Real Life Stories

 

Nick Packham - Paravan PR50

Despite being paralysed from the chest down, Nick Packham from Kent is still playing an active role within the Kent Fire Service, thanks to his Paravan PR50 powered wheelchair from Precision Rehab. Back in 2002, Nick was involved in a serious car accident in which his friend was fatally injured and Nick was left with a broken neck at C5.

 

Kat Pemberton - Paravan PR30

Still only 21, Kat Pemberton from West Yorkshire has forged a successful career as a social media influencer, vlogger and disability activist, as well as making a short film, being an ambassador for Naidex and modelling for Boohoo.  Kat has achieved this while also living with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 2 – a rare degenerative, genetically inherited neuromuscular condition.

 

George Lockley - Paravan Piccolino

8-year-old George Lockley from Welwyn Garden City enjoys living life to the full and this is partly thanks to his Piccolino Paravan powered wheelchair from Precision Rehab. George (who has a twin brother Harry) and a younger sister Abby, was born with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 2.

 

Marni Smyth - Paravan PR30

24-year-old Marni Smyth from Huddersfield is dreaming of a successful career in the fashion and textile industry thanks in part to her Paravan Piccolino powerchair from Precision Rehab. Marni was born with Type 2 Spinal Muscular Atrophy and has been using powered wheelchairs from the age of 3.

 

Ellie Darby - Paravan Piccolino

Ellie Darby from Essex is one of a growing number of people in the UK with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 2 who are enjoying more freedom and independence than ever before thanks to Precision Rehab who recently supplied Ellie with a bespoke Piccolino Paravan powerchair.

 

Andy Luntley - Paravan PR30 with specialist seating

14-year-old Andie from Leicestershire was born with Rett Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that affects brain development, resulting in severe levels of mental and physical disabilityIt is estimated to affect about 1 in 12,000 girls born each year and is only rarely seen in boys.

 

Noah Hyndman - Paravan PR25

Five-year-old Noah Hyndman from Gosport is the proud owner of a new Paravan PR25 powerchair from Precision Rehab.  Last year, Noah was diagnosed with Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy, a very rare form of Dystrophy which took 3 years to finally diagnose and means Noah is unable to move independently as his mother Sarah explains:

 

Luke Hamill - More than just powerchair

Over recent years, Precision Rehab has built a reputation as one of the UK’s leading providers of bespoke powerchairs.  However, the expertise of Director Matt James and the rest of the team go beyond just powerchairs with many clients also requiring bespoke attachments such as Luke Hamill and his wife Yasmin.

 

 

Lillian Palmer - Paravan Piccolino K110

Precision Rehab recently delivered a Paravan Piccolino powerchair to 4-year-old Lily who has Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) type 2.  What makes this Piccolino different is it is the first one in the world to be fitted with the new Paravan K110 small seat system.

 

 

Eden King - Paravan Piccolino 

21 year old Eden King from Thetford is enjoying a new sense of freedom and independence since taking delivery of a Paravan Piccolino powerchair which was supplied by leading powerchair specialists Precision Rehab.