Tag Archives: chair

Christmas and New Year

Since I last went to the Nuffield for my Pre Op Assessment the knee had been continuing to deteriorate. This meant more pain and restriction of movement and I was really worried about what would happen over Christmas and the New Year. Personally I didn’t think I’d get away with it and would end up […]

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Fun at Physio!

The words fun and Physio very rarely end up in the same sentence, especially by me. This weeks Physio session, on Wednesday, is the first time it has made it possible. I had secretly been hoping it would rain that afternoon as I didn’t fancy going out for a walk but as it turned out […]

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One night only (Part 2)

Saturday night I got hardly any sleep as I wrestled with the shower room situation. The room layout consisted of a massive rectangular room (longest length from side to side as you look from the door) with the door on the far right hand side. It was that big you could have easily got a […]

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Varied reactions

On Tuesday I spent the day at the CUOTC (Cambridge University Officers’ Training Corps) to help out at the County Forum, the ACF (Army Cadet Force) host the event but at the premises of CUOTC. I have helped out there for the last 4 or 5 years but each year have been able to do […]

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A new folding wheelchair

This morning involved a trip across to Peterborough at the Mobility Aids Centre to pick up my wheelchair, an Ottobock Motus CS. It was the first time I had seen it in the colour I ordered and it looked even better than I imagined. I knew that this wheelchair was heavier and would be harder […]

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Some progress!

  Yesterday the OT (Occupational Therapist) came out again reference the Disability Facilities Grant. She had phoned me to say that she was coming to talk about the wet room and that she had secured an electronic bath chair to help in the meantime. I had asked about the Kitchen unit, she told me she […]

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Test drive of my leg

Today was the first day I have worn my prosthesis for any length of time for a while now, I have to confess that there was a bit of nerves getting back on it again. So, with all the changes yesterday what were the results? I climbed into the socket and had the usual struggle […]

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