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    Yes - they have adjustable bases, but I think the...

    Yes - they have adjustable bases, but I think the ones I bought for my King 9 years ago were $1200 (2x $600). Try eBay, sometimes you can find a good used mattress and adjustable base [and with sleep...
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    Spine Pain Infection HELP

    HELP! I have been struggling for 17months now post surgery in India withe spine pain. Started in lumbar and I thought I had a pinched nerve. It has spread up my spine and taken over my entire torso!...
  3. Concerns sudden return to normal BP after 5 yrs low BP

    Dr. Wise Young,

    Just returned from traveling abroad for anterior/posterior cervical revision surgery. One of the immediate changes is a return to normal BP [ 115 / 90 ] after nearly 5 yrs low BP [...
  4. Purchased a hands free blue tooth from Blue Ant...

    Purchased a hands free blue tooth from Blue Ant called Commute... I'll be trying to pair it with I-phone 4S to control phone via Siri.
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    Smartnav has pictures of their system on their...

    Smartnav has pictures of their system on their website. The from bed part of my set up is "home-made/custom". I don't have any photos, only use that frame when bedridden with pressure sore or illness.
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    To control my TV (cable box) I use a "Slingbox"...

    To control my TV (cable box) I use a "Slingbox" (cheapest one around $100 at Bestbuy or just about any large chain electronics store). For the telephone Skype offers a "landline" service for about...
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    This product is my access to the computer/world...

    This product is my access to the computer/world (I use my computer as my phone, tv control, as well as all other typical computer work). I think it is the same thing Scott C4/5 is referring to.
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    2 Hour Turning

    "It was explained to me the importance of turning him every 2 hours at night when he comes home."

    I was told the same, but was going crazy not getting any sleep. I purchased an Invacare MZ95 low...
  9. I concede that my doctor had the benefit of more...

    I concede that my doctor had the benefit of more images. With that said the exact quote was "... this is normal Wallerian degeration..." then went on to indicate it was an inevitable aspect of my...
  10. "dr.zapp", Thank you for your response. Do...

    "dr.zapp",

    Thank you for your response. Do you think the tissue thickening is tethered?
  11. Dr. Young, Thank you very much for your...

    Dr. Young,

    Thank you very much for your response. I am concerned that my injury is not something you have seen before… It was my assumption that my SCI is typical of most. The more I can...
  12. I apologize for not understanding (must be...

    I apologize for not understanding (must be frustrating dealing with someone like me that doesn't have the technical expertise/background). The description of the MRI technical specifications is as...
  13. TECHNICAL INFORMATION: Sagittal T1 and fast echo...

    TECHNICAL INFORMATION: Sagittal T1 and fast echo T2, axial MPGR and oblique sagittal fast echo T2 imaging through the cervical foramina were obtained.
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    Corrected attachment.
  15. Note: First post with picture attachment. Scroll...

    Note: First post with picture attachment. Scroll to the right to see 18 month post injury image.
  16. Dr. Young or other MRI knowledgeable, Comments please.

    I know that these are single view MRI snapshots which do not always provide the whole story, but they are all very close in perspective and show the progression of the damage to my spinal cord. I...
  17. Five weeks now and no relief in symptoms. These...

    Five weeks now and no relief in symptoms. These relatively abrupt changes appeared 19 months post injury after having been stable since 9-10 months post…

    Since my last post I have had another...
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    I have two of these phones. One I am keeping as...

    I have two of these phones. One I am keeping as a spare in case the other fails. I never had (nor needed) a voice activated phone before, so take that into account with my comments…

    I have...
  19. SCI-Nurse, Chest muscles won't relax/ strong spacticity

    For more than a week my chest muscles won't relax, spasticity is up significantly, and more numbness in some areas/ stinging in others. Urine is normal (I doubt I have a UTI). I have no confidence...
  20. Thread: Sore tunneling

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    Medihoney does NOT debride, but Santyl will and...

    Medihoney does NOT debride, but Santyl will and also helps keep the wound moist. I had good results with Santyl when I needed debriding, but have now switched to MediHoney and am continuing to make...
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    Barrington314mx, thanks for Responding, you made...

    Barrington314mx, thanks for Responding, you made me realize that item number 1 may not of been clear. I am not looking for a cure", rather anything that might improve me a level or 2… Because where...
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    Isildur;Thank you for the words of encouragement,...

    Isildur;Thank you for the words of encouragement, I wish I could see through it to that… Unfortunately I see my personal circumstances as potentially going downhill continuously on several fronts...
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    Cure questions originally PM'd to Dr. Young

    Note: the following was a private message to Dr. Wise Young of which he responded and asked me to resubmit it here presumably so that he could answer my 4 questions to all without having to repeat it...
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