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See how the Genie Standing Power Chair can improve the quality of life for people confined to a wheelchair.
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The Standing Power Chair Innovation
Dr. Travis Stork: And we would like to welcome Shadoe Stevens and Mark Shadlin* to tell us more about it. Welcome, guys.
Dr. Lisa Masterson: What are the benefits of this?
Shadoe Stevens: You know the problem when you’re paralyzed or quadriplegic, you’re lying in bed and you’re left to family members or caregivers to do everything. So when Mark first was -- five years ago he was on a regular wheelchair and his legs had diminished to the size of his ankles. He couldn’t support himself anymore and as he says you know when you’re left in bed you kind of want to give up. There is not a lot you can do.
Dr. Travis Stork: Well, Mark and why don’t you tell us how was it helped you?
Mark: It’s just getting my life back. I’m able to I travel. I was able to get married in the chair standing up. I can breathe more normally. To me it just -- because people around us usually don’t die from MS, they die from heart and lung failure and infections and bladder infections and all kind of stuff.
Shadoe Stevens: And the other thing is when you’re sitting down it says people don’t think of the debilitating effect emotionally when you’re sitting down looking up at the world. You’re whole life is looking up when people looking down at you. To be able to stand up and look people in the eye is really big things psychologically. It’s very empowering. It’s reasonably priced and it’s covered by insurance, its remarkable life changing chair.