joystick used on a number of different manufacturer's powerchairs. There are many new, used...
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    11-12-2019, 07:17 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread winter in Life
    the "D" pads need to be able to rotate from the start position (arms up-angle ~45*) to 180*/straight down lifted position, so ~135* and the axis...
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    11-12-2019, 03:55 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread winter in Life
    Here is my pants up easy set up. I mounted it across the window framing. It protrudes a lot, enough to mount above a toilet, I think. I want to...
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    11-12-2019, 12:04 AM
    went to "Motherless Brooklyn" tonight. Good flick!
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    11-09-2019, 11:44 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread Colostomy? Recovery time? in Care
    I should add, you will develop an awareness of the thing. My bag is intersected by my blue jeans waist (no belt). I leave the top of the bag...
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    11-09-2019, 10:51 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread Colostomy? Recovery time? in Care
    My stoma is just above my slightly low beltline. never has been a problem
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    11-09-2019, 10:43 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread winter in Life
    Get one leg amputated. It really speeds things up you wouldn’t believe how easy it is now
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    11-09-2019, 11:12 AM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread Colostomy? Recovery time? in Care
    I change the flange every four days (when I shower) but have had occasions to leave it five and six days. The bags I change when they get yucky. If...
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    11-05-2019, 10:53 AM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread It has happened again in Life
    I AM 72 years old (24 yrs T12). I am hanging in pretty well. Had my right leg amputated at the knee last week because of wounds that would never...
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    11-04-2019, 10:35 AM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread Walkers- Alinker in Equipment
    It looks like an invitation to a header! (If the front brakes work at all)
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    11-02-2019, 02:50 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread winter in Life
    I got a Pant's Up Easy. It's great, allows me to hang from my armpits, off the cushion while pulling pants up and tucking myself in. If you can...
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    11-02-2019, 10:53 AM
    IMO a one way valve is absolutely neccessary and not having one leaves you vulnerable to reflux into your kidneys which is very dangerous! Most bags...
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    10-29-2019, 06:20 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread effects of amputation in Care
    I went in Thursday, amputation was through the knee/joint, and I was released today, Wed. Somehow I managed to have a pretty severe constipation...
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    Hi Pat, I've been trying to get in touch with you about the Attendant Control bracket. Can you please contact me? Many thanks, Ellyn (
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    Hi Pat, I have sent a few messages about the Attendant Control bracket, but have not heard from you. Can you be in contact with me? Here is my e-mail:

    Many thanks,
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    Hi.....I'm a 33 year old female t11 para/brain injury post 18 years looking for some help. I am highly interested in your invention simply for times I am out and about and I don't want to get cranky and bitching pushing on the sidewalks and hills etc. I live in washington state and will probably be in coronado cali for a few weeks in jan, possibly a week in phoenix in febraury. Any shot on getting me one of these for my old manual quickie? I've always just pushed, never power but shit, I'm sick of it 24/7. Please let me know........
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    Hey there,
    I am a new member. I am always looking for mobility options since I live in a very hilly area, but don't want to move.
    Here in Spain, everyone is waiting for the Zinger to come out. I keep reading that the company has given that up. There is a new chair called the Boma, also on You Tube, but costs as much as a new car. It does look rather promising though. I would like to know if your invention is available or what your expectations of it are.
    Thanks for any news.
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    Hi Pat. Just giving credit where it is due.

    As you may have seen in my other posts, I am in the process of replacing my old electric and manual chairs.

    I have a new ZRA ordered. Coming in a few weeks. I read you are turning them out on an individual basis now.Don't be surprised if you see an e-mail from me asking you to build me one!

    All the best.
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    Hi Pat,
    How's it going my fellow Air Force Veteran? Hope you & your business is doing well. I sent you a friend request to be my Care Cure Community friend.Hope you will accept my invitation. Be well my friend!
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    these are of the original prototype ...I've since switched to a smaller controller with built in actuator control and a cleaner easier means of attaching to the manual chair.
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    Hey Pat... Do you have a video available for your as yet unnamed device. All the links I have found are no good anymore. I want to see it operate as opposed to the zinger. There are alot of us out here waiting, wondering , and wanting. Grange
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    When will you be going to market with your wheelchair assist device? Will you ask for volunteers to field test it for you? I wish you had it on the market now!!
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