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  1. Permobil corpus 3G seats — just how adjustable are they?

    I'm a power chair Virgin who is currently shopping for a used chair on eBay and other used equipment websites. I've noticed that a number of the ads for Permobil chairs include a statement that the...
  2. I Need to Buy a Used Power Chair and I'm Overwhelmed!

    I need to get myself into a power chair as soon as possible. Since meeting all the requirements to get Medicare approval for a new chair down here in Paradise is proving to be a nightmare, it looks...
  3. I'll ask both my physiatrist and pain management...

    I'll ask both my physiatrist and pain management doctors their opinions of Dr. Font when I go to see them in San Juan next week. I can't wait to hear their opinions about this miracle! ~lol~
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    Love and hugs to you, Ket Kit. Am cashing in all...

    Love and hugs to you, Ket Kit. Am cashing in all my chits with TPTB in exchange for some real relief for you.
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    Instead of having him drink one Ensure each day,...

    Instead of having him drink one Ensure each day, by some Carnation instant breakfast mixes. Mixing two packets of instant breakfast with 8 ounces of whole milk and a raw egg (which he won't be able...
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    SoulScream, you were doing so good until you...

    SoulScream, you were doing so good until you peeled the protective cover of the blister off! As long as that skin was intact, the wound was protected from infection. Now, however, you've opened...
  7. I tried to take the survey but can't complete it...

    I tried to take the survey but can't complete it without providing false information, e.g. saying that I took at least one of the medications listed even though I didn't. Question 9 needs to...
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    Faith has spina bifida.

    Faith has spina bifida.
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    Elizabeth, I have both posterior and anterior...

    Elizabeth, I have both posterior and anterior fusions from C2 to T4. The surgeries were done when I was 21 — the anterior was done first, and the posterior six days later.

    The fusion really...
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    Every time I read a post from you, Sharon, I just...

    Every time I read a post from you, Sharon, I just want to give you a big hug. You are the definition of "Awesome Mom" personified.

    Even though the friends who offered to help you can't do anything...
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    Healing thoughts are on route to Chad, wrapped...

    Healing thoughts are on route to Chad, wrapped tightly in a big hug for you both. Lung gunk sucks — I hope he recovers quickly.
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    Whoa, that is one hell of a blister!. Do...

    Whoa, that is one hell of a blister!.

    Do everything in your power to keep that blister intact, including covering the blister was sterile gauze or other padding to make sure it doesn't...
  13. Thread: hospital?

    by thehipcrip
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    Jody, please go to the hospital right now. Do...

    Jody, please go to the hospital right now. Do not pass go, do not collect $200.

    Don't mess when it comes to your heart. It sounds like you're seriously dehydrated among other things — you need...
  14. I've been trying for the last hour to find...

    I've been trying for the last hour to find something to say to this, and I just can't. It's all been said before — you find articles that reinforce your paranoia about taking narcotic pain...
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    Michael, I'm really sorry to hear you've had a...

    Michael, I'm really sorry to hear you've had a setback. I can hear the despair and frustration in your "voice" — it's heartbreaking! You have my empathy (I've been there and done that several times,...
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    @silversol -- this sounds like what you're...

    @silversol -- this sounds like what you're looking for: body fat transplants/transfers
  17. Broken Doll, contact these folks about your...

    Broken Doll, contact these folks about your corset needs: http://www.darkgarden.com/ They do beautiful work, their corsets are high quality, and they're very nice people who are fabulous to work...
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    ^^THIS, THIS, AND THIS AGAIN.^^ I understand...

    ^^THIS, THIS, AND THIS AGAIN.^^

    I understand being afraid of overdosing. I hate feeling groggy and high -- my mind is the only good thing I've got left. And I get the concerns about being labeled...
  19. Thread: sore

    by thehipcrip
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    No wonder it's not healing -- you're not giving...

    No wonder it's not healing -- you're not giving it a chance. The only way you're going to get this thing healed is to bite the bullet and stay off of it.
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    Dewie, I empathize completely. I've battled...

    Dewie, I empathize completely. I've battled constipation for decades, and didn't think I'd ever find a bowel program that would result in "Goldilocks" stool (you know, who that's not too hard, not...
  21. @CWO - no, I'm not mistaking bedside manner for...

    @CWO - no, I'm not mistaking bedside manner for competence, nor does this have anything to do with advances in the technology. Dr. Hamm repaired a leak in the tubing between the pump and the...
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    The usual reason for biopsying is to run a...

    The usual reason for biopsying is to run a culture and sensitivity so they can be certain they're using the most effective abx to treat. I'm hoping, however, that the MRI was inconclusive so they...
  23. STR, Dr. Hamm put in my most recent baclofen pump...

    STR, Dr. Hamm put in my most recent baclofen pump in 2006. Based on that experience, I would avoid him at all costs, even for recommendations.

    While ASAP itself will not make referrals to or...
  24. Broken Doll, I completely understand your fears!...

    Broken Doll, I completely understand your fears! Let's see if we can find something good to help with your gas problems and liberate you from skilled nursing before you ever arrive.

    At the risk of...
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    Enemeez is a great product, but it doesn't work...

    Enemeez is a great product, but it doesn't work well if you're constipated. Once you get your stool to a consistency of being soft and formed, Enemeez will make your bowel care as simple as it can...
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