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  1. Thread: Leap Motion

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    Leap Motion

    Hi CC! I (we) don't post much, but I've been following this product for about a year, it's set to ship out in May. As you can see in the video: https://www.leapmotion.com/ the focus isn't on...
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    Thanks! We are definitely going to add loops to...

    Thanks! We are definitely going to add loops to the pants and jackets. We might use velcro, but we might also try and use magnets and zippers with rings because Jordan seems to be tired of velcro. . .
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    Jeans and Jackets for quads

    Hello everyone! I am a design student in my senior year and I am working on a project with my bestfriend; who is a level C-6 quadriplegic, to design a clothing line. He has a lot of control over his...
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    Abdominal binder/scoliosis woes

    Ever since I have been injured (c-5-6) I have been getting worse and worse scoliosis. The binder may have made it worse (dale) as well as sleeping on my side. I need advice on a new binder, besides...
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    :] importantto me too, ty

    :] importantto me too, ty
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    thanks for all of these thoughts! I am suspicious...

    thanks for all of these thoughts! I am suspicious of the condom catheter but since he sweated before he used them I don't think thats it :/ I will talk with him about trying more positions and low...
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    Thanks for the advice! Is heart thumping really...

    Thanks for the advice! Is heart thumping really hard when laying part of the injury too? His medication doesn't help too much he says... And we do make sure his bladder is empty. Thanks again
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    Yes, that's what bothers me the most. It seems...

    Yes, that's what bothers me the most. It seems like whenever he lays down jus heart beats very hard :(
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    He complains about his matress being...

    He complains about his matress being uncomfortable, i am not sure what exactly it is but it is a pattern of plastic bladders which he often asks to have a significant amount of air released from in...
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    Sleeping is so difficult

    Hello carecure, my favoriteperson was injured in January and is pretty stable and home now... His name is Jordan and he is 21 and he is a c6 quadriplegic

    I am very concerned about him all the...
  11. Holy moly!

    Holy moly!
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    Thank you Kulea, you always provide so much great...

    Thank you Kulea, you always provide so much great insight!
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    Creative solutions to problematic objects

    Hello! Are there any household items that have proven to be very problematic for quadriplegics? Pill bottles? Cell Phones? Containers?

    I am quickly learning that creative techniques in regards to...
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    Thanks a lot :)

    Thanks a lot :)
  15. Thread: Grip

    by jca
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    Grip

    I was wondering if anyone with no hand movement ever used equipment to make a fist to grip better...

    Has anyone ever heard of the spring steel gloves that motorcyclists use to keep their fingers...
  16. Thread: Writing

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    Wow, thanks! You're drawings are beautiful!!

    Wow, thanks! You're drawings are beautiful!!
  17. Thread: Writing

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    Writing

    Hi! My boyfriend recently broke his c6 and cannot move his hands
    one of his concerns is writing on his own...is this possible? We tried writing today and he can hold pens and make letters with arm...
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    We wont give up...thanks a lot!! This was really...

    We wont give up...thanks a lot!! This was really inspiring!! I would luv to see some of your work
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    yes we are really excited about his triceps and...

    yes we are really excited about his triceps and what he can do with them! Unfortunately his injury is complete
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    He didn't recieve either of those treatments...I...

    He didn't recieve either of those treatments...I read online that this treatment doesn't help much with ASIA a fractures. But I don't really know...
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    Thank you for your replies! As of a couple of...

    Thank you for your replies! As of a couple of days ago he regained the ability to use his triceps... is that normal? He says he is elated to have those muscles back...

    I luv this forum,
    ...
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    Also he is very determined ,80% of the time is...

    Also he is very determined ,80% of the time is happyish, and I know he would do anything to get better. He wants recovery a lot. It's just sometimes at night he gets so down, which is completely...
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    Boyfriend now a c6 quadriplegic

    On January 10th my 21 year old boyfriend of about seven years Jordan was in a terrible car accident on his way back to college in Erie Pa. He says there was about six inches of snow on the ground and...
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