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    Thanks for the reply... so now we know there I...

    Thanks for the reply... so now we know there I osteomyelitis via MRI...we don't know if it is new or old..or if that matters regarding treatment options. I just want to understand treatment options....
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    Thanks for info... What are ACELL treatments? ...

    Thanks for info... What are ACELL treatments? When you say third were they stage IV in the same area?
    Appreciate the input.
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    Who has had stage IV pressure sore

    Can anyone share their treatment and post sore experience with me. Pressure sore has been treated by wound clinic for 5 weeks and they say it looks healthy but every week getting larger and now...
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    Best treatment for Osteomyelitis

    Husband has first pressure sore in 15 years and has been treated at wound clinic for 6 weeks. He has received regular scalpel debridement (weekly) and hydrotherapy (twice /week)with ultrasound...
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    Thanks

    McDuff...WOW!!!! Awesome pixs awesome details. Thank you so much for all of this info...you have increased my comfort level with the whole concept of
    W/C cruising. The Seattle write up was great...
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    Hey McDuff

    As promised...I am checking in with you to see how that cruise to Alaska went...
    Do you have any info to share?
    I am hoping it was an awesome anniversary celebration for you!
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    We are changing diet too...you should try...

    We are changing diet too...you should try Quinoa...it is loaded with protein...I fix it with roasted veggies...delicious hot or cold.
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    My husband's cholesterol has slowly been rising...

    My husband's cholesterol has slowly been rising over the last few years so I would say yes it is indirectly due to the SCI.
    His doc put him on a statin.... which caused his sugar to go way up and he...
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    Looks Awesome! Cure Warriors...I love it.

    Looks Awesome!
    Cure Warriors...I love it.
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    I just heard this yesterday and it just kept...

    I just heard this yesterday and it just kept popping into my mind all day...

    "Life provides losses and heartbreak for all of us. But the greatest tragedy is to have the experience and miss the...
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    What exactly is a low air mattress...where did...

    What exactly is a low air mattress...where did you get it?



    Thanks to all of you for responses...We are trying to do all the right things and sometimes I just feel like we take two steps...
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    We tried on his back and stomach..he had spasms...

    We tried on his back and stomach..he had spasms the entire time in both positions...legs kicking the whole time...we can modify his position..straighten legs out while on his side after we finish...
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    No medication prescribed for HO as the Dr told me...

    No medication prescribed for HO as the Dr told me the meds prevent it but do not reduce already existing bone...
    ROM yes...he does aggressive work outs for 3 hours a day three days a week including...
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    I guess it is the trochanter...the Dr who...

    I guess it is the trochanter...the Dr who diagnosed HO last week said it was extra bone in his muscle...We went to the Dr because of the pink spot and I could feel a slight protrusion on that...
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    Worried-How to prevent Pressure Sore

    Has anyone tried to prevent a pressure sore on their hip...Husband has HO in left hip...this means sleeping just for a couple of hours and bowel program both cause very pink area (50 cent piece...
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    Advice about Heterotopic Ossification

    My husband was recently diagnosed with HO. The Dr said surgery is only an option if he is experiencing pain...or serious symptoms. She did not suggest any treatment options.
    My ? is he is 9 yrs post...
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    HO Diagnosis

    My husband was recently diagnosed with HO. The Dr said surgery is only an option if he is experiencing pain...or serious symptoms. She did not suggest any treatment options.
    My ? is he is 9 yrs...
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    Great Info...Thanks you guys... McDuff...I am...

    Great Info...Thanks you guys...
    McDuff...I am going to remind you in September to tell us all about your cruise experience...we will celebrating our 25 wedding anniversary!
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    How was the cruise

    I am planning our first cruise...hubby C4-C5 power chair user and we are thinking of Alaska.
    We are leaning toward Celebrity and Holland based on previous threads here at CC...
    Looking at Celebrity...
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    You should check out sledboys thread in this...

    You should check out sledboys thread in this section ...there is a comparison of some products and some other good info...it is "real World" comparison of Intermittent Catheters...

    My husband uses...
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    Kit Recycling

    We also receive the "kit" that we do not use. The gloves, BZK wipe, trash bag, and gauze are all included in the same package as the hydrophilic catheter. (These are the disposable caths with the...
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    Here is my shout out to the nurses....our...

    Here is my shout out to the nurses....our personal experience is that many of the doctors and medical staff we visit for various SCI issues are not SCI literate...I know many here share this...
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    Crestor (cholesterol ?) side effects

    Hello...

    Does anyone here take Crestor to control their cholesterol?
    Any side effects?
    My husband started it (10mg once a day) about 6 weeks ago...
    He is experiencing more bowel accidents...
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    Jody, Thanks for your info... I thought the...

    Jody,
    Thanks for your info...
    I thought the superbugs were caused by over use of antibiotics...I did not realize they came from untreated infections...
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    rdf, Thanks for the reply...No, this Dr is not...

    rdf,
    Thanks for the reply...No, this Dr is not experienced with SCIers. He also does ICs...which the Dr knows...but maybe he should mention that this is causing the bacteria count..thanks for that...
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