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  1. A photo and a post for assistance from the SCI...

    A photo and a post for assistance from the SCI Nurses would be helpful in answering your skin sore question.

    With regards to the study link posted above, there's no claim their device should be...
  2. Here's the link to their clinical study: ...

    Here's the link to their clinical study:

    http://journals.lww.com/nursingresearchonline/Abstract/2015/07000/Sacral_Peak_Pressure_in_Healthy_Volunteers_and.9.aspx

    12 healthy volunteers and 10 SCI...
  3. You're fine. I think I replied to a post of yours...

    You're fine. I think I replied to a post of yours last year about the same topic.

    We've now gotten to the point where the loss of free Medicare A insurance came in the mail. We decided not to pay...
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    Hello from the Texas Gulf of Mexico, the heat and...

    Hello from the Texas Gulf of Mexico, the heat and moisture capital of America.
    Skin rashes from warm sweat are usually raw, meat-red looking and sometimes have raised white spots if there's an...
  5. Every year, the Friday before Houston Livestock...

    Every year, the Friday before Houston Livestock and Rodeo begins is "Go Texan Day". We're allowed and encouraged to wear blue jeans to work that day.

    I bought my husband a pair of wheelchair...
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    SW = Social Woker. To advocate4bob- your...

    SW = Social Woker.

    To advocate4bob- your brother is very fortunate to have you looking after his needs.
    Do you have the equipment needed to take care of him at home? ( pressure relief mattress,...
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    Our city has curb cuts. We bought our home long...

    Our city has curb cuts. We bought our home long before my husband's accident and never noticed that most of the cuts were on the other side of the street !

    City workers came by a few years ago...
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    This is why we call it the "Gulf of Yoo-Hoo"...

    This is why we call it the "Gulf of Yoo-Hoo"
    https://www.sacurrent.com/the-daily/archives/2017/05/26/your-annual-brown-alert-for-visiting-the-gulf
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    You're not alone. Of the biggest healthcare...

    You're not alone.
    Of the biggest healthcare insurers in the USA, United Healthcare is #1.
    The sheer numbers of people insured by UHC give them the power to go to a hospital system and negotiate a...
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    Sorry this happened to you. We have had our roof...

    Sorry this happened to you.
    We have had our roof replaced twice. Once from hail damage and once from a tropical storm.
    Be careful. The roofer may be local but, after a storm, roofing crews drive in...
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    This was a 2016 thread discussing similar issues:...

    This was a 2016 thread discussing similar issues:

    http://sci.rutgers.edu/forum/showthread.php?255070-Shoulder-Pain-PT-Regimen&highlight=rotator+cuff+exercises
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    http://pets.cab/home

    http://pets.cab/home
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    These aren't cheap, but they've worked well for...

    These aren't cheap, but they've worked well for my husband:
    http://www.intelliwheels.net/fit-grips/
    The PRO model is for active manual wheelchair users.
    I've found better pricing on Amazon, Ebay...
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    ^What he said.^ Progressive limb weakness would...

    ^What he said.^
    Progressive limb weakness would be considered a "red-flag" sign and a reason to obtain additional diagnostic tests.
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    "Pain in my elbow and radiating under my armpit....

    "Pain in my elbow and radiating under my armpit. It all started with pain 'on the right side' of my spine four or five days ago."

    Let the ER Docs know this so they can check for brachial plexus...
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    I had something similar many years ago after...

    I had something similar many years ago after undergoing surgery. In addition to my blood counts, they checked for diabetes and low thyroid.
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    Your advice is most appreciated. I'll stop by a...

    Your advice is most appreciated. I'll stop by a sporting goods store this weekend.
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    We bought a SmartDrive because my husband was...

    We bought a SmartDrive because my husband was getting shoulder pain from pushing on workplace industrial carpeting.
    SmartDrive costs way more than what you've engineered.
    Any device that would save...
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    I think these can be used as actual underwear...

    I think these can be used as actual underwear when up all day in the wheelchair.
    There's potential for shear during the day from his multiple chair to van seat transfers.
    He goes "Commando" at...
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    GlideWear underwear?

    I saw a picture of this shear protecting underwear in New Mobility Magazine today:
    http://glidewear.com/shop/bedsore-protection-undershorts/

    Have any of the CareCure gentlemen used these shorts?...
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    Your shower chair research link is a great...

    Your shower chair research link is a great resource and ought to be preserved as a sticky on the Equipment forum.
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    Bronchitis can be caused by bacteria or a virus....

    Bronchitis can be caused by bacteria or a virus. Antibiotics are given to cover the possible bacterial cause. All the awful coughing from bronchitis could increase muscle discomfort and then decrease...
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    Last year I had to go on antibiotics and my...

    Last year I had to go on antibiotics and my tightness went away. Maybe whatever was making you sick had increased your muscle tone. When the antibiotics took effect, the tone decreased.
    Dr....
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    If I understand your post, you've had two sores...

    If I understand your post, you've had two sores that have been re-opening and draining fluid on and off for over a year.

    Has the fluid ever been sent for a bacteria culture? A lot of bacteria...
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    Sent you a PM with contact info for the person I...

    Sent you a PM with contact info for the person I know at Nuprodx.
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