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    I'm using a Bard silver-tip silicone catheter,...

    I'm using a Bard silver-tip silicone catheter, and am changing it out typically every 3 to 4 months. I drink about 2 L per day, take cranberry extract and d-mannose, and have not had a UTI in five...
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    I think I may have resolved the problem. I was...

    I think I may have resolved the problem. I was using a bard silver tip latex catheter, and I think it is so soft that it was getting pinched off at night. I switched to a bard silver tip silicone...
  3. Thread: Bladder Spasms

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    I used to have a problem with dry mouth and dry...

    I used to have a problem with dry mouth and dry eyes with oxybutynin, so I switched to Vesicare, 10 MG per day. No side effects since then.
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    Bard specifically warns against not filling the...

    Bard specifically warns against not filling the balloon sufficiently. I had 8 ML in my balloon and the recommended volume was 10. I just +2 ML instilled, and I haven't had any bypassing in five days....
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    Isn't that strange? I tried catheters made by...

    Isn't that strange? I tried catheters made by Medline, with silver tip, on two occasions, and each time I was producing so much pus-sy discharge within a couple of days that I had to stop using that...
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    sorry about the confusion. I'm using a urethral...

    sorry about the confusion. I'm using a urethral catheter made by Bard. I'm going to try one size larger (I currently use 14 French), and switch to a silicone one instead of latex. I'll report back on...
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    I am using a Foley catheter. Thanks.

    I am using a Foley catheter. Thanks.
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    The authors of this article...

    The authors of this article suggest that it is kinking of the catheter tip that is a primary reason for bypassing. If so, perhaps changing to a different catheter, or different size of catheter, may...
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    bypassing at night

    I have a problem I am unable to solve. Some nights I experience bypassing from my foley catheter. Often I will wake up just before it happens with some mild dysreflexia (I can hear my heart pounding...
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    They just wrapped up a kickstart project for the...

    They just wrapped up a kickstart project for the horizon trike, and the last units were going for $8400.
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    Sticky: broken link

    your link to the study on functional electrical stimulation cycling is broken. The correct link is...
  12. check out this paper on new advances in...

    check out this paper on new advances in peripheral nerve transplants: http://www.catwalk.org.nz/content/restoring-function-after-spinal-cord-injury-nerve-transplant-new-frontier
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    I am successfully usingA Google tablet. Nexus 7....

    I am successfully usingA Google tablet. Nexus 7. I can reach most of the way across the screen and tap on it with my thumb using a pronation movement. For text input, I find the voice recognition to...
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    broadened horizons power grip

    does anyone have experience with the broadband horizons power grid ortho sis.?http://www.broadenedhorizons.com/powergrip I have being unable to find any videos of anyone using it, apart from the...
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    if the chair is 16 inches by 18 inches, I am...

    if the chair is 16 inches by 18 inches, I am interested.
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    . ;$7500! I and their website doesn't say...

    . ;$7500! I and their website doesn't say anything about quad friendly shifters or breaks.
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    Hello 1st last I am also a C45, but only a...

    Hello 1st last

    I am also a C45, but only a little over a year post injury. I have had many thoughts like yours over the past year.

    About 2 years ago I was diagnosed with prostate cancer, and...
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    standing frame or standing chair?

    I am considering purchase of a device to help me get on my feet everyday.my 2 options are a standing frame and a standing wheelchair. each has pluses and minuses. I am leaning towards the standing...
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    thanks Rich, any idea when that quad friendly...

    thanks Rich, any idea when that quad friendly freedom rider will be available?
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    what kind of bike would you recommend for a high...

    what kind of bike would you recommend for a high level quad? I am c 4-5.
  21. Thread: Spin Bike

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    what do you mean by spin bike?

    what do you mean by spin bike?
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