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    Tethered cord syndrome is a clinical diagnosis....

    Tethered cord syndrome is a clinical diagnosis.
    If you are doing worse go on ahead with study.
    Doctors who deal with this type of condition will know about a prone examination.
    May not be done...
  2. Thread: Syringomyelia

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    Did you get help?

    Did you get help?
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    The rods broke due to stress from motion. ...

    The rods broke due to stress from motion.

    Hardware fractures are usually due to lack of fusion. (of the bones)
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    Consider pain management doctor visit ...

    Consider pain management doctor visit

    Narcotics (what you are getting) are effective for a few weeks
    Three months is longer than you can expect them to help
    You may not be able to get off the...
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    Worsening symptoms after two years is not...

    Worsening symptoms after two years is not considered normal progression.
    Your symptoms may be due to adhesion.
    Have a neurosurgeon examine you sooner than later.
    Tethering/adhesion is one of the...
  6. Thread: MRI Result

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    I'll give it a go Translated means: The...

    I'll give it a go

    Translated means:

    The short: See a Neurosurgeon



    A bit more
    Report describing that you have small/narrowed canal with disc compressing nerves (both in canal and where...
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    Your MRI image suggests spina bifida with filum...

    Your MRI image suggests spina bifida with filum to soft tissue at the defect.

    It's hard to stop smoking when you are facing such a stressful time.
    Hopefully you will cut down and be able to stop...
  8. Thread: Gyne Table

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    Have had no success finding an office with an...

    Have had no success finding an office with an accessible table for my wife.:(
    It has been a terrible problem for us; you certainly have my signature for a petition.

    With the cost of practice...
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    ?? That sounds wrong. The rods break from...

    ??
    That sounds wrong.

    The rods break from metal fatigue.
    This means things are still moving.
    Usually takes many months to years for that to happen.

    It implies incomplete fusion.

    I like...
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    Were you told you have syrinx? ...

    Were you told you have syrinx?

    http://www.asap.org/index.php/disorders/syringomyelia/
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    Extra supplies......free

    Time to find use for some materials not being used here.
    Favor local pick up but will ship if you will cover any shipping costs.


    ten packages adult diapers "Qfirst Quality Briefs" 18 to each...
  12. My wife has an Invacare TDX. Almost a year in...

    My wife has an Invacare TDX.
    Almost a year in it. Following a difficult time in a manual chair ending with blown out shoulders and surgery.

    "I" think it is a least decent, probably good.
    I...
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    It sounds a lot like my wife's situation. Spinal...

    It sounds a lot like my wife's situation.
    Spinal stroke 2-08. T6 para.

    She's just beginning to recover emotionally from her loss.
    It takes some people a long time--at some point he will improve.
  14. Thread: cheap van

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    van

    If van is still unsold I would like to talk to you about it.
    My mechanic is out for town for a week or two.
    (So I can't check on it immediately)
    You are near Charlottesville?
    (Scott Pruett)
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    Welcome aboard Vik The spouse has T6 ASIAB...

    Welcome aboard Vik
    The spouse has T6 ASIAB complete lesion. (as of feb 08)
    It's getting hard to tell where to spend the money first. Lots of contractors are eager to keep working for all the home...
  16. Thread: Stairlift

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    Lift

    Unfortunately transfers are a big problem.
    Trying to get an idea which bathroom(s) will best be remodeled for her access.
    Have had sticker shock at construction prices and the considerable work...
  17. Thread: Stairlift

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    stair lift

    Starting to plan on remodeling house for access for spouse.
    One alternative would be a stair lift or two.

    Do those who have them also have back-up generators?
    I question what we will do when the...
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