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  1. Thread: cooling vest

    by erinmck
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    cooling vest

    I just wanted to post about my new cooling vest. i had it sent from the US to australia because that was cheaper.
    its made of like thick cotton and has 4 pockets which you place phase change cooling...
  2. The whole idea of the flip flo valve is to make...

    The whole idea of the flip flo valve is to make the bag not run all the time. That way the valve controls the flow of the urine just like if you didn't have a catheter. I am not paralysed but i am...
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    Zagam i have a WYMO hoist and its fantastic i...

    Zagam i have a WYMO hoist and its fantastic i highly recommend it. Although i do not have a SCI i was told by the guy who taught me and hundreds of other wheelchair users how to use it that many...
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    I haven't been here for ages but i found this...

    I haven't been here for ages but i found this post i wrote and thought i would reply back.

    i know it looks like a seat belt on a wheelchair but in fact its not, the stand itself has a belt that...
  5. Thread: I am new here

    by erinmck
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    I am sorry I haven't posted for ages and ages. I...

    I am sorry I haven't posted for ages and ages. I actually wrote about the catheters and the issues ive been having on the equipment forum today and i was trying to find this post that i started ages...
  6. indwelling catheter vs suprapubic catheter (female)

    I am a fairly new member to this site. I dont have a SCI, but i do use a wheelchair and have severe incontinence requiring a catheter (since october 2011). This is all fairly new to me so forgive my...
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    If you can drive and therefore need to load the...

    If you can drive and therefore need to load the chair into the car perhaps an option would be a wheelchair hoist for the car roof. I am assuming they sell or make them in the US. In australia i got...
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    I am fairly new to wheelchairs only used one for...

    I am fairly new to wheelchairs only used one for 3 years but i have learnt a LOT over this time. if it is possible to get a proper OT assessment done i would do it. Because even though its not for...
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    I am in australia so i dont have the same...

    I am in australia so i dont have the same insurance problems (rather different issues with getting them funded!) however i am excited to find a bunch of people who are using these wheels. I have...
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    I understand completely where you are coming from...

    I understand completely where you are coming from i hate the plastic stuff on them!!! Ive got a sort of different chair now (but unfortunately have to use the other one for going out until the...
  11. I know its not directly about this particular...

    I know its not directly about this particular board, however my OT gave me the most wonderful thing (to be used in conjunction with slide board) for car transfers. Its called a transfer pad and...
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    have any of you tried e-motion wheels made by...

    have any of you tried e-motion wheels made by Alber? That is what i am trying to get. you still have to push the chair and it still looks like a manual chair BUT i have severe fatigue and BOY in the...
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    heres a photo of my viola stand

    This is a photo of my viola stand i finally figured out how to post a picture. cant find the one of my WYMO hoist i recently put a lot of photos onto cdrom and now i cant find the cd rom!!!!
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    heres a picture of my viola stand

    This is a photo of my viola standing frame i had made!
  15. Thread: I am new here

    by erinmck
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    Thanks Linda you dont know how to post a photo...

    Thanks Linda
    you dont know how to post a photo do you?
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    I dont have enough strength to pump the fuel so i...

    I dont have enough strength to pump the fuel so i usually get my husband to do it for me and get really annoyed when i get in the car and hes left the tank almost empty like he did a couple days...
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    How do i post a photo

    How do i attach a photo off my computer to a message? i would love to post some photos of my stand that i use to play viola and also a photo of my WYMO hoist that puts my wheelchair onto the roof of...
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    I am able to use the pedals normally (i dont have...

    I am able to use the pedals normally (i dont have SCI but do use a wheelchair) I actually use a WYMO hoist they are made in australia. this puts the wheelchair on top of the roof of the car allowing...
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    It might not be any good for quadriplegia but i...

    It might not be any good for quadriplegia but i use the reflex knife. It works pretty well but due to pain and fatigue theres a lot i cant chop still. It works by having the handle at the end of the...
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    I am not interested in buying them from you but i...

    I am not interested in buying them from you but i am looking at getting them on my next wheelchair can you tell me about them? I have trialled a wheelchair with them attached and i found them...
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    I play viola and when i lost all the strength i...

    I play viola and when i lost all the strength i once had and because of pain fatigue and dystonic movements i got technical aid for the disabled to make a stand to hold up my viola and violin too. It...
  22. Thread: Seat Pans

    by erinmck
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    so from the picture the seat pan is actually the...

    so from the picture the seat pan is actually the seat itself the bit under the pressure cushion? mines just made out of fabric actually ive never heard of it being made of anything other than normal...
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    Sorry i am new to this but what is a seat pan?

    Sorry i am new to this but what is a seat pan?
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    I am new to the world of having a chair made. In...

    I am new to the world of having a chair made. In fact the one that I am trying to have made will be the first customised chair that ive had (ive been using a wheelchair for 21/2 years now) I cannot...
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    I was happy just to get onto the beach and sit...

    I was happy just to get onto the beach and sit there. I know it doesn't help you but we got a great photo of me on the beach!!!! A lot of the beaches dont have ramps to get down to the beach but this...
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