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  1. Turning is also easier when lower to the ground....

    Turning is also easier when lower to the ground. Ideally you want the arm (the part that has the Freewheel logo written on it) at zero degrees (parallel to the ground). The higher you raise the...
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    While it's true that every cushion has it's own...

    While it's true that every cushion has it's own pros and cons, the ROHO tends to fail much quicker than others. The bigger problem is that it doesn't fail gracefully. When it fails, you have a big...
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    ROHOs are fine for the shower and the swimming...

    ROHOs are fine for the shower and the swimming pool. But then again so are the Stimulites without the potential for a leak.
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    That's makes sense. Guess dirt's going to get...

    That's makes sense. Guess dirt's going to get through and people have to accept that there's nothing you can do to prevent a ROHO from leaking. Besides, they make me sweat and don't offset my hip...
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    Ride gives you two cushion covers with each...

    Ride gives you two cushion covers with each cushion you purchase.

    Despite what GJNL says about the feedback on this site being mostly negative, the majority of the comments I have read about Ride...
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    It's high maintenance to have to wash it every...

    It's high maintenance to have to wash it every night. Even if you did wash your cover and cushion every night that only reduces the chances of a leak. It doesn't prevent it. You don't want to call it...
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    Reasons why some people never get a ROHO leak...

    Reasons why some people never get a ROHO leak while others get many include activity, weight, inflation pressure, and geographical location. The more active and outdoors you are, the more the chances...
  8. Batteries enable power during black outs. They...

    Batteries enable power during black outs. They don't mitigate all electrical failures nor mechanical failures.
  9. Costs go beyond the elevator and remodeling the...

    Costs go beyond the elevator and remodeling the side of house. Other costs may include reinforcing the foundation and roof and upgrading the electricity service. You're talking $50K minimum and more...
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    I use a Ride Custom because of hip obliquity. Is...

    I use a Ride Custom because of hip obliquity. Is there a better choice for hip obliquity?
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    How about getting a dog? I am training mine to be...

    How about getting a dog? I am training mine to be a therapy dog. She will help people feel better, which is therapy for me.
  12. Should they inflict spinal cord injuries on...

    Should they inflict spinal cord injuries on animals for research? Yes and no for different reasons. Yes to reduce human suffering. No for ethical reasons. I think the ethics prevail. I'm not saying...
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    I know what you mean about the casters. Casters...

    I know what you mean about the casters. Casters and the footrest are often the limiting factor of how close you can get to your transfer target. Other times the front angle bend is the limiting...
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    I get cortisone shots every 4 months. The first...

    I get cortisone shots every 4 months. The first month is great. The pain sets in by the second month, but not bad. By the end of the 3rd month the pain is bad and affecting transfers. I try to wait...
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    You can't wash a hydrophilic. All others types...

    You can't wash a hydrophilic. All others types have caused me noticeable microtrauma. I'm sticking with the hydrophilic type.
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    Another ending, another beginning

    No one should have to cook their own breakfast the morning after kidney surgery as their life partner sits back, watches, and offers nothing. The end of a 5-year relationship....
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    Funny or offensive?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-WcJbytQfc
  18. Thread: Lap tray

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    Have you considered a luggage carrier...

    Have you considered a luggage carrier so that you could carry a briefcase? They are inexpensive, light, and discrete. You could carry your tray inside the briefcase and access it whenever you meet...
  19. That Toyota should be good for many more miles....

    That Toyota should be good for many more miles. Too bad you're so far away from where I live. Otherwise, I'd be there to look at it today.
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    It's a great back. Make sure you look at the...

    It's a great back. Make sure you look at the hardware options. They can be bare bones or fully adjustable. Even the bare bones hardware is somewhat adjustable. That's what I have. No sense in having...
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    What are you eating? Are you taking oral...

    What are you eating? Are you taking oral baclofen? Not staying on an baclofen schedule can cause leaking. More likely explanation based on what you're saying is that you're consuming too many...
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    Nice

    Nice
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    Good for you to beat all odds. Keep it up.

    Good for you to beat all odds. Keep it up.
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    Dementia is a common side-effect and it's not...

    Dementia is a common side-effect and it's not even listed on the drug warning.
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    Better price ...

    Better price

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