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    Blister on my heel

    Yesterday, after my bath while putting on my pressure stockings I noticed a blister on my inner RH heel.
    I have no recollection of running hot water on it and besides, if I had there should be more...
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    Thanks Nurse, that link was informative. In my...

    Thanks Nurse, that link was informative.
    In my urgency to find some alternative for my Son it appears that I have jumped the gun by posting here.
    Can this thread be moved to the appropriate Pain...
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    Yes, CWO, I am well aware that it is a SCI site. ...

    Yes, CWO, I am well aware that it is a SCI site.
    I also know that we do not all live in a compartment marked "X" that defines our whole. I am sure that some of the membership have experience with...
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    Morphine substitute?

    My Son has EGFR mutation lung cancer stage 4. Never a smoker.
    Our health system does not fund the next step medication, Osimerninib(trade drug Tagrisso ) .
    Australia does(?).

    His pain has...
  5. Thank you Nurse, for the direction and you too...

    Thank you Nurse, for the direction and you too funklab for your confirmation of the work this foundation does. :)
    I have posted a link on the bike forum thread. Digger should pick this helpful...
  6. Can anyone assist this young boy gain some mobility & independance?

    I came upon this thread on the Bike Forums sub-category for Adaptive Cycling.
    Can anyone assist? This is a big call out that will enable this youngster to grow and develop in a way that we can all...
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    Where is all the welcome advice and assistance?...

    Where is all the welcome advice and assistance? Is everybody on holiday or something?:)

    Happy New Year to you bunch of laissez faire holiday makers :beer2:
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    Schlumpf Mountain drives

    Hello and Christmas greetings.
    I have the 1995 Quickie Shadow handcycle with an early Schlumpf mountain drive.
    With the original crank arms the buttons protrude enough to heel (hand) tap as...
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    I have no experience of using these shields and...

    I have no experience of using these shields and doubt that I will, ever.
    From Brianms' image I could not determine if they are a shield with integral spacer that bears solely on the bearing inner...
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    $39.99 of these shields plus shipping seems...

    $39.99 of these shields plus shipping seems reasonable to me and a waste of money. By what has been said by those who have them the hair still gathers and gets by to the bearing.
    If hair causes...
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    No Wes, that was primarily in respect to wearing...

    No Wes, that was primarily in respect to wearing the stocking at night, while sleeping.
    Whether you take them off during the day when resting in the horizontal with elevated legs, or not, that would...
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    'Nice one Stu'. Cool colour, easy touch-up when...

    'Nice one Stu'. Cool colour, easy touch-up when that time comes around.
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    OK, lost in translation. I am cleaning the seat...

    OK, lost in translation. I am cleaning the seat cushion cover, the seat back foam cover and the sling upholstery on the Shark recumbent.
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    Who is that question addressed to August? I have...

    Who is that question addressed to August?
    I have my upholstery covers soaking in some warm water.
    I'll give them some further attention with a touch of laundry detergent today.
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    Damn, that is expensive! oneof the benefits of...

    Damn, that is expensive! oneof the benefits of being part of a captive market?
    Only two years warranty on a battery that is so crucial to the correct function of a product.
    Do they offer an...
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    I awoke this morning and my legs and feet are...

    I awoke this morning and my legs and feet are decidedly smaller with that 'crocodile' look. A new fashion trend??
    Washed, dried, nails trimmed and compression stocking on. My legs feel better...
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    Cleaning upholstery

    This came to mind today as I removed the seat covers from the Quickie Shark. The seat back upholstery is new and clean while the seat base cover looks like it needs some attention. Not messy, just...
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    I use a manual chair Mike. There are no elevation...

    I use a manual chair Mike. There are no elevation rests with it and besides, they would just get in the way and do more damage than I manage with standard rests:). Good advice and reminder on...
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    Do you sleep with your legs elevated Wes? If not,...

    Do you sleep with your legs elevated Wes? If not, it is worth a punt.
    They have to be elevated well though.
    I have a hospital bed that allows me good and varied body positions and consequently, a...
  20. Ideally, paralysis or physical impairment is for...

    Ideally, paralysis or physical impairment is for the wealthy.
    All able-bodied persons would do well to remember that before opting in.
    Damn, I wish someone had alerted me beforehand :)
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    Good to see business operators with genuine...

    Good to see business operators with genuine empathy from real experience
  22. Floor plan? Pictures?

    Floor plan? Pictures?
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    Don't use a course bastard file, unless it is all...

    Don't use a course bastard file, unless it is all you have :). A smooth will do and if you can, file away from the thread as you don't want burs on the thread flank. The important thing is to avoid...
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    Nah, not a loser. We are all working on a...

    Nah, not a loser. We are all working on a solution for Dave and learning together.
    Besides, I had my Opti-Visor to aid my old eyes:)
    Your advice was very worthy Phil, the thread seal needed...
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    I just finished patching my Roho and while...

    I just finished patching my Roho and while waiting for the cure I thought I would drop in.
    The nice catch is thanks to Dave for putting up a comprehensive range of images.
    That distorted thread...
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