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    difficulty removing cath

    My daughter has a supra pubic cath and has it changed every 5 weeks or so. Many times it is very difficult for the nurse to pull out and there is bleeding. Most always after the procedure she will...
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    daughter wirh super cath...

    She is 29,,severe MS..
    Self cathed for several years
    Foley since 2002
    Been to Urologist several times last week..saw PA
    I have call into Urologist
    I only see mucous or sediment in tube
    Maybe I...
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    Super Pubic Catheter

    My daughter had a super pubic catherter procedure last Tues. She had used a foley for 6 years and did well with it but the doctors have suggested for a while.

    Questions:
    It is not draining...
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    Preventing Pressure Sores

    I think a Temperpedic Mattress is the best. My daughter sleeps on an air mattress but has a twin temperpedic in the den. She can lay 6 hrs without turning on the temperpedic without any redness...
  5. Thread: Bad Leg Spasms

    by naugle
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    My daughter has horrible leg spasms to the point...

    My daughter has horrible leg spasms to the point that her legs would shear the sheets and this caused cellulitus on her legs. She has had a baclofen pump for 4 years and it stopped the leg spasms.
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    My daughter has both an air mattress and a...

    My daughter has both an air mattress and a Temperpedic mattress. She can stay on the Temperpedic longer without any redness for several hours. It is not sold as a pressure relieving mattress but that...
  7. Thread: sling for hoyer

    by naugle
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    sling needed

    It is an Invacare Reliant 450 with a remote
  8. Thread: sling for hoyer

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    sling for hoyer

    Does anyone know of a certain sling that works with a hoyer lift that is east to remove? Also so many of them are so stiff. I would like one that is of a soft but strong fabric.
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    Swallowing problems

    My daughter has severe MS and is a quad. THe past few months her speech is much worse and she has trouble with swallowing thin liquids and some food especially in the evenings. I am making sure she...
  10. Thread: Broda Seating

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    Broda Seating

    My daughter has severe MS and is paralized from the neck down. SInce her condition has been progressive, her wheelchair is not adaquate since she now has a hard time with upper body strength and...
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    My daughter had surgery to remove bladder stones...

    My daughter had surgery to remove bladder stones and it corrected leaking and bladder spasms
  12. My daughter uses a temperpedic adjustable bed and...

    My daughter uses a temperpedic adjustable bed and it is great .. it is as good as anything I have tried.
  13. Has anyone used a Levo..my daughter has one...

    Has anyone used a Levo..my daughter has one orderd?
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    My daughter is thin and now has a sore on her hip...

    My daughter is thin and now has a sore on her hip bone from sleeping on her side. She has a Everair air mattress and I am wondering if it is any good. I try to turn her at night but sometimes don't....
  15. Thread: pressure relief

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    pressure relief

    My daughter can not do pressure relief in her manual chair.she has been getting pressure sores ever since she had a baclofen pump. The spasms helped with her moving a litle in her chair. She does...
  16. Thread: Foley Cath

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    Foley Cath

    My daughter's urologist told her the other day that using a Foley for a long time is a bad choice due to erosion of the uretha. She does not have a lot of UTI and does not want this done at this...
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    Baclofen Pump and spasms

    My daughter had a baclofen pump put in last August and her spasms were almost nonexistant until 3 days ago..they have come back strong in both legs..we have an appointment on Friday for her pump...
  18. Thread: lift question

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    lift question

    Does anyone know how much a used trixie lift by Arjo should cost?

    Thanks
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    Belly bag cath bag

    My daughter is in Rehab at this time and she is trying a belly bag for her indwelling cath..has anyone used these? The nurses said that there is a valve that keeps urine flowing in the right...
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    What kind of suppository to any of you use?

    What kind of suppository to any of you use?
  21. Thread: Roho Quadtro

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    What does the Quadro offer as opposed to a high...

    What does the Quadro offer as opposed to a high profile single compartment?

    Thanks
  22. Thread: leb spasms

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    spasms

    My daughter (24 dx at 14) has severe MS and most of her symptoms are more like a SCI but I think worse. She has a foley cath, has to do bowel management, no use or feeling in legs, poor balance,...
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    leb spasms

    My daughter's leg spasms are very bad. She is takin 36 mg of Zanaflex a day. They are stiff as a board in the morning (one leg is bent) and it takes force to get them moving. They scissor and...
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    Wheelchair seatbelt

    Does anyone know of a company that makes a good wheelchair seatbelt that is easy to use and attaches to the chair in an effective way? Thanks for any info.
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    urine drainage bags

    What is the easiest way to empty the bag for a person who has limited use of hands? Thanks for any ingfomation
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