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    Yea, he sees a therapist 3 times a week & I work...

    Yea, he sees a therapist 3 times a week & I work with him on the days that he doesn't see her. Progress is slow, but its still there.
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    c5,6,7 SCI walking

    My husband broke his neck in a motor vehicle accident Nov. 8, 2008. His level of injury is c7 on his right and c8 on his left (so the therapist says) but anyways, Brian can crawl, walk on forearm...
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    During her first couple of months, Brian would...

    During her first couple of months, Brian would put her in her bassinet and roll her to whatever room he was going to be in at the time. When she got a little older, he would sit her in her highchair...
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    My husband tried to push me away too, but I...

    My husband tried to push me away too, but I always found a way back in.
    Brian cried himself to sleep many nights and went through a stage where he would just sit in his room and not talk to anyone....
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    Thanks, we will deffinately add these to our...

    Thanks, we will deffinately add these to our exercise routine.
    & Brian hasn't really gotten much of his hamstrings back yet, but we still try to trigger them. Sometimes I can feel them kick in,...
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    hipflexors

    My husband is an incomplete c5, 6 and 7 SCI. He is now able to walk about 640 feet using forearm crutches. One of his main issues is hipflexors. I was wondering if anyone knew any hipflexor exercises...
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    Hmm..It never really bothered me. I guess I'm...

    Hmm..It never really bothered me. I guess I'm weird, but the way I see it...its in there and it needs to come out. And I would rather do it, then have some other woman do it ya know. But Brian always...
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    haha excuse me for saying "I" instead of "he"....

    haha excuse me for saying "I" instead of "he". First of all if you will ask him YOURSELF he will tell you HIMSELF that HE loves that I care so much about HIS recovery and wants to help HIM walk...
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    Brian forgot to mention that he was basically...

    Brian forgot to mention that he was basically walking ALL BY HIMSELF! I could barely feel him using me to walk! The first step was the hardest, but after he got going I almost let go completely. Oh...
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    thank you for your "respect" but I am Brian's...

    thank you for your "respect" but I am Brian's wife and I am not here to make him uncomfortable. I could care less whether he stayed in the chair for the rest of his life, it does not effect my...
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    Don't listen to what the doctors say. Nobody...

    Don't listen to what the doctors say. Nobody fully understands the spinal cord and what it can and can't do. They told us the same exact thing when Brian got in his accident. Actually, he wasn't...
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    Omg I just read you post and that's crazy! I...

    Omg I just read you post and that's crazy! I guess these medical companies are all alike!
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    Reliable Medical Equipment

    Do not let these people fit you for a new wheelchair! I repeat, do NOT let these people fit you for your new wheelchair!


    Ok, so it has been over a year since my husband's accident and he is...
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    My husband has been on neurontin for a little...

    My husband has been on neurontin for a little over a year now and he has also had alot of weight gain..I had no idea this had anything to do with it! Glad I found this post. We're going to call the...
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    My husband has never tried it, but I do know that...

    My husband has never tried it, but I do know that when his lower body gets really cold (like if hes outside in the cold wearing shorts) his temperature will drop to an extremely dangerous level. One...
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    They put him on that when he was in the hospital,...

    They put him on that when he was in the hospital, but sooo many people with SCI told us that baclofan slows down your recovery. I dont know if this is true, but we're not taking any chances!
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    Well then I doubt botox is the answer for Brian....

    Well then I doubt botox is the answer for Brian. I would rather deal with the spasms for now than to have him set back! Is there ANY medications out there that will help with his spasms and tone and...
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    Questions about botox..

    My husband is a c6 incomplete and he is currently walking short distances with a walker. He has a lot of tone and I feel that it is keeping him from walking as well. His therapist mentioned recently...
  19. You sound like me, but honestly they dont care....

    You sound like me, but honestly they dont care. People really don't think about the disabled anymore. I'm 18 years old, my husband is a c6 quad and I have a 2 month baby...If anyone needs a HC...
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    Your not letting me down baby, you should know...

    Your not letting me down baby, you should know that by now. You have come such a long ways and I am so proud of you. Don't ever give up hun, I love you & get ready cause starting tomorrow we are...
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