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    The ischial, or commonly known as sit bones. This...

    The ischial, or commonly known as sit bones. This is probably the most common area on the backside people develop pressure sores. She's going to have to completely re-evaluate her seating when she...
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    Any tetraplegic's go fishing?

    The warm weather is just around the corner and my fishing rods will be coming out, I can hardly wait. My main quarry are carp. I visit a small lake about 5 miles away around three times a week in the...
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    There really is only 2 obvious answers to this...

    There really is only 2 obvious answers to this question. I suppose it really depends on how deep the snow is. If there's only a sprinkling of snow then it's not going to be too much of an issue,...
  4. Thread: Sleep apnoea

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    Sleep apnoea

    I was wondering if anybody on here suffers from sleep apnoea? If you don't know what it is then basically it means that when you are asleep you suddenly stop breathing for a few seconds and then...
  5. Replacement joystick unit for Permobil corpus 500

    I've got a couple of error codes coming up on my readout on my Permobil corpus 500. One of them is "joystick error" and the other one is "centre joystick". I have a horrible feeling that this type of...
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    Spider Track Versus Front Wheel Drive

    Before I purchased my new power wheelchair, possibly a Quickie I wanted to seek some advice from people who already have similar wheelchairs. I've been using Permobil for the last 20 years nearly and...
  7. The price for each wheelchair listed on the...

    The price for each wheelchair listed on the website is only the starting price. So for instance, the Ergo priced at ?12,750 comes as standard with a reclining backrest and electric leg rests, it...
  8. Why is the Q700 Ergo so much more expensive than the Q700 Pro?

    I am looking at two of the Quickie front wheel power wheelchairs which look like the sort of thing that I will probably go for. I decided against mid-wheel and rearwheel drive because I go over the...
  9. No, I'm in the UK actually. When you buy a...

    No, I'm in the UK actually.


    When you buy a wheelchair I think it's fair to say that there are certain components that may not last for ever. Batteries, motors, actuators, electrical circuit...
  10. It definitely does need checking on a daily basis...

    It definitely does need checking on a daily basis because if this can happen to me three times then it's going to happen to somebody else sooner or later. I believe the maximum weight for the corpus...
  11. Just over a week after the broken bracket on my...

    Just over a week after the broken bracket on my backrest was replaced another bracket broke on the tilt function on the seat which resulted in the seat falling all the way back with me sitting in the...
  12. Backrest failure for second time in one year

    Last year I came on here to warn anyone using a Permobil Corpus 500 wheelchair to check the bracket that is attached to the backrest motor. Basically, the bracket completely sheared and it was only...
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    I've spent the last 20 odd years absolutely...

    I've spent the last 20 odd years absolutely dreading my bowel morning because not only did it take a long time, it would also often end in very poor results.


    Ever since I was in hospital I've...
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    I have had to change my suprapubic catheter on a...

    I have had to change my suprapubic catheter on a fairly regular basis for the last two or three years. Normally, I can go anywhere between two and four weeks without having problems. However,...
  15. I had a similar issue back in 2004. I started...

    I had a similar issue back in 2004. I started sweating down the left-hand side of my body. The whole of my arm, hand, side of my neck, half my face and probably my torso as well were absolutely...
  16. Finally, a good bowel routine........ however

    After years in a wheelchair, I have now developed a pretty reliable bowel routine which sees me completely emptying my bowels by myself without the need for any assistance. Basically, my carer puts...
  17. You can get Roho heel protectors may help. ...

    You can get Roho heel protectors may help.


    http://www.thelivingcentre.co.uk/roho-heel-protectors-box-of-3.html
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    Frequency of front door opener button

    I've had a door opener on my front door for as long as I been living in this house. It's got to the stage where I need to replace the little button hands around my neck. Basically, the plastic button...
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    Anybody use Paravan Space Drive

    Has anybody got the Paravan Space Drive system fitted in their vehicle? I was wondering if anybody has still got the analogue system that was first brought out. I found out recently that there is a...
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    Since 2011 I've been using a Permobil Corpus 500...

    Since 2011 I've been using a Permobil Corpus 500 which offers everything I need including the tilt and recline which I absolutely couldn't do without. There isn't really anything about the Corpus 500...
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    Power wheelchairs recommendations

    This is a question for people who have been Permobil users. Basically, I'm looking for anybody who has owned a Permobil but has then gone on to find another power wheelchair which they have preferred...
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    Problem with Permobil again

    Unfortunately, I don't appear to be having much luck with my Permobil corpus 500 this year. A few weeks ago the backrest bracket snapped and on Friday the wheelchair completely packed up.


    I'm...
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    Permobil wheelchair restraint systems

    I use the Permobil Corpus 500 and have the Permolock C fitted in my van. What restraint system does the Permobil M5 use? Not sure why Permobil have designed their chairs to work with different...
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    I've had a suprapubic catheter since 2009. The...

    I've had a suprapubic catheter since 2009. The district nurses normally like to leave them around eight or nine weeks in between changing. For the first few months of me having the catheter...
  25. Actually, I did try to phone Nuance UK last night...

    Actually, I did try to phone Nuance UK last night but then realised it was 5 o'clock which is why was N answering machine. I'll try again today and see what they have to say.


    I find it rather...
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