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    Wise, just wanted to say Thank You! for all of...

    Wise, just wanted to say Thank You! for all of your hard work.

    My family and I find it best to just live each day to the fullest and know that dedicated scientists such as yourself are doing all...
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    Sounds like you are doing great! Moving and...

    Sounds like you are doing great!

    Moving and stretching are so important and you appear to have that covered. You mentioned no pool therapy. My son is a paraplegic and he really benefited from that...
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    Think of this as the start of a great journey....

    Think of this as the start of a great journey. The initial transition can be bumpy and tiring but as you build up your strength things will get easier.

    My son was injured five years ago and it...
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    Lube packets

    Local supplier no longer carrier the packets of Surgilube.

    They are about $26 per box online, but I found PDI and Invacare brands for significantly less.

    Has anyone used either of these brands....
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    Crud, checked there but only found the actual...

    Crud, checked there but only found the actual cushion covers for Roho.
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    I just need the stretchy black fabric thing that...

    I just need the stretchy black fabric thing that goes over the cushion and zips in the back.
  7. Very cool.

    Very cool.
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    wheelchair cushion cover

    My son has a Synergy Spectrum gel cushion in his wheelchair - he needs a replacement cover for it.

    Any suggestions on where to order? I checked sportaid.com and didn't see a match.

    Many thanks.
  9. Great information Chas! Like I said we're...

    Great information Chas!

    Like I said we're relatively new to it all. I greased the bearings and cleaned the general area, but never actually removed the bearing to clean them.

    Learn something...
  10. WTF - we're changing the casters because the...

    WTF - we're changing the casters because the bearing wore out (after more than 4 years). The wheel part was pretty worn too - so from my experience it's about the same time as the wheels. But, in...
  11. May take you up on that Donno. Looked at the...

    May take you up on that Donno.

    Looked at the Sportaid site.

    Question: What's the pros/cons of aluminum vs. lexan for the Frog Legs casters? Price is about double for aluminum. Not sure about...
  12. Many thanks! Any thoughts on the myoclonus?

    Many thanks!

    Any thoughts on the myoclonus?
  13. Need to new caster wheels - where to order?

    The caster wheels on my son's chair have worn out. Is there a good place to order online? I figure that's a less expensive option that going through the DME provider.

    They are 4" casters. Here's a...
  14. SCI Nurse - input, please.

    I thought myoclonus was fairly rare.

    It just seems odd to me that this would surface suddenly.

    Can it be a sign of an underlying problem?

    How do doctors tell a difference?

    Also, urine is...
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    I think any grain can cause constipation. Do you...

    I think any grain can cause constipation. Do you eat a fruit or veggie with it?

    Maybe mixing it with a veggie would help
  16. What is the difference between myoclonus and clonus?

    Is it common for it to come on suddenly in someone (spina bifida) who never had it before?

    Treatment that doesn't have horrible side effects?
  17. Second opinion on the classification.

    Second opinion on the classification.
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    If you're using Lofstrand (fore arm) crutches, I...

    If you're using Lofstrand (fore arm) crutches, I highly recommend "tornado tips" to absorb some of the shock and give better grip/traction.

    They are about $30 a pair online and worth every penny....
  19. Papmered chef has a lot of great kitchen tools....

    Papmered chef has a lot of great kitchen tools. My mom has trouble with her hands due to advance arthritis and I found and bunch of things that helped her.
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    Alexis, where in Ind. are you? My son was injured...

    Alexis, where in Ind. are you? My son was injured 4 years ago, he is now a freshman in college and doing great. I am in Indy. Feel free to send me a message and I will try and get you connected with...
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    the surgiluge packets are good.

    the surgiluge packets are good.
  22. Keep working in the parallel bars. Practice,...

    Keep working in the parallel bars. Practice, practice. Also, try just standing up straight in the bars. Just bearing your own weight it excellent for your body. You may get to the point where you...
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    Citrucel and colace.

    Citrucel and colace.
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    Have you tried adding probiotics to your routine?

    Have you tried adding probiotics to your routine?
  25. Thread: C-diff

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    Nodecaf -- amazon should give you bonus bucks or...

    Nodecaf -- amazon should give you bonus bucks or something for all the orders people place in response to your recommendations! Ordered that too.

    Many thanks!
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