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  1. Thread: ERGYS free-

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    Version? ergys2 Finbar

    Version? ergys2
    Finbar
  2. Thread: ERGYS free-

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    ERGYS free-

    Our ERGYS has never been used. It is free. You will have to arrange for transportation. I believe it can be traded in for a substantial discount for an RT. New York State-mid-Hudson valley.
    PM for...
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    Grammy, I think I get the gist of this but...

    Grammy,
    I think I get the gist of this but some of us could use some interpretation. How significant is this? Is it a breakthrough? How close would this put to human trials? Can it help others...
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    Estm coordination. I just finished reading all...

    Estm coordination. I just finished reading all 127 posts on the Ep-Future Trials thread. There was nothing like this flurry of promising activity 14 years ago at the time of our injury. So I came...
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    E-stim combined Brain & Spinal

    Sorry. I don't understand why the efforts of Dr. Jason Carmel (Burke Rehab) to combine Brain & Spinal Stim have been left out of the estim conversation. I don't understand the science but it seems...
  6. http://www.burke.org/media/news/2014/04/dr-jason-c...

    http://www.burke.org/media/news/2014/04/dr-jason-carmel-awarded-research-grant-from/


    journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fnint.2014.00051/pdf


    I have not seen any...
  7. Thread: Ghost town

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    CP, meds are idiosyncratic, especially Lyrica...

    CP, meds are idiosyncratic, especially Lyrica which can increase pain and cause suicidal depression. I've posted elsewhere about our near disaster with Lyrica.
    I assume you have tried massage...
  8. Caregivers

    To expect to get competent, intelligent, responsible care from someone who is on the books for 10$ /hr is to be totally disassociated from economic reality. In addition to whatever personal...
  9. Caregivers

    A recent ad in Newsday for a home care agency offered 10$ an hour-own transportation. Try living on LI on10$ an hour.
    Finbar
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    L. This is superb L. Some nice verbal...

    L.
    This is superb L. Some nice verbal touches-"organic prison" and "porn stache" (drawn from your sexpert gig). But what you do is what only nervy intelligent people can do-ask the "dumb"...
  11. I believe most life insurance policies do not...

    I believe most life insurance policies do not cover suicide. He does have the right to refuse treatment which could include food. He might very well be thinking of what is best for his family....
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    One sign that things are moving in the right...

    One sign that things are moving in the right direction is the response of a number of members. I'm particularly impressed by Muskie and the change in his mood as evidenced in his post above. L's...
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    The Brain and the Cure

    Wise et. al.,
    Will the Obama administrations proposal for a research effort to produce an "activity map" for the workings of the brain advance the cure for SCI?
    Finbar
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    Random, Theory seems suspect and...

    Random,
    Theory seems suspect and inconsistent with contagion theory-when someone in a group loses weight others do too- stay out of the bunker.
    Finbar
  15. Thread: Irreversable?

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    Wise, What about Decorin? Is there a...

    Wise,
    What about Decorin? Is there a medicine that can help with fibrosis and extreme spasticity?
    Finbar
  16. Thread: Irreversable?

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    If this issue is a big deal, then how might one...

    If this issue is a big deal, then how might one keep their muscles useful for a possible "cure"The articles seem to agree-lots of PT-stretching, aquatherapy, estim. Look up spasticity,. still would...
  17. Thread: Irreversable?

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    My search here turned up only one post on...

    My search here turned up only one post on fibrosis-4 years old. Decorin was suggested as an antidote but the Wiki article was not very helpful or extensive. Again, we need help here. Let's get Wise...
  18. Thread: Irreversable?

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    It would be useful if Wise would speak about...

    It would be useful if Wise would speak about fibrosis and contracture. The conditions appear in the articles on spasticity since they seem to be a cause. The standard treatment seems to be PT with...
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    Stem cell biology at tipping point.

    " Stem -cell biology is at a tipping point where all sorts of new science is going to emerge. People are thinking about practical applications...And USC is strongly invested in moving research from...
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    Thanks. We will carefully consider everything. We...

    Thanks. We will carefully consider everything. We tried botox but that did not work. We are looking at a description of trigger point injections which says that it is "injected into
    a knot of...
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    Roadblock to therapy

    If we could identify the cause of Thor's pain, we'd be halfway home. Problem is that there are two equally viable suspects, and there is every reason to assume that both suspects play a part....
  22. Thread: Now what?

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    AGAINST PESSIMISM: (1) It's dangerous." A...

    AGAINST PESSIMISM: (1) It's dangerous." A Positive Mental Attitude was the number one item on the the survival checklist from the Big daddy of all checklist writers, The U.S. Air Force"- DEEP...
  23. Thread: Sprinter van

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    You don't say where you live but Captain...

    You don't say where you live but Captain Vantastic in Ulster Co. N.Y. installed an under vehicle lift on our Sprinter. He could tell you what could be done. I believe CR used a Sprinter....
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    lonecaster, Search for posts on lyrica. It...

    lonecaster,
    Search for posts on lyrica. It can be dangerous.
    Finbar
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    Roadblock to therapy

    SCI nurse and probably Wise,
    Patient-motor vehicle accident in 2000, C4-5 quad, no functional control below shoulders- traces of function in triceps and biceps. He has muscular sensation...
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