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    4 x 4 all terrain power wheelchairs

    Anyone out there have any experience with a 4 x 4 power chair for sand, snow, hills, grass, curbs, etc? There are a few models out there and I want to hear your thoughts.

    Thanks!
  2. Thread: minivan or what

    by Mary9
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    If you are considering a van but would consider a...

    If you are considering a van but would consider a truck, check out a Ryno Truck. My son is getting the Dodge 2500 mega cab with a UVL lift and the drivers seat that will come all the way to the back...
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    Caregivers going back to work

    I would love to hear from parent caregivers that have gone back to work or need to go back to work. My son is almost 10 months out from his
    C 6/7 injury and is doing very well but I am a single...
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    Spaulding Rehab Hospital Boston 7th floor- the most disgusting place in the world- sh

    We toured Spaulding Rehab in Boston while our son was in the ICU. Most depressing place on earth, I thought. I cried all the way back to the hospital. No insurance and medicaid would cover it but...
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    I was mostly curious if you hear about your...

    I was mostly curious if you hear about your experiences in this forum about steroids being withheld or are steroids being given routinely? Thanks again for your responses.
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    I do have his records and there is no mention of...

    I do have his records and there is no mention of steroids in the ED notes. There is a comment later in the notes that the neurosurgeon that said " no steroids". My understanding is that the...
  7. Thread: Bowel question

    by Mary9
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    We are only 8 months post injury and are still on...

    We are only 8 months post injury and are still on an every evening schedule. My son feels bloated on his left side of the belly if results are not great for 2 days. Could this be what you are...
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    Steroids/Methylprednisone in ED

    My son did not get steroids in the ER after his spinal cord injury following a motor vehicle collision with a tree. He was in the ER one hour after his accident so time was not an issue. It's not...
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    quad push gloves

    We haven't found anything that compares to Dycem palms. They are pricey, don't look very nice and can only get them on the website below or at Shepherd Center that I am aware of. But when it comes...
  10. Thread: Uppertone ?

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    The South Shore YMCA in Quincy Massachusetts has...

    The South Shore YMCA in Quincy Massachusetts has a complete program for disabled. My son is a low quad and goes 3x week and uses the FES bike, stander, NuStep, Vitaglide and the Nautilus machines. ...
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    Accesstr.com had the best price but GPK cut them...

    Accesstr.com had the best price but GPK cut them off for a while. They will start selling again but at the same price you get thru GPK so no real benefit.
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    Wheelchair Lift

    Try Planetmobility.com. We have the lift that gets my son up 6 feet to our deck and then he rolls into the kitchen. We live in a split so that beats figuring out how to tackle 6 steps to the front...
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    19yr old son C6/7 complete - Feb 07

    Hello all. Roger...if you read this, thank you for pointing me in the direction of CareCure. Brian and my son Jason were at Shepherd together. It's tough coming home after 4+ months in rehab. ...
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