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    Thanks for the comments! Next Wound Clinic...

    Thanks for the comments!
    Next Wound Clinic visit is this Monday and plan to ask them about Urgo Clean.
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    Honey for treatment of wound

    My husband has a stage 3 wound on his hip and part of the dressing is MediHoney. Yes, real honey.
    Just wondering if anyone can share their experience with this. He's being treated at a Wound...
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    I'm a para from Polio at age 7, so about 70 years...

    I'm a para from Polio at age 7, so about 70 years paralyzed. Looking back I think the worst idea was years of transferring into a tub, sometimes even a spa tub (deeper). To do that transfer I would...
  4. I'm sorry I don't have much to offer except one...

    I'm sorry I don't have much to offer except one suggestion. Just wondering if there is married student housing, and/or graduate student housing in the area. They may be more mature, responsible...
  5. RJC, have you two considered looking at other...

    RJC, have you two considered looking at other floor covering choices than your personal favorites? Also, is ceramic tile an option? Pricy but very permanent and great to roll on. We got ours about...
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    Suggest talking to your doctor or nurse about...

    Suggest talking to your doctor or nurse about probiotics. After a recent bout with cdiff I started taking them daily. That said, I'm not SCI, I'm paralyzed with sensation, no abdominal muscles - I...
  7. Recently got out of the hospital too and found...

    Recently got out of the hospital too and found the meats so tender and tasty you could cut them with a fork. I'm hoping their method was not some kind of chemical, maybe just an overdose of meat...
  8. Thread: sore and ache

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    So true. My latest saying is "Old Age: Death by...

    So true. My latest saying is "Old Age: Death by a Thousand Cuts". Maybe it's based on some old philospher's view. Fortunately, we can survive a few cuts now and then.
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    I think AB's have broken more hips trying to walk...

    I think AB's have broken more hips trying to walk on ice/snow than we have. We are probably lucky to be wheeling through it. I guess.
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    My strongest advice, having gone through...

    My strongest advice, having gone through extremely painful left shoulder, is to get in touch with a home centered Physical Therapy program covered by Medicare. Just contact a reputable company...
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    Thanks elarson! Love the video.......

    Thanks elarson! Love the video.......
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    What a great story! Thanks for posting.

    What a great story! Thanks for posting.
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    Stay in for the season!!?? Hell no. Life goes...

    Stay in for the season!!?? Hell no. Life goes on. It's mainly home to car, then drive car to places that have plowed the snow: shopping, restaurants, etc. If there's too much snow, the schools,...
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    I got "snow tires" installed on my ZX1 and have...

    I got "snow tires" installed on my ZX1 and have used that in snow of about 1-2", but will not go over any clumps of snow, or ice.
    Am I correct in remembering that you once had a ZX1?
  15. Thread: Sleep apnoea

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    About 9 years ago after a severe bout with...

    About 9 years ago after a severe bout with pneumonia for 5 months, and requiring ventilator, I was discharged from hospital needing to use a bi-pap machine. I was diagnosed with central apnea...
  16. Mutley: sorry to hear of your illness and hope...

    Mutley: sorry to hear of your illness and hope you can get further medical advice. The lung precaution from the doctor seems strange.

    gjnl: Medicare covered rental of my cough assist machine for...
  17. Thanks very much! Very interesting site.

    Thanks very much! Very interesting site.
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    I am assuming he is paralyzed aside from the...

    I am assuming he is paralyzed aside from the strength you mentioned, so I'm wondering if he is using a suitable, light weight manual wheelchair and/or power wheelchair and whether he has been...
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    Your profile doesn't state your age so I don't...

    Your profile doesn't state your age so I don't know if this could be age related. I'm in my mid 70's and didn't start having that issue of remembering names until about 5 years ago.
    My older sister...
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    As a two-wheeler couple we have used full size...

    As a two-wheeler couple we have used full size Ford vans for years, equipped with a lift, power door openers, two power seats, hand controls. However, on several occasions we have checked out mini...
  21. Thread: Income Taxes

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    gjnl: Thanks - glad to see the information has...

    gjnl:
    Thanks - glad to see the information has greatly expended since I was working, and passage of ADA!
    It would be nice if there were similar deductions for disabled persons in retirement who...
  22. Thread: Income Taxes

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    ChesBay: Have you deducted every possible...

    ChesBay: Have you deducted every possible 'disability-related' expense? Think I mentioned before that when I was working I used to deduct many things under this title, not Medical, where there's a...
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    I feel this situation does not need threats or...

    I feel this situation does not need threats or anger, but business-like conversation with the dentist or office manager. Just thinking about what one would do if they went to McDonalds and ordered a...
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    Wow - nice device. Makes me wonder if someday...

    Wow - nice device. Makes me wonder if someday dental work could be done in a person's home. This, combined with a portable dental tool cart might help those in wheelchairs who find it hard to...
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    That's bad.....! It's clear that a lot more...

    That's bad.....! It's clear that a lot more needs to be done in regard to accessible housing, particularly apartments. In years past I heard of two very accessible apartment units that were...
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