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    Any quads playing pickle ball?

    I recently started playing wheelchair pickle ball. I'm c6 quad so have limited hand function. I've been wrapping my hand around the paddle handle but wonder if there is a better way. Are there are...
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    Thank you for sharing, ctimmins. Yes, I have...

    Thank you for sharing, ctimmins. Yes, I have heard that reconstruction adds a lot of difficulty to recovery. I was able to connect with someone with an SCI who went through this 10 years ago, she...
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    I transfer with my arms now and a little bit of...

    I transfer with my arms now and a little bit of leg strength. I have bladder and bowel function, although my bladder is very overactive so I typically end up having to use the bathroom every 1-2...
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    Breast cancer and reconstruction concerns

    I was recently diagnosed with breast cancer found during my first routine mammogram. I am an active 40 year old quadriplegic (use a manual wheelchair and fairly independent). I am likely going to...
  5. Thank you, I will check these out!

    Thank you, I will check these out!
  6. Recommendations for things to do in Lake Tahoe in June

    I am planning a trip to Lake Tahoe in mid June. I will be staying in Incline Village. I was wondering if anybody had any recommendations or advice for wheelchair accessible activities? Currently,...
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    Thank you all very much! I will try this and get...

    Thank you all very much! I will try this and get a rolling duffle bag as you suggest. This will be more affordable than the travel chairs I was looking at!
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    Thanks, Janet! I was looking for one that folds...

    Thanks, Janet! I was looking for one that folds up to fit in a travel bag that I can check onto an airplane. It doesn't look like this one does, but maybe I'm wrong? Do you fly with this chair?...
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    WTB Travel Shower Chair with Cut-Out

    I'm looking to buy a used travel shower chair with a cut-out. Does anyone have one they would like to sell? Or does anyone know of one that is not too expensive (less than $350)?

    Thanks!
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    Free Duraglide Tub Transfer System

    I have a Duraglide Transfer System that I do not need anymore. I would like to give it to someone who could use it. It is ideal for SCI with limited upper body strength. It is also ideal for those...
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    If you are in Boston, you should try Boston...

    If you are in Boston, you should try Boston medical Center. They have a locomotor program there. It is a NRN program, I did the same program in Louisville. I have a huge amount of tone in my legs...
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    Hi, Don't want to scare you but I am a c6...

    Hi,

    Don't want to scare you but I am a c6 quad and had botox in my calfs about 4 years ago to try and reduce ankle tone. I'm sure I was a rare case but I had a very bad reaction to the botox. ...
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    Hi Vincent, Not sure if this will help you...

    Hi Vincent,

    Not sure if this will help you but, I'm a c6 been injured 8 years. Walk a little with a walker. I have alot of extensor tone, definitely worse in the morning or anytime I am sitting...
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    Want to sell your Vitaglide?

    Just wondering if anyone is selling their Vitaglide? I am looking to buy one.
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    Thanks for info sci-nurse, those lifts are nice...

    Thanks for info sci-nurse, those lifts are nice but a little pricey for me.

    Emi2 - i don't have a ceiling lift. is that box on your lift from your ceiling lift?
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    walls are about 4 feet high.

    walls are about 4 feet high.
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    Suggestions for getting in above ground pool?

    I have a small above ground pool that I enjoy getting in. I'm not very big so I usually have someone pick me up and put me in the pool. I was wondering if anyone has any other ideas for getting in?...
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    I've had a couple of experiences with small...

    I've had a couple of experiences with small planes. Once i was put in an aisle chair and bumped up the stairs by a couple of flight attendents. The other time i was also put in an aisle chair but...
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    just wanted to thank everyone for thoughts,...

    just wanted to thank everyone for thoughts, suggestions and pictures. i think i'm getting more comfortable behind the wheel. i've lowered the chest strap making it less restrictive and i started...
  20. i have had deep tissue massage therapy which was...

    i have had deep tissue massage therapy which was great. i would get a massage every other week. i've also tried acupuncture. i did the acupuncture for neurorecovery and to help spasticity. it...
  21. i'm also a quad and i know it's very difficult to...

    i'm also a quad and i know it's very difficult to lose weight but i find when i do lose weight my belly does get smaller and the big arms everyone complains about get smaller and more shapely too. i...
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    hi jenny, i'm from new hampshire, too. don't...

    hi jenny,

    i'm from new hampshire, too. don't know if you need the name of a different urologist but if so i went to a good one in boston. dr. robert oates, he was with boston medical and he was...
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    I got my bladder back about 1 year after injury. ...

    I got my bladder back about 1 year after injury. I had to get off of all incontinence medication to be able to fully void. My bladder is not perfect. I have an overactive bladder so i pretty much...
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    Suggestions for balance loss while driving??

    I've recently started driving a minivan. I am a c6 quad and i transfer into a 6 way power drivers seat. I sometimes fall to the right while making left turns. My instructor tried a chest strap on...
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