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Stairlifts are safe!

Stairlifts are designed to overcome struggles with going up or down the stairs, providing seniors with a safe and independent way to move around their homes

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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

What is ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)? ALS, formally known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, is a rare neurological disease involving the nerve cells responsible for controlling voluntary muscle movement, such as

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Arthrogryposis

What is Arthrogryposis? Arthrogryposis multiplex congenital (AMC) is the congenital joint contracture in two or more body areas. “Arthrogryposis” comes from Greek, meaning “curving of joints.” Children born with joint

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Obesity and bariatric conditions

Obesity and bariatric conditions Why would you need a bariatric wheelchair?  Bariatrics is the medical field and terminology that addresses obesity in treatment and products, such as medical equipment with

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What is cerebral palsy?

What is cerebral palsy? Cerebral palsy (CP) is a group of neurological disorders that appear in infancy or early childhood and permanently affect body movement and muscle coordination. Cerebral palsy

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What is a developmental disability?

What is a developmental disability? Developmental disabilities are a group of conditions due to physical, learning, language, or behavioural impairment. These conditions begin during the developmental period, may impact day-to-day

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What is Friedreich’s Ataxia?

What is Friedreich’s Ataxia? Friedreich’s ataxia, also known as FA and FRDA, is an inherited disease-causing nervous system damage and movement difficulties. Typically beginning in childhood, Friedreich’s ataxia leads to

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What is Guillain-Barré Syndrome?

What is Guillain-Barré Syndrome? Guillain-Barré syndrome is a condition where the immune system attacks part of the nervous system, resulting in progressive weakness throughout the body. These symptoms can quickly

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What is Huntington’s disease?

What is Huntington’s disease? Huntington’s disease is an inherited disorder that causes degeneration of brain cells in the motor control regions of the brain and other areas. Symptoms of the

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