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Wheelchair Needed.

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#1 notharry


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  • Injury Date:19-02-1986

Posted 11 March 2012 - 09:52 AM

Can anyone help me with a wheelchair that does not have wobbly front wheels?

I am:
14 stone = 90Kg

5'11" = 1.8m

Based in London.

The NHS refuses to fix my chair as I refuse to register with a GP since my last three GPs kept reporting me to social servies, who ended up deporting my family.

Some issue with "NHS commissioning".

mobile: +44 758 0 446 038

#2 ClaraTaylor


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Posted 11 March 2012 - 06:39 PM

What are the measurements of your current chair (cushion width / length and wheel diameter)

Could you not go to a mobility store and have your current chair repaired?

#3 julibugs


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Posted 11 March 2012 - 07:01 PM

I think it would be helpful if you share your story with us so that anyone wanting to help you has the full story.
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#4 Ratticis


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Posted 11 March 2012 - 08:14 PM

Fix/adjust/replace the castors. Just don't get one of those idiot PT's to try and help. If nothing else, I'm sure a bike shop or mechanically inclined friend could help you

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