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    the family really needs to get him out of...

    the family really needs to get him out of Spaulding ASAP-He should not be getting bed sores-- if they have questions they can send any of us a message.

    My children were 7 and 12 when I was...
  2. My husband wants to rent something for a...

    My husband wants to rent something for a week--whatever works for me -all I really need is to be able to get into condo - or hotel- with a handicapped bathroom and a nice pool and my kids and husband...
  3. Any suggestions on Where to stay in Typee Island. GA?

    I might be going to Typee Island, GA at the end of August
    with my family--so many condos for rent on line-but I have
    no clue on what might be somewhat accessible and where the best
    place to stay...
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    Also- this is a very difficult time for your ex...

    Also- this is a very difficult time for your ex husband- and family- someone needs to understand that he can't make any decisions now- a family member needs to step up to the plate and be his...
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    Dear Healing I answered you on your earlier...

    Dear Healing
    I answered you on your earlier post. Please read it== I was at spaulding several years ago - I can see it hasn't changed. If family members can't be with him every day get him out of...
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    I rehab at Spaulding 6 years ago-- my advise is...

    I rehab at Spaulding 6 years ago-- my advise is have the family members stay very involved- push him as much as possible--Spaulding was a very depressing place when I was there- they were...
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    Check out Falmouth, MA-- they have several...

    Check out Falmouth, MA-- they have several beaches that are accessible and if you call ahead you can get a beach wheelchair-Old Silver beach is very nice- the water is warmer on this side of the...
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    6 years for me --- 1641 + vsj 9 + skippy13's 2 +...

    6 years for me ---
    1641 + vsj 9 + skippy13's 2 + my 6 = 1658
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    Poll: I started walking about 8 months after injury...

    I started walking about 8 months after injury -t12-L2 bust fractures- with kfo's and walker- I did rehab and worked very hard to move around --but I am in constant pain from my knees down and have...
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    Yes thank god for family--- my family was with me...

    Yes thank god for family--- my family was with me in the ICU and then at Rehab--Luckily you need family to advocate for you at Rehab facilities. But all my friends left me--- never visited rarely...
  11. dr wise young --Please don't give up and get...

    dr wise young --Please don't give up and get discouraged--we need scientist to educated the public about stem cell research- we can only hope that when this administration leaves its antiquated...
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    Spaulding Rehab Hospital Boston 7th floor- the...

    Spaulding Rehab Hospital Boston 7th floor- the most disgusting place in the world- short staffed and had two people in small single rooms- very dirty- i was there for three months the PTs were ok...
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    Poll: my sleep is consistently awful, I wake up every...

    my sleep is consistently awful, I wake up every two hours - fall asleep after the 11pm news and then I get out of bed @ 530-6am, I think it is definetly why I can't think anymore.
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    I am T-12 & L2 incomplete and have horrendous...

    I am T-12 & L2 incomplete and have horrendous pain from knees down and my feet feel like they are on fire all the time. Its so true that pain can get worse as the years go on--- and it is crazy ==...
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    I tried this devise over the last few weeks and...

    I tried this devise over the last few weeks and it does not work as well as I had hoped due to my spactisity. My leg braces work just as well and are not as expensive-- The Rehab Hospital of the...
  16. Hi Solan I have had Botox injections off and on...

    Hi Solan
    I have had Botox injections off and on for the last two years in my legs and feet. They have helped reduce the extreme tightness in my ankles and have helped uncurl toes. You need to see...
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    Addisue- I have similar problems with my feet...

    Addisue-
    I have similar problems with my feet and ankles. My right foot turns out and points down like a ballerina---LOL--- my toes curl up like monkey feet. I have found botox shots in legs and...
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    I just went off Lyrica - it helped with the pain...

    I just went off Lyrica - it helped with the pain as much as neurontin did - but made me fatter and just as dumb! LOL. Is there nothing out there that can help ---- with pain without making you so...
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    Mike-- I had a t-12 l-2 burst fracture in 08/02...

    Mike-- I had a t-12 l-2 burst fracture in 08/02 and had two huge operations and 3.5 months in rehab. I can walk with a walker too. I went back to work in March of 2004 so about 1.5 years after...
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    Sooo Sorry- "no good deed goes unpunished" ...

    Sooo Sorry- "no good deed goes unpunished" hopefully tomorrow will be a better day. by the way I tried to send you a private message the other day and it wouldn't work. I am not very computer...
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    I have constant spasm in legs and feet - it feels...

    I have constant spasm in legs and feet - it feels like my muscle are always on- burning pain- hot- cold- toes curled up-"the horror of it all"
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    ? Baclofen Pump

    I am confused about the baclofen pump. Is it really helpful? My DR. thinks I should get one- I research it online and get different opinions - Medtronics website states it is great and some of you...
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    Poll: I got lots of support at first - everyone feels...

    I got lots of support at first - everyone feels terrible about what happens to you, then very little. My best friend only visited me once when I got home after four months in Rehab- its been 3.5...
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    Travel to Tropical Island

    Has anyone gone to Atlantis- bermuda- bahamas etc-- I want to take my children somewhere besides Florida this year. I need to know what Islands are somewhat handicapped accessible.
    Thanks!:)
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    thanks

    I do see a doctor every couple of months - I take 400 mg of neurontin 3-4x a day along with baclofen and zanaflex. Tramadol as needed for pain which is aI try to keep to 3 a day. I am getting fat...
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