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  1. I wear tights with skirts or dresses, but the...

    I wear tights with skirts or dresses, but the hemline still rides up so I just reposition when I notice and always try to wear underwear that provides more coverage like boyshorts. If I accidently...
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    C 6/7- injured @ 20, now 28

    C 6/7- injured @ 20, now 28
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    Bladder Re-Training

    Has anyone had bladder re-training with biofeedback and/or electrical stimulation? I know that this is done with women with MS and I was wondering if anyone has experience with this type of therapy....
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    1" dump, C 6/7

    1" dump, C 6/7
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    Power chair recommendations

    I'm looking to get a power chair to use when traveling long distances and hilly areas. I have a Invacare Storm TDX 4 that was first ordered out of rehab and its too much chair for me now; chair is...
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    Sorry to hear about the sores, but it is possible...

    Sorry to hear about the sores, but it is possible to go back to your "normal" way of dressing with some modifications. I say this because I still haven't got the nerve to wear shorts/skirts/dresses,...
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    I currently have a jay back, both on manual and...

    I currently have a jay back, both on manual and power chair. Dislike the jay back on my manual chair. Doesn't provide adequate lumbar support imo, but I have some lordosis. Looking at getting a...
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    I think the best thing to do is go to the store...

    I think the best thing to do is go to the store and try the camera out. When I was looking for my next camera, I tried various brands and models to get a feel for what would work best for me. We are...
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    I know that chair choice comes down to whats best...

    I know that chair choice comes down to whats best for you. However, I do want to hear about others thoughts about these chairs, not to have any decisions made for me, but because I believe there is...
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    Poll: Haha...thats true about pee wee herman. And...

    Haha...thats true about pee wee herman.

    And bow ties are hot on most men.
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    Has anyone experienced tipping backward with the...

    Has anyone experienced tipping backward with the zr design? I have a TiLite now, older model, and am constantly tipping backwards.
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    Yikes. I have pretty bad spasticity. Do your...

    Yikes. I have pretty bad spasticity. Do your spasms throw you forward? By flexes, do you mean tip forward?
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    TiLite ZRA vs. Quickie Ti

    I'm looking at getting a new chair and trying to decide between these two chairs. They look pretty similar, except for tubing thickness. What are the differences between them, if any? I know TiLite...
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    Poll: The entire legalization of marijuana debate is...

    The entire legalization of marijuana debate is pure politics. Its medicinal benefits can't be refuted and I find it ridiculous that government would raid and persecute those who use marijuana for...
  15. Thread: roho covers.

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    the roho covers do rip easily, especially the...

    the roho covers do rip easily, especially the newer ones! I had a older roho for years and no problems with the cover. Got a new cushion and now few months later, cover is already falling apart....
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    The exact size should be on the report. Its...

    The exact size should be on the report. Its important to know the size because that will determine the course of action. Most stones pass on their own and when they do, man does it hurt! They won't...
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    I echo what KLD said. I also have a roho quadtro...

    I echo what KLD said. I also have a roho quadtro select and have found it helpful in "straightening" me out a bit, but still find myself favoring one side. Have your pelvis checked for obliquities,...
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    I echo what quad79 said

    Best advice is to do your own research and educate yourself on spinal cord injury, so you can be your own advocate. You will come across many healthcare professionals who may push/withhold treatments...
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    low hanging fruits not so easily attainable i think

    I'm surprised to hear that "respiration, bowel/bladder, and walking are the low hanging fruits" of curative therapies. Most research has focused primarily on restoring walking function, for obvious...
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    Screening for The Accidental Advocate

    I don't know if this is the correct place to post but, I received an email about attending a screening for this film. Thought those in southern california might be interested.


    Americans for...
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    It can

    I believe and studies have shown, that recovery after SCI is activity based. Meaning if you want to recover walking, practice walking, if you want to ride a bike, get on one and so on and so forth....
  22. Thread: SAEBO Flex

    by darkwavs
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    My grip was weakened somewhat, but not to the...

    My grip was weakened somewhat, but not to the point of detriment. My grip was strong, but so was my flexor spasticity. There has to be a balance and realistic expectations. I knew that I couldn't...
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    Poll: I voted kinda scares me because I've heard some...

    I voted kinda scares me because I've heard some negative things about the chair in terms of safety. I know someone with the chair whose had problems going through the metal detectors at stores and...
  24. great news!

    Wow! This will be great for all those who can benefit from the L300. I have used the system in PT and love it. My therapists said some insurance pay for it and some don't, but with Medicare covering...
  25. Thread: SAEBO Flex

    by darkwavs
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    why the hesitation?

    I have spasticity in my hands as well and botox was recommended in conjunction with a splint, not the saebo flex. I resisted the botox injections, didn't want "poison" in my body. In the end, I gave...
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