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  1. D

    ER for bowel movement?

    I can no longer stand and got a hospital bed a week ago. Don’t have the hoyer lift yet. It has been several days since I have had a bowel movement. Have asked for palliative care and should be approved. In power wheelchair 24/7. Suggestions please.
  2. Kristina1

    mexiletine side effects please advise

    Hi I was hoping others who are on or have tried mexiletine could chime in with their experience. Apologies in advance for the length of this post. Background: I'm in the AMX0035 (amylyx) clinical trial in the open label phase meaning we know for sure I am receiving the real drug. I was told...
  3. D

    Palliative Care

    Does pallative Care, like hospice, disqualify one from Medicare paying for certain items like a power wheelchair?
  4. swalker

    Lithium Battery for Magic Mobility X4

    I am not sure where to put this, so will put it here. Mods, please feel free to move this to a more appropriate forum. As some of you probably read in the PALS checkin post, last Sunday we installed a home-built lithium battery pack in my Magic Mobility X4. I will provide some details in this...
  5. Bestfriends14

    Dodge Caravan SE 2014 Minivan conversion

    Hello, I know this type of question was somewhat covered in another thread, but we have an opportunity to buy a really decent wheelchair van at a good price. It has low mileage and is only 30k CDN. Does anyone know much about the above van? We'll be using it to drive from Calgary to Palm...
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    Navigating in a Power Wheelchair

    Have had the chair 3 or 4 weeks. Have ramp now. How do I position the chair to go up and down ramps and curbs?
  7. S

    An intoduction myself

    Hi Everyone, my name is Juri. I have been living with ALS for 12 years now, and I had been gone from this site for about ten years, and during that period of time my FRS dropped from 23 to 1. I am on vent 24/7 (with the use of tracheotomy), I use an eye gaze computer for communication, and I...
  8. I

    Track wheelchair

    Has anyone applied for a track wheelchair for outdoor activities. I’m thinking they have them through the VA independence fund .
  9. Kristina1

    renting wheelchair van on vacations

    I'm having a hard time finding wheelchair van rentals based on a google search. Is it possible to rent a van when you fly somewhere and want to use your pwc while there? My manual chair is not good for more than short uses.
  10. KarenNWendyn

    Power wheelchair and restaurants

    What do most people do? Most restaurant tables are not tall enough to accommodate my pwc sliding underneath them so that my legs don’t bang into the edge of the table. At home, I have a counter height table, which solves the problem. I’ve used the bar seating at restaurants when it’s just one...
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