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  1. I will take your advice and get another opinion. ...

    I will take your advice and get another opinion. Thank you
  2. Thanks for your response but it is not a...

    Thanks for your response but it is not a scierosing therapy. It is using a laser heat to close up the superficial veins that are refluxing. There is only a tiny incision to insert the catheter that...
  3. Laser procedure to cauterize veins in legs

    I have a surgical wound on my foot that has not been healing. My wound care doc sent me for a test to see if my veins were working properly. It turns out I have bad veins in my legs. The blood...
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    Vic's vapor rub helps. Also I noticed that it...

    Vic's vapor rub helps. Also I noticed that it wasn't as bad when I kept my toenails painted.
  5. I am paraplegic. I had both of mine done six...

    I am paraplegic. I had both of mine done six months apart. My surgeon said he knew me well enough (how active I am) that he decided to cast me from my hand to my upper forearm. That way I was able...
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    Gassman, I just ran into this post and see that...

    Gassman,
    I just ran into this post and see that you are having surgery tomorrow. Best of luck to you and Ty12!

    I am also from the Bay Area and am suppose to have flap surgery sometime next...
  7. Thank you both so much for the information!!

    I'm going to look into it.
  8. thanks for checking it out

    Do you by any chance know if there is a list of sci specialty centers in California?
  9. Help. First time dealing with a stage 3 pressure sore.

    I am T12/L1, 35 years post. I had a pregnancy 22 years ago that left me with a sore. It never got very bad but was very slow to heal and left me with a patch of scare tissue under my left buttock. ...
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    platelet rich plasma

    Has anyone here tried PRP, platelet rich plasma, treatments for rotator cuff tears and/or arthritis of the shoulders.

    I had surgeries on both shoulders in 2008 (six months apart) to debride and...
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    I'm interested

    Is it still for sale? If so, how would we arrange payment? Do you have paypal?
    I live in CA, near bay area.
  12. Invacare had an oem agreement with MCT

    I worked at a small venture-backed company from 1991 to 1993 named MCT in Santa Cruz, CA. I was (if I remember correctly) the 7th employee hired. About a month later, we hired Marty Ball as VP of...
  13. Thanks!

    I requested information.
  14. Thanks for your responses. I like the idea of...

    Thanks for your responses. I like the idea of deflating until you reach a certain point on your backrest. I read on the Varilite site that there should be about a 1/2 inch of air under your bottom....
  15. Easier said than done.

    The closest place with pressure mapping equipment is hours away. I've got a Varilite cushion that gets fully inflated weekly. I would love to have a small device to measure pressure weekly.

    I...
  16. Product to measure cushion pressure at home

    Does anyone know of a product that we can use at home to measure pressure under our wheelchair cushions? My husband is a PT but does not have access to pressure mapping equipment at his work.
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    I've been taking Subutex for pain for a couple of...

    I've been taking Subutex for pain for a couple of months now. My dosage is much lower than yours. I read that this medicine actually works better for pain at lower doses. I take 2 - 3 2 ml tabs...
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    I haven't smoked pot in a long time. I tried it...

    I haven't smoked pot in a long time. I tried it 5 or 6 years ago, not having smoked since I was in my twenties, and it was way too strong for me. Nothing like the good ol home grown we grew up with...
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    dejerine, thank you for your detailed...

    dejerine,

    thank you for your detailed response. I read through it three times to take it all in. Pain is a complex problem, especially given its subjective nature.

    I did find a couple of...
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    Taking Subutex for chronic pain

    Does anyone have experience taking Subutex for chronic pain?

    I've been taking methadone for 2 years. I've kept the dose low, 15 to 20 ml per day (with 10 ml Norco at night.) It helped keep my...
  21. Had shoulder surgeries but didn't repair tears

    I had surgeries on both shoulders to remove bone spurs and debried the shoulder joints but I did not have the tears repaired.

    My doctor said if it was any worse, he would have had to repair the...
  22. Thank you for your responses

    You provided some good information and lots to think about.

    Richard, I'm not sure what you mean by: Enable PMs?

    I do take 300 ml of neurontin at night. It helps nerve pain some and puts me to...
  23. Where do I start? low dose narcotic for chronic pain.

    I will be 30 yrs post next year and pain is really starting to wear on me. I've avoided using narcotic pain meds all these years except in cases where it got so bad I couldn't function and went to...
  24. Sticky: Chlorophyll Ointment - GREAT STUFF FOR SORES!!

    I've gotten so much useful info from this site over the years. Now, it's my turn to contribute something.
    I've had scar tissue on my butt break down 3 times now over the last 5 years. Each time,...
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    I remember after long races or long swims, my...

    I remember after long races or long swims, my shoulders would burn for hours or days. It was bad enough to keep me from sleeping at night. I think that's a pretty good indication that you've...
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