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Jerry replied to Barbara Ann Loska's discussion Portable power wheel chairs?
"Barbara Ann, I purchased the wheelchair88 (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00BIF9V5G/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o09_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1)  6 months ago. It is very easy to fold, a tad tricky to un-fold. It weighs 45 lbs and is easy to lift into…"
Dan Hicks replied to Dolores Sieg's discussion I promised I would let you know how my experiment turned out
"Not even Dolores is legit.  She was a marketer in an MLM scheme."
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Jerry replied to Dolores Sieg's discussion I promised I would let you know how my experiment turned out
"Dolores, the product sounds interesting. However when I attempt to go to their website(http://www.greatlifeintl.com/product.php) and try to go to the 'purchase page' to get an idea of the costs, the link gets a 404 error. I wonder how…"
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Mary Antone replied to thomas m blastic's discussion stance control KAFO
"hi...i found this...i hope it can help us both. …"
Aug 22
Mary Antone posted a status
"Hi. I just got diagnosed with pps. i know exactly nothing about it. i could use some advice"
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Portable power wheel chairs? 7 Replies

Does anyone have the portable Wheelchair88 or the Smart Chair and do you like it, pro's and con's please?Continue

Started by Barbara Ann Loska in Connecting. Last reply by Jerry on Monday.

I promised I would let you know how my experiment turned out 7 Replies

Post Polio Syndrome robbed me of my enjoyment in life until I began taking this supplement.  As I promised, I am giving you the information about the product I found that has given me back more…Continue

Started by Dolores Sieg in Connecting. Last reply by Dan Hicks on Saturday.

stance control KAFO 5 Replies

hello,i am considering a stance control KAFO to replace a regular KAFO.  has anyone done this?  and if so, what pros/cons did you experience?thank you,thomasContinue

Started by thomas m blastic in Connecting. Last reply by Mary Antone Aug 22.

Lipitor 5 Replies

I have to start taking Lipitor for high cholesterol and the Dr. told me to watch for the side effects of muscle weakness, fatigue etc. I have that already with PPS. How would I know.Has anyone had…Continue

Started by Gretchen Winchester in Connecting. Last reply by Dan Hicks Jul 6.

Multiple Sclerosis

Has anyone out there been so "fortunate" as to get MS on top of their post-polio symptoms?  I recall reading way back when that some "experts" felt that MS was a bit more common in PPS folks than in…Continue

Started by Dan Hicks in Connecting Jun 30.

Sore neck musscles 14 Replies

sore neck muscles, sometimes just one side from ear down into into shoulder, with the muscles in the neck being the most painful. Has anyone else had such an issue? They are very sore to the touch.Continue

Started by shari Johnston in Symptoms. Last reply by Martha Lillard Jun 25.



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