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  1. I am C5, post 35yrs, SP 15yrs. I've been battling...

    I am C5, post 35yrs, SP 15yrs. I've been battling Pseudomonas bacteria since Aug. My question is how do you keep in bladder, Clap it?? My bladder is quite small now with SP for 15 years. Any issues...
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    Count me in for worse at night. I'm started to...

    Count me in for worse at night. I'm started to dread going to bed. I never really had any issues with NP until 2012, then started burning, stabbing, etc. I've been hurt almost 35 years. I went to...
  3. My wife and I bought a Dunesport a few years...

    My wife and I bought a Dunesport a few years back. We love ours and I had them put a ceiling rail in for my lift. Lack of cabinet space was a challenge, but we modified same way as ancientgimp did....
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    Invacare MA95Z bed and sore healing?

    Looking for recommendations for those that own or been on this bed and healing a stage III sore. I have one on my spine in lumbar region. This bed has lat rotation and various pulse cycles and True...
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    Here are a few pics I have of the pop-up...

    Here are a few pics I have of the pop-up conversion. I had a post on this forum a few years back. This camper was an 07 model. We really enjoyed it...
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    Wife and I bought this custom built, self...

    Wife and I bought this custom built, self contained toy hauler from http://dunesport.com/toyhauler_wheelchair_accessible.php they will mod to your specs. I got a roll-in shower and a ceiling lift...
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    thanks quad24, lynniffer for the info... I will...

    thanks quad24, lynniffer for the info... I will search a few bed models on CC and see what CC folks have say.


    Lynnifer, I enjoyed you PS quote from Christopher Hitchens, I need to look that...
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    Thanks for the info, it all helps. I noticed on...

    Thanks for the info, it all helps. I noticed on some of the higher end bed models of true LAL/AP, they say prevention and treatment up to stage IV. What does the treatment aspect mean? Is all the...
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    [QUOTE=lynnifer;1571407]Did you switch your back...

    [QUOTE=lynnifer;1571407]Did you switch your back on the chair? What do you sleep on if you sleep on your back?

    I went to local rehab and we made changes to back cushion (roho) to prevent...
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    Another sore story, Wound Care ???

    After 32 yrs I got a pressure sore on my back about L1. I am quite tall and bad c5 posture did the trick. I went on vacation and drove without weight shift for a long period of time. I can lean...
  11. Thread: Leg bag emptier

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    I've used this one for a few years now, all...

    I've used this one for a few years now, all mechanical non-electric.

    http://www.jb-3.com/
  12. Thread: Spasms and Meds

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    30 yrs of dealing and suffering with leg spasms...

    30 yrs of dealing and suffering with leg spasms and foot twitches keeping me up all night a caregiver suggested weed. At 45, I tried it and wondered why I waited so long. It gives me almost...
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    Hi Lisa, I've lived in Austin for 10yrs now. You...

    Hi Lisa, I've lived in Austin for 10yrs now. You are right on housing cost, some of the highest in state. The demand for housing has kept prices high. It truly is a sellers market. The far south...
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    After 32 yrs, lost hope for cure years ago. Like...

    After 32 yrs, lost hope for cure years ago. Like one said, I have hope they will find cure for newly injured to spare them from our fate. I have hope for other things and try to focus on that. I...
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    Good question, as i get older (47) and post SCI...

    Good question, as i get older (47) and post SCI drags on (32yrs) it's getting harder. My dad could serve as backup to my wife as caregiver, but he is older (74) and his health is not the same. The...
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    You might want to old on to it, as you are aware...

    You might want to old on to it, as you are aware it's not cheap to be disabled in America. You are always one wheelchair breakdown, van repair, medical bill, etc from eating $3832 up fast. You will...
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    Hey McDuff, if you ever come to Austin for ROT...

    Hey McDuff, if you ever come to Austin for ROT rally or fun, look me up, really love to see the setup.
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    I was told by the sales rep the price online w/wo...

    I was told by the sales rep the price online w/wo the options you want is pretty much the bottom line price, he could deal somewhat on delivery. I did not press him on this for I was just looking at...
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    You might consider looking at this toy hauler ...

    You might consider looking at this toy hauler

    http://dunesports.com/toyhauler_handicap_accessible.php

    Its the only TH that has accessible options from factory, that I've found. Talk to Chance,...
  20. Thread: Football Injury

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    Coach, The above advise is very good....

    Coach,

    The above advise is very good. Knowledge is good medicine for the parents and friends. They will be faced with many decisions and having some understanding helps. This site is very good at...
  21. Thread: Overweight

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    Cutting calories worked for me, little exercise....

    Cutting calories worked for me, little exercise. I'm C5 complete, post 30yrs and went from 240 to 208 lbs since Dec 2008. I am 6'7" tall and trick for me is balance a healthy weight for healthy skin....
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    I will be happy to share everything I've learned...

    I will be happy to share everything I've learned modifying mine. I have posted some info and pics on recent camping trip on popupportal web site. I dont know if it's proper to post links on CCC,but...
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    I've noticed this trend in hotels. I have found...

    I've noticed this trend in hotels. I have found its getting more difficult for my wife and I to travel because of hotels upgrading to pillowtop beds (very high for transfers) and platforms that does...
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    Did you rent this fom cruise line or local DME?...

    Did you rent this fom cruise line or local DME? Was there much room in cabin w/lift,powerchair, etc... I have thought about cruises just did not know how my wife and I could manage all the junk I...
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    I am planning a trip in July. Does anyone know if...

    I am planning a trip in July. Does anyone know if the train is accessible? http://www.thetrain.com/ can I stay in my chair? Is it worth the price? Any feedbback would be helpful. Tnx
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