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    Well, I don't necessarily believe that some of us...

    Well, I don't necessarily believe that some of us people are less professional, reliable or knowledgeable if we still use the term "pressure sore/ulcer/bed sore". Those medical/clinical definitions...
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    Some great information and resources from the...

    Some great information and resources from the group here. I certainly hope you heal up quickly!

    I am not sure if anyone has posted a Pressure Ulcer (sore) Guide here on Carecure or not but the...
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    You didn't mention any swelling? Typically with...

    You didn't mention any swelling? Typically with any dislocation there is swelling...

    An xray will show broken or dislocated bones and possibly misalignment, although it is sometimes hard to...
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    I agree, the Tilite chairs frame does have a...

    I agree, the Tilite chairs frame does have a lifetime warranty so you should get a new one, you will likely have to pay shipping and handling but Tilite will replace it.

    I had a problem with a TR...
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    I use a TR and prior had a ZRA and a Q7 before...

    I use a TR and prior had a ZRA and a Q7 before the ZRA. I am not a fan of Sunrise Medical so I won't comment on the quickie chairs, but there is nothing wrong with either Tilite chair, i put some...
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    Well said! Nothing else to add...

    Well said! Nothing else to add...
  7. Thanks for sharing KLD! That is a beautiful...

    Thanks for sharing KLD!

    That is a beautiful chair for sure and it is nice to see some R&D in terms of wheelchairs but I doubt it's affordable, practical and something that will be feasible for...
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    I have a stimulite contour xs and a slimline XS,...

    I have a stimulite contour xs and a slimline XS, the reason I have both is that I use the contour when doing any sports activities or when training or participating in sports as it seems to hold me...
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    I looked for a used volvo wagon but didn't find...

    I looked for a used volvo wagon but didn't find any I liked or felt comfortable buying used.

    I drive an Elantra touring wagon that i use most of the time, mostly because i have to haul 2 kids, 2...
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    I get up at 5am every morning, do the bowel...

    I get up at 5am every morning, do the bowel routine then shower. As time passed, it become a faster process and I got used to it but it kinda kicks the hell out of you for a few weeks.
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    I have replaced 4 sets of the composite brakes...

    I have replaced 4 sets of the composite brakes myself and agree that they are an annoying issue with a high replacement cost, the metal units are preferable for that reason.
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    As a fellow Canadian chair user, side guards are...

    As a fellow Canadian chair user, side guards are a good thing to have when dealing with slush, salt, sand and snow. As for the anti tippers, arm rests, etc. I completely agree with Crappler, if you...
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    The ZRA is a great first chair as it is...

    The ZRA is a great first chair as it is completely adjustable and will allow you to fine tune the chair and get things just right. You might want to consider adding an inch or so to the footrest...
  14. The short answer is Yes, absolutely, more so...

    The short answer is Yes, absolutely, more so given how much we are charged for that shitty little piece of plastic composite.
  15. I have heard that Tilite was not performing well...

    I have heard that Tilite was not performing well under the Permobile banner and as such was sold. This may not have been the case OR, there is a transition period under the contract to carry the...
  16. A friend of mine loves his Ki rogue chair and has...

    A friend of mine loves his Ki rogue chair and has nothing but good things to say about the chair itself, but he too said he experienced some frustrations with getting his chair in a timely fashion...
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    If you can get the other wheel off, maybe try...

    If you can get the other wheel off, maybe try taking the entire axle tube off, remove the spacer/camber plug nut and pour some lubricant down the axel onto the portion you are more than likely seized...
  18. I have a tendency to agree with you Jim... It...

    I have a tendency to agree with you Jim... It would be wise for Johnny to speak with and/or check into a chronic pain management clinic ASAP as some of those pills could interact with each other in...
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    Where do you live in Ontario? Have you contacted...

    Where do you live in Ontario? Have you contacted your Local Spinal Cord Injury Ontario office for input? I am a coordinator for Spinal Cord Injury Ontario and could give you the contact information...
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    I am fairly certain you are aware of Hollard...

    I am fairly certain you are aware of Hollard Bloorview Kids Rehab and likely have looked into it, but in the off chance they can help and you are unaware of them:

    http://www.hollandbloorview.ca/
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  21. next will be the transgender folks getting...

    next will be the transgender folks getting placards because not knowing which bathroom to use is a disability...
  22. Thread: Snow Boots

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    Here are the boots I have been using for about 5...

    Here are the boots I have been using for about 5 years now and I live up in balmy Canada. I know they look a little dressy for skiing and sporting activities but they are good quality leather and the...
  23. I have suggested many, many, many times to...

    I have suggested many, many, many times to various government offices that parking spots and placards should be color coded, not all blue. There are way too many placards being issued to and abused...
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    They do look nice, I worry about the paint on the...

    They do look nice, I worry about the paint on the spokes chipping and scratching. My Spinergy LX spokes are colored through and can be beat to hell without any real noticeable difference in my spoke...
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    My understanding is that soft tissue damage is...

    My understanding is that soft tissue damage is not really visible on x-ray so there could be tissue damage under the surface of the skin even though the redness is fading, this can be dangerous if...
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