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    Ok, thank you. I will do that.

    Ok, thank you. I will do that.
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    I can't figure out how to update my profile, but...

    I can't figure out how to update my profile, but I live in Colorado, and I'm a c4 quad. I am in the process of training a new girl but she needs a few more weeks. The caregiver who yells at me has...
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    Is verbal abuse by a caregiver illegal?

    I am on a state run private pay system and I have a caregiver who yells at me and threatens to quit and not train another person to help me, is that illegal?
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    I am now living on my own. I found help through a...

    I am now living on my own. I found help through a home health agency.
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    To crush your enemies, see them driven before...

    To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentation of their women.
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    Comfortable pants for men. Having skin issues

    I didn't know where to ask this question. It is kind of pressure sore related so I think it fits in the care forum.
    I have worn jeans for years, and now I need something softer to protect my skin....
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    Helping Hands Helper Monkey

    I have thought about contacting Helping Hands for a while, but I am not sure if I should. Has anyone on this forum ever had or still have a helper monkey? If so, did it make your life better? What...
  8. Thanks. I think I will cancel tomorrow, and get...

    Thanks. I think I will cancel tomorrow, and get this checked out at Craig Hospital next month when I go there for my re-evaluation.
  9. I have a suprapubic catheter. Yes I had a UA and...

    I have a suprapubic catheter. Yes I had a UA and C&S. I was told what bacteria, but I forgot the name. The only symptoms of infection I had was sediment, a bloody chunk of something and dark color...
  10. I have a uti but don't feel sick, What should I do?

    I have had a uti for about a week. There was sediment and a little blood in my urine. I started taking Macrobid and Cipro for it. Now the doctor wants to start an iv antibiotic tomorrow because the...
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    I have not been on here for a while. I appreciate...

    I have not been on here for a while. I appreciate all your suggestions. I do have the funds to hire help. I would rather not have a live in, and I don't have any close friends to stay with me. My...
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    I'm a quad, and I need advice on living at home.

    I have been living at home in my house with my brother for the last 10 years. He no longer wants to live here, and I have no other family that will help me. I have the use of one arm but my hand does...
  13. Why are trials always for acute injuries? Are...

    Why are trials always for acute injuries? Are chronics sol?
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    Thanks for the help. I just got a Trackir in the...

    Thanks for the help. I just got a Trackir in the mail today. I really like this device.
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    Adaptive equipment for pc gaming?

    I'm a quad with only the use of my left arm, and very limited finger control, and I want to get into playing action RPG, and action shooter pc games. Anyone here have experience with this kind of...
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    Any quads that have only partial movement of...

    Any quads that have only partial movement of their arms living by themselves? I should add that I am c4/c5 quad with only the use of my left arm. I live with my brother in my house, but he wants to...
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    I'm skeptical about this, but I will watch your...

    I'm skeptical about this, but I will watch your progress before I believe this treatment really works. In 1998 I went to a treatment in Salt Lake City that turned out to be a scam, and I lost ten...
  18. Thread: skin flap

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    I have seen these threads on here before, and I...

    I have seen these threads on here before, and I am not sure what people mean when they talk about a skin flap. Can someone explain what this procedure is, and why it has to be done?
  19. Why does the FDA take their time with this stuff?...

    Why does the FDA take their time with this stuff? I remember when Christopher Reeve was saying we could have had a cure within five years or something like that. How ever many years ago that was?
  20. What makes me angry about sci research for a...

    What makes me angry about sci research for a cure, is that we don't have a cure yet, and it looks like we won't for a long time.
  21. Thread: This a sore?

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    Does it sometimes hurt when you sit on it? I have...

    Does it sometimes hurt when you sit on it? I have a thing that looks almost exactly like that. It fades away some times, then it comes back a few days later. I have had it for about two months, and...
  22. Thread: So what now??

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    I'm 17 years post injury, and have been like this...

    I'm 17 years post injury, and have been like this since I was 15 years old. I always had hope that a cure would be found, but after 17 years it makes me wonder if it's even possible.
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    Right now it looks like almost nothing is there,...

    Right now it looks like almost nothing is there, just a very light pink dot. Some days it does not bother me at all, and some times it stings a little bit. No I have not had it looked at because I...
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    Question about pressure sores

    Earlier this summer I had a small red dot that looked like a pimple on the right side of my butt. I stayed off of it, and it seemed to be healed except for some light pink discoloring that has not...
  25. Sorry for my ignorance, but what is a muscle...

    Sorry for my ignorance, but what is a muscle flap, and why is it done?
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