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    Yes, there was osteomylitis and a piece of the...

    Yes, there was osteomylitis and a piece of the bone was removed and he had a picc line. He is off the antibiotics and has been for several months now. The mri in Februrary suggested that there may be...
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    Thank you. He was hoping for a little more north...

    Thank you. He was hoping for a little more north than that, but if he changes his mind, I will let you know.
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    I agree there has been no improvement on the...

    I agree there has been no improvement on the depth but the outside has been closing around it. Now the skin has started and almost completely covered the top. There is a small pinhole left, which is...
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    Does anyone have any recommendations for wound...

    Does anyone have any recommendations for wound care in the eastern states? Specifically, a place that knows a lot about spinal cord injury and a possible flap procedure or alternative treatment. It...
  5. Thread: Power Wheels

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    Power Wheels

    Looks like a power wheelchair to me.


    https://youtu.be/-a_nZk0PZgg
  6. I had a syrinx surgically corrected about 10...

    I had a syrinx surgically corrected about 10 years ago. My symptoms started off with increased spasms in my legs, and an onset of sweating below my injury. Then, massive headaches. I was told I had...
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    I had a similar thing happen to me. No matter...

    I had a similar thing happen to me. No matter what I did, I would leak. If I tried to bend down to reach something on the floor, I'd leak. If I leaned from one side or the other, I would leak. After...
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    Thank you for this response. To be clear, he has...

    Thank you for this response. To be clear, he has no intention nor has he thought about suing anyone. Someone else, who was trying to help, brought that up is this thread. He only wants to get well. ...
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    Unfortunately, yes. He is off it most of the...

    Unfortunately, yes. He is off it most of the time, but has to get up to prepare food and for some chores around the home. He lives alone and has no regular day to day help.
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    Yes, they have some good videos on their website....

    Yes, they have some good videos on their website. The Java looks like the ideal one for my friend. I'm no expert though, but I will tell him about it. Thank you so much for taking the time to...
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    It is a corporate decision. They told me so. The...

    It is a corporate decision. They told me so. The same thing happened where I live, so I called corporate and complained. Those carts are also used a lot by the elderly. Anyway, the phone call for me...
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    The Ride cushion looks interesting. He recently...

    The Ride cushion looks interesting. He recently had pressure mapping done and his current cushion is not optimal. He tried a verilite and that was even worse. I will suggest this one to him.
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    Baldfatdad, He doesn't want to sue. He just wants...

    Baldfatdad, He doesn't want to sue. He just wants to get better. It is hard to find doctors who have had a lot experience with sci. Looking into what other doctors have to say might be a good idea...
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    So here's an update. The doctor reopened the...

    So here's an update. The doctor reopened the wound. He was sent home with gauze dressing to cover it and instructed not to remove it for 4 days. Needless to say, the gauze became so saturated with...
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    He's trying. These posts confirm my thoughts....

    He's trying. These posts confirm my thoughts. Thank you.
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    All of this is probably the route to go. Going to...

    All of this is probably the route to go. Going to let him know. Not sure how to get the ball rolling, but looking into it. Thanks for this post.
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    Patrick, wow thanks for all this information....

    Patrick, wow thanks for all this information. This case is very much similar to yours. It started out as a superficial abrasion the size of a nickel that would not heal. After going to a wound clinic...
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    Thank you. I am concerned about infection control...

    Thank you. I am concerned about infection control as well. Is that right? I will talk to him.
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    Heal a wound over tunneling?

    Asking for a friend. Is it ever okay to let a wound heal that has undermining and tunneling? His is not getting packed, just covered over with foam dressing. He was just taken off a picc line for...
  20. This such sad news. I too would read threads...

    This such sad news. I too would read threads simply because she posted in them. She was such a smart, informed contributer to this site. She was also very funny a times. I will miss her nonjudmental...
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    I know absolutely nothing about this, but I did a...

    I know absolutely nothing about this, but I did a quick google search looking for the manual. I found it and scrolled through it. Pages 35, 39, 43, and 47 to be specific, are some pages that I...
  22. I would say this one is too long. The seat sling...

    I would say this one is too long. The seat sling is longer than the seat cushion. I am 5 ft 4in tall. My legs fall to the inside and almost look like they are on tippy toes when they sit on the...
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    I have the same chair with the same exact...

    I have the same chair with the same exact problems, except for the footplate risers. It has been sitting in the corner of my apartment for the last four years collecting dust, because it is useless...
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    Curt, what a nice thing to say. I sure could have...

    Curt, what a nice thing to say. I sure could have used a hug. I never really thought about it being a New England thing. I have lived here all my life, so I wouldn't know the difference. I have heard...
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    Thank you Bonnette. You are always so nice to...

    Thank you Bonnette. You are always so nice to everyone here. Your posts have been very helpful too. I am planning on writing to the newspaper at some point. There were teachers and medical...
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