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    jstenerson My husband was a c5-7 injured on...

    jstenerson
    My husband was a c5-7 injured on 6-6-02 and he hated being in the wheelchair. But he hated the pain he was in worse at the time. We did find out that when I got hurt and had to stay off...
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    marie2, I worried about who would take care of my...

    marie2, I worried about who would take care of my husband, Bob, and my two young autistic children. I knew my mom would do her best but she couldn't do it by herself. I also took out a very large...
  3. I would like $1250.00 /OBO for the Easy Stand...

    I would like $1250.00 /OBO for the Easy Stand 5000. It has never been used. It has a high back attachment, tools, and all the books. The shipping would be the purchasers responsiblity.

    [This...
  4. power chair, standing chair, and adjustable bed

    We have a Jazzy 1122 power chair it was purchased 10/24/02. It has new batteries(3 months old), new helix tilt controller, two different foot rests- one is the platform and then also the two single ...
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    I would like to thank-you for all of the prayers...

    I would like to thank-you for all of the prayers and kind words of sympathy. They all mean a lot.

    I know we, Bob and I, used this site alot. If either of us had a question or needed...
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    Alan I'm not a doctor, but my husband was a...

    Alan

    I'm not a doctor, but my husband was a c5-6-7 and had been in sever pain for 2 years. He always described it as the feeling of sharp pain before your feet ar legs woke up when falling...
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    It's a really low time!

    It's been a while since I've been on. We have been working on that pain problem. He was put on methadone 60mg daily on 6-15-04. And it was doubled to 120mg on 6-22-04. For the first time in over...
  8. Thread: protection

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    I can tell you that my husband had the flu a...

    I can tell you that my husband had the flu a couple months back and yes we did need to put diapers on him,but like every one says they have to be changed immediately after soiling them. Bob used to...
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    On his recent appointment the differnet...

    On his recent appointment the differnet nuerologist told Bob to just leave it alone because at his C-5/6/7 injury he has more movement and strength in his hands and arms than usual and a surgery in...
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    The spinal cord has been shut off at the spot of...

    The spinal cord has been shut off at the spot of injury because, yes this is where this liquid is. The doctor never said anything about a syrinx, but that is probably what it is. He wants to wait...
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    liquid on the spine

    My husband had a MRI done for the first time since the accident, 1 1/2 yrs post, and a spot showed up at the injury sight. The neurologist said it is a fluid sack and it has the spinal cord...
  12. Thread: leg bag?

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    All I can find is thigh leg bags where we live. ...

    All I can find is thigh leg bags where we live. My husband would like to use the calf bags but we can't find them. Well the pharmasist is having a hard time finding them. But one of the kinds we...
  13. Thread: Pain drugs

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    still in pain

    My husband is taking 1200mg nuerontin and 5 10/325mg hydrocodone each day for the pain.He is still in a lot of pain, his legs hurt all the time. He started the nuerontin about a month ago.
    Cara
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    wheel chair lift

    In Nebraska we have Assistive Technology and they help with assitive devices. You might check in your area to see if they are around your area. League of Human Dignity might be able to hook you up...
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    Mom is still a person

    How long has your brother been hurt? He needs to realize his mother is still a person and if he doesn't give her a little time to herself, He won't have a choice of an outside caregiver because your...
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    He hurts all the time!

    My husbands is a C5-7, post 5 months. He has no sensation from his nipples down. He says he's in pain all the time. He is taking Hydrcodone 10/325mg every 3 hours. I beleive he's in pain but I...
  17. Thank you for info

    Thank you all for input and your own experiences. We went ahead and Bob got a SP Tuesday. They told us he had a blow out in his urethra. What would of caused that? The incision is a little red and...
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    I really like the list idea and I believe that is...

    I really like the list idea and I believe that is where I can start. I do have someone coming in MOnday afternoon to evaluate him and find out his needs for home health care. In some ways this...
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    I have checked on the waiver program but until...

    I have checked on the waiver program but until the SSI kicks in and says he is disabled they will not help. So we're on the wait and see list. lol. I have tried to get him to get onto this site. ...
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    Where did -I- go?

    Well, I brought my husband Bob home Aug. 27th. He is a C5-7 incomplete,post 5 months. In the hospital at first he was willing to get all the therapy he needed. But the more time goes by the less...
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    My husband has the same problem. He has more...

    My husband has the same problem. He has more output in the evening and during the night. During the day he only cathes every 4 hours (wether he needs to or not), at night he cathes every 3 hours...
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    Do their attitudes change?

    I went to stay with Bob yesterday and last night, I had to leave early today because it seems all we do is fight. The therapists have given him strengthening devices:silly putty, grasp exercisers,...
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    it keeps coming

    We are in Nebraska. Sometimes hot and humid, sometimes cold and icy.

    My husband was in on a meth charge. He got 1-2 and was going but up for parole in Aug. But they moved him up to July 22...
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    Thank You All

    I thank you all for the support and encouragement.

    Now to answer some of the questions:
    The whole family will be moving into a different apartment. And I did speak to the case worker today and...
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    New and scared:

    My husband was injured on 6-6-02. He is an incomplete C5-7.
    We have been married for 11 years but have spent the last year
    separated but were discussing getting back together when he was ...
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