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  1. Try a walking cast ( leg brace) with Velcro. I...

    Try a walking cast ( leg brace) with Velcro. I used one when I broke rt femur 33 yrs ago. After work each nite, I pulled Velcro straps open and washed off dead skin while inspecting skin. I was able...
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    I ordered some to prevent drop foot. Liked the...

    I ordered some to prevent drop foot. Liked the price, and it does not appear that it will take an act of congress to get them on.
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    Thanks for this info Sue!

    Thanks for this info Sue!
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    Try securing condom by adding a rolled strip of...

    Try securing condom by adding a rolled strip of 1" tensoplast tape around base of penis .I usually try adding second roll even closer to base of penis for extra security.
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    Todd. the medical profession does not seem...

    Todd. the medical profession does not seem interested in alternative means to heal pressure sores because the majority of us are old and disabled. There has been remarkable progress in treatment of...
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    I have healed several ischial sores sitting on...

    I have healed several ischial sores sitting on them all day.One was 6 cm deep.. I am able to clear my butt every few minutes I use Roho Quadtro HP and keep circulation flowing to allow wound to...
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    I do the same.Arms help with pressure relief as...

    I do the same.Arms help with pressure relief as my Dr likes me to extend arms and hold myself up 15 seconds. I also use it to knock items from high shelves I get very strong screws to replace the...
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    So very sorry for your loss Obie. I realize that...

    So very sorry for your loss Obie. I realize that only time will ease your pain.God bless you and your family.
  9. Kyle talk o SSA or your VR counselor about Ticket...

    Kyle talk o SSA or your VR counselor about Ticket to Work which should allow you to work and keep Medicaid/Medicare PCA services etc to allow you to have support needed to work.
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    HV,try covering wound and using high profile Roho...

    HV,try covering wound and using high profile Roho Quadtro cushion when working.That looks like infection red rather than pressure.Get the right antibiotic and you should be able to work. Have your...
  11. Where are we going to get the money for these...

    Where are we going to get the money for these programs? OT and PT are rarely needed especially if no progress is being made.Stretching can be done by family member or attendent.

    With record...
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    . I suspect you are getting pain from UTI or...

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    I suspect you are getting pain from UTI or blocked tubing. Any stones? Try increasing Loritab. Are your bowels emptying?
  13. Have you tried Velcro leg bad straps made by...

    Have you tried Velcro leg bad straps made by Urocare? Does not take much dexterity to secure bag to leg using them.
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    I have scar tissue in my bladder from...

    I have scar tissue in my bladder from spincterotomy.Also had rectum removed which exacerbated the problem. My bladder does not spasm constantly but muscles around it have alot of tone.I'm C/8-T/1...
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    My GP does not like me taking Procardia even...

    My GP does not like me taking Procardia even though I have script because it lowers my BP too much.I . My AD is usually due to bladder spasms. I take Loritab when BP goes over 160/90 which relaxes...
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    Smokey,shift your weight every three to five...

    Smokey,shift your weight every three to five minutes. It will become a habit.
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    Facts show that overwhelming majority of state...

    Facts show that overwhelming majority of state Medicaid funds go to kids under 18.Yes,it's difficult to cut funds to single parents but what about the fathers' of these kids? They should provide for...
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    So sad and shocked at this news. I found this...

    So sad and shocked at this news. I found this site about 12 yrs ago and really enjoyed his posts.Rarely visit this section so had not read his posts in several years. His life was not in vain.
  19. The cholestyramine solved the problem for me!

    The cholestyramine solved the problem for me!
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    This time next week it will be over,and I hope...

    This time next week it will be over,and I hope you are much better!
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    It's been over 43 yrs for me,and I've enjoyed...

    It's been over 43 yrs for me,and I've enjoyed most of it! Take control of your injury rather than let it control you.Things will get better!
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    Before you increase the pressure,make sure the...

    Before you increase the pressure,make sure the hole cut to drain fluid is the size of a quarter. Excess pressure can actually do more harm than good.
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    Good luck with it Smokey!

    Good luck with it Smokey!
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    I'm a believer in Juven as I'm convinced it...

    I'm a believer in Juven as I'm convinced it helped me. Local VA Hospital gives it to all patients with wounds.
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    I experienced the same problem 5 yrs ago. Wound...

    I experienced the same problem 5 yrs ago. Wound healing with vac slowed to a crawl.I stopped using it for a year. I then returned to the vac and wound closed within a month. Sometimes wound just need...
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