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  1. I starting thnking of maybe an ankle brace...

    I starting thnking of maybe an ankle brace instead of drop foot boots. This way he could still wear his tennis shoes to use the stand up machine and transfer ok. Now i just need to figure out how he...
  2. Great idea on the foam! We use that on other...

    Great idea on the foam! We use that on other things for him. But it does slide! never thought of hairspray! I will sure try that! Thanks everyone!!
  3. My dad does have the PRAFOS - old version of...

    My dad does have the PRAFOS - old version of them. thanks everyone! Best wishes to you!
  4. The picture you posted is what i have pictured in...

    The picture you posted is what i have pictured in my mind!!!
  5. thanks for all the input!! i was thinking the pvc...

    thanks for all the input!! i was thinking the pvc pipe in order to give his hands something to get a good grip on. His hand tendons have shrunk alot. I will go get some supplies and start working on...
  6. I do understand that they should not be stood up...

    I do understand that they should not be stood up in. My dad should have night help. I did this for 3 years working daily and going out at night. I can't do it anymore. I'm trying to find something to...
  7. Thank you for your thoughts! I will pass those...

    Thank you for your thoughts! I will pass those web sites onto my dad.
  8. Hi! Thanks everyone! He had gone to a therapist...

    Hi! Thanks everyone!
    He had gone to a therapist but he doesn't go anymore. He has drop foot fleece boots he can wear at night - they aren't that great for him to transfer in b/c the bottom part (...
  9. Anyone make your own PVC Parallel bars?? I'm looking for info.

    Hi! I'd like to get my dad some parallel bars but they are too expensive. I've been looking at them online and wondering if i can build him a set out of PVC pipe or something like that for home. Any...
  10. Drop Foot boots - that you can put on yourself

    Hi,
    My dad won't get anyone hired to help him at night. I've tried but have burned out and can't go out everynight. He has a C5/C6 injury and can transfer himself but can't move his legs. His...
  11. What do you think for spinal cord dad- Homedics massage chair

    HoMedics AG-2100 Anti-Gravity Lounger

    This Homedics® luxury recliner has a 10-motor massage system and anti-gravity positioning to provide optimum stress reduction for sore tired muscles in...
  12. Thank you for the suggestions! i will try and...

    Thank you for the suggestions! i will try and work on them soon. I help my father but he has the control and does it how he wants so his "program" poop schedule as he calls it - he decideds. I work...
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    drop foot boots?

    Hi,
    My dad has a c5-c6 spinal cord injury. He can still do transfers and he has boots we put on him at night BUT sometimes he wants to put himself to bed and the boots fall apart when he tries to do...
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    drop foot boots?

    Hi,
    My dad has a c5-c6 spinal cord injury. He can still do transfers and he has boots we put on him at night BUT sometimes he wants to put himself to bed and the boots fall apart when he tries to do...
  15. can't use a stool

    He has a c-5/c-6 injury - can't just use a stool. I wish. he has to transfer into the chair - its also where he does his "program" weekly. since he can't sit on a toliet. its a process. His body has...
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    where can you find the machine?

    Hi!
    My dad needs to build muscle in his legs he has a c5/c6 injury. i can't find this online. do you have any more info?
    Thanks!
    Beth
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    Leg Braces???

    Hi,
    I'd like to get my dad c5/c6 incomplete some leg braces to help with standing. Any suggestions????

    Thanks!
    Beth
  18. Idea's suggestions for c5-c6 injury - exercises?

    Hi,
    My dad has a C5-C6 injury. Very limited hand control. Legs don't work. He is losing muscle. When he was going to rehab he liked the paralle bars. He doesn't have insurence anymore and is giving...
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    Easy to use Drop Foot Boots

    I'm hoping for some suggetions - My dad has a spinal cord injurty c-5/c-6. He has fleece lined/velcro strap drop foot boots he wears at night. He'd like to have something that he can put on and take...
  20. Suggestions for easy to open containers c-5/c-6

    Hi,

    My dad has a c-5/c-6 spinal cord injury. He has a hard time with his hand opening things. I make meals up ahead of time. He uses regular dishes and containers but has a harder time getting...
  21. Spinal cord c-5 c-6 injury - Exercise at home?

    My dad has the injury. I'd like to help him do more at home exercises. He tries to still used exercise equipment built for someone w/o injury. Too hard. He gets certain thoughts stuck in his head....
  22. Thank you for all the suggestions! i will try...

    Thank you for all the suggestions! i will try them! I'm trying to find a streching table that i can afford to do the streches at home. Any suggestions on that?
  23. Dad's knees go together Groin muscles very tight

    My dad thinks if he could sit on a barrel that it would help strech his groin muscles out. when he is sitting in his wheelchair his knees go together. we reposition his feet and he tries to strech. I...
  24. Need suggestions on foam for my dads shower chair

    The Foam for my dads shower chair is falling apart. its shaped like a back of chair - can buy a new one for 300-400 but i don't have that and neither does he. I need to find out how to protect the...
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    Thank you!

    Thank you!
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