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    11-07-2018, 03:10 PM
    crags replied to a thread hanging scale in Equipment
    The Crane hanging scale does not have functionality to "calibrate" the scale against a known weight or to zero it out after determining your sling...
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    11-07-2018, 03:01 PM
    Future risk for complications such as small bowel obstruction (which I had) resulting from postsurgical adhesions in the pelvic area. In my case...
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    11-03-2018, 02:48 PM
    crags replied to a thread hanging scale in Equipment
    I got my Crane hanging scale the other day. For the first use, I tried to make it as simple as possible and kept my sure hands spreader bar on. I...
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    11-03-2018, 02:15 PM
    crags replied to a thread need new bed in Equipment
    Depends on your clinical needs and personal preferences. If you need mechanical pressure relieving systems you will find more selection in hospital...
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    10-27-2018, 12:11 PM
    crags replied to a thread HELP - Pain pump in Care
    Baclofen is typically prescribed for spasticity, not pain. The meds you mentioned are quite serious stuff and I don't know what the seriousness of...
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    10-24-2018, 12:22 PM
    crags started a thread D-Mannose instillation in Care
    Is it possible that D-Mannose would work more effectively if instilled directly into the bladder as opposed to drinking it and waiting for it to be...
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    10-21-2018, 03:40 PM
    My concrete ramp is parallel to the house and is hidden from the street by a row bushes which I planted. As the ramp cannot drain like wood (use...
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    10-21-2018, 03:32 PM
    Many of us have low citrate in our urine. I consistently do as demonstrated by annual 24 hour urine tests. Citrate is important to prevent certain...
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    10-21-2018, 03:28 PM
    crags replied to a thread Hoyer Advance 340 lift in Equipment
    Just be sure before you buy a lift it is needed to get you off the floor that it can do so. Some are specifically described as such and I would the...
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    10-21-2018, 03:24 PM
    The Permobil retracting bolt feature, if it ever did work I do not know, has been discontinued. The lower the lowermost mounting surface the worse...
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    10-21-2018, 03:17 PM
    If you are a quad and lack any torso control, armrests will help, especially the one on the inside. The door armrest will provide stability on the...
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    10-21-2018, 03:09 PM
    White spots could be indicative of a yeast infection. If such is the case, it will be difficult to treat if one wears a condom catheter. One will...
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    Hello Crags,
    I suffer from what I would call severe retraction as well. I am new to the whole condom catheter and what do you mean by the foam strap and velcro? The ones I have are from coloplast/coveen and they are pre-sticky? I have several samples and they keep falling off...help!!!!
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    Hi Crags,
    I read your post about using the intermittent compression sleeves on your legs. I have recently posted questions about this but got a negative response from KLD. I still want to know about the possibilities of this product. I do have edema in right knee (just found out from MRI) but also interested to know if this equipment does what it says it does: warms up muscles, helps circulation, etc. Any input would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
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