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    Sounds like it's all going good and I'll bet...

    Sounds like it's all going good and I'll bet you'll be glad you had it done. Better than have bones floating around even though I know other people who cope like that. If I broke the other leg I...
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    I didn't get any autonomic dysreflexia after...

    I didn't get any autonomic dysreflexia after leaving hospital but it was extremely swollen. I did have Nitrolingual on standby. I did stay in bed for a little while as I was concerned about the...
  3. Hi Cris. Instead of messing around with the...

    Hi Cris. Instead of messing around with the Vocabulary Editor and its preferences it is easier to create a new Text-and-Graphics global command. Just call it "my email". You have to say "open command...
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    I use Prevalon boots in bed every night for heel...

    I use Prevalon boots in bed every night for heel pressure reduction but turns out they are really good post surgery for a tibial nail, at least for me. The surgeons weren't at all concerned about the...
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    This is the same route I went down after six...

    This is the same route I went down after six weeks of wearing a cast and no bone knitting whatsoever. I had a spiral fracture of the tibia and the fibula was broken. I'm a complete injury also and 34...
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    Just to bring this to a close and for the benefit...

    Just to bring this to a close and for the benefit of others. After pulling apart clips and rejoining wires in the BMS box I no longer have this slowdown issue.

    Just as an aside, the current set of...
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    Thank you for your responses. The display does...

    Thank you for your responses.
    The display does not show fewer lights. It can happen right after charging. The proximity sensor hasn't moved, when it detects something it just takes it into creep...
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    I’m hoping someone can help with some slowdown...

    I’m hoping someone can help with some slowdown issues I’m having with the ZX1. I had a lithium conversion within a year of purchase (2011 I think). Of course there is lots of little wires governing...
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    Thanks for the valuable information. I will take...

    Thanks for the valuable information. I will take these up with my PT as possible options. When the electric wheelchair was ordered, so was a cushion but it's an inch wider than my previous Jay2 deep...
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    Bottoming out when tilting

    Recently took delivery of an electric wheelchair and found using a Jay2 deep contour that the gel gets dispersed leaving me bottoming out. I can't shift my weight by lifting so that's why I was using...
  11. Thread: stenosis

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    stenosis

    Posting for a friend

    I am a C6/7 quad in Australia and I have severe foraminal stenosis in C3/4 C4/5 and C5/6. Since the year 2000, I have lost strength/function on 4 separate occasions, and...
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    Urodynamics is long overdue so I will start the...

    Urodynamics is long overdue so I will start the process in getting another ultrasound while lying down, refer the films to the spinal unit urologist and follow the advice.
    Thanks for all the advice....
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    I'm actually having a little more difficulty...

    I'm actually having a little more difficulty emptying lately hence my concern. Is there any difference between lying flat and having an ultrasound done sitting i.e. are they both equal?
    Thank you...
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    Trabeculation

    I have used reflex voiding for the past 32 years and my last annual ultrasound showed some mild trabeculation of the bladder wall. I have visited the spinal unit in Brisbane Australia and the doctor...
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    I had my 3 month post intramedullary nail x-ray...

    I had my 3 month post intramedullary nail x-ray which is over 4 months since the fall I took. Lo and behold there is limited signs of callus both in the tibia and fibula. So it's hard to compare our...
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    I fell from my wheelchair in November last year...

    I fell from my wheelchair in November last year as well and fractured both my tibia and fibula. Tried wearing a cast for 6 weeks with no sign of callus. So I decided to have an intramedullary rod put...
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    I feel for you! I am over 30 years C5 C6...

    I feel for you!

    I am over 30 years C5 C6 postaccident and started sweating 5 years ago. My blood pressure remains low (90/50) and can only speculate as to what the cause is. Sick to death of...
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    Yes that's absolutely correct, definitely nothing...

    Yes that's absolutely correct, definitely nothing used for taping cardboard boxes. Used on athletes, injuries etc.
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    Thanks for the response and I will keep that in...

    Thanks for the response and I will keep that in mind. The physiotherapist (physical therapist) put it on my shoulder for four days and held securely so I think it probably is designed to go against...
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    Thank you for the links. I had physio on my...

    Thank you for the links. I had physio on my shoulder recently and discovered a cheap solution and that was to use strapping tape which holds it in place perfectly.
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    Thank you

    Thank you
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    Securing catheter bag tubing

    Due to a recent injury (falling out of my chair) I am unable to empty my leg bag. I am using a catheter bag hanging under the wheelchair but I am having awful trouble with the tubing twisting the...
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    Well that was a no-brainer. Locking mechanism was...

    Well that was a no-brainer. Locking mechanism was still intact and just used a flat screwdriver to wedge the black cap off which looks like it was glued by a little bit of red Loctite. Turned the...
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    Thanks for the idea! Is there any way to get the...

    Thanks for the idea! Is there any way to get the black button off the end so I can get to the nut to put it back on the thread and not up against the quick release button? The chair was fitted for...
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    Quick release axle problem

    One of my quick release axles is stuck inside the camber tube and won't release. The button on the other wheel still clicks but this one is just firm and there is a fair bit of play on the axle...
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