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    protecting scapula pressure sore

    Any suggestions on how to properly protect/cushion possible pressure sore on left scapula area. Being treated by woundcare nurse , but didn't have any suggestions on how to properly protect/cushion...
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    Fluctuations in temperature

    SCI since 1987, ventilator dependant. My temperature fluctuates between 96.0 and 98.6. Does Anyone have any suggestions on cause. Thank you.
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    Magic Wand Keyboard?

    Does anyone know if In Touch Systems, the makers of the Magic Wand Keyboard are still in business? If not, were can I get my device repaired? Thanks.
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    What other companies do you suggest I look at?

    What other companies do you suggest I look at?
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    I'm a vent dependent quad and have never been...

    I'm a vent dependent quad and have never been brave enough to sleep on my stomach. I know of other people who have done it and they say that they sleep great. It takes some creative padding and I...
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    Hi KLD, Before this issue surfaced, I was...

    Hi KLD,

    Before this issue surfaced, I was sleeping on my side w/o turning all night and alternating left side to right side every other night. Now I'm turning every 4 hours. I have a Hill-Rom...
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    Dumb question -> What is FES?

    Dumb question -> What is FES?
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    Hi KLD, It's me again. Correction: I do not...

    Hi KLD,

    It's me again. Correction: I do not sit on my trochanters. My evening nurse just came in and checked out my seating position. For what it is worth, I also scheduled an appointment with my...
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    I have a Hill-Rom air mattress. I'm not sure I...

    I have a Hill-Rom air mattress. I'm not sure I can do better than that.

    I do partially sit on my trochanters but no one has characterized my seating position as unusal. I guess I should get...
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    New diet and pressure points

    Hi,

    I recently changed my eating habits in an attempt to reduce high triglycerides. As a result, I think I have lost weight in my hips. I have these diffused looking bruises on the skin covering...
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    Football Player Dies Due To SCI

    Avengers player dies from injury sustained in game

    For me this story is unsettling. I injured my neck 18 years ago playing rugby and was left a C2 vent dependent quad. I can't help but wonder why...
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    I broke my neck at C3/C4 playing rugby. I was...

    I broke my neck at C3/C4 playing rugby. I was aware of what was happening until some point in the ER. 7 days later almost to the hour of my injury, I "woke" up. While I don't remember that 1ast week,...
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    The Benefits of Garlic

    From Google News:

    Garlic can save you from hypertension

    Garlic Boosts Lung Health in Rats

    Nothing like a little prevention.
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    I ran over a "Little Monster"... I went to the...

    I ran over a "Little Monster"...

    I went to the city jail to visit a friend who found himself on the wrong side of the law (another story). A couple of other friends and I were sitting in the lobby...
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    I had a Native Ammerican (Iroquois) nurse who...

    I had a Native Ammerican (Iroquois) nurse who called me "Broken Hawk".
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    My left leg has a tendency to rotate out. I wear...

    My left leg has a tendency to rotate out. I wear a pair of hiking boots with rubber soles that rest on a one piece foot plate (as opposed to two seperate foot plates) with skid resistant tape on it....
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    New To Site

    Hi Folks,

    I've been lurking around here for a couple of hours and thought this might be the best place to introduce myself.

    I am a C2 vent dependent quad going on 18 years post injury. My...
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    Poll: I am new here and looking to touch bases with...

    I am new here and looking to touch bases with vent dependent quads. There doesn't seem to a lot of us around.
  19. Hi, FWIW, Mozilla just released Firefox 1.0.2....

    Hi,

    FWIW, Mozilla just released Firefox 1.0.2. It addresses some of the vulnerbility isses.

    BTW, I'm new here. Great website.
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