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    I started using prunes about a year ago and they...

    I started using prunes about a year ago and they make a big (good) difference for me. I eat 5 prunes a day and instead of small hard stools they are better formed and softer. I also take Fibercon...
  2. Thread: alexa

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    ALexa works with Fios so I use it to change...

    ALexa works with Fios so I use it to change channels and pause/fast forward through recorded programs. I also use it to play music.
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    Thanks for the input. I'm not handy at all so...

    Thanks for the input. I'm not handy at all so will stick with a major rental car company (like Hertz) and hope they are installed well. The only ones I've used are the push/pull so hopefully I can...
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    Hand Controls for Rental Cars

    I just started using hand controls a few months ago and may fly for vacation around Christmas. Most rental companies offer hand controls. I was wondering what type most provide and if they are...
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    Thanks again to everyone for their input. I went...

    Thanks again to everyone for their input. I went through a driver's evaluation and decided to get the Viegel 4220 Compact hand controls - got them installed yesterday. I'm still accelerating with...
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    Thanks everyone for the input. slow_runner- I've...

    Thanks everyone for the input. slow_runner- I've been driving 14 years using my right leg but lately have been missing the brake pedal sometimes. I'm trying to figure out if I should use hand...
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    Thanks, I'll look into MPD and Monarch. Do you...

    Thanks, I'll look into MPD and Monarch. Do you use either one and like it?
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    Hand Controls for Car

    I searched for hand controls and saw some recommendations but didn't see where anyone had asked specifically for pros/cons of different systems. I'm looking for hand controls (been having problems...
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    This looked like a major breakthrough on the news...

    This looked like a major breakthrough on the news last night. Instead of using a nerve to reroute the signal from the brain, equipment did it. Granted, it's still in it's infancy but it is a novel...
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    I buy my walkers and really like the staff at...

    I buy my walkers and really like the staff at http://www.healthaidcompany.com/ . They have rentals on their web site so it might be worth calling and asking. They are near the airport - not sure...
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    KLD - thanks so much for the help you provide all...

    KLD - thanks so much for the help you provide all of us. Happy Birthday.
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    Welcome Dorainne, when you follow up with your...

    Welcome Dorainne, when you follow up with your surgeon be sure to ask about spinal swelling. Most of us experienced significant changes within the first 6 months after surgery. Hopefully your pain...
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    Interesting question. Hopefully the nurse will...

    Interesting question. Hopefully the nurse will answer. Besides a bone density scan I can't think of any test. Mike
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    Happy birthday- thanks for all of your help and...

    Happy birthday- thanks for all of your help and great advice. Mike
  15. At first I thought this was like the peripheral...

    At first I thought this was like the peripheral nerve rerouting without losing the nerve that works. But it actually uses an external sleeve to reconnect the muscle/nerve. Interesting. Mike
  16. Thread: T12-L1 injuries

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    George, there was a thread similar to this a few...

    George, there was a thread similar to this a few years ago but it's always good to have new interest. You're right, I've met some T12's (I'm a T12) in the VA who are in wheelchairs and others who...
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    Thanks for the updates. Glad that Brian is back...

    Thanks for the updates. Glad that Brian is back on track. Mike
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    Interesting that the article also talks about the...

    Interesting that the article also talks about the epidural stimulation in the US. Mike
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    This story was also on the front page of USA...

    This story was also on the front page of USA Today and on NBC News last night - I guess because it is going to be published soon. USA Today said that people regained bowel/bladder even when the...
  20. Interesting video - I had never heard of any of...

    Interesting video - I had never heard of any of these ways of repairing the spine. Always good to know that the problem is being attacked on many fronts. Mike
  21. Thread: Osteoperosis

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    Thanks pbr - I take calcium and vitamin d...

    Thanks pbr - I take calcium and vitamin d supplements and my levels are fine. Last year vitamin d was low so my doc had me start taking the supplement and this year it is okay.

    Mike
  22. Thread: Osteoperosis

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    Thanks CFK. My doc thinks that since I walk with...

    Thanks CFK. My doc thinks that since I walk with a walker I'm not putting my full weight on my legs and that is why my osteopenia is getting worse. I try standing and just barely touching my walker...
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    Thanks K9. My doc says that the problems with...

    Thanks K9. My doc says that the problems with Fosamax and/or Actonel are due to long term use. My plan is to take it for a year or so and see if there is any effect and then decide whether to...
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    Osteoperosis

    I'm not sure if anyone posted this link before but I found it very informative. My osteopenia is getting worse and my doctor wants to start me on Actonel. When I was researching I came across this...
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    Thanks McDuff - worked like a charm. Mike

    Thanks McDuff - worked like a charm. Mike
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