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  1. I had similar problems few months ago..I was...

    I had similar problems few months ago..I was taking too many laxatives..
    i do my bm every other day around 7 pm.
    in am I take 2 colace &senekot,,noon 8 take one to two 5 mg bisocoydal tabs..then...
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    Yeah, we call it quad gut,haha,.. I’d definatly ...

    Yeah, we call it quad gut,haha,..
    I’d definatly be interested in feed back on this one..
    when I was in rehab,30+ yrs ago,they started us wearing the abdominal binders,they said it helps to put...
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    I?m sorry,,what does ?something is odd here?...

    I?m sorry,,what does ?something is odd here? mean?
    i think I?m keeping my 06 econoline...still thinking though.
    take care
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    Thanks for all the responses. I?ve actually...

    Thanks for all the responses. I?ve actually thought about what August posted.
    i had the tranny rebuilt 2 mos ago so that?s done and it runs great.i do oil changes every 5 k with full synthetic.
    ive...
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    Thanks for all the responses. I?ve actually...

    Thanks for all the responses. I?ve actually thought about what August posted.
    i had the tranny rebuilt 2 mos ago so that?s done and it runs great.i do oil changes every 5 k with full synthetic.
    ive...
  6. Active aid shower chairs no longer make this accessory..WHY NOT?

    I?ve been using active aid shower/ commode chairs for years now,I?m on my 4th or 5 th.
    i used to order with hand rims that have little projections to make it easier to push for a quad.
    they don?t...
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    Toyota vans vs. Chrysler?

    I?ve been driving Ford Econoline vans with lowered floor since I became disabled.
    i drive out of my wheelchair and sit 55 3/4? from floor to top of head. I sit pretty tall.
    my current ford van is a...
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    Ever consider a more accessible vehicle?you can...

    Ever consider a more accessible vehicle?you can find good used ones that are already modified,a mini van,Toyota?s or grand caravans have lowered floors. Check out disableddealer.com
    good luck
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    I?ve been use active aid shower/ commode...

    I?ve been use active aid shower/ commode chairs,nice padded back & armrests.the seat is padded,no seams,hold up well.
    rolls easy,8? front casters and 24? back wheel..you can get it with four 8?...
  10. I’m going to wound care tomm so I’ll ask to have...

    I’m going to wound care tomm so I’ll ask to have a culture to see if bacteria there,good idea..they say it looks clean but I’ll ask them that.

    did you mean use medi honey?ive heard of that,works...
  11. Your right,it is mm..so 7 mm depth.

    Your right,it is mm..so 7 mm depth.
  12. Anyone ever deal with pressure sore in this area?

    So I?ve been dealing with this pressure sore for months now,it?s between the scrotum and rectum. They don?t think it is pressure from coccyx or ischials.
    it started I think from shearing as my butt...
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    Thanks to all for your input. to the RN, yes I...

    Thanks to all for your input.
    to the RN, yes I did have a flap surgery,on both sides..last one on left side was a flap surgery about 5 yrs.ago..they did remove a very small amount of bone from left...
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    I’ve used Metamucil to give a lil form to the...

    I’ve used Metamucil to give a lil form to the stool,,I use 1/2 tsp. 8 hrs before regime.
    also,I’ve seen those hand held digital stim devices that may help with the reach.i think you can find them in...
  15. I see this is an old post...are you still on...

    I see this is an old post...are you still on here?
    did he sign his SSDI check over to them?if not,he should,look into that..
    hows the sore?
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    Pressure sore.

    I?m a c6/7 quad.bout 34 yrs.now...been using a roho for years..had a couple surgeries for sores on both issues in past,both surgeries healed well. For about 6 mos now I?ve been having an issue with a...
  17. Question re: adaptive clothing,men?s suit

    I have a real nice 100% wool suit jacket ,men?s 38,and matching slacks,36? waist,36?length...made by Rolli-Moden..made for someone in a w/chair,pants higher in back,,longer rise,,,jacket made...
  18. Thread: A card for AD

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    I keep several 10 mg procardia capsules with me...

    I keep several 10 mg procardia capsules with me as well as my ad card, at all times..i've had AD and is no fun,thought my head was going to blow up my bp was sooo high,wonder i didnt die or have...
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    i'd use Mepilex pads to cover before a band...

    i'd use Mepilex pads to cover before a band aid..i've used mepilex thin pads..comes in 4" x 4" pads..i cut into 12 smaller pieces...make sure your relieving pressure,n doing weight shifts...
    I put 2...
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    Thamks..I posted a reply for all..

    Thamks..I posted a reply for all..
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    Thanks for all the info..To clarify a little..I'm...

    Thanks for all the info..To clarify a little..I'm not able to do the cath myself..I have help that does that..I was cathing 1x day,every evening basically to empty bladder and make it easier to apply...
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    Thanks to all foer the feedback.

    Thanks to all foer the feedback.
  23. I see my urologist 1x year..before appt. I have...

    I see my urologist 1x year..before appt. I have bloodwork and ultrasound of bladder and kidneys..and Dr. reviews it..i haven't heard anything alarming. there iss a lil stone in l bladder wall,hasnt...
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    need input on suprapubic for Quad.

    I've had c6/7 quadraplegic for 33 yrs now and manage with condom catheters. I had a spincterotomy a few times,last one 10 yrs. ago.
    I get about 4-5 uti's a year..my Urologist mentioned having this...
  25. Does anyone's urologist reccomend this to prevent UTI's ?

    My urologist recommended taking Methenamine Hippurate,1 gm tab 2x a day, to help prevent future uti's..has anyone taken this ,if so,did it help?
    I have C6/7 quadraplegia,complete, for 33 yrs. now....
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