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    12-14-2017, 09:52 AM
    triumph replied to a thread Putting on briefs in Care
    When in a nursing home for several months on a vent they used pads with tabs on them. When discharge imminent I was in a panic as I was totally...
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    12-14-2017, 09:44 AM
    That sounds like a great idea to adjust the COG as you said to around 3". Thanks for the input. Hoping to have changes done within a week.
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    12-14-2017, 09:31 AM
    triumph replied to a thread Van users in Equipment
    We have full size van as we're two wheelers. Both passenger seats are 8 way power seats so that we can do "gravity transfers" for both in and out of...
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    12-09-2017, 11:23 AM
    Pat: Husband just measured as you requested. My COG is 2" and the anti-tips are in the last hole, to the rear, of the metal block. Just wondering...
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    12-09-2017, 11:03 AM
    Just adding that when I got my Freedom Rider many years ago I removed the backrest and turned it around so that the flatter part was on top and the...
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    12-09-2017, 10:53 AM
    triumph replied to a thread Jeans replacement? in Life
    Just adding I have "summer weight", classic fit, drawstring jeans from LLBean, very soft fabric. I'm small but I get XL only because they're easy to...
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    12-09-2017, 10:38 AM
    Hubby and I used to do all these type of adjustments, but for now we have had to line up a technician coming to our home next week to do the work. He...
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    12-09-2017, 09:58 AM
    triumph replied to a thread Shoulder pain meds in Care
    Thanks! Doc has said to use this plan for 6 to 8 weeks, but light PT can start. I'm hoping shoulder will improve but thinking at least a couple of...
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    12-07-2017, 09:23 AM
    triumph replied to a thread Shoulder pain meds in Care
    Anyone have comments about non-surgical treatment for shoulder pain? Mine is caused by arthritis and a couple of bone spurs, per xray.
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    12-07-2017, 09:12 AM
    Does your health insurance cover any post-surgical care at home? Once I was discharged from hospital I had personal care attendant for several...
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    12-07-2017, 08:56 AM
    Was totally disappointed when we visited a local dealership that had one on display. The ramp was deployed by a button located within the inside of...
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    12-07-2017, 08:38 AM
    Thanks, Pat.
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    12-06-2017, 09:06 AM
    When I go down a steep hill my zx1 wants to pitch me forward and I can only navigate that kind of downhill by going extremely slow. It's no doubt my...
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    12-04-2017, 08:31 AM
    triumph replied to a thread Jeans replacement? in Life
    Just a few comments: A lot of male and female pants are "hip huggers" with shorter inseam than "classic fit" type pants. Sometimes it's hard to...
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    11-27-2017, 08:48 AM
    triumph replied to a thread Dysphagia: Can't swallow food in Life
    Did the speech pathologists give you any techniques for swallowing? One of them worked with me when I was in the process of having trach removed and...
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    11-26-2017, 10:07 AM
    triumph started a thread Shoulder pain meds in Care
    Recently decided I was ready to see doctor for constant shoulder pain; was starting to use ZX1 in home due to constant pain in left shoulder...
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    11-25-2017, 09:30 AM
    triumph replied to a thread A facebook post by NIA in Life
    Thanks! Checked out Facebook page and sent him a message. Looks like he's a talented graphic artist.
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    11-23-2017, 10:35 AM
    triumph replied to a thread Happy Thanksgiving in Life
    Love it! Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.
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    11-22-2017, 09:27 AM
    Great to hear from you Nia. So many of us were concerned. Hope you continue your awesome mission. Thanks, Captn Gimp!
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    11-18-2017, 10:02 AM
    Have used Free Wheel with my rigid chair on asphalt trail with up and down hills. Worked great, fun ride. Also used it when my chair was hooked up...
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Not SCI. Polio paralysis, life-long in wheelchair
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