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    anyone have a up n free gait trainer?

    I just got one. Hope to hear others experiences and tips. Right now I'm just trying to get used to standing In it. I was told that wheelchair users have a tendency to lean back, and standing that...
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    yes it would, and being on the floor would be...

    yes it would, and being on the floor would be great, it seems like learning that won't be the easiest thing but worth it. My right arm is strong but my left arm is not. I imagine that practicing butt...
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    thank you, this forum is such a blessing. It's a...

    thank you, this forum is such a blessing. It's a forum but it's also a reference of help that we can refer to
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    I have a manual in storage, my left side is weak...

    I have a manual in storage, my left side is weak and would hinder my independence, I can do a lot for myself from the power chair, drive to work, work ect. But I think it would be good to get in the...
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    Hey MFlounlacker, yes you saw me standing, I use...

    Hey MFlounlacker,
    yes you saw me standing, I use my hands mostly for balance I think. Sitting in the chair most of the time unless I'm leaning on my back it's hard to balance. The only reason I...
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    Thank you, great advice! I'm working on figuring...

    Thank you, great advice! I'm working on figuring out which exercises / steps I need to do to start and also how exactly to do them. Thank you for your wisdom
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    Abs vs back, which one and why?

    Is it as simple as simple as abs will get me from lying to sitting and back will keep me safely there? Abs to sit up, back to stay up? I know it's probably more complicated than that but hoping to...
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    when you first got on the floor what did you work...

    when you first got on the floor what did you work on and did you ever feel like giving up?
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    So Snowman, the list that you mentioned, is there...

    So Snowman, the list that you mentioned, is there one that should be step 1?

    Yes MFlounlacker I struggle with the daunting of it. I've started sitting on the edge of the bed before I go to bed...
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    the question is, what is the plan?:) That's what...

    the question is, what is the plan?:) That's what I'm trying to figure out. What's your plan. And what is step 1?
  11. Roc21 that looks great, if it's a safe...

    Roc21 that looks great, if it's a safe environment for squats and other exercises I can see great benefits. When you leave the standing frame what benefits do you carry with you that you didn't have...
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    thinking about this I wonder if we could learn...

    thinking about this I wonder if we could learn from babies. After my sci and now the easiest common place is for someone to help me get in my wheelchair for the day so I can be most independent...
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    what foundation should one focus on?

    incomplete in a power chair. Can exercise arms and legs while in chair and I want to exercise and push all of my potential. But where should I start, what do I need to get a handle on that will...
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    SCI Nurse thank you for sharing that, I was able...

    SCI Nurse thank you for sharing that, I was able to try the upnfree and was amazed, I ordered one Friday and hope to have it in less than 2 weeks. I'm hoping you can share what you know about it?
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  15. Thank you guys. Roc21 I'm interested in seeing...

    Thank you guys. Roc21 I'm interested in seeing pictures of how you made your standing frame and all the benefits of using it and the difference you have seen, thank you.
  16. hi guys, a lot of wisdom to go through and I...

    hi guys, a lot of wisdom to go through and I thank you, I am so thankful for this forum. I am working on pushing to at least reach my potential, it's a difficult thing when you have limited help i'm...
  17. Hi guys, these are all great ideas that I think...

    Hi guys,
    these are all great ideas that I think will help me! When your talking about being on your feet and balancing, when I'm not standing, is there anything that I could do in my chair and in...
  18. photo of me standing, what would you work on?

    http://sci.rutgers.edu/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=49943&stc=1&d=1369625132

    My wife helped me stand yesterday and took this picture. I felt good but nervous. But standing like this, what...
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    up n easy walker/trainer vs Meywalk2000

    http://www.easy-walking.com/up-n-go/
    http://www.meyland-smith.dk/en/products/walking-aids/meywalk-2000.htm

    I was able to try the up n easy yesterday. Just seeing it online I thought no good for...
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    thank you for sharing, it is very encouraging,...

    thank you for sharing, it is very encouraging, and keep up the good work
  21. sigh, I just realized that price was only for the...

    sigh, I just realized that price was only for the trunk support, the gait trainer is $1000. What about this one:...
  22. please share info / thoughts on this gait trainer

    I finally found something with a reasonable price. Please does anyone have thoughts on this...
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    thank you, looks very interesting. Did it really...

    thank you, looks very interesting. Did it really float you upright without tipping?
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    pool therapy??

    a friend is interested in working with me in the pool. I've heard that it's effective but never had the help until now. Swimming I use an innertube to keep my balance, but with it I can't move my...
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    thank you. can you post the link please? I...

    thank you. can you post the link please? I remember also seeing that pw offered a program to train the patients trainer for at home therapy? Is that still availale, and is pw the only program that...
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