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    Great job! Weight bearing is excellent for...

    Great job!

    Weight bearing is excellent for your core, muscles and bone density. The fact you're doing supported squats in only five months is fantastic.

    Im T-7-8 and I didn't attempt squats...
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    Hello Drew, I'm T-7-8 para 9 years post. It's...

    Hello Drew, I'm T-7-8 para 9 years post. It's possible your muscles are still adapting to the surgery which can contribute to stronger spasms. Any irritation below your spinal cord injury can send...
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    Losing weight is a big issue for all of us that...

    Losing weight is a big issue for all of us that have experienced spinal cord injury. Exercise and diet is great; however the number one way to lose weight in my experience is the complete removal of...
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    I was diagnosed with brown sequard syndrome in...

    I was diagnosed with brown sequard syndrome in February 2006.

    My physical therapist and athletic trainers were correct when they informed me the most functional return is between 18 and 24...
  5. I'm not aware of your upper body strength level,...

    I'm not aware of your upper body strength level, but the Arc Trainer and/or the elliptical machines works for me (with supervision) they both reinforce hip movement, engage hip flexors and improve...
  6. Impressive! Keep at it. I'm 9 years post and I'm...

    Impressive! Keep at it.
    I'm 9 years post and I'm still at it.
    Never stop !
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    I'm glad the surgery went well for you! Amazing...

    I'm glad the surgery went well for you! Amazing how all of our injuries are similiar but different.
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    Hello MJ 23, Brown Sequard Syndrome, T 7-8...

    Hello MJ 23,

    Brown Sequard Syndrome, T 7-8 post 7 years.
    My left leg is weaker and I suffer from foot drop as well.
    I walk with the assistance of the bioness L-300 (foot drop) and a single...
  9. Thread: Some walking

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    Fantastic news !!!!! Congrats......

    Fantastic news !!!!! Congrats......
  10. Thread: Papaya Enzymes

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    Papaya Enzymes

    As a result of experiencing acid reflux, I began taking papaya enzymes after dinner to assist with digestion.

    After several months I began to notice smaller bowel movements so I began googling...
  11. Thread: On my Way

    by kelrod
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    If foot drop continues to be a problem; research...

    If foot drop continues to be a problem; research and consider the Bioness L-300. I use this device and have had great success. The device is costly and many insurances don't cover. The alternative...
  12. Thread: On my Way

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    Yes, I had B&B problems. I drank plenty of...

    Yes, I had B&B problems. I drank plenty of cranberry juice to help control my bladder better and smooth move tea to induce bowel movements.

    Your PT/doctor can give you excercise instructions to...
  13. Thread: Acceptance

    by kelrod
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    Acceptance

    Dr. Dan on acceptance
    Forget about acceptance. When you are ready, live your life with the body you have, love who you love and let them love you. Do what you can to make the world more just and...
  14. Thread: On my Way

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    Congratulations!!!! Only 3 months post and your...

    Congratulations!!!! Only 3 months post and your out of the back brace and walking with a cane. Truly a huge blessing.

    The greatest amount of recovery comes in the first 18 months so your well on...
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    As I've progressed through the past 5 years,...

    As I've progressed through the past 5 years, wheel chair, walker, loft strands, 4 point cane to a single point cane; I could not help but hear the voices of my AT's/ PT's with every step I took. 1....
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    WOW, That was great. Congratulations on all that...

    WOW, That was great. Congratulations on all that you've accomplished to get so far in a short amount of time. It's obvious you're only going to improve more and more.


    One tip I'd like to share...
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    Try stretching before and after these exercises....

    Try stretching before and after these exercises. Exercising with tight muscles can cause what your experiencing.
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    Yeah, I agree, wet floors suck; but walking on...

    Yeah, I agree, wet floors suck; but walking on grass is a real challenge.
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    I love the seated row machine; unfortuatley my...

    I love the seated row machine; unfortuatley my gym doesn't have one.

    Yeah, neuro pain can be a problem, we just have to work through it.

    Keep up the good fight :banghead:
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    16 minutes elliptical 15 stationary bike 4 set...

    16 minutes elliptical
    15 stationary bike
    4 set of seated leg press, 70-150 lbs
    5 sets of seated leg extensions, 30-50 lbs
    4 sets of seated hamstring curls, 20-20 lbs.
    3 sets on incline chest...
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    My walking is good as long as I use the bioness...

    My walking is good as long as I use the bioness device. Otherwise, I would drag my foot.

    I should note that the device can be programmed to reduce/eliminate hyper extension
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    Like many on this thread, I have foot drop and...

    Like many on this thread, I have foot drop and have experienced hyper extension.


    I have used the Bioness L-300 for over 5 years now and it has allowed the benefits walkiing full time, achieve...
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    Spinal Cord Stimulation

    While watching the news last night, I was amazed to learn of methods being used on dogs suffering from SCI & arthritis that have actually restored their ability to walk. Is anyone aware of eletro...
  24. Congratulations!!! You should be commended on...

    Congratulations!!! You should be commended on your perseverance and determination. Many of us were told we would never walk again, but have worked hard to follow our hearts and vision to walk.

    In...
  25. Thread: Update!

    by kelrod
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    As an incomplete, I have received PT at RIM for 5...

    As an incomplete, I have received PT at RIM for 5 years and have witnessed many completes improve dramatically.

    The PT's and athletic trainers work with you 3 hours a day (3-5 days per week)....
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