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    05-19-2017, 11:38 AM
    dnvrdave replied to a thread dme provider profits in Equipment
    What's your level of injury, Ouch? As a C5/6 I pushed a manual w/c for 15 years until I wore out my hands and shoulders. Switching to a power w/c in...
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    05-17-2017, 08:50 PM
    I went to an acupuncturist for something else not nerve related. While I was there I asked him about nerve damage and acupuncture. He said that it...
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    05-15-2017, 11:32 PM
    This Invacare joystick is nice, but the speed control knob (on the right) turns too easily. My hand always ends up pushing it to max. The supplier...
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    05-13-2017, 10:08 PM
    flying replied to a thread Have you used Kratom for pain? in Pain
    One teaspoon of the power leaves is a good place to start. One teaspoon is about 3 grams. For some reason Kratom works better for me then...
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    05-11-2017, 09:00 PM
    flying replied to a thread Had to do it. in Life
    I'd like to see the look on that guys face lol
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    05-07-2017, 11:24 PM
    dnvrdave replied to a thread Suprapubic catheter in Care
    Why is a smaller catheter better? I was given 24 FR (30 years ago) and I never considered that a smaller diameter would be better. I don't plan to...
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    05-05-2017, 11:30 PM
    flying replied to a thread Off road wheelchair in Equipment
    Ended up getting this very cool 4 wheel drive go anywhere power chair. Works great, gets me anywhere I want to go. Looking to get some ramps, so I...
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    05-02-2017, 09:35 PM
    flying replied to a thread pain in Pain
    I hear ya, pains a bitch so vent away. I have this combination of stuff I can take about twice a week. It brings relieve some times, and it's like...
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    04-30-2017, 07:30 PM
    Good point! I've learned that asking ahead of time (on the phone or email) doesn't often work because they get scared, or don't understand that it's...
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    04-30-2017, 07:09 PM
    dnvrdave replied to a thread Comparison cushions in Equipment
    I use Roho all the time (high profile) and I have a custom Ride cushion too. I have the same problem you do transferring off the Ride cushion. So I...
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    04-29-2017, 10:45 PM
    I'm surprised that so many folks here use a Roho during flight. I normally use a Roho (high profile) at home, but it get's too full due to the...
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    04-27-2017, 12:52 PM
    DavesMom replied to a thread air mattress in Equipment & Services
    Hi Jeanne, My poor kid has been through a wringer. He had a leg amputated a couple of years ago and just had the other one done about 3 weeks ago....
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    04-25-2017, 12:20 PM
    flying replied to a thread Off road wheelchair in Equipment
    I talked to a friend who told me that he bought three cheep used electric wheelchairs. He said that after a year or so they would break down, and to...
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    04-25-2017, 11:36 AM
    flying replied to a thread Gall bladder in Care
    Did you by chance, have the test where there is radiated stuff in your gallbladder, then you get a hormone in your I V that makes your gallbladder...
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