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    Other than a couple of short-lived episodes of...

    Other than a couple of short-lived episodes of bursitis over the years, my elbows are fine. However, my rotator cuffs have been replaced with scar tissue and on the other end, my carpal tunnels have...
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    A lot of us have kicked and screamed at the...

    A lot of us have kicked and screamed at the suggestion of going to a van, and most wish they had done it sooner when that shoulders start demanding serious attention. I went to a van back in the...
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    Report problems to the FDA: ...

    Report problems to the FDA:

    `https://www.fda.gov/safety/reporting-serious-problems-fda/how-consumers-can-report-adverse-event-or-serious-problem-fda
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    I really enjoyed that. Your voice has a pleasant...

    I really enjoyed that. Your voice has a pleasant unique quality that drew me in, and I ended up pleasantly relaxed. I would buy a whole album if it was available. The world could use a bit of laid...
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    Thanks for posting this. The Ranger lived in the...

    Thanks for posting this. The Ranger lived in the area where my family's farm is located. I got to know him quite well. Despite his struggles surviving in the middle of nowhere, he was always...
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    I did manual chair wheeling for about 50 years...

    I did manual chair wheeling for about 50 years before I bit the bullet and went to power assist and now full power. I could have gone longer if I had not abused my shoulders in my early post injury...
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    If there was a metal barrier between the remote...

    If there was a metal barrier between the remote and the receiver in your van it could block the signal. Was there another vehicle parked between you and your van when you tried the remote?
  8. There seems to be some confusion here. Vertigo...

    There seems to be some confusion here. Vertigo refers to experiencing things spinning around, sometimes called dizziness. It is associated with problems of the inner era. Orthostatic hypotension is...
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    Coincident. Saturday a checkout clerk at the...

    Coincident. Saturday a checkout clerk at the supermarket said, "nice chair you got there."
  10. A pressure cooker will get any kind of meat...

    A pressure cooker will get any kind of meat tender in a short time. Many restaurants and BBQs precook ribs, briskets, etc. before they smoke and sauce them. I do spareribs like this at home.
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    In effect, it put the manufacturers out of...

    In effect, it put the manufacturers out of business. In fact, many insurance companies would not cover trampoline injuries. Those who did had to raise rates to levels that were not affordable.
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    I have a hard time buying into the afterlife...

    I have a hard time buying into the afterlife thing. It conjures up pictures of God collecting and playing with souls like a child with a Barby doll collection. On the other hand, belief in a final...
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    The wound appears to be getting macerated from...

    The wound appears to be getting macerated from drainage. This usually calls for a more absorbent dressing, and looking for a cause of the drainage. If infection is suspected, some MDs would consider...
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    Recently, one of the park trampoline users became...

    Recently, one of the park trampoline users became a C-2 quad and died. To add insult to injury, a trampoline park opened about a half mile from my house. ER visits from trampoline accidents have...
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    A work table with a vise on it.

    A work table with a vise on it.
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    I had a Chevy cargo van that had a metal floor...

    I had a Chevy cargo van that had a metal floor with groves and ridges in it. My mobility dealer covered it with 1/4" plywood. Then he glued thin outdoor carpet on it. It worked fine.
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    Having a purpose or goal in the new world that an...

    Having a purpose or goal in the new world that an SCI puts you in makes life more meaningful. Without a clear destination we wander about aimlessly. It is very easy to fall into a hole and get...
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    John, when looking for Shangri-la, be sure to...

    John, when looking for Shangri-la, be sure to keep availability of sci medical care high on your priority list of requirements.. At 32 years post-injury this is likely to become an increasing need....
  19. I have a BraunAbility fold out ramp on a 2014...

    I have a BraunAbility fold out ramp on a 2014 Honda Odyssey. There have not been any problems with the Braun conversion, but we have had problems with the sliding doors. This is a Honda problem. They...
  20. Thread: FTP app

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    I use Filezilla and think it is pretty straight...

    I use Filezilla and think it is pretty straight forward., It is free. https://filezilla-project.org/
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    My Permobil chair is rock solid. I had a crown...

    My Permobil chair is rock solid. I had a crown put on a couple of weeks ago. The dentist said the chair was great. He is tall and with my elevating seat he could raise me as high as he needed.
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    This is being done. See...

    This is being done. See
    https://housecalldentists.com/services/
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    I have found dentists to be most the...

    I have found dentists to be most the accommodating health care professionals. When I was no longer able to transfer to their chair from my manual wheelchair, they offered to lift me. They were...
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    I can sip continuously from a straw without...

    I can sip continuously from a straw without letting the air get in. I do not think I am an exceptional straw sipper.
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    I would think that using a straw would be a good...

    I would think that using a straw would be a good way to prevent air swallowing if you keep the tip submerged and close your lips tight around the sucking end.
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