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    I think and I could be wrong that the concern is...

    I think and I could be wrong that the concern is getting your skin around the flap area wet causing a breakdown https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skin_maceration. I know when I have wounds on my feet I'm...
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    I'm a para, my vendor either brings in another...

    I'm a para, my vendor either brings in another chair for me to sit on or they've actually just came out & grabbed the wheels & I waited in my car.
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    I only see a PM&R doctor when my family medicine...

    I only see a PM&R doctor when my family medicine dr. or specialists are stumped. I've been lucky to have family medicine dr.'s who are used to dealing with complex patients. As I've said before in...
  4. Close to the door is critical for those of us...

    Close to the door is critical for those of us living in northern climates, pushing in snow can be difficult depending on how well the lot has been cleaned. You also run the risk of getting stuck in...
  5. Are there any ostomy nurses in your area? They...

    Are there any ostomy nurses in your area? They might have a idea. That's the problem I ran into when I was considering the ACE/Malone, With the exception of the children's hospital very few nurses...
  6. I think GJ confused the title of the study with...

    I think GJ confused the title of the study with being something lunaiscc42 had actually experienced.
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    Yes antidepreseents can stop working after a...

    Yes antidepreseents can stop working after a period of time. When you get a new Dr. get a Psych referral as GP/Family Medicine DR.s don't get very much mental health training.
  8. Don't recall ever having one either but I jump on...

    Don't recall ever having one either but I jump on things pretty fast when I start getting spastic, leaky or mentally fuzzy. Of course I don't recall much from my childhood years. Like I said I'm...
  9. Hate to break it to you but you really haven't...

    Hate to break it to you but you really haven't seen any major hills yet. Lytton elevation is 195 meters, Kamloops elevation 345 meters. Prince George elevation 575 Meters are just examples. You're...
  10. Pat is right. there has already been snow on the...

    Pat is right. there has already been snow on the mountain passes in the southern part of the province. Your best bet is cut your losses, go home and prepare to do the trip in the spring with better...
  11. The General Surgeon who did it has discussed my...

    The General Surgeon who did it has discussed my case with the other General Surgeons & one of the Orthopedic Surgeons in town, they were all pretty much stumped. I'm hoping this right corner is just...
  12. Thanks, so far so good on the part he redid in...

    Thanks, so far so good on the part he redid in June it's just the corner he did back in April that hurts..
  13. Question for the nurses re toenail removal problems

    I'm a 48 year old incomplete T11/12 with Spina Bifida, In June 2016 I elected to have the big toenail on my right foot removed, I've been experiencing pain ever since. The surgeon has done two...
  14. Thread: Car Accident

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    Date & time you talked to them is important as...

    Date & time you talked to them is important as well. The more documentation you have the better.
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    I think it's a good idea actually. In the past...

    I think it's a good idea actually. In the past some posters have gone out of their way to mimic word for word how the nurses ask questions which gives the perception that they have more...
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    Been following this somewhat and this is the...

    Been following this somewhat and this is the first time I've seen a mention of GJ actually having a medical background? If he does it will lend some weight to what he has been saying over the years.
  17. Thread: Sigmoid Oscopy

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    Everything was internal and he said not worth...

    Everything was internal and he said not worth bothering with. Just as well the surgeon that did it was kind of old and doddering.. Didn't exactly inspire confidence.
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    Didn't get sedated for mine, it wasn't even...

    Didn't get sedated for mine, it wasn't even offered but mine was for roids so maybe they didn't go as far as they are going with you . Did the double fleet routine too, got the most out with the...
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    I don't wear jeans. I leave the pockets in but...

    I don't wear jeans. I leave the pockets in but cut the buttons off other pants. For me it's a pain issue. Sitting on a button can feel like sitting on a nail.
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    Poll: Not sure if your poll question wants to know if...

    Not sure if your poll question wants to know if people already have some means of cathing directly into the toilet or want some means of doing so. I seem recall that at least at some point extensions...
  21. Of course there is a mark up from dealer cost,...

    Of course there is a mark up from dealer cost, that mark up is how they pay the staff and all the things involved in keeping the doors open. No doubt there are some extreme mark ups sometimes.
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    You can get a good sense of Mark by looking at...

    You can get a good sense of Mark by looking at his site wheelchairjunkie.com
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    Have you had a cysto lately? Might be worthwhile...

    Have you had a cysto lately? Might be worthwhile to talk to your Urologist, when I had a similar issue it turned out to be a stricture in my urethera
  24. I was also going to suggest that he needs a...

    I was also going to suggest that he needs a mental health evaluation. Does he have other issues beyond the SCI? a T11 doesn't usually require a caregiver.
  25. Crap Pat wish I had checked in with you a bit...

    Crap Pat wish I had checked in with you a bit more often.
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