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    Definitely let me know! My husband has been using...

    Definitely let me know! My husband has been using it for about 9 months now and he is noticing that he is feeling a lot better overall as well. He doesn't get tightness, spasms and neuropathy pain as...
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    For anyone interested in more info on the Duette...

    For anyone interested in more info on the Duette catheter that gjnl posted about, you can check out this thread in the Care Cure forum: http://sci.rutgers.edu/forum/showthread.php?t=223938

    This...
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    Davesmom - In order to get a sample, you either...

    Davesmom - In order to get a sample, you either need a prescription or have your doctor give them a call. It's just for liability reasons...they need to make sure that you are a person who actually...
  4. The Duette cathether is covered by Medicare and...

    The Duette cathether is covered by Medicare and Medicaid...I'm not sure about private insurance, but I would think so. It is billed the same as a 100% silicone catheter. You can go to...
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    Sticky: I think Paypal is the safest option. They also...

    I think Paypal is the safest option. They also offer buyer and seller protection and tracking is included in the transactions.
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    GREAT NEWS!!! They now have a distributor set up!...

    GREAT NEWS!!! They now have a distributor set up! Go to their website: poiesismedical.com and click on the "distributors" tab. I know they accept Medicare and Medicaid. I'm not sure about private...
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    You're welcome Goldnucs! I really think this...

    You're welcome Goldnucs! I really think this catheter will help a lot of people! It's covered by insurance, but they are still trying to get their distributors set up. A lot of doctors are also...
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    A catheter that helps prevent UTIs

    Hi. I've been a member of this forum for a while and my husband is a T4 incomplete and uses a suprapubic catheter. My husband has struggled greatly with UTIs ever since he became paralyzed in 2008....
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    No, he does not sleep on a medical mattress. We...

    No, he does not sleep on a medical mattress. We have been really fortunate that our pillowtop mattress doesn't cause pressure. I can leave him on his hip (and before the protruding scar tissue, also...
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    Thanks for the ideas! SCI-Nurse - we have...

    Thanks for the ideas!

    SCI-Nurse - we have been able to eliminate the pressure when he is sitting, so that is not so much our problem. The problem is that he likes to lay on his back at night...
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    I've considered purchasing a CPR board JUST IN...

    I've considered purchasing a CPR board JUST IN CASE an emergency were to arise where I would need to give my husband CPR. I just wanted to throw this idea out for other caregivers. I know in my...
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    We definitely want to try to get this under...

    We definitely want to try to get this under control before it turns into a pressure wound....that's why I'm hoping someone out there knows something that has worked for them.

    I have attached a...
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    Thank you SCIfor55yrs and Lin for your thoughts....

    Thank you SCIfor55yrs and Lin for your thoughts. I will look into both of these ideas. The only thing I have worried about as far as shaving it down or surgery is that my husband has had a terrible...
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    Scar Tissue: Need ideas for breaking it up

    My husband had a skin flap surgery done on his bottom 3 years ago and he is just now starting to develop a hard mass of scar tissue next to the scar line. This hard mass is in the area of where your...
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    Wanted: Standing power wheelchair

    We are in desperate need of a standing power wheelchair. Preferably Permobil or Levo, but I am open to other options. Please let me know if anyone has one for sale. Location should not be an...
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    Hi. I have tried to contact you by email and...

    Hi. I have tried to contact you by email and phone, and no answer. Is this wheelchair still for sale?
  17. I don't have a Ferticare, but I just wanted to...

    I don't have a Ferticare, but I just wanted to mention that my husband's doctor said a Hitachi (of the highest strength) is just as good. And it's cheaper.
  18. Thread: Motomed

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    Here's the link if anyone wants to read about the...

    Here's the link if anyone wants to read about the estim option with Motomed....
    http://www.motomed.de/medizin_01_gb/themen_01_gb/geraete_01/motomed_viva2_fes_01/fset_motomed_viva2_fes_01.html
  19. Thread: Motomed

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    I just wanted to mention that the Motomed DOES...

    I just wanted to mention that the Motomed DOES have an electrical stimulation attachment. You can buy the bike with or without it. And the Motomed is a lot more cheaper than the FES Bike. My husband...
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    Wanted: Motomed or FES bike

    I'm looking to buy a Motomed or FES bike...mainly just for the legs. Please email me at sarahgwu42@hotmail.com if you have one for sale and the asking price. We are located in Florida, but are open...
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    Pressure Sores in between toes...HELP!

    A few days ago, we noticed that a pressure sore was starting in between my husband's pinky and 4th toe. Some other toes were also slightly red, but this one toe had a purple spot. We decided to put...
  22. Thread: Ampyra (4ap)

    by squick
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    Medicare is paying for it for my husband (SCI...

    Medicare is paying for it for my husband (SCI patient)...his part d plan is RX America. We just dropped it off at Walgreens and when we came back to pick it up, there was no problem! We were so...
  23. Thread: Ampyra?

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    My husband is starting it tomorrow and we were...

    My husband is starting it tomorrow and we were told by Walgreens that Medicare paid for it. We are picking it up tomorrow and excited to give it a try!
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