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    Yes I have had this problem in the past. The bed...

    Yes I have had this problem in the past. The bed is definitely not fluidizing properly. It sounds like the sand has to much moisture in it and that is preventing it from circulating properly. The...
  2. If you are still in the market for a Clinitron,...

    If you are still in the market for a Clinitron, call Star Medical (484-633-1340). They picked up where Hill-Ron left off when they got out of the home business. They provide the beds, as well as...
  3. Stormylove, If you are in need of a Clinitron...

    Stormylove,

    If you are in need of a Clinitron contact Star Medical (610-554-3367). They have filled the void left by Hill-Rom when they got out of the home market. Star has a team of...
  4. Rana McCollum, While it is true Hill-Rom no...

    Rana McCollum,

    While it is true Hill-Rom no longer makes or services this be it is still possible to get a Clinitron in your home. I have had one for a while now due to recurring pressure sores. ...
  5. The option of the flap surgery is not a bad idea...

    The option of the flap surgery is not a bad idea as an alternative to bed rest. You just need to know what you're getting into with the surgery. It should look something like this:

    1. Make sure...
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    DavesMom, Call Star Medical (610-554-3367). ...

    DavesMom, Call Star Medical (610-554-3367). They specialize in pressure-relieving surfaces and they will help you get whatever you need. They have a team of wound care specialists that will work...
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    Chelley03, I'm a C7 complete 23 years post...

    Chelley03, I'm a C7 complete 23 years post injury. It seems you have two issues to resolve. First is getting the sore healed up. Regardless of how it happened at this point, not that it is an...
  8. I would regard those as generalizations at best. ...

    I would regard those as generalizations at best. There's no telling where those rating came from or what they are based on. Talk with your therapist and doctor and get pressure mapped with both...
  9. MeetMeInMontauk, That recovery protocol doesn't...

    MeetMeInMontauk, That recovery protocol doesn't sound right to me. I've had three flaps over the past ten years and the recovery has always been the same. 6 weeks laying flat in an air-fluidized...
  10. I use a ROHO Hybrid Elite. It is an air cushion...

    I use a ROHO Hybrid Elite. It is an air cushion under the sitting areas and "rigid" contoured foam under the legs to provide stability. Probably the best cushion I've ever used.

    I tried the...
  11. TeaCupCat, Sorry to hear about your problems. ...

    TeaCupCat, Sorry to hear about your problems. I'm a C7 complete 23 years post injury and I've had recurring pressure sore issues for the past ten years. I've had three muscle flap surgeries during...
  12. ConcernedSon, I'm a 46 year old C7 complete 23...

    ConcernedSon, I'm a 46 year old C7 complete 23 years post injury. As was stated by others here, every injury is different so its not practical to try to make generalizations about how much recovery...
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    Stvchris, Even though Hill-Rom does not provide...

    Stvchris, Even though Hill-Rom does not provide in home beds anymore you can still get a Clinitron. Call Star Medical (610-554-3367). They have filled the void left by Hill-Rom. They rent and...
  14. Thread: Beds

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    Cathyw, I'm a 46 year old C7 complete 23 post...

    Cathyw, I'm a 46 year old C7 complete 23 post injury. I am sympathetic to your plight. I went through the same thing with the Clinitron. If it's working well for her and it's what she needs,...
  15. Nevada, I'm a C7 complete 23 years post injury. ...

    Nevada, I'm a C7 complete 23 years post injury. I've had three flap surgeries over the past ten years all of which resulted in an inadequate sleep surface. I would highly discourage you from...
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    JMD, Sorry to hear about your current...

    JMD,

    Sorry to hear about your current situation. I'm a C7 23 years post injury. From the sounds of it you have other issues going on in the sore. Probably osteomyelitis. It sounds like your...
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    I'm a C7 complete injured in 1994. I've also had...

    I'm a C7 complete injured in 1994. I've also had bouts of intense sweating for various reasons. Some of the possible reasons could be:

    1. Over-extended bladder. The oxybutinin might help in...
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    I would definitely schedule an appointment with...

    I would definitely schedule an appointment with either a wound care center or a plastic surgeon. You should also stay off it as much as possible. Any time spent on it now is only going to...
  19. If you're still in the market, contact Star...

    If you're still in the market, contact Star Medical. They are just outside Philadelphia and will take care of you. Excellent group.

    http://www.starmedicalonline.com/

    610-554-3367
  20. I'm a 46 year old C7 complete 23 years post...

    I'm a 46 year old C7 complete 23 years post injury. I've had three flap surgeries over the past ten years and tried many different sleeping surfaces. Some people have good results with the memory...
  21. I am a 46 year old C7 complete 23 years post...

    I am a 46 year old C7 complete 23 years post injury. I've had three flap surgeries done over the past ten years and used a Clinitron for recovery after all three with success. I'm 6'-4" so you're a...
  22. Just wondering if the Clinitron bed is still for...

    Just wondering if the Clinitron bed is still for sale. Thanks.
  23. Just wondering if the bed is still available. ...

    Just wondering if the bed is still available. Thanks.
  24. Just wondering if this bed is still available. ...

    Just wondering if this bed is still available. Thanks.
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    I'm a 46 year old C7 complete 23 years post...

    I'm a 46 year old C7 complete 23 years post injury. If you don't mind me asking a few questions. Why are you getting rid of the Clinitron? Do you have any open sores? I've used many of the ones...
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