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    Are you referring to the Visco-Foam seat or...

    Are you referring to the Visco-Foam seat or something more custom? How much pressure relief does it provide for someone that had a flap surgery and is therefore a little more susceptible than he...
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    Thanks everyone. Super helpful information,...

    Thanks everyone. Super helpful information, particularly with respect to Bookshare and the Library of Congress. I didn't expect a great way to easily convert all of my hard back books, but I'll seek...
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    Ride Designs cushions post- flap surgery

    Hello all,

    I'm a C5 / C6 incomplete about 14 months out from my injury, and trying to nail down the details for my first manual chair. Unfortunately, I was dumb enough to get myself a nasty...
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    My local conversion expert told me that my late...

    My local conversion expert told me that my late model Sienna can't really be converted for driving by a high-level quad like me (C7 functional). Apparently something about the electronic steering...
  5. Thread: Books?

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    Books?

    I amassed a pretty good library of books during my 40 or so years pre-injury. Now, as a quad with very limited hand function, I find that physical books are no longer my best bet. Has anyone had...
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    While I was in inpatient at Spaulding rehab last...

    While I was in inpatient at Spaulding rehab last year Dr Brown came by and did rounds to meet with all of the various SCI patients. For all of us quads he seemed to highly recommend the surgery, and...
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    Yes, I'm aware that I can pay for the same rowing...

    Yes, I'm aware that I can pay for the same rowing program now, but haven't gotten around to restarting it. I'm busy paying for a bunch of other therapies, and between the money and the time...
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    Thank you! This is exactly the sort of thing I...

    Thank you! This is exactly the sort of thing I was hoping to uncover. I have not had the opportunity to trial any chairs set up like this. Frankly, I'm not sure how and where I'd be able to do that....
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    Thank you! This is exactly the sort of thing I...

    Thank you! This is exactly the sort of thing I was hoping to uncover. I have not had the opportunity to trial any chairs set up like this. Frankly, I'm not sure how and where I'd be able to do that....
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    The ExPD program is at a different location than...

    The ExPD program is at a different location than I usually visit so I haven't explored it very much, but I did participate in their rowing program for a few months before having to bow out due to a...
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    Thank you! This is exactly what I was looking for.

    Thank you! This is exactly what I was looking for.
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    Hey everyone, Rekindling this thread to get...

    Hey everyone,

    Rekindling this thread to get any feedback on the measurements that I had my DME write up for me. Just curious if anyone sees any red flags among these for my condition, or for a...
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    SCI exercise therapy around Denver

    Hey there,

    I'm about a year out from my C5-C6 injury, living in the Boston area and making as much use as I can of outpatient therapy at Spaulding Rehab and separately out of pocket exercise rehab...
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    Excellent point. I'm very fortunate that my...

    Excellent point. I'm very fortunate that my friends set a trust up properly with the help of a tax attorney when they kicked off the fundraising effort. As I said, I'm damn lucky!
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    That's a great-looking device. I actually bought...

    That's a great-looking device. I actually bought one and tried it, unfortunately my fingers are a little too curled to make it functional for me. But I bet it could work really well for others. I...
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    Ugghhh... foiled by the FDA again!

    Ugghhh... foiled by the FDA again!
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    Really interesting to hear this. I haven't given...

    Really interesting to hear this. I haven't given too much thought to other materials like carbon fiber, but it's certainly worth the curiosity. I've always assumed that carbon fiber doesn't lend...
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    Short answer is that I'm damn lucky. Here in...

    Short answer is that I'm damn lucky. Here in Massachusetts, the Medicaid Mass Health program serves as a backstop to private insurance for folks with disabilities, and given that we're an expansion...
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    Great to hear about the TiLite adjustability....

    Great to hear about the TiLite adjustability. That's absolutely what I like to hear since I'm pretty sure I'm not gonna get the adjustments right on the first go. But a bummer to hear about that axle...
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    Thanks so much for the reminder to not rush into...

    Thanks so much for the reminder to not rush into the bike. It's been an awfully long road already dealing with this pressure sore, and I definitely don't want it to recur. I got the bike now...
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    That's fantastic to know. I hadn't heard about...

    That's fantastic to know. I hadn't heard about the new e-motion wheels, but will definitely look into them before I make any move!
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    Help me pick out my first manual chair

    Hey there,

    Newbie here to SCI and this awesome community. I'm looking to get my first manual chair soon, and hoping to find some advice from the been-there done-that geniuses on this forum that...
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