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    Thanks for the response.

    Thanks for the response.
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    Is this site "Not Secure"?

    I've noticed that at the top of this site on my computer it says Not Secure - sci.rutgers.edu

    This has not always been there and I'm not sure when it appeared. Please comment/explain. Is this...
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    So glad to read these responses! I know there...

    So glad to read these responses! I know there are others in the same boat. Aging with a significant disability/paralysis brings new needs/techinques/equipment, in order to maintain independence. ...
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    Brad09: Have you tried Googling this issue, as...

    Brad09: Have you tried Googling this issue, as well as searching on YouTube. I've seen plenty of videos on YouTube demonstrating numerous issues related to paralyzed persons, transfers, etc.
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    Brad09, I totally appreciate what you are doing...

    Brad09, I totally appreciate what you are doing to mentor this person in the nursing home. I agree with Tooley's suggestion to see if there's a quad rugby team near enough to have him and possibly...
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    Not much space to maneuver. Hopefully the...

    Not much space to maneuver. Hopefully the wheeler won't get door-smacked by someone coming out of the opposite door.
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    I have heard of an add-on headrest, but haven't...

    I have heard of an add-on headrest, but haven't gotten that far in this idea. At present it's my transfers to driver's seat that are approaching "unsafe".

    I guess I'm mainly whining about the...
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    Driving from wheelchair

    Just wondering if anyone knows of any new developments for driving a van from a wheelchair with ZX1 attached. I use a manual indoors, but must attach it to my ZX1 whenever I go out. I understand...
  9. Your post inspires me to continue the fight. (Two...

    Your post inspires me to continue the fight. (Two wheeler elderly couple).
    Thank you for posting ordinary things that are really extraordinary in the life of a wheeler. So true about the trip to...
  10. Yes. You mention you asked community members and...

    Yes.
    You mention you asked community members and "they would rather keep their manual chairs....". How about asking community members who are sitting in power wheelchairs whether they would...
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    Just a comment or two. Recently my husband put...

    Just a comment or two. Recently my husband put my "back-up" wheels on my chair so we can take my wheels to the bike shop for new tires and tubes. The b-u wheels have coated push rims and are in the...
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    Wonderful about your plan! Just want to add that...

    Wonderful about your plan! Just want to add that we are a two wheeler couple and in our home for 40 years - you might be amazed at all the disability related equipment and supplies we continue to...
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    Two comments: Have you pushed on your insurance...

    Two comments: Have you pushed on your insurance company by sending a letter along with a doctor's statement?
    Are you familiar with your states' vocational rehabilitation...
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    What Patrick Madsen said. If you want something...

    What Patrick Madsen said. If you want something no frills the ZX1 with or without the attachment of a Freewheel is great. I got to the point where I could not handle outdoor wheeling (even on...
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    Thank you too for this conversation. I appreciate it.
    I hope your book group agrees to read it and that they feel free to express their thoughts about it.
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    Thank you too for this conversation. I appreciate it.
    I hope your book group agrees to read it and that they feel free to express their thoughts about it.
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    Hope you don't mind, just adding a couple of...

    Hope you don't mind, just adding a couple of comments. I may be wrong but I'm surprised you call this "extreme dump", as I've seen many chairs with much more "dump". Also, it's good you got the...
  18. Thanks so much for your response. Your point...

    Thanks so much for your response.
    Your point about LaSpina's wish to 'present herself in a way that was acceptable in the work force' is an important one. In fact, she may have even made a...
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    I think you meant you increase the probiotics. I...

    I think you meant you increase the probiotics. I was told to do that too.

    After two incidents of having to take an antibiotic I developed cdiff both times, both landing me in the hospital for 5...
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    Didn't want to say too much for those intending to read the book.....but, her decision to have her legs amputated really shocked me. I have recently read an interview with a prosthetic/orthotic...
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    Nice chair! The Stealth Look.....for sure.

    Nice chair! The Stealth Look.....for sure.
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    Totally agree. I noticed yesterday that Amazon...

    Totally agree. I noticed yesterday that Amazon has some sales going on for iPads, etc. Perhaps due to students going back to school this month. Tried to interest my sister in a new $250 iPad...
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    This is interesting to me as in the near distant...

    This is interesting to me as in the near distant future I'll need a caregiver. I have explored this on the internet to find out more about what training programs for certification are in our area. ...
  24. You mention "acute rehab"... I was referring to...

    You mention "acute rehab"... I was referring to discharge after a paralyzed person goes through a rehabilitation program at a facility/center - when ADL is offered.
    Rotary has been involved with...
  25. Maybe SCI nurse can answer this. Is any...

    Maybe SCI nurse can answer this. Is any equipment like this provided to persons with SCI before discharge? It seems some kind of organization, like Rotary for instance, would get involved in...
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