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    Mechanically soft neural implants

    thoughts?

    Video: https://www.facebook.com/ScienceNaturePage/videos/810586075740319/

    http://science.sciencemag.org/content/347/6218/159
  2. Thread: myelomalacia

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    Thx. He will...I'm just impatient. :)

    Thx. He will...I'm just impatient. :)
  3. Thread: myelomalacia

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    myelomalacia

    I know what some of the words mean.. but having a little bit of trouble putting it together to figure out what the whole thing means in lay terms if anyone can help.


    The spinal cord is normal in...
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    thanks~!!

    thanks~!!
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    Epidural Spinal Cord Stimulation

    My dr says ins won't cover it just to help with movement but will for pain.
    He says that it can help with the muscle movement in my hips. it can help with my therapy.

    Knowledge and/or...
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    Colonic irrigation

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    olonic E
    nema. It allows the patient to do a total washout of their colon by flushing out stool starting in the colon downward.

    My neurologist suggested I...
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    T6... however i'm unsure if it's complete or...

    T6... however i'm unsure if it's complete or incomplete. I can't feel anything below the waist.... have neurogenic bowel/bladder. I do have pulses and tingles. and if something is touching me...
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    thanks all ~ I spend my days in the kitchen for...

    thanks all ~
    I spend my days in the kitchen for now. I crochet, read ALOT, get online, chat with friends via text or FB. Reading is a huge "get away" for me but at times it can make me sad.

    ...
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    I had the spinal stroke sept 2016. I do try to...

    I had the spinal stroke sept 2016. I do try to just write it out.
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    had to get this out of my mind

    I feel kind of lost. I don't know why. I don't know what to do about it.
    I feel like my life is on a stand still. I don't want to give up and I war with myself between hope vs. fear.

    Sometimes...
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    Shheesh.... sucks that it's the speedbumps of...

    Shheesh.... sucks that it's the speedbumps of life that shows the real colors of people. *hugs*.
  12. wow.... As a hospice nurse for 4yrs before my...

    wow.... As a hospice nurse for 4yrs before my injury I've seen my share of wounds. One thing that always stood out, wounds are not always predictable. Meaning, we'd see patients that we were sure...
  13. Thread: bowel help?

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    Thanks everyone for the replies. Ordered some...

    Thanks everyone for the replies. Ordered some magic bullet and gonna give it a whirl. haha.. no pun intended.
  14. Thread: bowel help?

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    I think I'm going to try something like Treeza's...

    I think I'm going to try something like Treeza's bowel program until I can see someone. What I would like to do is try it when my aide is here from 930am - 1230p. Do it before I get up from bed....
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    My spincter isn't flaccid (thankfully) & I'm able...

    My spincter isn't flaccid (thankfully) & I'm able to push if told to, but I am unable to feel if anything comes out.
    My level of injury is T6 incomplete.
    When I say "They". It was about 12 months...
  16. Thread: bowel help?

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    bowel help?

    SO, I'm waiting for an appt with a gastroenterologist so that I can get a bowel program going. I had been on a simple one for a few months that has failed.
    The simple before: Just a suppository...
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    I have the same problem. especially with the...

    I have the same problem. especially with the overgranulation. I try to flush it every other day and I had the dr. change the size of my catheter from 18fr to 24fr which really helped keep the...
  18. Thread: "grooming"

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    .OMG I had hair down there. I also have it on the...

    .OMG I had hair down there. I also have it on the back of my thighs. UGH. Yep, is sooo hard to shave, do the best I can. I am seriously thinking of doing laser hair removal.
  19. It's always ok to vent. I always feel guilty if...

    It's always ok to vent. I always feel guilty if I have to vent because I know there are people worse off than me. However I also remember, that each person's issues are important to them. For those...
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    All I know is it's T6 ASIA A. That's what the...

    All I know is it's T6 ASIA A. That's what the doc at kennedy Krieger said. I think maybe incomplete? I have some sensation below the waist such as tingles or pulses that go up my legs. and my L...
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    it's at T6. I had a indwelling cath.. on Lasix,...

    it's at T6. I had a indwelling cath.. on Lasix, urinate a lot, etc, etc. suprapubic is better for my urethra.
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    abs help please

    So, towards the end of the day... sometimes by the middle of the day it feels like i'm "squashing" my lower abdomen. I know the muscle tone is just all to shyt now. I'm not sure what exercises to...
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    I"ve not started therapy yet. Dr. Reico said my...

    I"ve not started therapy yet. Dr. Reico said my wounds (one on each outer ankle) needed to heal first. One is now healed. the other should be within about a week. I would like to at least be...
  24. I really don't know much to help you. Just...

    I really don't know much to help you. Just wanted to say yea. It's hard not getting emotional about stuff like that. I've been fixated on a little pain in my big toe for weeks now. So I totally...
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    Kennedy Kreiger in Baltimore tomorrow

    Well, my long awaited appointment at Kennedy Krieger is tomorrow. I've seen some miraculous stories and talked to someone who was a patient there. He was paralyzed from the neck down... doing...
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