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  1. Yes, he feels the electric stim is what kick...

    Yes, he feels the electric stim is what kick started his whole rigth side...that and the constant working of muscles. He's still doing it. He still has cath obviously since he can't feel anything so...
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    Thanks. It is very odd that motor has come back...

    Thanks. It is very odd that motor has come back so quickly and yet sensory has not in the least. I will say he has been pushing himself ( rehabbing some weeks all 5 days) to complete and total...
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    Sticky: I'm trying to understand what happens to the...

    I'm trying to understand what happens to the nerves after a spinal cord ischemia...is it possible that nerve cells might never rengenerate. I have a friend who has regained motor skills, but no...
  4. Muscles coming back but no feeling after spinal cord stroke?

    My friend suffered spinal cord stroke 3rd week of March. He never lost feeling in the left arm or above the chest, but was paralyzed everywhere else. After one week of intense PT..he was upgraded...
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    Friend spinal cord injury recovery question

    My friend was diagnosed with Spinal Cord Stroke in late March. Initially paralyzed chest down with use only of his left arm. He was in rehab for about a month (amazing place, use of lokomat, electric...
  6. Lucky dog...I just read some of your posts. I...

    Lucky dog...I just read some of your posts. I can't believe you are running 5 miles a day! Any insight on your progress ( although I know everyone is different) would be helpful...and would give us...
  7. Back with good news!

    I have some good news! He moved his right knee 5 inches last Sat am during PT. He was having a rough morning emotionally and just took all his frustration out during PT but he was given an exam...
  8. He was given ASIA B rating...any insight on this?...

    He was given ASIA B rating...any insight on this? I do have Dr. Wise's definition, whifch was helpful, but have to believe given the guy that he is he will beat the odds and walk again.
  9. Good news. Caralinas Rehabilitation (at CMC) has...

    Good news. Caralinas Rehabilitation (at CMC) has a bed available..he's being txf'd now. It looks to be one of the best in southeast.
  10. I'm back and now looking for referrals ( thank...

    I'm back and now looking for referrals ( thank you for ones you've sent through already) for Spinal units. CMC is saying they don't have any beds available.
  11. Thank you

    For all the kind words and support. I do plan to send his wife and him here once they are ready to handle it. He's still in a bit of shock at this point. He is at Charlotte Medical Center (apparently...
  12. Have more info to add to yesterday's post. Head...

    Have more info to add to yesterday's post. Head of Neuro (who at first incorrectly diagnosed with TM) and another neuro now agree it was Spinal Cord Stroke. He's entering the spinal unit today to...
  13. Friend just diganosed with TM but now they are saying spinal cord stroke

    I'm here because a very dear friend was diagnosed on Friday with Transverse Myelitis C5-C8. He is 53 years old, no history of heart disease, otherwise healthy. First he lost feeling in foot, then arm...
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