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Does insurance cover shower chairs?

Does insurance cover shower chairs?

ReadTheF-ingManual: You really should contact your insurance carrier & ask them because insurance companies differ as to what "durable medical equipment"(i.e. lasts a long time) they'll cover.It may depend on the circumstance & whether it can be said to be"medically necessary" & not just a convenience or could be purchased inexpensively over-the-counter (or under it for all I know).Also, check their coverage manual. ...Read more

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How often should you shower ?

How often should you shower ?

Depends: On what your activity level is and how much you tend to sweat. If you exercise and work up a sweat daily, then you should bathe daily. If you rarely exert yourself, you should bathe every few days. It's mostly a matter of personal preference however. See this article: http://www.Nytimes.Com/2010/10/31/fashion/31unwashed.Html?_r=3;pagewanted=1;ref=fashion;. ...Read more

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Why should I continue to travel if i'm disabled?

Why should I continue to travel if i'm disabled?

Because it's fun: Traveling to new places and meeting new people can be fun. If you are disabled you will need a little advance planning to make sure your adaptive equipment will work well. Many helpful websites can give you ideas about destinations and handling disabilities while traveling. ...Read more

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What is chair yoga?

What is chair yoga?

Chair: There is a chair pose in yoga and yoga done from a chair. ...Read more

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Is masturbating in the shower common?

Is masturbating in the shower common?

Yes: Nobody's done a scientific study, but during a "men's weekend" for physicians some time back, this actually came up. A majority. ...Read more

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Is it okay to shower after accupuncture?

Is it okay to shower after accupuncture?

Yes: There are a few limitations after acupuncture but showering is not one. I have my patients not do any strenuous exercise, consume alcohol, consume lots of sweets, and engage in sexual intercourse. ...Read more

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Is cold shower good?

It can be: In lap land - it is a common practice to repeatedly move from a sauna into a cold dip in a river. This process can be used as part of a detoxification program. Changing back and forth from a cold to hot shower is a similar detoxification protocol. ...Read more

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Which chair is good for my back?

Which chair is good for my back?

Office Supply store: Go to an office supply store and try sitting in several of them to see how they feel to you. Since everyone is different you need to find the chair that fits you best. If you spend most of your time in this chair don't scrimp on it; it is an investment as important as the right car. You want good support for the back with your feet flat on the floor and no pressure on the back of the legs. ...Read more

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How do I obtain disabled parking?

Are you disable?: Contact your driver license office , they will provide a form that must be completed by your physician and take it back to the d.L office , then they will provide you the sticker for your car. ...Read more

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What beds are made for disabled people?

Hospital beds: Hospital beds may be helpful for disabled people, but there are not specific beds for "disabled people". ...Read more

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What is the best way to clean our high chair?

Soap and water: Just clean it after each use with mild soap and water. Better not to use any toxic cleaners. ...Read more

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What organizations support disabled children?

What organizations support disabled children?

UCP: United cerebral palsy is a great resource central and help all children with disabilities, not just cerebral palsy. They would be a great resource for you and your child. ...Read more

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IS It possible to use vics in shower?If so how?

IS It possible to use vics in shower?If so how?

Maybe: Vicks is a brand that has many different OTC products that include their NyQuil, DayQuil, QlearQuil, and the popular VapoRub. I am assuming you mean the VapoRub product which works primarily through medicated vapors. I feel that use in a shower would reduce how effective the product is but I am sure that you could apply it to the chest and throat or muscles and joints 10-20 minutes before shower. ...Read more

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How are support workers for the disabled trained?

Vocational programs: Persons wanting to learn how to help disabled persons, from a health perspective, probably get trained as nursing aides or nursing assistants. These are vocational programs, many times offered by schools that also train medical assistants. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm disabled and need advice.?

Re-post: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. ...Read more

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Could it be bad that im disgusted by disabled people?

Could it be bad that im disgusted by disabled people?

Disgust: The response of disgust often resembles similar feelings about one's own self, projected towards others. It's a way people can feel themselves to be "better than" others, and discharges insecurities. I won't put a value judgment on your feeling this way, but it will certainly interfere with your relationships. Disabled people may live more fulfilling lives than you do. ...Read more

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