• fuentejps's Avatar
    Today, 11:44 AM
    fuentejps replied to a thread Mutant infection, heeelp!!! in Care
    take kld's advice, she knows her stuff. she helped me considerably when I out of know where started getting hammered with uti's. if your doctors are...
    27 replies | 1925 view(s)
  • nonoise's Avatar
    Today, 03:09 AM
    Do you know if it's possible to get to Isle de Mujeres in a wheelchair? It's been ages and a few hurricanes since we were there, and I was paying no...
    5 replies | 106 view(s)
  • nonoise's Avatar
    Today, 03:01 AM
    The way to find out is to start eliminating things. I have had similar but not as sever problems for decades, honest. In the dark ages they gave me...
    26 replies | 2149 view(s)
  • nonoise's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:44 PM
    nonoise replied to a thread Wheelchair too narrow in Equipment
    Welcome, I hope you find a suitable answer. I am not very familiar with either RGK or Kuschall K-series but your worst case would be to replace the...
    5 replies | 164 view(s)
  • Brianm's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:22 PM
    When ordering a new chair, the size of the wheel/tire will not affect whether your hand reaches the hub, unless you are reaching around the tire, as...
    11 replies | 303 view(s)
  • lynnifer's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:12 AM
    lynnifer replied to a thread Wheelchair too narrow in Equipment
    Easier if I could see it - can you post a photo with the chair dead on?
    5 replies | 164 view(s)
  • lynnifer's Avatar
    12-15-2017, 10:06 PM
    lynnifer replied to a thread RIP John McDonald, MD, PhD in Cure
    Many of the new ones won't know him but he was a major player early on in the functional electrical stimulation game.
    6 replies | 467 view(s)
  • Curt Leatherbee's Avatar
    12-15-2017, 03:39 PM
    I use the Coloplast Freedom Clear SS and no issues, infact i wore one three days in a row with no leaks last weekend, now I think I'm paying for it...
    25 replies | 769 view(s)
  • Curt Leatherbee's Avatar
    12-15-2017, 03:27 PM
    Wow, I just saw this earlier today, I'm shocked. I think he was younger than me (59) and looked great as I remember him. Rest in Peace John. I do...
    6 replies | 467 view(s)
  • DeadEye's Avatar
    12-15-2017, 10:50 AM
    DeadEye replied to a thread Van users in Equipment
    Yep, the height restrictions are a pain. One thing that bugs me more than garages is the inability to use a drive-thru car wash.
    29 replies | 716 view(s)
  • fuentejps's Avatar
    12-15-2017, 10:30 AM
    fuentejps replied to a thread Van users in Equipment
    same here, good friend of ours is a t5 para, strong dude and he really has to lean into it to get up his ramp in a modded explorer.
    29 replies | 716 view(s)
  • fuentejps's Avatar
    12-15-2017, 09:17 AM
    fuentejps replied to a thread Van users in Equipment
    its 4k I think and new eval........... be sure u have a way to get up that ramp. I'm strong and that was a problem the high top adds a lot too....
    29 replies | 716 view(s)
  • Patrick Madsen's Avatar
    12-15-2017, 01:08 AM
    Patrick Madsen replied to a thread Van users in Equipment
    One thing that stopped me from a full sized van was the height restrictions it may pose driving into garages or underground parking. I have a 2000...
    29 replies | 716 view(s)
  • nonoise's Avatar
    12-15-2017, 12:07 AM
    nonoise replied to a thread Van users in Equipment
    I bought a used mini from a private party off Craigslist. It needed some repairs which I have done from my wheelchair and some with my wife's help. ...
    29 replies | 716 view(s)
  • wtf's Avatar
    12-14-2017, 11:31 PM
    wtf replied to a thread Van users in Equipment
    Thanks for the insight - I plan on getting a used mini-van, I know I need the six way seat - driving from my wheelchair is appealing, but I don't...
    29 replies | 716 view(s)
  • wtf's Avatar
    12-14-2017, 11:17 PM
    wtf replied to a thread getting sick in Care
    Thanks! Yes, I've had a pneumonia vaccine about 15 years ago, my care providers are pretty good about letting me know what I need - totally grateful...
    6 replies | 255 view(s)
  • nonoise's Avatar
    12-14-2017, 11:12 PM
    nonoise replied to a thread Van users in Equipment
    I just asked my wife about the difference between driving the car she usually drives, (any car actually) and the van. Actually now we happen to have...
    29 replies | 716 view(s)
  • wtf's Avatar
    12-14-2017, 10:41 PM
    wtf replied to a thread Van users in Equipment
    Sensitized steering is an option, but I didn't get a quote for that, I'm sure it's an expensive option. I just wondered if certain makes (toyota,...
    29 replies | 716 view(s)
  • wtf's Avatar
    12-14-2017, 10:29 PM
    wtf replied to a thread getting sick in Care
    No smoke here.
    6 replies | 255 view(s)
  • wtf's Avatar
    12-14-2017, 10:29 PM
    wtf replied to a thread getting sick in Care
    Thanks sci-nurse for reply. Yes, I did get a flu shot this year. I did see my doctor - she checked my lungs and there was no rattle. She said I...
    6 replies | 255 view(s)
  • wtf's Avatar
    12-14-2017, 09:53 PM
    wtf replied to a thread Van users in Equipment
    Great video, you have a nice van. Yeah, I noticed it was harder to steer and brake too. I'm just nervous I'll get the van and won't drive it,...
    29 replies | 716 view(s)
  • lynnifer's Avatar
    12-14-2017, 08:14 PM
    lynnifer replied to a thread Repairing the Neural Highway in Cure
    Key phrase. Since the 1940's. lol Sorry but having a bad day.
    1 replies | 272 view(s)
  • smokey's Avatar
    12-14-2017, 05:27 PM
    I had a doctor from the Massachusetts Eye and ear infirmary check out my raspy voice and he wanted to do some injections into my vocal chords...
    6 replies | 251 view(s)
  • fuentejps's Avatar
    12-14-2017, 05:15 PM
    that stuff looks serious. does it irritate your penis? I will try it. I have samples of inview will try one tonight. thx all.
    25 replies | 769 view(s)
  • fuentejps's Avatar
    12-14-2017, 03:30 PM
    fuentejps replied to a thread Van users in Equipment
    how about the new full sized fords. the transfer isn't hard its gravity both weighs but my shoulders are beat up so thinking down the road.
    29 replies | 716 view(s)
  • Brianm's Avatar
    12-14-2017, 02:29 PM
    I would think with your experiences of 24 and 25 inch wheels you would feel the difference on an inch. Having used 24" only until my last two...
    11 replies | 303 view(s)
  • Brianm's Avatar
    12-14-2017, 02:23 PM
    Brianm replied to a thread Van users in Equipment
    I haven't seen anything that shows you can, but I haven't looked much either; I am using an E-150, so I am hoping something is developed for us that...
    29 replies | 716 view(s)
  • fuentejps's Avatar
    12-14-2017, 02:00 PM
    fuentejps replied to a thread Van users in Equipment
    can the sprinters been driven from a chair?
    29 replies | 716 view(s)
  • fuentejps's Avatar
    12-14-2017, 01:58 PM
    I run 24 in 12 spk xlx no need for more spokes, the xlx are sweet wheels. i'm 6'2 210
    11 replies | 303 view(s)
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