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  1. My symptoms started in 1990, from driving across...

    My symptoms started in 1990, from driving across Australia one-handed. Surgery in 1992. Pretty well completely cured long term. Recently I have some symptoms, which may be carpal tunnel related in...
  2. Yes, that was what I used, before and after...

    Yes, that was what I used, before and after surgery. Didn't do me any good before, but was very useful after. I think I used it for a couple of months after, just to make sure. My fingers were free...
  3. I was okay for transfers the day after surgery,...

    I was okay for transfers the day after surgery, with a splint. see: http://sci.rutgers.edu/forum/showpost.php?p=1485023&postcount=6
  4. Hi Simon, thanks for your reply. As it turned...

    Hi Simon, thanks for your reply. As it turned out, I haven't had the operation yet, other things intervened. It hasn't got any worse, the weakness a bit better.
    I am very interested to hear how...
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    Thanks for the review. I guess I'm doing okay at...

    Thanks for the review.
    I guess I'm doing okay at 45 years post, from this.



    I think this is a typo - "89 years" should read "9 years".
  6. Cervical Foraminotomy for pinched nerves at C5/6 and C6/7

    I am having this procedure in the next few weeks.
    http://www.eorthopod.com/content/cervical-foraminotomy
    http://uscspine.com/treatment/microscopic-posterior-foraminotomy.cfm

    I have been having...
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    Hypafix or Fixomull, which is similar but...

    Hypafix or Fixomull, which is similar but stretches. To remove it from sensitive skin, soak it in olive oil for 30 minutes to 1 hour or more.
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    I am c7 (right) / t2 (left) and had it in my left...

    I am c7 (right) / t2 (left) and had it in my left hand, surgery done in 1992. They would normally send an AB person home the next day, but I stayed a few days.

    I was worried about independent...
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    it refers to: this article...

    it refers to: this article

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    Taxol, the trade name of a drug currently used for cancer treatment, has now been shown to promote regeneration of injured CNS-nerve cells. The scientists...
  10. If you are worried its Obstructive Sleep Apnea...

    If you are worried its Obstructive Sleep Apnea you just have to record the sound, starting about an hour after you fall asleep. You will hear snoring and breath stoppages usually.
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    C7/T2 injured in 1967 now 55 so 42 years.

    C7/T2 injured in 1967 now 55 so 42 years.
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    Anyone had their Thyroid removed?

    My thyroid is functioning properly, but I have a very large multinodular Goiter that keeps growing, on both sides of my neck, which is squeezing my airway. There are too many nodules to do a biopsy,...
  13. Thread: Stemgevity

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    Wheel out, run back.

    Wheel out, run back.
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    Here I think:...

    Here I think:
    https://www.stepahead.org.au/makedonation.php
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    There is a clinical trial on "Percutaneous...

    There is a clinical trial on "Percutaneous Colostomy for Bowel Management in Spinal Cord Injury". I don't know if it's the same, it sounds similar....
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    This might help: ...

    This might help:

    http://www.unitedpompe.com/pdf/430.pdf

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    By: Maryze Schoneveld van der Linde, M.A., International Pompe Association (IPA)
    Traveling with ventilation, especially...
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    Not sure, this article just says:...

    Not sure, this article just says:
    http://www.abc.net.au/7.30/content/2006/s1655810.htm
    "The bellows which sits outside this room and piping through the wall to the other end of the iron lung that...
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    If there is bladder spasm it can make it worse,...

    If there is bladder spasm it can make it worse, needs Ditropan or other medication. Since I only take a small amount of Ditropan and Baclofen normally, I take a bit extra of both, an hour before...
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    60 Years in an Iron Lung and still smiling

    http://www.byronnews.com.au/story/2009/04/06/polio-victim-marks-60-years-in-iron-lung/

    Woman marks 60 years in iron lung

    6th April 2009

    AN Australian polio victim confined to a Melbourne...
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    Thanks!

    Thanks!
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    Profiles in Flashchat

    If I click on someones name in the list of chatters and chose "profile" I get a new tab, with the message:


    Your submission could not be processed because a security token was missing.

    If this...
  22. My Polish is a bit rusty lol Here's google's...

    My Polish is a bit rusty lol Here's google's attempt (the smoke is a worry)

    An opportunity for people on the efficiency of accident.


    Millions of people worldwide each year, losing feeling...
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    I use undiluted white vinegar. If there is a...

    I use undiluted white vinegar.
    If there is a lot of fluid, I put a towel on top then put heavy weights like telephone books to press on it and it draws it out.
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    Its dated 2004 lol It might have stopped raining.

    Its dated 2004 lol It might have stopped raining.
  25. Stem cells can repair bone damage caused by osteoporosis

    http://www.news.sawf.org/Health/57014.aspx

    March 04, 2009, (Sawf News) - Interferon gamma, a hormone produced by our bodies holds great promise to repair bones affected by osteoporosis.
    In a...
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