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    Today, 02:57 PM
    Just give it time, spinal cord injuries from any cause can be slow to heal...and progress tends to be of the "2 steps forward, 1 step back" kind. ...
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    Today, 10:36 AM
    I know where you're coming from. I went through countless tests over a period of about 10 years before MS was finally diagnosed - but the tests were...
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    Yesterday, 06:29 PM
    Don't assume the cyst has returned. Many times, arachnoid cysts are present from birth and are only discovered as incidental findings when doctors...
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    Yesterday, 04:47 PM
    That's how it seems to be with SCI, you go along at a certain level for awhile and think there might not be setbacks, and then something happens that...
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    Yesterday, 04:06 PM
    Jade2, do you have to wait until Monday for the results? Weekend waits are tough!
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    Yesterday, 03:03 PM
    Amy, those videos are absolutely beautiful. The love and joy that you, Chad, your son and your whole family (including your dear doggie) shared are...
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    Yesterday, 08:27 AM
    I, too, wish you the very best. Hope the news is good from your MRI.
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    04-09-2018, 10:50 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Sitting on my left leg in Care
    I'm very glad that you'll be seeing a neurologist before too long. Dislocations are not so easy to identify, but if the neuro dosn't find a solution...
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    04-09-2018, 04:03 AM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Sitting on my left leg in Care
    Hernias can usually be detected by palpating the abdomen, so if your doctor poked and prodded he would have found it. A sudden sharp movement like...
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    04-08-2018, 09:08 AM
    Bonnette replied to a thread latest? in Food
    Excellent! :thumbsup: Edited to add: Meant to say earlier how great it is that you have a maintenance plan ready. That's literally half the...
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    04-07-2018, 09:36 AM
    Bonnette replied to a thread latest? in Food
    I've been reading about that, there's good evidence that it speeds up weight loss even when people don't count calories (so long as they're eating...
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    04-06-2018, 07:53 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Sitting on my left leg in Care
    It sounds to me like you need to have some imaging studies at this point, especially MRI of the dorsal and lumbar spine/abdomen and a flat plate of...
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    04-06-2018, 01:01 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread latest? in Food
    Congrats on your weight loss, fuentejps. I'm a big fan of intermittent fasting, too. My basic rule of thumb is to not eat anything that my body can't...
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    04-06-2018, 11:48 AM
    That sounds right, bigtop1...it would explain a lot of his symptoms. He might never recover what he's lost, but perhaps he can get better from here...
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    04-05-2018, 06:14 PM
    I get this, too and in relation to MS it's called the "MS hug" (more like a python), but anyone with cord damage and spasticity at a certain level...
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    04-05-2018, 02:13 PM
    Thank you, lynnifer...I sure hope so, too.
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    04-05-2018, 01:04 PM
    Thank you, hlh. No, he is not going to a good quality major academic hospital. He has seen a cardiologist, who has referred him to a...
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    04-05-2018, 11:32 AM
    I hope and pray that they will do this.
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    04-04-2018, 10:40 PM
    A good friend of mine had an inguinal hernia repair on January 4 of this year. He had a hard time coming out of the anesthetic and was still sluggish...
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    03-25-2018, 02:07 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Rehab dr. visits in Care
    Only when there is a specific issue. I know much more about my condition than the local doctors and PTs. In the past, I saw a physiatrist and PT/OT...
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    03-24-2018, 12:15 PM
    I can't even imagine being able to control my spasticity - it has a mind of its own. It does sound like you'd be a good candidate for stim therapy...
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    03-23-2018, 04:26 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread CBD oil for nerve pain? in Pain
    I agree with Mize and annev308. I spent a good bit on CW hemp oil, and it did nothing for me (gave it a fair trial, too).
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