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    You're all absolutely right, staying on the strip...

    You're all absolutely right, staying on the strip next time. Now that we've been there, and did the driving to the sights, it would make more sense to stay on strip. We were 2 families travelling...
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    Hey all! We're back from a wonderful week in...

    Hey all! We're back from a wonderful week in Vegas! The weather was spectacular as were all the people we met. Kudos to Wheelchair Getaways! Charles met us at arrivals with bags loaded onto cart,...
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    Powerwheels, we did exactly that! My son just...

    Powerwheels, we did exactly that! My son just turned 21 (hence Vegas), he's C4/C5. In Dec., husband and boys went to L.A., first flt and all since his injury over 7 yrs ago and realized all the...
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    Appreciate all the info powerwheels, I can see...

    Appreciate all the info powerwheels, I can see my son partying on the strip, just like you!
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    Has anyone rented a hoyer lift in Vegas? Would...

    Has anyone rented a hoyer lift in Vegas? Would sooner rent from someplace recommended than guessing yellow pages. It would have to be delivered to a house, not hotel. Thanks for any suggestions.
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    Thank you for the info! We're planning a week in...

    Thank you for the info! We're planning a week in April in Vegas and have rented a house. I appreciate your experiences as want to see and do as much as we can while there. I wasn't sure about the...
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    Thank you for the leads SCI-Nurse! Will be doing...

    Thank you for the leads SCI-Nurse! Will be doing some comparisons for travel shower chairs.
    Comad, have heard Motion can make these chairs as well but need to check out. Super pricey in Canada,...
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    Thank you everyone for your input. I truly...

    Thank you everyone for your input. I truly appreciate all the advice. Hopefully, what we have found will help someone else. So I googled everything and we ended up renting from Home Health Depot a...
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    Renting shower chair/commode in L.A.?

    I posted this under equipment but thinking we might get better response here. First big trip for my 20 yr. son (c4/c5) is travelling with dad & 'the boys' first time to L.A. (Santa Monica). Thought...
  10. Tilt shower chair/commode rental L.A.?

    Anyone know of any company who might have commode shower chair to rent in L.A.? Spending 4 days in Santa Monica mid Dec and first big trip. Not having much luck through hotel.
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    We have used Wheelchair in Motion run by John...

    We have used Wheelchair in Motion run by John Hillier 2 times during last 7 yrs. We highly recommend them in the Toronto area, however, we did not require van with hand controls so don't know if...
  12. We love Shriner's too. My son was at Shriners,...

    We love Shriner's too. My son was at Shriners, Chicago last summer for which included 'Quad Camp'! Did him and us a world of good. Dr. Volger and staff are absolutely wonderful. Gets to use equip. we...
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    Thanks nurse! We'll schedule his urodynamics and...

    Thanks nurse! We'll schedule his urodynamics and go from there.
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    medic 1, thanks for your reply. I'm thinking the...

    medic 1, thanks for your reply. I'm thinking the same thing..his once a year urodynamics might help, to at least rule out the basics. The amount has been consistant (unless uti involved) so I don't...
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    Okay, this topic couldn't come at a better time!...

    Okay, this topic couldn't come at a better time!
    My son, now 16, c4-c5, intermit. cath with no problems leaking unless uti. About 2 mon ago, we began having problems getting cath in, then changed...
  16. Good question zepec..I'm interested as well if...

    Good question zepec..I'm interested as well if higher level injury could benefit.
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    My son got botox for his hamstrings..they were so...

    My son got botox for his hamstrings..they were so tight, pt's would have a hard time straightening his legs. It was a beneficial for a short period of time to get his hamstrings to loosen up (he's...
  18. Okay, I have to find time to see this movie. Not...

    Okay, I have to find time to see this movie. Not knowing anything about it, didn't think anything about my son seeing 'a' movie 2x's but perhaps I understand more now.
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    My son was 13 yrs old when he had his injury -...

    My son was 13 yrs old when he had his injury - he's 15 now (c4/c5) and we've tried botox. It took a lot to convince him to try it. His tone is really strong and it's extremely hard to get his legs...
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    Poll: For those of you worrying about pain..... A week...

    For those of you worrying about pain.....
    A week ago, the rehab my son (c4/c5) is affiliated with had called us and said they were ready to give the vaccine to their outpatients so we jumped at it....
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    Thanks SCI nurse for your response. I'll let you...

    Thanks SCI nurse for your response. I'll let you know what neuro says...appoint mid-Nov.
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    Good for you Titan! I know there's no way I'm...

    Good for you Titan! I know there's no way I'm going to be able to wait with my son that long in line...there just isn't the time avail. On the other hand, the government is talking about keeping...
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    Well I think the panic is starting to kick in...

    Well I think the panic is starting to kick in around the Toronto area. A young man, around 13 yrs. old died this past weekend just outside Toronto with confirmed H1N1. Lotsa kids home with flu like...
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    Clonus starting

    My son has just started getting clonus. He's 2 yrs post injury (c4/c5). He's has a lot of tone over the last couple of yrs but that part of it seems to be calming down, now out of the blue the clonus...
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    D's Mom, Welcome to cc! As a mom to a 15 yr old...

    D's Mom,
    Welcome to cc! As a mom to a 15 yr old (c4/c5) for the last 2 yrs, this place has been my lifeline. When the med profession doesn't make any sense or I can't understand something my son's...
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