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    Thank you all for your thoughts and advice it is...

    Thank you all for your thoughts and advice it is all greatly appreciated! For those power chair users and care givers is there anything you would have done differently, hindsight being 20/20, when...
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    I met with OT yesterday for a power chair...

    I met with OT yesterday for a power chair evaluation and they are recommending a Quantum Q6 Edge which I think is made by pride. ...
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    Power Chair Recommendations

    I am looking to purchase my very 1st power wheelchair and I am looking for advice and recommendations as what those of you that are using power chairs and what your experiences have been. Here is a...
  4. Power or Electric Wheelchair Recommendations

    Hi All,
    My shoulder problems are not getting any better so I am finally taking the plunge towards a easier way of propulsion. I am looking for recommendations for a power or electric wheelchair. I...
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    Aging with a Disability

    I am not sure where I am going with this post or what I am looking to achieve but here goes. First I'll start with a little background. I am 50 years old, a C7 para complete, 32 years post injury. ...
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    I got the results of the MRI & yep its a torn...

    I got the results of the MRI & yep its a torn Rotator I meet with an orthopedic specialist tomorrow.
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    Rotator Cuff & other Shoulder Issues

    I am having shoulder issues and have been for the past eleven years. I am 31 years post injury C7 Para. Over the years my shoulder issues have become progressively worse and I am contemplating doing...
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    Thank you for the responses and the advice it is...

    Thank you for the responses and the advice it is greatly appreciated. I will try them out and let everyone know.
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    Problems inserting Intermittent Catheters

    I am a male C7 complete para, 30 years post and I have discovered yet another issue/problem I haven't yet experienced. Since my injury I have always used in 14fr intermittent catheter whenever I...
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    Try this

    Try Miracle Mist Plus found at www.badassspray.com

    I haven't used it for pressure sores but I am a C7 para and a diabetic and have used it with great sucess for other sores.
  11. Thread: dysreflexia

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    SCI-Nurse I don't mean to be naive but what is a...

    SCI-Nurse I don't mean to be naive but what is a urodynamics and PDetMax? I have a clostomy so I have ruled out stool impaction. Would that also rule out a tight sphincter?

    I live in a very...
  12. Thread: dysreflexia

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    dysreflexia

    I have been experiencing dysreflexia symptoms for the past week. I am pretty sure that it is related to a UTI that i have had for about ten days, I have been on an antibiotic for a week now. My...
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    Need Colostomy Advice

    I have made up my mind to get a colostomy, I am so tired of living my life around my BM, and need some advice. I went and had a consult with a surgeon and he wants to do a Barium Enema before going...
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    Yellowstone Park

    I am looking at planning a family vacation to Yellowstone Park and surrounding areas and was wonder if any other wheelchair users have any experience there. I am a C7 Para that would be traveling...
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    Seating at Sporting Events

    Does anyone know what the ADA requirements are for local high schools concerning accessible seating at sporting events? I recently went to my local high school BB game and the only seats available...
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    Seating at Sporting Events

    I am working on an HP Desktop computer that I think the motherboard is shot. When powering up the blue power light comes on momentary and then it is like the system goes into sleep mode. Nothing is...
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    Seating at Sporting Events

    Does anyone know what the ADA requirements are for local high schools concerning accessible seating at sporting events? I recently went to my local high school BB game and the only seats available...
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    Seating at Sporting Events

    Does anyone know what the ADA requirements are for local high schools concerning accessible seating at sporting events? I recently went to my local high school BB game and the only seats available...
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    Shoulder Surgery?

    I have been experiencing a lot of shoulder pain as of late. I haven't been to the Dr. yet because of fears that he might suggest shoulder surgery and I have heard a lot of horror stories concerning...
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    I have had a Jay for 21+years and have yet to...

    I have had a Jay for 21+years and have yet to have a preasure sore. Yes they are heavy, Yes they are old tech, but they WORK!! But as far as cussions goes it is usually what works for you.
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    Yes I got a letter from Independence that said...

    Yes I got a letter from Independence that said that the IGlide will be discontinued so that the company can focus on their iBot mobility system. I can't imagine having to come up with the $30,000...
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    I don't know much about the E-Motion but I just...

    I don't know much about the E-Motion but I just recieved a new iGlide Manual Assist Wheelchair and I love it. It has giving me a whole new outlook on life. I can now go places that I either...
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    Low Blood Pressure

    Does anyone have Low Blood Pressure? I think that mine is causing some other health problems like, shoulder & neck pain, headachs, some dizzyness and blured vision. Is low blood pressure common in...
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    Inspired- My sympathies go out to you and your...

    Inspired- My sympathies go out to you and your family!

    I have been a para for 21 years! Have I thought about suicide? Sure! Who hasn't! But it was a very breif thought at the most. I my mind...
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    Hemorrhoid Surgery

    I am contemplating having Hemorrhiod surgery and was wondering if anybody on this form has any experience with it. In particular I would like to know what I can expect as far as recovery time is...
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