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  1. Another concern with plates that the StimDesigns...

    Another concern with plates that the StimDesigns rep brought up to me was to be careful about points of contact while vibrating. She warned about a danger of the friction causing skin...
  2. If its mostly just about venting now... I'll...

    If its mostly just about venting now... I'll leave it at that. But, if you want to keep trying... read on!

    I'm not sure I'm clear one what the DME thinks they have submitted. I don't think they...
  3. There seem to be ones that push the whole plate...

    There seem to be ones that push the whole plate up and down while keeping the horizontal plane exactly parallel with the floor and ones that push ones side up while the other goes down creating a...
  4. Totally agree with oddity. DME is trying to get...

    Totally agree with oddity. DME is trying to get rid of you now. :( Call BCBS and explain whats going on. Ask if they can walk you through the process. Heck, get both the DME an BCBS on the line...
  5. Looking for advice/experience with vibration plates below a standing frame.

    Not sure if this should be in the exercise forum or here.

    Despite the mixed research, I'm interested in trying to build a standing frame/vibration plate setup and try it out for a while.

    I have...
  6. Funklab, I feel your pain. I am often caught...

    Funklab,

    I feel your pain. I am often caught in the Medicare as secondary world due to my wife's work insurance being primary. Every year about this time (because of deductibles) I usually see at...
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    Correct. The catheter attaches to the bag but...

    Correct. The catheter attaches to the bag but doesn't recess/retract into it at all.

    The Lo-Frics that I used to use would have a water satchel that you would break in the bag, but the shape of...
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    wheelin, If I understand your question...

    wheelin,

    If I understand your question correctly, the intermittent closed system catheters that I use (Hydrophilic SpeediCath Male Compact Set) include the bag. Unlike some other designs where the...
  9. Hey All, Thanks for the ongoing advice. I...

    Hey All,

    Thanks for the ongoing advice. I really appreciate the multiple perspectives!

    Michael
  10. @Lin - Thanks for the input on the Icon. Your...

    @Lin - Thanks for the input on the Icon. Your feedback helps. I'd be curious as time goes on if you find you continue to make changes or start to settle into a few specific ones.

    @Jeff - I...
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    I used to use the Lo-Fric Hydro kits, but...

    I used to use the Lo-Fric Hydro kits, but switched to the SpeediCath Compact Male Closed System. The material of the catheter seemed gentler on the urethra and the ease of use was better. I felt like...
  12. Starting process for next (4th) wheelchair - Adjustability v. Fixed?

    I have a T3 complete SCI, (10 years post). I?m coming up on 6 years for my current chair, a Quickie Ti. I?m about to start the process of asking my private insurance for a new chair. I?ve been...
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    I own the same model. The only thing I don't...

    I own the same model. The only thing I don't really like about it is having the on/off carpet/floor switch at the bottom. (Well that and the fact that the battery runs out of me before I finish...
  14. Hi tinern, I find myself looking at the same...

    Hi tinern,

    I find myself looking at the same van you are looking at and asking the exact same questions. I'm curious how it went for you and if you can offer any additional insight or advice.
    ...
  15. Smart Breaking v Smart Accelerating

    I recently started looking into the Smart Drive for myself and stumbled across this thread.

    I'm not sure how one would implement a real world solution on this, but it seems like the crux of the...
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    Ok, seems like many people have viewed, but none...

    Ok, seems like many people have viewed, but none posted. Does this mean that nobody uses a wheelchair with a 2" inset frame or am I just missing something. It seems like this would be worth...
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    Frame Inset, 1 inch or 2?

    Hi All,

    I'm wondering if anybody has experience with a 2 inch inset on a manual rigid wheelchair. I'm in the process of purchasing a new chair and was hoping to get some feedback on risks v reward...
  18. Kauai Arrived via Aloha Air. Flew through...

    Kauai

    Arrived via Aloha Air. Flew through Honolulu. The terminal in Kauai is two level so we could deplane using a standard ramp from the second floor. (Of note, we flew "Go" back to Honolulu and...
  19. Hawaii (The Big Island) We flew in to Kona,...

    Hawaii (The Big Island)

    We flew in to Kona, Hawaii via Aloha Air. Because of the size of the airport (tiny, one level), after unloading all of the other passengers, they brought in a lift to...
  20. Hey All, I just returned from my trip to the...

    Hey All,

    I just returned from my trip to the Big Island (Hawaii) and Kauai. I thought I would write up some of my experience with the kind of information I was hoping to find when I was planning...
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    I was thinking with the attached mount to the WC,...

    I was thinking with the attached mount to the WC, I might try reattaching one of my old arm rest mounts (long removed for weight). Then, see if I could attach part of a tripod to the arm rest itself....
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    Nice thread. I hope I'm not being too rude in...

    Nice thread. I hope I'm not being too rude in piggy backing a question.

    For those that shoot photography on the go, I'm curious how people carry their equipment. For instance, if you guys are...
  23. Hi Jim, I appreciate the reply. I did a...

    Hi Jim,

    I appreciate the reply.

    I did a similar search and read through most of the relatively recent posts. Unfortunately (for me) most were either regarding Honolulu or elsewhere on the main...
  24. getting off conrete in Hawaii: Kauai and the Big Island

    Hey all,

    I've been searching the forums, the internet and travel guides looking for advice and seem to be having trouble finding good, current information.

    My wife and I are going to travel to...
  25. Thread: Pumping Gas

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    Sugarcube, I'm curious about connecticut law as...

    Sugarcube, I'm curious about connecticut law as well. I've recently moved to the area (back and forth between San Francisco and Greenwich) and would find gassing help at no extra cost quite useful.
    ...
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