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  1. I think you are correct to very very cautious for...

    I think you are correct to very very cautious for all the reasons you state. Indeed I think this is one that you will need professional input for as bone density/integrity are key.
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    I am betting the 20 year old chair was a Quickie...

    I am betting the 20 year old chair was a Quickie TI and the new a Quckie Helium. Am I correct?
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    It's your room so I don't see any problem with it.

    It's your room so I don't see any problem with it.
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    I've never used these but the Tarta backrest...

    I've never used these but the Tarta backrest appears to fit your description https://www.tartadesign.it/en/tarta/models
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    Me too, plus the kipper leg bags. We were given...

    Me too, plus the kipper leg bags. We were given two: one for the wash and one to wear.
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    But they do melt. :)

    But they do melt. :)
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    Hey Bob, I live your site! The photos you have...

    Hey Bob, I live your site! The photos you have posted are akin to a social history of SCI. Great stuff.
  8. Thanks for the reply. I've used this glue for ...

    Thanks for the reply. I've used this glue for many years and its good but want to explore backups and other options. :)
  9. Alternatives to Hollister Medical Adhesive 7730

    I'm looking for a back up sheath adhesive. Hollister 7730 works great for me but I'd like to have a backup. I tried Conveen prepwipes but my skin reacted badly to them. Has anyone any suggestions?...
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    Yep, after 40 years of doing this I too had to...

    Yep, after 40 years of doing this I too had to limit the amount of times I lift the chair in and out of the car. (I also now use a sliding board to transfer as it just takes too much toll on the...
  11. Thread: 32 years.

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    That's a great story that I enjoyed reading. Life...

    That's a great story that I enjoyed reading. Life is indeed what you make of it and our health is a challenge. I came to be a T6 complete 41 years ago at age 20 and since then have enjoyed a full...
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    Thanks, that's a great write up. I've had both...

    Thanks, that's a great write up. I've had both hemorrhoidectomy and Haemorrhoidal Artery Ligation Operation (HALO) for piles as well as prolapsing problems and my experience was similar to yours.
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    I had a series of treatments for big hip and...

    I had a series of treatments for big hip and sacral wounds in 1983 but its didn't stop me needing surgery as I had gotton osteomylitis
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    T6 complete, 39 years post; rather like Oddity...

    T6 complete, 39 years post; rather like Oddity and don't purposely do it but am constantly fidgeting and often plant my bum at the front of the wc cushion and lean back just to try and get some...
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    I've had a similar thing for over 20 years. They...

    I've had a similar thing for over 20 years. They look horrible but seem to be benign.
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    This is what I use....

    This is what I use. https://www.basil.com/en/malaga-single-bike-bag-black.html It clips on the back bar and you just lift it off when needed.
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    Hi Brian, Can I suggest you contact SIA...

    Hi Brian,

    Can I suggest you contact SIA https://www.spinal.co.uk/ this is an organisation controlled and run by people with SCI and is membership based, so they may be able to alert you to any...
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    I didn't take up the offer...

    I didn't take up the offer...
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    The offer I was given many years ago was to have...

    The offer I was given many years ago was to have the spinal cord cut cleanly just above my injury level (T6). The assumption was that the messy nature of my multiples fractures in the area was the...
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    Hi Ironside, the thing that jumped out at me from...

    Hi Ironside, the thing that jumped out at me from your post was tghe recent failure of your roho. Maybe the area wasn't totally healed over when you got the second problem?

    Good luck
  21. Do you all get people jumping out of your way in...

    Do you all get people jumping out of your way in a very exaggerated fashion? My retort is to say "I'm not that fat" and move on swiftly...
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    I tend to just ignore the negative comments and...

    I tend to just ignore the negative comments and only respond (or initiate) positive ones
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    Hi Jennifer, All of these centres you mention...

    Hi Jennifer,

    All of these centres you mention are commercial centres aimed at getting your money. They know how desperate people with SCI are and play on that. Don't be fooled. As SCI Nurse says,...
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    I know this is the way of the world but it seems...

    I know this is the way of the world but it seems to me that there is a pattern. 1) big wheelchair manufacturer sells high volumes but the quality isn't top notch in terms of weight, customability...
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    Quickie Ti for Sale (England)

    I have an old Quickie Ti Titanium for sale ?100. See photos. I'm in Beckenham, south London/Kent borders. Message me if interested. Its 18 inch seat width and 16 depth. (needs cleaning!) and has...
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