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  • SCI-Nurse's Avatar
    Today, 03:12 AM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread Guidance on progress in Care
    I am assuming from your description that your brother has a Central Cord Syndrome (CCS) incomplete SCI. In this type of injury, there is...
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  • SCI-Nurse's Avatar
    Today, 03:05 AM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread urine odor in Care
    Change in urine odor is not diagnostic for a UTI in people with SCI/D. Unless you have signs/symptoms of a true UTI (chills, fever, severe malaise,...
    5 replies | 84 view(s)
  • SCI-Nurse's Avatar
    Today, 02:54 AM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread Sweating Bad in Care
    Do you have other signs/symptoms of AD when this occurs?? This may include headache, flushing of your face, neck, and upper chest, vision changes,...
    2 replies | 50 view(s)
  • SCI-Nurse's Avatar
    Today, 02:49 AM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread Severe shortness of breath in Care
    Difficulty breathing is a reason to see a physician IMMEDIATELY! Don't wait. If a physician cannot see you at the facility where you live, ask to be...
    7 replies | 99 view(s)
  • Joe-MN's Avatar
    Today, 01:10 AM
    Joe-MN replied to a thread Severe shortness of breath in Care
    63 years, very impressive. Lots of possible causes. As others have said, get it checked out with a medical professional ASAP - Does the on...
    7 replies | 99 view(s)
  • titanium4motion's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:11 PM
    titanium4motion replied to a thread 32 years. in Life
    I just removed my full name. Thank you. I didn't expect this type of response. When I was in hospital, I promised myself, "If I survive. I am...
    14 replies | 254 view(s)
  • titanium4motion's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:35 PM
    Make an appointment to see a good pulmonologist in a larger city near you and demand a chest X-ray. You may have fluid build up in your plural cavity...
    7 replies | 99 view(s)
  • TheRainman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:26 PM
    TheRainman replied to a thread How do you cope with Sci? in Life
    Tim c. Pfc49 said it well. You much learn to embrace the life you have now. There is no going back. Thinking about it just makes it worse.
    4 replies | 170 view(s)
  • pfcs49's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:22 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread square a w/c? in Equipment
    CONTEXT? May be referring to the wheel plane, i.e: if on a surface plate or very flat surface, are all 4 wheels contacting the plate (and if...
    2 replies | 84 view(s)
  • Brad09's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:49 PM
    When I'm in my chair, 95% of the time my phone is in my lap. Since my legs don't move it never falls off. Invest in a good case and you'll be fine.
    5 replies | 104 view(s)
  • ranchy55's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:49 PM
    I have a cover and attached a lanyard to it which hangs around my neck - works great
    5 replies | 104 view(s)
  • niallel's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:48 PM
    niallel replied to a thread Epidural Implant Purchase in Cure
    I imagine a good place to start would be the work shown in any of the many papers on this, like this: https://www.nejm.org/doi/10.1056/NEJMoa1803588...
    14 replies | 1707 view(s)
  • ranchy55's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:42 PM
    ranchy55 replied to a thread urine odor in Care
    I take AZO cranberry pills in the morning and D-Mannose pills at night. Drink lots of water and keeps things clean. take vit c chewable tablets at...
    5 replies | 84 view(s)
  • gjnl's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:31 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Severe shortness of breath in Care
    There probably aren't many. There is our own SCI55+, born in 1936 (83 years old), injured at age 16, 67 years post injury, non walking quad.
    7 replies | 99 view(s)
  • MikeP2013's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:15 PM
    MikeP2013 replied to a thread square a w/c? in Equipment
    Not sure if it's a precision method by laying in bed I noticed a chair a few years ago that Mama had parked against a wall to charge. It was a 1'...
    2 replies | 84 view(s)
  • Tim C.'s Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:12 PM
    Tim C. replied to a thread Guidance on progress in Care
    ASIA D is a great prognosis, as I know science of recovery is anyone's guess. Anyone can go back to rehab. Getting insurance to pay is another story....
    2 replies | 50 view(s)
  • DeadEye's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:49 PM
    DeadEye replied to a thread 32 years. in Life
    Happy quadiversary Titanium!
    14 replies | 254 view(s)
  • tarantella's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:48 PM
    tarantella replied to a thread 32 years. in Life
    Congrats! A fulfilling life, indeed!
    14 replies | 254 view(s)
  • Kls2842's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:24 PM
    Kls2842 started a thread Guidance on progress in Care
    My brother had an incomplete spinal cord injury late December of 2018. He had a posterior cervical laminecty c3-6 and part of 7. It has been a year...
    2 replies | 50 view(s)
  • 2drwhofans's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:26 PM
    2drwhofans replied to a thread 32 years. in Life
    My husband and I enjoy reading your posts. Compared to us, you seem fearless.
    14 replies | 254 view(s)
  • Tim C.'s Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:56 PM
    Tim C. replied to a thread 32 years. in Life
    PS; Why was the article redacted?
    14 replies | 254 view(s)
  • vjls's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:52 PM
    vjls started a thread square a w/c? in Equipment
    how would you tell if your chair is square I can square a lumber a building pad but stumped on this 1
    2 replies | 84 view(s)
  • Tim C.'s Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:51 PM
    Tim C. replied to a thread 32 years. in Life
    Very admirable, I'm envious your sci did not leave you in debilitating pain. YOU ROCK !
    14 replies | 254 view(s)
  • Tim C.'s Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:44 PM
    Tim C. replied to a thread Sweating Bad in Care
    I HAD MYSTERIOUS bouts of sweating, waking up soaked. Think it was bowel related, I don't know but definitely positional
    2 replies | 50 view(s)
  • b1zzfr74's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:28 PM
    b1zzfr74 replied to a thread Severe shortness of breath in Care
    It’s only about 200 yds from my parking lot to the shores of Lake Ontario and the park. I live in a seniors long term care on the lake and have on...
    7 replies | 99 view(s)
  • wheeler's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:12 PM
    mistake
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  • Kulea's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:09 PM
    Google "steering wheel phone holder" for these hanging, spring clamp holders. I have used them. They are inexpensive and they work well. Make sure...
    5 replies | 104 view(s)
  • Gregsw's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:57 PM
    Gregsw started a thread Sweating Bad in Care
    I am going crazy sweating on the back of my neck. First I thought is was because of a small sore on my butt. But its not. ...
    2 replies | 50 view(s)
  • wheeler's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:57 PM
    Used Carex Universal Tub Transfer Bench Purchased February 2019, but it did not work for me, and I cannot return it. $1 buyer pays for shipping
    0 replies | 36 view(s)
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