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    06-18-2018, 05:15 PM
    So I've pretty much made up my mind that when it gets cold here in January I'm gonna go hang out in Medellin for a week. I don't have a great...
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    06-18-2018, 03:10 PM
    funklab replied to a thread Happiness is a new chair in Equipment
    I agree with the first three, but side guards are indispensable when you have a well fit chair if you wear anything other than spandex. I'm sure...
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    06-16-2018, 09:46 PM
    funklab replied to a thread Stimulite Contour XS in Equipment
    Good to know. Maybe I'll try it out next weekend and see how it holds up.
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    06-16-2018, 09:39 PM
    If you can't get unpleasantly high, like way too high, then I'd say you're definitely a hardcore pothead. Myself I prefer a small amount of...
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    06-16-2018, 06:24 PM
    funklab replied to a thread Stimulite Contour XS in Equipment
    I just got one of these and only have one cushion at the moment. I've been afraid to actually wash the cushion itself. It seems like it would trap...
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    06-14-2018, 06:12 PM
    I'm getting some on my next chair because when I wear through the coating on the aluminum handrims they start to blacken my hands. Not sure if...
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    06-12-2018, 09:09 PM
    funklab replied to a thread Beds in Equipment
    If you want change tell your congressional delegates that you want a single payer system. Their are probably too many vested interests for us to...
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    06-12-2018, 09:06 PM
    I'd be interested to hear if SCI nurse has any SCI specific labs they recommend, as far as I'm aware there are not any SCI specific labs you need,...
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    06-12-2018, 08:47 PM
    funklab replied to a thread ti lite tr in Equipment
    I'm T8ish 10 years post, my backs have been right around 15" (though the stock slingbacks) and on my next chair I'm keeping it at 15" as well. ...
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    06-09-2018, 03:52 PM
    funklab replied to a thread Hardware removal before... in Care
    this or increased chance for stress fractures is what I assumed. If the procedure to repair herniated disks (which involves a fixation often) caused...
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    06-08-2018, 06:14 PM
    funklab replied to a thread Hardware removal before... in Care
    If your doctors want to do it and you already have a complete injury, the downsides aren’t necessarily unreasonable. You’ll certainly be...
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    06-07-2018, 03:15 PM
    funklab replied to a thread ER physician with SCI in Life
    Yeah, that part was in the text article too, I'm just sure it's really annoying to have done it as your job for a decade the "right way" and then...
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    06-07-2018, 02:25 PM
    funklab replied to a thread ER physician with SCI in Life
    http://www.newmobility.com/2010/10/quad-doctors-in-or-out/ Quad doctor did it a long time ago with a physician assistant (conveniently his wife).
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    06-07-2018, 02:22 PM
    funklab replied to a thread amputation after paraplegia in Care
    But now that I think about it, it would definitely make climbing stairs easier and probably make for quicker transfers in and out of the car because...
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    06-07-2018, 02:21 PM
    funklab replied to a thread amputation after paraplegia in Care
    What about your center of gravity on a wheelchair? I guess my legs probably don't weigh all that much, but I'm already annoyed by how far back my...
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    06-07-2018, 02:09 PM
    funklab replied to a thread ER physician with SCI in Life
    It's gotta be pretty hard learning to redo things as a gimp. I changed careers completely (if you can call what I did before a "career") after my...
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    06-06-2018, 07:01 PM
    That sucks. With regard to your question about insurance, a baller home owners insurance plan might cover something like that, but the deductible...
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    06-06-2018, 06:19 PM
    funklab replied to a thread Hardware removal before... in Care
    That's weird, I've never heard of hardware causing disks to fail. But my (five level I think) T9 to L1ish fusion was removed about a year after it...
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    06-02-2018, 10:42 AM
    I’ve got family in southern Texas. The language down there is even harder to understand than Mexican Spanish ��
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    05-24-2018, 07:26 PM
    Me too, I do every other day in the evening. The current iteration of this tortuous routine is going on right now and takes from 90 minutes to 2...
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    05-24-2018, 05:08 PM
    Medellin because I can get a reasonably priced ticket there and it seems like a happening place. I'd rather go to Spain, but right now I have a...
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    05-23-2018, 08:38 PM
    I feel your pain, man I got HO my hip joint as well, but it's anterior (like on the "front" part) of the hip, so it just makes my right hip a little...
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    05-23-2018, 08:35 PM
    So I decided in January I'm gonna fly from home (US) to Medellin, Colombia for a few days of vacation and practicing my Spanish. Much as I enjoy...
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