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my wife is a cancer patient, and on thursday after her ct and mri scans it has spread and has developed a brain tumor in the lower cerrebelum. she will see the dr's on wednesday but she is losing her balance is a wheelchair the right option for her?

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Dr. Christopher Guzik
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Safe mobility : The use of a wheelchair will provide your wife with a safe means of mobility, allowing her to continue to perform activities of daily living and refuse her risk of fall injuries
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
Specializes in
Sorry t hear that : Sorry to hear that about your wife . Obviously she is at an advanced stage of her illness where palliative therapy is most important as well as tender loving care from family. Wheel chair confinement will also protect her against possible pathological fractures should she fall if there has been been bone metastasis. Strength to you and family πŸ’ͺ🏾πŸ’ͺ🏾πŸ’ͺ🏾

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