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    I have a SN bed also. To decrease cost we bought...

    I have a SN bed also. To decrease cost we bought only the mattress from SN and then the adjustable base at a Sleep Train store. Being able to adjust the mattress level depending on my pain for the...
  2. I use the emotion wheels on my manual and LOVE...

    I use the emotion wheels on my manual and LOVE it. Since i have issues with my shoulders I can't use regular wheels. I have to admit though that my husband is always with me so when my arms get...
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    The conversations I hate the most are about me...

    The conversations I hate the most are about me having a spinal cord injury and therefore I don't feel any pain. No matter how much I explain that is not true, most people don't get it.
  4. Thank you so much for answering, really...

    Thank you so much for answering, really appreciate it. I've told her to cancel her trip and see a NS. Is there a well known NS in the San Jose/San Francisco area?
  5. Need help with MRI. Non SCI but no one answered when I posted there.

    So sorry for posting here. I tried posting under non-sci, but no one answered and i really want to help my friend out.



    Hi, I'm trying to get info for a friend of mine. Her doc told her not...
  6. Thread: quickie 2HP

    by LadyT
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    I just received my Quikie 2 lite with emotion...

    I just received my Quikie 2 lite with emotion wheels aprox. 3 weeks ago. The wheels are SO heavy and I am unable to assemble my wheelchair on my own. So I'm still stuck at home. When assembled...
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    Hi Gary, I just saw your post. Not that I'm an...

    Hi Gary,
    I just saw your post. Not that I'm an expert or anything, but I hear you on the nerve pain. I noticed one med that you didn't list was Cymbalta. I use that for my nerve pain and as an...
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    Thank you both for the tips. I am very tall so...

    Thank you both for the tips. I am very tall so I'm thinking I better find a dealer who has one for me to try out.
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    Foldable Mobility Scooter

    Hi All,
    It's been awhile since I've posted and I apologize for that. A lot has happened these past few months as my condition is getting worse.

    I need some advice on purchasing a foldable...
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    Hi Jason, Sorry to hear you're in the hospital. ...

    Hi Jason,
    Sorry to hear you're in the hospital. Pneumonia is nothing to mess with as I recently learned. My 16 year old son had/has it and it's been 3 weeks since he was diagnosed. Hopefully they...
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    Interesting article. I'm a redhead and have had...

    Interesting article. I'm a redhead and have had a few precancerous skin moles removed.
    I've also read that we need more anesthetics for surgery or we'll wake up early. That has happened to me...
  12. Thread: Ghost town

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    Hi Cowboy, Sorry to hear you're feeling so much...

    Hi Cowboy, Sorry to hear you're feeling so much pain. Try not to wait until that point, take your meds on a regular schedule. I take 40mg of oxycontin ER 2 - 3 times a day. Yes, I'm physically...
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    Pain Pump

    Sorry it's taken so long to respond. Things have been crazy here with getting ready to move soon.
    Here is a link explaining the pain pump.

    http://www.mayfieldclinic.com/PE-PUMP.htm

    My doc...
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    I realize this was an old thread , but what good...

    I realize this was an old thread , but what good info for a newbe like me. I'm on oxydone ER 40 mg 3x day. I also had a problem with each pill lasting 12 hours. For me it was more like 6 hrs max. ...
  15. I have been given lidocain infusions based on...

    I have been given lidocain infusions based on the lidocain protocol which can be found online. This has really helped my pain level in that I rarely have to take anything for breakthrough pain any...
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    Hi Cowboy, My doc has also offered me the SCS to...

    Hi Cowboy, My doc has also offered me the SCS to deal with my pain. I'm reluctant to get it as I feel for me it's a "last resort" option and I've read about a lot of additional problems it can...
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    Thank you so much for the info. I will try to...

    Thank you so much for the info. I will try to set up an appt. so I can see someone as soon as I arrive. I'm dreading the move and flight over already. Trying to get the Air Force to approve a...
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    Moving to San Jose

    Hi, I'm moving from Germany to San Jose area (hopefully Mountain View) this summer. Would like to find a doctor or clinic that specialized in spinal nerve injuries and docs here really have no clue....
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    Do I belong here?

    Hi, I have been lurking on this forum for a few months now and wanted to introduce myself. Had a fusion at L5/S1 due to sciatic pain and numbness in right leg. A year later my hardware was removed...
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