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    tetraparesis vs tetraplegia

    My lesion is at C5 level and I can't move any finger and the wrist are weak, so my diagnosis is "spastic tetraplegia". The term tetraparesis will mean the same thing in my case? Which are the...
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    where & how to find parts for hoyer lift

    Dear CC users,

    My brother tried to assemble the hoyer lift that we got from the health assurance service. Unfortunately he putted a little bit of unnecessarily force so the motor part got broken....
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    how to clean the wheels

    Dear friends,

    I need your advice about how to deal with the wet wheel in these days of winter. Do you have any system to clear the wet & dirty wheels? Are there any products which can help me with...
  4. Thread: very dry skin

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    very dry skin

    Lately, my skin is very dry and I really don't know why. The thing is that I'm worried for the skin from my bottom ( near anus).

    Please see the picture from attach.

    Are there any good cremes...
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    new method for urination using a catheter

    Hi there,

    I'm a quad, but I can cath myself. The problem is that it take me around 20 minutes so I'm thinking the find some methods to reduce the time spent with urination.

    Today I've tried to...
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    side effect after bowel

    until some time ago, i was emptying the bowel by using in bed position.

    in the las month i changed the procedure and i stay in a shower/wc chair.

    after the procedure, some things inflate on my...
  7. Thread: black spots

    by ddoug
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    black spots

    I'm a quad and my face is very "fat". From time to time I clean my black spots by using pressure.

    Now My question is related to what to do after the black spots are out?
    How to protect my skin...
  8. Thread: house for quad

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    house for quad

    I'm a C5 and until now I've lived into a non accessible house.

    I just bought an old house which needs allot of work to make it quad friendly.

    I need some ideas or advices. Do you have any...
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    I've added two more pictures, to the original...

    I've added two more pictures, to the original message.

    I've tried to blur one of them in order to not offend anyone. Sorry, but I don't know how to make pictures listed as simple attach and nor...
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    this black spot worries me

    this is how my sacral area looks.

    Unfortunately I don't know what is that black spot nor what to do about it

    any feedback is greatly appreciated
  11. Thread: vhow is named

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    vhow is named

    i'm very constipated. last day in which i produced something was on 18. then i've tried on 20 and all of the following days. result was a big zero and gases.
    i use supositories (2 dulcolax) and...
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    Battery Charger compability

    Dear all,

    One of my friends just received from US an Jet 3 Ultra pride power chair. The problem is that the battery charger was for 110V not for 220V as it is used in europe. As you can guess the...
  13. Thread: swollen feets

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    @ekeparth: great idea and it works. Now I take...

    @ekeparth: great idea and it works. Now I take one hour break at lunch just to rise my legs. My bed unit has this option. It raise the legs part with ~10"

    @SKYHAWK: I don't have any headaches. I...
  14. Thread: sore on foot :(

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    auch!!! :gloomy::thinking: this got me...

    auch!!! :gloomy::thinking:

    this got me thinking. I'm not a cookies addict, but I love meat. Can you give me some starting advice's /links which are related with nutrition& file style & diabetes...
  15. Thread: sore on foot :(

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    Dear KLD, I really have no words to properly...

    Dear KLD,

    I really have no words to properly thank you for your reply. You're a true treasure for CC community.

    I'm not diabetic. I had the blood tests 6 months ago. Did you see something on...
  16. Thread: sore on foot :(

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    sore on foot :(

    Dear friends,

    As I've mentioned in one of my previous posts, weather is way too hot lately. My feet got swollen. Unfortunately I was wearing crocs without socks. Before going I've noticed some...
  17. Thread: swollen feets

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    Big THANK YOU to all, for the valuable...

    Big THANK YOU to all, for the valuable informations. I'll definitely try to lay down in the middle of the day and find compression socks.

    Unfortunately I'll have to quit drinking coffee for some...
  18. Thread: swollen feets

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    swollen feets

    Dear friends,

    Lately i noticed that my legs are bigger and swollen during the day and they come to normal in the morning, after sleeping. I stay almost all long day in the wheelchair.

    What...
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    I can't feel my right leg

    Dear friends,

    Yesterday I've spend about 4hours in the shower chair. Right after, I've notice that I don't feel my right leg. I'm ASIA B, and you know what I talking about. Now, after 6 hours of...
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    My pressure sore was in the sacral area. Are ...

    My pressure sore was in the sacral area.

    Are there any devices to put above a normal toilet seat? I plan to use a lift to put me on a normal toilet seat and to not use my shower chair anymore....
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    touch pad or laptop type keboard

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    Hi,

    Do you know how can I find a keyboard similar with this one? In the last 10 years I've used only laptop type computer because of their touch pad. Now I wish to have a desk computer,...
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    how other quads do bathe

    Hi there,

    I was using a shower wheelchair to when I have to wash my body or to go to bathroom in order to empty my bowels. In the last 6 months I did all of this things in the bed because of my...
  23. Thread: foley or cath

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    you're right Sue Pendleton. More than that, my...

    you're right Sue Pendleton. More than that, my medic is a urologist and not a neurologist or a neuro-urologist. I didn't start to take the antibiotics yet. I'll try to talk with him again.
  24. Thread: foley or cath

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    I have the results. I have E.Coli and I'm...

    I have the results. I have E.Coli and I'm sensible to cefaclor, biseptol, cefriaxon, colistin, cefuraxim and piperacilin. My medic recommended me to take Ceftriaxon, but the procedure is complicated....
  25. Thread: foley or cath

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    As always, KLD replys are so useful and detailed....

    As always, KLD replys are so useful and detailed. Thank you so much.

    I plan to use the foley by night approach, only for 20-30 days. Now, during the training and some weeks after because I'll...
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