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    gjnl replied to a thread Is this a bad idea? in Care
    Still very messy.
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    11-15-2017, 11:52 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Is this a bad idea? in Care
    But how would you know if the strip beneath you changed color...? "LazyLeg's" problem is that he doesn't know what is happening and can't get under...
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    11-15-2017, 07:47 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Is this a bad idea? in Care
    "Curlex," as I know it, (NL is an avid garden) is a wood fiber/shavings product manufactured into erosion control blankets and seed bed blankets. ...
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    11-14-2017, 07:58 PM
    I'm not using iOS. When I have the problem I described earlier, I am using MacOS High Sierra version 10.13.1.
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    11-14-2017, 06:28 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread When to replace chair? in Equipment
    Medicare will replace your power wheelchair every 5 years. You must have an order from your doctor detailing your level of injury and needs before...
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    11-13-2017, 07:57 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Remembering Rybread in Life
    His struggles with pressure sores (injuries) seemed epic at times. So much trouble, so much bed rest, so many new sores or recurrences. Find...
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    11-13-2017, 07:47 PM
    The following definitions are based on level of spinal cord injury. It is possible to be a little bit of both, spastic and flaccid. A spastic...
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    11-13-2017, 05:55 PM
    The problem is your not a paralyzed rat.
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    11-13-2017, 10:57 AM
    darty replied to a thread Remembering Rybread in Life
    He was a very upbeat and positive individual and I will miss reading his post. RIP Rybread.
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    11-13-2017, 01:17 AM
    gjnl replied to a thread So I am patching my ROHO in Equipment
    I don't wash my cover or clean the rubber cells all that often either. I'm just saying if you have a life style that puts stress on a product you...
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    11-12-2017, 09:32 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread MRSA in My Bladder? in Care
    Many people think of MRSA as mainly hospital acquired. I referenced MRSA-HA and MRSA-CA as a way of making it clear that MRSA is prevalent just...
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    11-12-2017, 07:56 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread MRSA in My Bladder? in Care
    MRSA can be acquired in a hospital or nursing home setting known as MRSA-HA. MRSA contracted out side of medical facilities is known as Community...
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    11-11-2017, 11:42 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread So I am patching my ROHO in Equipment
    What you describe seems more like a maintenance issue than a flaw in Roho cushions. Maybe those with these problems need to pay more attention to...
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    11-11-2017, 11:12 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Going back to foam cushions in Equipment
    I remember my first cushion out of rehab. Two layers of different foam densities and an ischial cut out, that had to be positioned just right. I...
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    11-11-2017, 11:09 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread So I am patching my ROHO in Equipment
    Even Gorilla Glue Tape, cut out to fit the size of the leak may work well.
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    11-11-2017, 11:07 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread I'm cold all the time in Care
    When many of us think of "long johns," we think of those bulky, waffle cotton garments of days gone by. Do an internet search on "Base layer...
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    11-11-2017, 10:59 PM
    Many of us aging spinal cord injured are experiencing changes in our bowel management routine. You might want to evaluate the Peristeen or Peristeen...
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    11-11-2017, 06:01 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Bladder Stone? in Care
    It would be unfortunate if someone dismissed managing their bladder with an indwelling catheter because of a perceived greatly increased risk of...
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    11-11-2017, 12:50 AM
    gjnl replied to a thread Bladder Stone? in Care
    Probably little chance of eliminating the current stone by any means but what your doctor has recommended. That said, I recently had a cystoscopy,...
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    11-10-2017, 11:14 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread So I am patching my ROHO in Equipment
    I don't know what your levels of injury are (posters above) and why your Roho cushions have these problems. I'm c6/7 complete and have been using...
    20 replies | 1429 view(s)
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    11-10-2017, 06:47 PM
    Here is a "This Old House" segment on outside house elevator installation. Only the second story opens directly into the house, but a contractor may...
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    11-10-2017, 05:57 PM
    Somewhere I have read about a contractor that built an elevator shaft on the outside of the house that opens to the inside of the house on both the...
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    11-10-2017, 01:20 PM
    "weels58," If after going through "KLD's" check list of possible causes of your frequent and recurring urinary tract infections and still are having...
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    11-10-2017, 01:16 PM
    Take a look at the medications you are taking. Many medications have prohibitions on consuming grapefruit or grapefruit juice.
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    11-09-2017, 11:28 PM
    As many know here, I would point you to super originated water that is found in Microcyn Technology that can be used as a bladder instillation to...
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    11-09-2017, 07:15 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread UGGs? in Mobile Women
    Check with a shoe repairman.
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    11-09-2017, 02:37 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Blood Clots in Bladder in Care
    You are on quite a regime of chemotherapy and having the VAP (venous access port) is a real vein saver. I had my VAP for 10 years. I was treated...
    28 replies | 3660 view(s)
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