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    Thanks for the reply. He prescribed 10mg Ditropan...

    Thanks for the reply. He prescribed 10mg Ditropan a day. I'll try baloon reduction, buy some prelief (never heard of it) and give up coffee tomorrow. I've cut down from a pot a day when I worked to...
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    Leak in suprapubic stoma

    I know this is not a new topic but I can't seem to find the right thread. I'm C-7 since '68 and developing aging problems such as pain, sco;iosis and bad shoulder problems. I'm supposed to be...
  3. upper limb function book

    Sorry KLD. I didn't mean to reference my question to that quote. I just wanted to know if the book that is the topic of this thread also addresses repair of worn upper limbs as well as preservation...
  4. upper limb preservation

    KLD,
    Would it be worth $8.00 for upper limbs in need of repair rather than preservation? WR
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    E-motion wheels

    JayColorado
    I've been using the e-motion wheels 3-4 years on a Quickie and I can't say anything bad about them. I'm guessing you won't be pulling it into cars.Each wheel weighs 20-25 lbs so they...
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    Somethings never change Alan. I know what you...

    Somethings never change Alan. I know what you mean. I used to get some relief laying in bed but no more. wr
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    I don't feel so good

    I've had sinus trouble off and on for years and I know how you feel at night when they plug, mouth breathing kicks in and the mouth feels and tastes like dirt. I use the otc Afrin or wal-mart generic...
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    Hi Alan, I know that so far all I've done is...

    Hi Alan,
    I know that so far all I've done is talk about getting scoliosis surgery, but now I'm determined to do something. I can't work anymore due to both the scoliosis and shoulder. I just don't...
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    Hey Deadeye, Looks like maybe you're getting...

    Hey Deadeye,
    Looks like maybe you're getting better. Your situation sounded so similar to what mine was I had to respond. I am a lawyer, now out of work, but for 30 years I worked for either State...
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    I always laid on the convex side, same side as...

    I always laid on the convex side, same side as pump, because it was more comfortable, but just started the other side. It is uncomfortable, but I'm getting use to it and it's better than AD.I'm...
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    I'd find a way to see a Doc.I put off a cough for...

    I'd find a way to see a Doc.I put off a cough for a month and ended up in the hospital with pneumonia. I'm C-7 post 36 years and it wasn't fun. Can't imagine it is for anyone.It was my 1st...
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    Dr. or Nurse question-Scoliosis and AD

    I have painful scoliosis, not a new topic for me, but lately it's becoming worse. In the last couple weeks I get a slight case of AD at night. It's mostly mild sweating, but since I've had a Baclofen...
  13. I don't know if this is coincidence or me losing...

    I don't know if this is coincidence or me losing it.. I'm also wondering if Drs. are out to get me, buit I need help. I'm on a baclofen pump and 2 100mcg duragesic patches every 3 days. Before...
  14. I'm on 200 mcgs and they dont do a #$@#%$# thing...

    I'm on 200 mcgs and they dont do a #$@#%$# thing except make my back sticky. I noticed the epidural block thread. I've had so many Ilost count. Nothing. ALL Ihave is a huge monthly bill from my...
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    Hey Alan, I'm finally (Hopefully) gettingto the...

    Hey Alan,
    I'm finally (Hopefully) gettingto the point where I've got to do something about the scoliosis which I know exacerbates my shoulder problem and the 2 combined are making the pain...
  16. Does anyone know the number and location of V.A....

    Does anyone know the number and location of V.A. S.C.I Centers in the U.S.?? KLD?
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    I did but I'm kinda computer "challenged" so sed...

    I did but I'm kinda computer "challenged" so sed a signal if you don't get it. Thanks WR
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    KLD, I probably will end up going the V.A....

    KLD,
    I probably will end up going the V.A. route. I honestly didn't know I could get pump refills through the V.A. I got the pump after fighting muscle spasms for 14 months. I'd get so bad that I'd...
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    Hi TD, I'm glad I wander onto C/C once in awhile...

    Hi TD,
    I'm glad I wander onto C/C once in awhile and glad I noticed your post. I too am A c-7 and have had a ITB pump for about 4 years now with no trouble. The way you describe your pre-pump spasms...
  20. Thanks RAB, that's what I was thinking. The...

    Thanks RAB, that's what I was thinking. The reason I asked is because there are no surgeons capable of doing the spine where I live but the local orth. surgeon wants to schedule me for a replacement...
  21. Surgery priority-Doctor or Nurse please help

    Pain from bad shoulder and scoliosis forced me to quit work.My shoulder specialist says I need a shoulder joint replaced and my spine surgeon says I need rods to correct scoliosis.I know both are...
  22. Pain Med. Question for Dr.Young or Nurse

    When I got my bac. pump the Dr.also prescribed my pain meds and told me he was the only Dr.I could get a pain med. Rx from. My pain has increased a great deal over the last few months to the point of...
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    Same stuff. My doctor told me last fill in...

    Same stuff. My doctor told me last fill in Nov.that next fill would be good for 6 months. I'll see next week.WR
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    Alan, I haven't posted here so long I hit the...

    Alan,
    I haven't posted here so long I hit the "post" button w/o posting. As you remember from our past conversations I have pretty bad scoliosis.
    I had the ITB pump installed with no problems 4-5...
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    Originally posted by alan:

    As everyone reads this forum (as opposed to the Pain forum, which, obviously, attracts the people with pain), I figured I'd ask this here, with a larger viewership: Is...
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