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    TwoSnap; Terribly sorry to hear about the TM, I'm...

    TwoSnap; Terribly sorry to hear about the TM, I'm not going to be able to provide info about medical treatment in your area, but I can give you a bit of info pertaining to what I've experienced with...
  2. Wise; I mis-spoke, our daughter was tied at the...

    Wise; I mis-spoke, our daughter was tied at the L1-L2 level. This proceedure was done as part of a "preventative" measure so not to allow the cord to tether again at that level after removing the...
  3. Shannon; I guess that is the difference between...

    Shannon; I guess that is the difference between surgeons, bedside manner and such; too some it is a business and a way to make lots of money. To quote our surgeon," if you are involved in medicine...
  4. Med100; While I appreciate the education that you...

    Med100; While I appreciate the education that you are attempting to provide, I really wouldn't ever want to place myself, nor should anyone else in that of a physician. As I have explained in other...
  5. Shannon; While our daughters disability is...

    Shannon; While our daughters disability is different than yours, your health (long term) and speedy recovery is the most important thing to be gained through any proceedure. We were fortunate to make...
  6. Shannon; Not a good thing to hear about anyone,...

    Shannon; Not a good thing to hear about anyone, let alone what you are going through. I'd just like to weight-in on the tying off of your cord. We adopted our daughter when she was 2 1/2 years old...
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    Westley; I some states as here in good old New...

    Westley; I some states as here in good old New York, you are required to be evaluated at an accredited rehab facility to see what your abilities are. Then they (DMV) stamps your license with all the...
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    Becky; If you are looking for an inexpensive...

    Becky; If you are looking for an inexpensive "quick fix" that will not wipe you out, try taking a simple genaric Antihistamine. Last Winter whilst I was in the midst of my Transverse Myelitis...
  9. Morning Koolvball; Just a little more than a year...

    Morning Koolvball; Just a little more than a year ago after we had experieced a minor flood in our house, I felt some changes within my already wrecked body. In general upper body weakness, and...
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    Cracking AFOs

    Afternoon; I'm going to be very careful in what I say in this forum, because it always tends to disturb various members with its truthful content. First off, I'm not a doctor or an orthotist; but I...
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    Med100; I guess if you want to put things in a...

    Med100; I guess if you want to put things in a nice tidy couple of sentences;yes! It really isn't something that is just limited to Care Cure Forums; I've done some surfing and found a couple other...
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    I will second that...thanks for posting! ...

    I will second that...thanks for posting![/QUOTE] I guess it depends on what you are going to talk about here on the Care Cure site. I've been catching hell from another member because I've been...
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    Sarah's Mom; While what I have to offer may or...

    Sarah's Mom; While what I have to offer may or may not provide any comfort, hopefully it will give you some insite on how our family with two disabled members has functioned over the last 16 years. I...
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    Shoes that work with AFO or braces in general

    I found a wonderful company called Grundman Shoe in Vincennes Indiana while looking for myself, they made me two custom pairs of hi-top shoes; which if your insurance covers this are something that...
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    LaMemChose; I never thought that allowing a...

    LaMemChose; I never thought that allowing a person to obtain more information about a particular device or proceedure could be so controversial, especially when they are seeking advice through an...
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    Hey Girl; I'm not an expert, nor do I play one on...

    Hey Girl; I'm not an expert, nor do I play one on TV... Both myself and my daughter have been through the Hanger Store; now known as the Walmart of orthopedic appliances; RUN!! Or at least wheel as...
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    To all of you ladies who are worrying about your...

    To all of you ladies who are worrying about your newly found "football shoulders." From a guys perspective; be glad that you've got them, pushing your chair for the next 60 years requires you to have...
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    Braces are what you make of them, and what you...

    Braces are what you make of them, and what you deem necessary to use them for to accomplish things in your life. Most of our friends see our family as unique, 2 disabled, 2 able-bodied of which one...
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    Bethany; I guess one is fair game to get their...

    Bethany; I guess one is fair game to get their face slapped on this site if they express personal opinions based on facts and experience. There will always be a choice, but thats why humans were born...
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    Jody; I think that because of my age, everyone...

    Jody; I think that because of my age, everyone will say that I am partial to the leather and metal; but that is not the case. My wife and I adopted our disabled daughter 15 years ago from Hong Kong,...
  21. Fishin'guy; A dear friend of mine who is a Ortho...

    Fishin'guy; A dear friend of mine who is a Ortho Tech is now suffering from skin cancer. After years of working with the resins used for making artifical limbs and of course the polycarbonates which...
  22. Is Bisphenol A Leaching out of Plastic Braces

    One has to ask themselves the question; are the disabled being exposed to dangerous chemicals while wearing orthosis' made from polycarbonates? There was an AP article on the front page our paper...
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    KAFOs

    Hey there; As a veteran of HKAFOs or KAFOs of 27 years, and the proud parent of our adopted daughter with spina bifida for 16; maybe a suggestion or two. Not only here, but around the "net" there...
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    Darlagee22; I've been a T-10 incomplete for 27 years, I never really had experience walking with AFOs; but have used HKAFOs for the duration. My wife and I adopted our daughter from Hong Kong, with...
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