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    02-19-2019, 12:35 PM
    mrb replied to a thread freedom trax charger in Equipment
    Personally I wouldn't sit on top of a lithium ion battery, if I was to do so I would want to be able to sue the supplier if they did explode or catch...
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    02-19-2019, 08:59 AM
    mrb replied to a thread freedom trax charger in Equipment
    Lithium ion exploding battery? I think that I would stick with the correct charger or buy a PL8 but they are a lot more money
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    02-18-2019, 02:39 PM
    Not to be off putting but I worked in hospitality for a number of years, it is long hours, very long, you have numerous physical tasks to do and...
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    02-16-2019, 08:41 AM
    mrb replied to a thread transferring to dental chair in Equipment
    I've got one of these https://www.promove.uk.com/promove-slings-disabled-individuals/ easy to use and take with you. Needs up to 4 people but can...
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    02-15-2019, 09:38 AM
    mrb replied to a thread Pressure causing dry skin ? in Care
    Thanks, it doesn't look like they are available in the UK but I have contacted them anyway.
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    02-14-2019, 12:04 PM
    mrb replied to a thread Pressure causing dry skin ? in Care
    I don't know what options there are, I haven't used the shower chair since starting to think that it won't help. Need to see where my problem ischial...
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    02-13-2019, 10:25 AM
    mrb replied to a thread Pressure causing dry skin ? in Care
    Looking at my daily routine and realise that showering involves sitting on a shower chair with a firm base, this can't be good for the ischial, how...
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    02-12-2019, 08:33 AM
    mrb replied to a thread Pressure causing dry skin ? in Care
    It started as dry skin which then became a thicker layer, we didn't want to lift it off so DN's tried a honey dressing, on Friday when removed some...
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    02-11-2019, 10:01 AM
    mrb replied to a thread Burns + Pressure in Care
    I never lie on my side, can only tolerate it for a few minutes. Laptop would need to be over my head but it adds a problem as I use head mouse so my...
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    02-11-2019, 09:52 AM
    mrb replied to a thread Pressure causing dry skin ? in Care
    My district nurse team is as confused as me as to how it went from a dry skin layer to grade 2 sore in 1 day. We are using a honey dressing and...
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    02-10-2019, 12:27 PM
    mrb replied to a thread Burns + Pressure in Care
    I think that the difference might be yours was/is a burn, I'm sure that mine is pressure. I'm self employed and can't afford not to work, I don't...
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    02-10-2019, 07:19 AM
    mrb replied to a thread Pressure causing dry skin ? in Care
    Well, it looks like it was a mess under it. I had to be in the chair for a long time Friday whilst evacuated to my local hospital due to the risk of...
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    02-09-2019, 01:43 PM
    mrb replied to a thread Pressure causing dry skin ? in Care
    We have been cleaning it with warm water carefully to avoid any more coming away. Originally it was a sore we think caused by shearing whilst using...
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    02-09-2019, 08:39 AM
    mrb replied to a thread Pressure causing dry skin ? in Care
    I don't sweat and the dry area is over a former pressure sore so skin is damaged. In the photo the white area is dry and like a crust, it has receded...
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    02-07-2019, 05:59 AM
    mrb replied to a thread Pressure causing dry skin ? in Care
    The only change is stopping using my FES bike as I move in the seat, we thought that it caused shearing. Probably about 6 weeks ago I stopped. Last...
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    02-06-2019, 10:25 AM
    I'd be willing to try it if it gave me a life instead of existing in bed.
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    02-06-2019, 10:24 AM
    mrb started a thread Pressure causing dry skin ? in Care
    I suffer with constant pressure sores on my right ischial and have just got back to being up all day. Ischial had healed nicely with normal pink...
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    02-03-2019, 01:54 PM
    Is this for whilst up in his chair or in bed? I've got a head switch pager that I use when in the chair made by Neat trex 2g...
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    02-03-2019, 06:35 AM
    Tracking speed set to slow and click firm? With my head mouse I have to speed everything up so the opposite problem, when I use a gyro headset slow...
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About mrb
Are you::
A person with SCI/D?
Date of injury (NA if not spinal-injured)?:
3/3/13
Location:
UK
Gender:
Male
Occupation:
Consultant to cycling industry
Interests:
Haha, I can't f'cking move anything to do anything.
Biography:
C3 complete, ventilated cycling accident March 2013

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