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    Re: Element

    I made the mistake of buying an Element from FMI in Michigan in 2007. I've had nothing but problems with it. This includes having the ramp cable replaced 3 times since it severed in half making the...
  2. I got hurt in '04. Medi-Cal got me a chair in '05...

    I got hurt in '04. Medi-Cal got me a chair in '05 that broke in '06. I got Medicare as my primary insurance in '06 and now that it is 2010 I called Medicare and was told this, "Ms. Walker, you do NOT...
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    my 1st chair was a TiLite + I had nothing but...

    my 1st chair was a TiLite + I had nothing but trouble with it.
    I got SCI due to a nasty rollover in a Ford ExplOder...that POS SUV was far better than the TiLite POS chair I was given by Medi-Cal.
    ...
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    plus if i am so out of line is that why i spent...

    plus if i am so out of line is that why i spent 40 bucks of my own money to ship 300 catheters to a fellow care cure member????
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    sorry guys but i use those bard touchless plus...

    sorry guys but i use those bard touchless plus closed system caths and i ONLY get the catheters with the bag attached...NO providine swabs, NO gloves, NO lube, NO under pad, etc.

    anyway i just...
  6. Thread: Help with legs

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    my spasms are outta control as well and i...

    my spasms are outta control as well and i regularly get tossed outta my wheelchair and also out of my bed at night when my legs want to run marathons. the best luck i've had w/ spasticity drugs is...
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    wow that is a total rip off. i had some extra...

    wow that is a total rip off.
    i had some extra catheters and actually paid to ship them to someone on here.
    then again some folks are greedy which wouldn't be me.
  8. Thread: power wheels

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    my 1st chair that Medi-Cal purchased back in '04...

    my 1st chair that Medi-Cal purchased back in '04 was a ti-lite with e-motions on it. granted the e-motions were total crap and i only used them for 3wks before they broke and that chair is sitting...
  9. that is likely why i always have a uti and am now...

    that is likely why i always have a uti and am now antibiotic resistant to everything and spend way too many nites in the ER for vancomyacin. i'm just waiting til i have VRE then i'll be screwed i...
  10. my bladder is huge and i routinely have outputs...

    my bladder is huge and i routinely have outputs of 800, 1100, and more on a regular basis.
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    i'd go running on the sand at the beach then...

    i'd go running on the sand at the beach then rollerblading on the strand.
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    i had a bone stimulator when i re-fractured my...

    i had a bone stimulator when i re-fractured my humerus which already had a rod in it from my rollover crash. i used it once a day for 90 days and my left humerus completely healed and is now solid...
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    completely agree on the elevator thing...i NEVER...

    completely agree on the elevator thing...i NEVER used them before my accident.
    i always said elevators were for lazy fat folks or seniors.
    that is likely the thing i miss most...not walking...but...
  14. that is all but too true. i spent my bday this...

    that is all but too true. i spent my bday this year in the damn icu for no real reason at all as i had gone in with a uti. i spent 9 days at that awful hospital to be discharged to return to a...
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    i use mine all the time and the drop rail for me...

    i use mine all the time and the drop rail for me stays OFF and is somewhere in storage.
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    I switched to zanaflex capsulus last year and...

    I switched to zanaflex capsulus last year and they work wonders for me.
    I was on the generic tablets for years and they quit working as did baclofen.
    The capsules are very pricey but my crappy...
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    been there done that w/ other drugs. tried em...

    been there done that w/ other drugs.
    tried em all to no avail.
    oh well at least i've got NO atrophy and can wear shorts year round :)
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    My spasms have gotten a TON worse since I got...

    My spasms have gotten a TON worse since I got hurt back in '04.
    I was on a ton of baclofen that did not help at all and am currently maxed out on zanaflex capsules which worked for a while but now...
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    botox is poison and i've gotten botox injections...

    botox is poison and i've gotten botox injections for my crazy spasms since '06 about every 3-6nmonths...anyway last round i had was 7/7/10 and i had a horrible reaction to it and will never get botox...
  20. Thread: project walk

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    i've heard its great if you have money to...

    i've heard its great if you have money to burn...i do not so go to a regular gym that works just fine for me.
  21. i got a modified honda element which is the...

    i got a modified honda element which is the biggest hunk o junk ever.
    i should have just bought one NOT modified but instead wasted a kings ransom and way too much $$$$ that i didn't have to waste...
  22. Thread: Honda Element

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    I've got a 2007 Element and to be honest it's...

    I've got a 2007 Element and to be honest it's been nothing but trouble! I got it used /w 500 miles on it and bought it thru the Abilities Expo in CA. They build em in MI and modify them there. ...
  23. i'd advise you to stay the hell away from costco...

    i'd advise you to stay the hell away from costco as well.
    i used to work there and returned there after my nasty rollover in my wheelchair and was told by a manager, "hey walker you are disabled and...
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    I got a freewheel @ the Expo in April and I...

    I got a freewheel @ the Expo in April and I absolutely love it. I've been able to go to the beach, hiking on dirt trails, to the park with grass, etc. It to me gives me as much freedom as my truck...
  25. Thread: Locks question

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    I had a tilite zra w/ spinergys + added ds locks...

    I had a tilite zra w/ spinergys + added ds locks to it since I always had trouble w/ the standard brakes that came on the chair. I did not notice any additional weight with the Ds locks and loved...
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