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  1. Wow, 30 years is awesome. I am 34 years old,...

    Wow, 30 years is awesome. I am 34 years old, have been in the chair for 6 years, have been working with the same company for 10 years, construction equipment rental company, most of it is office...
  2. Forgot to add, I am T-10, complete.

    Forgot to add, I am T-10, complete.
  3. Para Work Status - full time, part time, disability?

    Hello,

    I am curious, how many of us work full time, work part time, or can't work and receive disability? I have been a para for about 6 six years now and continue to work full time. Very hard...
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    Great info, thanks to everyone. One more...

    Great info, thanks to everyone. One more question, would my doctor need to submit this to my insurance or is this something I initiate?
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    New Wheelchair - Insurance Pay?

    Hello,

    Quick question. I tried searching first however no luck. My question is how often will insurance pay for a new wheelchair? Does it depend on your particular insurance company? I have...
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    Thanks HLH, Yes I have Lupus as well so that is...

    Thanks HLH, Yes I have Lupus as well so that is why I see the Rheumatologist, he just does not know much about spinal cord injury and current events that are going on with advancements in this area. ...
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    Spinal Cord Doctor?

    Hello everyone, I am a T-12 complete spinal cord injury patient due to transvers myeletis (Aug 2011). My question is does anyone see any type of spinal cord injury doctor? Or is there a such thing?...
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    Mark G, I did not elect to purchase long term...

    Mark G, I did not elect to purchase long term disability with my company before I was hurt. I was one of the most health conscious people you would have met and I thought I will not need that, at...
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    Job protection/ADA&EEOC. Help!

    I work in management for a fortune 500 company. I was paralyzed in Aug of 2011. I took a leave from work because of this for 6 months. I used FMLA and my work provided short term disability. FMLA for...
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    Smashms, were you able to heal your wound any...

    Smashms, were you able to heal your wound any before you did the flap? Also, once you started your sitting routine how long did it take to get back up to 8 hours per day? Thanks for your help.
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    Thanks for the replies. I would like a few more...

    Thanks for the replies. I would like a few more perspectives from other members. If anyone else could offer their opinion if they think this pressure sore is ready to be sat on. I am very scared of...
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    Can I Sit Up Now?!? (pressure sore)

    I have healed a one time stage IV pressure sore. My question is, can I start sitting up now? My wound Doc says yes however he has not been the best Doc when it comes to dealing with my pressure...
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    Samsal, is the standing frame still avail?

    Samsal, is the standing frame still avail?
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    Count drift, how did it work healing your sore?...

    Count drift, how did it work healing your sore? Did it pretty much keep pressure off of your sore area? I currently have a freshly healed sore and have researching the Aqulla.

    Thanks
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    TegaDerm - question

    I have read a lot on this forum about how good tegaderm is to use on wounds. I have a pressure sore that has almost completely healed. It is closed and just reddish now. I bought some tegaderm and I...
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    Thanks everyone. I do currently have a robo...

    Thanks everyone. I do currently have a robo quatro high profile. I just wish there was a cushion out there that took all pressure off of ischils without jeopardizing another area. I guess I am only...
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    Pressure Sore/Isch Dish

    Anyone had any experience with the Isch Dish cushion? Made by Span America. I have just healed a stage 4 pressure sore and I am scared to death to sit up on it. Thinking this cushion may be good...
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    Thanks gjnl. Yeah, looking back I prob should...

    Thanks gjnl. Yeah, looking back I prob should not have been up last Friday. But only 1hour or so. I did not think 1 hour could make it break back down that quickly?!
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    Thanks so much SCI Nurse. I will for sure use...

    Thanks so much SCI Nurse. I will for sure use this program once I get my sore back healed. Very frustrating.... I am just very worried, seems as though I may never be able to get back up and back...
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    Pressure Sore healed, Now What?!?

    I had a stage IV pressue sore that has healed on my butt (ishiall) area. It has taken roughly 12 weeks bed ridden to heal. I sit up in my chair for the first time a few days ago for about 1 hour...
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    Almost healed pressure sore question

    I have a pressure sore which at one time stage IV. After 10 long weeks the sore is now in stage I -IIish. I have been using silver cell when the sore was open and deep however now the sore is up to...
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    Lynnifer, thanks for your reply. Yes, I had...

    Lynnifer, thanks for your reply. Yes, I had just came in from doctor so yes it does seem a little red. Other than that I completly stay off of it all day. Is it normal for the inside of the wound...
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    Pressure Sore Help!! Pic

    I currently have a stage IV pressure sore on my butt that I am being treated for at a local wound care facility. I have been totally off of it for 3 weeks now and being treated with a cream...
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    Pressure reducing cushion

    I am currently on bed rest with pressure sore on my buttocks (ischial). I have searched alot of past threads about certain cushions and which ones work best. I have not had a seating evaluation...
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    Thanks for the feedback SCI 55 YRS. They are...

    Thanks for the feedback SCI 55 YRS. They are allowing me to do this for free so that is good. I see you are from Cola, not far from you in Lugoff. Go Gamecocks!
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