"i have a pic on my husbands phone of a new power chair. it folds up. can put in back of car, truck and can go on airplane. i don't know the names. must go find his phone. dang husband, leaves it every where."
"Hi Pamela, Nice to hear from you, and I see you use multiple mobility aids, I also have the left leg brace, walking stick, cane, walker, scooter and have just been evaluated and measured for a power chair, should have it in about a month, But for…"
"love your babies. so cute. i got polio in 53. i was 3. have brace on left leg, walker, scooter, walking stick. i also have a big scooter that can go out and b rugged. i have a brother that lives in washington. i don't know what a wheel chair…"
back in the late 80's even tho I did not realize what was happening.
List any assistive devices you are using...
leg brace, orthotics, power scooter,cane
List any Polio Survivor Groups that you belong to online or in person.
post polio support group on Facebook, and Dr Bruno's Cafe on Facebook
Please describe how polio has changed your life.
It became a challenge that I was determined to overcome and put behind me, and I did so until the 80's even tho I have severe atrophy from my left hip down, surgically corrected club foot, now a drop foot that has created a severe tripping hazard so I am back in a leg brace to lift the foot, struggling with fatigue, weak muscles, falling frequently.