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  1. You could try just getting some simple wrist...

    You could try just getting some simple wrist splints from CVS or target. They can be a little bulky under the gloves so be sure to get thinner ones but work pretty well and stabilizing the wrist and...
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    Getting a hand cycle would be a great investment....

    Getting a hand cycle would be a great investment. Another relatively simple idea would be to get some hand weights- they have ones that can Velcro around your wrists if your grip is affected, and do...
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    Sticky: We have a lokomat at our center in Pleasanton, CA...

    We have a lokomat at our center in Pleasanton, CA (Northern California).

    Here is a link to our program www.sci-fit.org and our number (925) 846-1848
  4. Thread: saratoga cycle

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    Hi, You can switch up your workouts so you...

    Hi,

    You can switch up your workouts so you don't get tired of doing the same thing. If you want to work on endurance try a moderate to low resistance setting and try and go for a certain amount...
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    Hi PBing, You guys are definitely right to...

    Hi PBing,

    You guys are definitely right to want some guidance with the exercises- the last thing you would want is to do something unsafe and have another setback. Could you ask the PT for a home...
  6. Thread: Power Plate

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    Just wanted to clarify the study you posted is...

    Just wanted to clarify the study you posted is for only complete SCI 2 years post injury so those results will not be conclusive for the entire SCI population. There have been multiple studies that...
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    We use treadmill training at our facility with...

    We use treadmill training at our facility with all levels- complete or incomplete. Treadmill training can be beneficial in multiple ways. We believe in neuroplasticity meaning that the brain is...
  8. Thread: Power Plate

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    The vibration plate is the same as the Power...

    The vibration plate is the same as the Power Plate. We have a Power Plate in our facility as well and it does help with increasing bone density. Some other benefits of it are increased circulation,...
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    You could try and do some modified chest press...

    You could try and do some modified chest press exercises like having someone manually resist you while you try and press your arms straight out or if you have hand weights or dumbells use those and...
  10. gvinton, You should try using FES and riding...

    gvinton,

    You should try using FES and riding an FES bike. You can place the leads on your quadriceps, hamstrings, and glutes or tibia if you have any issues with foot drop on the left side. Have...
  11. Thread: Walking Paras

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    Poll: We have 2 clients who have been working out at...

    We have 2 clients who have been working out at our facility for about a year and a half now. Both used to be complete T11/12 and now one is incomplete T11/12 and the other has been rediagnosed as...
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    Just like SCI-nurse said the easiest way is to...

    Just like SCI-nurse said the easiest way is to lay on your back with your knees elevated- ideally you want your knees and hips to be at a 90 degree angle to your body. Then place a weight onto your...
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    Hi Tim, You get light headed because the...

    Hi Tim,

    You get light headed because the blood is pooling in your legs and the muscles in your legs are not contracting to redirect the blood back up to your heart. Some possible options to help...
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    Hi, A really great glove is "active hands"...

    Hi,

    A really great glove is "active hands" here's the link to their website: http://www.activehands.com/
    They come with more padding then the traditional weightlifting gloves and last a lot...
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    Sticky: Hello Everyone, First of all it's really...

    Hello Everyone,

    First of all it's really exciting to read about so many of you who have made so much progress in your recovery. Congratulations and keep up the hard work! I'm a trainer at SCI-FIT...
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    *** you can also check out what our clients are...

    *** you can also check out what our clients are up to and the progress they are making on YouTube (Sci-Fit CA) and Facebook!
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    SCI-FIT Sacramento!

    Hello CareCure Exercise Forum Members!

    I am excited to announce we will be opening a new SCI-FIT facility in Sacramento! We have been so fortunate to have had such a great response to our program...
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    Hi, I can let you try it our center SCI-FIT in...

    Hi,
    I can let you try it our center SCI-FIT in Pleasanton, CA. Give me a call 925-846-1848 and we can set up an appointment.
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    SCI-FIT Free Evaluation

    Hello CareCure Exercise Forum Members!

    I would like to tell you all about an exciting new offer SCI-FIT will be extending to you and anyone you know effective immediately!

    SCI-FIT (Spinal...
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    Here is her latest video done over a year ago. ...

    Here is her latest video done over a year ago.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0dneU_ZrF0E
  21. SCI-FIT client accomplishes well earned goal!

    Hello everyone,
    This video is about a client who is 5 1/2 years post-injury T12-L1. She has worked out for the last 4 years and keeps making great improvements. For the last 2 years she has...
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    SCI-FIT Client In Action (Robin C3 ASIA D)

    Hi Everyone-
    Here is one of our client's working out at SCI-FIT in Northern California. He's had a lot of improvement in a short amount of time and continues to work hard towards his goals....
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    SCI-FIT Client in Action (Richie C-5 ASIA A)

    Hi Everyone-
    Here is one of our client's working out at SCI-FIT. He's had a lot of improvement and continues to work hard towards his goals. Just thought some of you might get some ideas for your...
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    Sci-fit client work out

    Here is one of our client's working out at SCI-FIT. He's had a lot of improvement and continues to work hard towards his goals. Just thought some of you might get some ideas for your own workouts. ...
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    SCI-FIT client progress

    We just wanted to share the successes of one of our client's with everyone. He has worked hard for the last 2 years and he continues to make progress... ...
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