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    Thanks for the help! He does need more practice.

    Thanks for the help! He does need more practice.
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    He is a incomplete C 6/7 with full hand function....

    He is a incomplete C 6/7 with full hand function. He functions at a T1.
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    Doors in public restrooms

    My son went to the movies and mentioned how he struggled with the door when coming out of the restroom. He wasn't able to open it all the way and needed help from someone to hold the door open....
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    Looking for Oregon coast vacation rental

    We are looking for an accessible vacation rental on the Oregon coast. Just wondering if anyone has rented a house or cabin in that area. Any help would be great!

    Thanks
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    What a blessing! Your son is doing wonderful....

    What a blessing! Your son is doing wonderful. :applaud:
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    Lurch- Thanks for the picture!!

    Lurch-
    Thanks for the picture!!
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    Lurch- Measurements and a picture would be very...

    Lurch-
    Measurements and a picture would be very helpful.

    Thanks!

    He is afraid of falling off, so the belt thing is an option if using a regular bench.
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    Weight lifting bench

    My son wants to get a weight lifting bench for home use. Just wondering how difficult to transfer onto - and if you can get a wider one or maybe anyone that has made an adapted one. He is a C6/7...
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    Emi2- I have never heard of a bed ladder. Is...

    Emi2-
    I have never heard of a bed ladder. Is this something homemade? If you have a picture that would be great.
    I like your bar Eileen- wondering if I might find one that collapses during the day....
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    Eileen- That's the kind of was thinking of. He...

    Eileen-
    That's the kind of was thinking of. He has full function of both hands so grabbing a bar isn't an issue.
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    bar to help turn in bed

    Just wondering if any of you use a bar to help turn in bed ? My son's mattress overlay makes it difficult for him to turn independently (C 6/7 incomplete).
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    Hiprex has really worked for my son. He hasn't...

    Hiprex has really worked for my son. He hasn't had a UTI since he started taking it. He takes one twice daily along with vitamin C. No problems with the medication or anything -he's been on it close...
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    Mike- My son was having UTI's about every...

    Mike-
    My son was having UTI's about every month along with the accidents, leg and bladder spasms, and night sweats. His doctor put him on Methenamine 2x's daily along with vitamin C. He has been...
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    No- he wasn't drunk or anything! :p In fact, he...

    No- he wasn't drunk or anything! :p In fact, he hasn't tried drinking since his SCI- It's been almost 2 years - he's 23 now. He is a heavy sleeper and staying up untill 3:00 a.m. must of done it....
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    He caths himself and fell asleep in the process.

    He caths himself and fell asleep in the process.
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    Falling asleep while cathing

    My husband went into our son's room early this morning to find him asleep with a full cath bag and tube still in place (also urine everywhere) Apparently he stayed up late and fell asleep while...
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    Happymom- My prayers are with you and your...

    Happymom-
    My prayers are with you and your daughters. My son is 23 with a SCI and it has been almost two years now. I understand about being overwhelmed- it does get easier with time. Hang in there...
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    Mucinex D and frequent urination

    My son took Mucinex D yesterday and for some reason he spent all day cathing and having the urge to urinate. Could Mucinex D have anything to do with this?
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    Plastic coating on push rims

    The plastic on my son's push rims are coming off. Is this something that needs to be replaced or could we just take the plastic off? I'm sure the plastic is for grip and comfort - not sure if he...
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    Needing full bladder for urodynamics test

    My son is having his urodynamics test today . He was told to come with a full bladder. How is this going to happen without him getting AD? :thinking:
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    Kris- Do you have a good amount of time to get...

    Kris-
    Do you have a good amount of time to get through the door before the door starts to shut?
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    Thanks for all the good ideas! I think we will...

    Thanks for all the good ideas! I think we will start with the rope trick and see how that works first.
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    Help with shutting door

    My son needs someone to shut the door behind him when leaves the house. Do any of you use or have special adaptions to help with this?

    Thank you!
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    Yes- I meant urologist! Thanks!

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    I meant urologist!

    Thanks!
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    Please explain urodynamics

    My son is seeing a Neurologist next week and I would like some input about urodynamics- what is involved in the procedure etc.

    Thanks!!
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