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    Yes this is a KT at the Tampa VA SCI center and...

    Yes this is a KT at the Tampa VA SCI center and is the designated seating specialist.

    I was under the impression that Roho Quarto was the best cusion available. Althought I would be willing to buy...
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    Repeated Pressure Sores

    I keep getting repeated breakdowns in generally the same area. A brief history of my seating is that I spent 18 years in a manual wheelchair and a low profile Roho. Being a C5/6 with very little...
  3. Thread: Bladder stones

    by dprite
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    I have similar problems with bladder stones. I...

    I have similar problems with bladder stones. I just got out of the VA after undergoing my second lithotripsy to remove large stones. In addition to large stones, the last two months I have been...
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    Wheelchair Training Roller

    I bought this a year, unfortunately my age has caught up with me. My bony butt requires that I be in a tilt wheelchair.

    $500 obo plus shipping
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    Where there's a will there's a way.

    I am a C5-6 quadriplegic injured 20 years ago. After moving out of my own, attending college I began to draw. That blossomed into large scale charcoal works. But I always had that desire to...
  6. Thread: Being Happy

    by dprite
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    I am a C5-6 20 years post injury and I can tell...

    I am a C5-6 20 years post injury and I can tell you you have an excellent attitude that will do well in life. Throughout my 20 years I've continued to push my Manual chair, and live alone, though...
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    UTIs, A/D leads me to Retinopathy

    A yearly trip to Vission Works was an eye opener. Neat the end of the exam the Dr asked if I have high blood pressure. I said it usually runs low. When he asked again I explained A/D and my recent...
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    Renacidin and bloody urine

    I’ve been using Renacidin for a year and it’s worked wonderfully. I used to continuously change my SP, sometimes as quickly as three or four days. Now, however after using Renacidin my urine is...
  9. Thread: Being Happy

    by dprite
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    Life is good

    I broke my neck 18 years ago, and with the exception of some pain issues couldn’t be happier in life. I’m an artist, sculptor, photographer, amateur astronomer and university student. Life is...
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    My spasms clear my sinuses.

    I’m a C5-6 quad and have always enjoyed that my spasms clear my sinuses. Does this happen to anyone else? If my sinuses are blocked I’ll jerk myself around to induce a spasm. Does anyone have...
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    Crystallized urine clogs supra pubic

    I’ve had a SP for the last 10 years with no complaints; however it can clog shut without warning. I’m forced to irrigate twice a day so as to catch it before it becomes an A/D issue. It’s not...
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    I have finally solved the dysreflexia problem. I...

    I have finally solved the dysreflexia problem. I began to notice after excellent B/C results my BP was fine and I could roll without issue, although any stay on my back was only safe for a few hours...
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    A bed for my woman

    After living alone for many years I have finally met the woman worth buying a larger bed for. Many women put up with my twin but I usually tired of them to warrant the upgrade. I’m a C5/6 and...
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    I feared falling early in my first few years...

    I feared falling early in my first few years however after I did it a few times it was no big deal. I agree it’s once you’re on the ground your problems begin. I was even knocked out of my chair by...
  15. Thread: Uppertone ?

    by dprite
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    I'm Selling My Uppertone

    I'm Selling My Uppertone
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    Uppertone for sale

    I am selling my mint condition uppertone. it is 5 yrs old, asking 2200. As far as shipping goes FYI i live in Tampa. dprite@tampabay.rr.com
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    Thanks for the response, I use to spend the night...

    Thanks for the response, I use to spend the night on my back, it was and still is my most comfortable position. I don’t feel badly when on my back it’s just my BP which gets out of control. Last two...
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    Thank you for responding, this is my only health...

    Thank you for responding, this is my only health problem, and I’m hoping for 40 more yrs, and I’m hoping I can find someone willing to do what it takes to find the cause. To answer the VA issue...
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    I use the all leather Hatch gloves for many yrs,...

    I use the all leather Hatch gloves for many yrs, I love them along with my foam covered push rims, those AVI gloves look exactly like the Hatch ones……hmm……
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    Very serious disreflexia problem in bed only.

    I’m a C5-6 quad for 13 yrs now; primarily when I lay on my back, only occasionally on my side. It happen instantl0y when I roll on to my back. From 110/70 to 170/110, when I roll back ton my side...
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    I love having my SP, though I don't care to see...

    I love having my SP, though I don't care to see the site so I always have a drain sponge covering it. If you are fond of protein shakes, be advised it will last a week before it calcifies shut; be...
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