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February 11, 2020

COGY, pedal wheelchair, gives people with walking difficulties the opportunities to move lower limbs by themselves, where there is not many other options. This equipment has a set of pedals. User has to pedal without electric, yet with little strength.

Usage options:

-ho...

November 17, 2019

(NDIS = National Disability Insurance Scheme (Australia))

Here below is my understanding and observation regarding NDIS.

-each person with disability plans by themselves, support/service/goods etc they want in coming year, and apply for budget

-NDIS decide the person’s bu...

November 17, 2019

We visited The Ponds School. 8 students tried COGY. Most of them are COGY-size-wise in between S and M. Their body and limbs are big and long, but because of the stiffness etc, their foot sometimes don’t reach the pedal.

I discovered the common way of arranging M size C...

November 16, 2019

This unit has about 20 beds, occupied with people with neurological condition, before they recover to the stage they go home. Stroke, Brain injury etc.

They have a COGY for their patients in the therapy room.

I asked one of the therapists. Is there any tendency who likes...

November 16, 2019

There are 3 Public Children’s Hospitals in NSW.

COGY visited them.

At one of them, they had a boy (their patient) who they think would enjoy COGY.

Alex, 12yo, very tall. In my eyes, he seems to have had a brain injury. He cannot talk, but communicate using hand gesture et...

November 15, 2019

What is differential gear?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYAw79386WI&t=1m50s

This video explains all.

On COGY or Profhand,

if the unit is WITHOUT differential gear,

right wheel is engaged to pedal, but not left wheel.

We tried both WITH and WITHOUT model with a post stroke...

September 30, 2019

Have you ever experienced while you are pedalling COGY, the slippy movement when you push the pedal with your full strength? It often happens on incline slopes. Also with a person with good strength, but with difficulty controlling the movement.

Every time the pedalling...

September 30, 2019

If the caster wheels are damaged, this will annoy your pedalling, too.

when you pedal over dented surface, you will more likely get stuck onto the dent, instead of riding over them enjoying the noise and bumping shock.

Checking the caster wheels

1)Is the horizontal spin s...

September 30, 2019

If you feel steering is harder than usual, tyre may be getting flat.

There are 3 sizes in COGY line-up, L M S.

Each model has 3 inflated wheels, 2x front, 1x rear.

Find the correct pressure for each tyre in the table below.

The rear tyre of M and S size models is very tric...

September 30, 2019

Is any of the tyre flat? >>let's pump up

If no, Please check inside the steering unit (the black plastic cup). 

1 (or 2) of the 2 columns guiding the steering wire may be damaged.

Also, wire may be too tight.

click to video 

To take the black cup off, undo these 2 s...

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