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    Sorry, This is not of any assistance. Don't ever...

    Sorry, This is not of any assistance.
    Don't ever accept a chair that does not meet your size/needs. I was use to old DME, if they said they would correct things then they actually did it.
    My last...
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    Nursing home was closest to our home. While in...

    Nursing home was closest to our home. While in hospital was on heart floor, kept in bed told use tilt on bed for ADL til after surgery on wrist 4 days after admission. Got to nursing home listed as...
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    Well I know one thing, be sure you don't risk...

    Well I know one thing, be sure you don't risk your skin!
    Nov 8th I fell fractured both wrist, radius and ulna on one and radius in other got pins. Odd when think them sticking out under my cast on...
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    First, I have never done this or seen it ever...

    First, I have never done this or seen it ever done.
    But, my 2....
    Be sure check about braking/stopping. Drag on powerchair's batteries and/or motors?
    Safety of rider?
    "Good Luck!"
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    Depends on how replacement backrest is mounted....

    Depends on how replacement backrest is mounted.
    My Edge they mounted Otto Block(?) over hard back base, causes it be more forward.
    AmySystem R-3 HD has different backrest and it's mounting hardware...
  6. My last new total electric hospital bed was...

    My last new total electric hospital bed was gotten in 2008 though Medicare. Had have justification for bed's powered up/down. Don't know or remember if Medicare paid for that function cause do...
  7. Don't know if same every state or same as back in...

    Don't know if same every state or same as back in 1996(?) or not since insurance changes to benefit themselves.
    Anyway, a lady rear ended my vehicle. The lift and mobility equipment including chair...
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    Like already posted about negative things. Plus,...

    Like already posted about negative things.
    Plus, added weight looking at higher rated tires, especially if smaller SUV.
    Again, weight of chair and carrier, looking at heavier rated shocks.
    Do you...
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    Mine is commercial lift, so no toggle switch on...

    Mine is commercial lift, so no toggle switch on arm of platform and got dealer to delete the seat-belt on platform arms. Since we lived in downtown in city we did not have any controls on outside of...
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    "Thanks!" About only thing that bothers me is...

    "Thanks!" About only thing that bothers me is since been acting up is the 'Down' button no longer fully 'Deploy' lift to flat position and for 'Down' to work have recycle at least a few inches then...
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    Somewhat fixed but need take back to get limit...

    Somewhat fixed but need take back to get limit switches re=adjusted, I think.
    Local auto repair place that neighbor recommended after talking with them himself.Place does fleet vehicles where he...
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    DME might be wrong. I got new charger(name brand)...

    DME might be wrong. I got new charger(name brand) along with a new chair back when chargers still had needle and lights.
    Batteries were toast within week. It was opposite problem though, it lighted...
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    Did you DME send back your charger to be checked?...

    Did you DME send back your charger to be checked?
    Reason I ask is had battery swell on a vehicle once and problem was alternator. Not same but same way charger might not be kicking off to float once...
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    Back in 60's and 70's nursing homes and some...

    Back in 60's and 70's nursing homes and some hospitals had water mattresses for hospital beds for patients with ulcers and remember we had guy been burned fairly badly on front, so he mostly laying...
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    Noticed slow_runner has already posted to this...

    Noticed slow_runner has already posted to this but I thought throw my 2 cents...
    When first started my calf was over 25 some odd inches. Over years down to 18" at widest part of calf. Ankle went...
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    Thank you for reply and info. We only have on...

    Thank you for reply and info.
    We only have on ottoman in living room by a wing chair. Space is sparse so no tables except by door with place store keys, etc.
    Marathons on sitting in any position...
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    "Congratulations!"

    "Congratulations!"
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    "funklab", Thank you, for info as well as...

    "funklab", Thank you, for info as well as replying.
    We talked it over this morning and thinking may keep a chase lounge, in corner we never use anyway and get rid of everything else in living and...
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    **OFF Topic: Furniture

    Just curious what others do about or even buy regular AB furniture?
    Our furniture we replaced about 18 years ago. It's still in good shape, just collects dust mostly. We had cause still had living...
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    Hard surfaces cleaned with cleaner that have...

    Hard surfaces cleaned with cleaner that have tested in area to be sure will not damage equipment.
    Any ROHO or cushion goes in showerchair sprayed down with disinfectant, then cleaner, if can scrub...
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    Slipped my mind but do ya'll have powerchairs?...

    Slipped my mind but do ya'll have powerchairs? Powered seating systems? And most important do ya'll have elevating legrests and/or tilt? IMHO: Helps alot!
    If ya'll don't when up if able prop your...
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    Well maybe I didn't write response correctly and...

    Well maybe I didn't write response correctly and hopefully someone with more knowledge than this poor ole' country blood will explain it better.
    But here goes there is what's called Primary High...
  23. Like SCI-Nurse is correct! Before...

    Like SCI-Nurse is correct! Before WheelchairJunkie closed it was a great resource of any type, maker, etc of powerchairs.
    I never been to Wheelchair Driver, I was thinking it is in different...
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    I have not had but 7 lifts, so I ain't expert....

    I have not had but 7 lifts, so I ain't expert. But, none started out with scratches, scrapes, etc. All those were done my Mama and I over the years. Rattles, those come after years of use. That is...
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    OFF TOPIC**** You posted on 'BP meds'? Are you...

    OFF TOPIC****
    You posted on 'BP meds'? Are you on diuretics? If I might pry into your business: Do you know reason for BP meds, what symptoms? Was BP meds ordered in connection to edema in your...
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