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    I'm considering a different lift. It doesn't seem...

    I'm considering a different lift. It doesn't seem ppropriate for use alone but is small, very portable, and can raise a person from the floor, can be used for toileting.
    6 lbs of pressure for seated...
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    gratitude & creative thinking

    This is a great thread, a thread for all seaons, at least for me. it's a combination of my favorite things: biking and boating, and a reminder of how to think, how to cope, and when to ignore the...
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    Rahilka, I too want to express my best wishes...

    Rahilka,
    I too want to express my best wishes for you. Please don't mistake my skepticism. I do believe that eventually stem cells will hold real promise as a do-able therapy. I continue to follow...
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    pain etc following stem cells

    Immediately- no real neurolologic loss.
    It was over 2 years ago. I have a progressive disease. So, hell, who can tell? Yes, I have additional neurologic loss.
    Immediately after my month in Panama...
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    my 2 cents: a good doctor sends you to a pain...

    my 2 cents: a good doctor sends you to a pain management clinic where they know their stuff and aren't afraid of their own meds. Also,it's important to know what kind of pain is troubling you....
  6. Thread: doc added lyrica

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    lyrica

    Lyrica is great. When it came out, my pain dr called it "son of neurontin". And so it is. I take 200mg x3 daily and have the okay for a 4th if necessary. While I can't speak specifically to your...
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    I did it. I went there. I even live in Panama...

    I did it. I went there.
    I even live in Panama for 6 months of the year.
    Don't spend your money. Maybe later. NOT NOW.
    I was desperate. I understand. But it won't do anything. It didn't do anything...
  8. Ptsd

    ABSOLUTELY! and it will define your life. But once you get the right therapy (and in the process- validation) you learn to truly and wisely survive.
  9. Thread: Voice computing

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    Voice computing

    Hi,
    I am preparing to begin voice command computing. I have Dragon Naturally Speaking version 10. I have read the comments about Knowbrainer and PCB. I am about to buy a new computer. I wasn't able...
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    Thsnk you. I think that voice would be the best....

    Thsnk you. I think that voice would be the best. My hands are too weak and my tremor too pronounced now. If I set things for less sensitivity I don't have enough strength and more sensitivity- well...
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    Thanks to all of you. I think the Rehabilitation...

    Thanks to all of you.
    I think the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago sounds like a good lead. And although my computer first balked at the clams list, later it opened. Also helpful. WTC, funny; at...
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    I hesitate to offer anything but sympathy and...

    I hesitate to offer anything but sympathy and good wishes.
    But I have become highly suspicious of many ordinary rx's as the cause of many insidious symptoms. I was prescribed Nuvigil (armodafinil)...
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    Computer help-PPMS

    okay, simply, once your hands become unreliable- doubletriple quadruple click without meaning to even once-
    what is the best choice- be specific.
    mannnny thanxxxx.
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    Doctor/ hospital help for ppms

    Please,

    I have had ppms for 13 years. I have no caregiver or specific help. I have progressed to a point where I need good instruction for managing my non-functioning as independently as...
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