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    Not that I remember. There was a Cherry, but she...

    Not that I remember. There was a Cherry, but she has not been here since 2012: http://sci.rutgers.edu/forum/member.php?11005-Cherry

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    Here is a battery powered one from Home Depot. No...

    Here is a battery powered one from Home Depot. No experience with it's use though:

    https://www.homedepot.com/p/SkyLink-Swing-Door-Opener-DM-50/203075989

    (KLD)
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    Ours goes without saying... (KLD)

    Ours goes without saying...

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  4. New Bowel/Bladder/Skin Resources from the CDRPF

    https://www.christopherreeve.org/living-with-paralysis/health/secondary-conditions


    When it comes to healthy living, many think nutrition and exercise are enough. While these are certainly...
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    Yes, rdf is missed. He last logged on in December...

    Yes, rdf is missed. He last logged on in December 2018.

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    OP has not been back to this site since Jan....

    OP has not been back to this site since Jan. 2019, so unlikely to see your post.

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  7. The E&J rehab shower/commode chair has been made...

    The E&J rehab shower/commode chair has been made by another manufacturer who bought the patent years ago. You may want to look at a different brand.

    Check these out:

    https://www.nuprodx.com/...
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    Many insurances don't cover OTC medications,...

    Many insurances don't cover OTC medications, which include any type of glycerin or bisacodyl suppository. Magic Bullets are not cheap, and generally the best price is directly from the manufacturer:...
  9. I know, but why build one with a basement for a...

    I know, but why build one with a basement for a single level home for someone in a chair? Why would you need one?

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  10. Thanks. Got the photos. I think you have a...

    Thanks. Got the photos. I think you have a combination of issues going on. #1 is a skin tear over your ischium which is probably also a pressure injury. How deep is that slit? It is easy for a sinus...
  11. Removing the rods and crews helps to give you a...

    Removing the rods and crews helps to give you a little more flexibility so is not uncommon. It depends on why the rods were put in - non-traumatic cause versus traumatic.

    I am sure it is scary -...
  12. You should take a look at the microcyn postings. ...

    You should take a look at the microcyn postings. That seems to have worked miracles for some people on this forum. Also, make sure that you keep your fluid intake up - I know you probably do that...
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    I echo 24/7 Quad. I would certainly talk to your...

    I echo 24/7 Quad. I would certainly talk to your prescriber about increasing your baclofen just a little. It may not take a lot and you are using very small doses.
    If you find that you don't...
  14. Check out these resources for plans that you...

    Check out these resources for plans that you might want to use as a starting point.

    https://www.pva.org/research-resources/accessible-design/accessible-home-design-book/
    ...
  15. No message received. Did you follow these...

    No message received. Did you follow these instructions?

    http://sci.rutgers.edu/forum/showthread.php?51479-Private-messages-for-the-SCI-Nurses

    You would need to add the photos as an attachment...
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    Hasn't logged on here since 2014....

    Hasn't logged on here since 2014. http://sci.rutgers.edu/forum/member.php?9647-2jazzyjeff

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  17. Thread: Neck Pain

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    Opioids are not a very good treatment for...

    Opioids are not a very good treatment for neuropathic pain. Have you tried gabapentin (Neurontin) or pregabalin (Lyrica)?

    NSAIDs are good for orthopedic or muscular pain, but can also interfere...
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    No, not at all. Rainman was trying to find out...

    No, not at all. Rainman was trying to find out what happened to DA. He is not DA.

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    You should only use one suppository type, in my...

    You should only use one suppository type, in my opinion. I am not sure what using two different types would accomplish.

    As long as the Magic Bullet is prescribed, most insurance companies do...
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    I would be curious to see what is happening...

    I would be curious to see what is happening underneath that scab. Have you seen a wound care specialst about it? Feet and toes are tricky to heal due to circulation eing decrease to those areas.
    I...
  21. Vaseline does not have healing properties. It...

    Vaseline does not have healing properties. It acts as a barrier.
    Without seeing the wound, it is difficult to say what it should be doing. The area around it is probably from the wound draining...
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    It is not a dumb question. The idea behind a...

    It is not a dumb question. The idea behind a fecal transplant is that it replaces the bad bacteria with good bacteria. And the bacteria is site friendly. I am not sure that it will make a...
  23. The strains of bacteria out there are vicious at...

    The strains of bacteria out there are vicious at times. It sounds like this is the case for you. IV antibiotics are helpful, when used appropriately and it does sound like this is the case right...
  24. Any way you can post good quality close up photos...

    Any way you can post good quality close up photos here, or send to the SCI-Nurses' e-mail account?

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  25. Thread: Neck Pain

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    Is your pain neuropathic pain or is it orthopedic...

    Is your pain neuropathic pain or is it orthopedic (musculoskeletal) pain? They are managed differently. What have to tried for management?

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