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UK ME Sufferer Ellie, 17, Desperate For New Wheelchair That Will Help Her Regain Her Freedom

Wednesday 6 June 2018

 

From UK newspaper the Leceister Mercury:

 

Ellie Percival-Mann
Ellie uses a wheelchair to get around
and a feeding tube to eat.
 

ME sufferer Ellie, 17, desperate for new wheelchair that will help her regain her freedom

Ellie Percival-Mann is bed ridden with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and a joint condition

By Tom Mack Senior Reporter
3 June 2018
© 2018 Local World

A sick teenager struggling with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is fund-raising to buy a custom wheelchair.

Since the age of 13, Ellie Percival-Mann has been suffering from the symptoms of the illness, also known as ME, which recently saw her spend eight days in hospital after she became unable to eat.

She also suffers from an inherited tissue condition called hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome that cause her joint pain.

Ellie, 17, of Countesthorpe, is currently bed-bound and using a feeding tube to eat. For some time she has been unable to walk very far and her fiance, Tom Hinds, usually pushes her around in a wheelchair that she bought after saving up £200.

To regain her independence, Ellie is fund-raising for help buying herself an electric chair that she could move herself around in.

 

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