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    A huge THANK YOU to everyone involved -...

    A huge THANK YOU to everyone involved - presenters, attendees, W2W support :)
    Kate - you are such a fantastic translator for CareCure and all who could not make it. Not to mention those who DID...
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    Unfortunately there are no 'cures' for anxiety,...

    Unfortunately there are no 'cures' for anxiety, but there are lots of options to manage it. A good physician should be able to help with medications to treat the symptoms, while you work on the...
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    I use a Polar, and really like this chest strap:...

    I use a Polar, and really like this chest strap:
    http://www.amazon.com/Polar-WearLink-Coded-Transmitter-Medium-XX-Large/dp/B0007VB4IE/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&s=hpc&qid=1264013405&sr=1-5
    It is the only...
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    'From Here To There' is a good one, full of...

    'From Here To There' is a good one, full of shorter stories.
    Also, 'Waking' by Matt Sanford, about his experience/journey.
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    Big congrats to you Mary!!! Best wishes for a...

    Big congrats to you Mary!!! Best wishes for a beautiful day :)
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    I have the same issue - and have had it on this...

    I have the same issue - and have had it on this site for at least 2 months now. No other issues on other sites I have to sign in to. I have no clue, but it is annoying. I have a MAC that I use...
  7. I found it here:...

    I found it here:
    http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/local/orl-spinal-cord-injury-center-051609,0,2101954.story
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    For the NYC metro area, these are good resources:...

    For the NYC metro area, these are good resources:
    http://achillestrackclub.org/index.html
    http://wheelchairsportsfederation.org/Handcycling.html
  9. I know of people who have seen improvements in...

    I know of people who have seen improvements in bone density below the level of injury following extended use of medications such as Fosamax, supplemented with exercise. I am not sure to what extent...
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    The pictures are great! It was good to see you...

    The pictures are great! It was good to see you guys down there :) So does this mean we're planning another marathon somewhere flat and sunny? The Silver Strand half in Coronado is a good one, and...
  11. Thread: Guaraná

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    I recently attended a fundraiser that was...

    I recently attended a fundraiser that was sponsored by p.i.n.k. vodka - a fairly new vodka that is infused with caffeine and guarana. I didn't notice any additional flavor, nor did I notice any kind...
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    I'm surprised to see that your doctor says it's...

    I'm surprised to see that your doctor says it's ok. Pacemakers are typically a contraindication which would exclude someone from using any powered muscle stimulator, including FES. You may want to...
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    The best resource I can think of would be...

    The best resource I can think of would be Challenged Athletes Foundation. http://www.challengedathletes.org/
    They support a lot of amputees, and may know of someone in a similar situation to your...
  14. My though about it was that the priority of rehab...

    My though about it was that the priority of rehab - at least initially - was to make sure the individual met their functional goals before being discharged (or before insurance runs out!). I don't...
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    Shake is not intended to be a place like PW or...

    Shake is not intended to be a place like PW or other exercise based facilities. It's a short 4 week or so summer program in a really beautiful part of the northeast. Recreational exercise/adaptive...
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    In some instances, completes have been...

    In some instances, completes have been reevaluated as incompletes and have gotten more return than just better trunk control. I agree, you can't put a cap on what might happen for you judging by...
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    Stephen - I sent you a PM. Hope it helps :)

    Stephen -
    I sent you a PM. Hope it helps :)
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    My crew team in college had a few old boats with...

    My crew team in college had a few old boats with sturdy sneakers (kind of like the adidas shelltops) attached for us to put our feet into. Not great considering we all had different shoe sizes, but...
  19. Thread: Foot Drop

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    You might have been thinking about the Bioness...

    You might have been thinking about the Bioness foot drop system: http://bioness.com/bioness_foot_main.php
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    That is exactly what we've done - you can buy...

    That is exactly what we've done - you can buy cages for the pedals at any bike store (about $12 for the pair). They will keep the front of the foot secure on the pedals - most spin classes use cages...
  21. Thread: Got Pierogies?

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    If you really want to go nuts, this is a great...

    If you really want to go nuts, this is a great recipe:
    http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/WILD-MUSHROOM-PIEROGIES-104635
    Otherwise, frozen work out just fine. Just make sure they are...
  22. Thread: Volunteering

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    There are so many wonderful opportunities for...

    There are so many wonderful opportunities for volunteering out there - you can even volunteer for one time events if you're unsure of how much you want to commit or want to ease into it. ...
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    Where does this person live? There may be...

    Where does this person live? There may be different options depending on location.
  24. Thread: Holding Mitts

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    I like these much better:...

    I like these much better:
    http://www.wisdomking.com/product/grasping-cuff-with-wrist-support
    They are more expensive (the cost is for one glove), but are more comfortable and you don't have to fuss...
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    I don't think there are stats specifically for...

    I don't think there are stats specifically for SCI and suicide, but I believe that SCI may be grouped with the third highest at-risk group - people who have suffered a debilitating or life altering...
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